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Upgrading from 7600k to 5600x (with pictures)

Blame @Spotty for this "build log" (not the upgrade).

 

After 4 and a half years it was time to upgrade my CPU, though i also just wanted to get off itx because it didn't make sense in my new case (that i've had for about 2 years anyway)

 

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I didn't "need" to get a overkill cooler, but my existing one didn't have the mounting hardware for AM4 and couldn't find the upgrade kit anywhere in stock when i bought it, so what ever.

 

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First we need to take out my old GPU, that im keeping (EVGA 2060Super <letters>)

 

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Then rip out the cables that are in the way

 

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New CPU goes IN

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CPU bar goes DOWN~!

 

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These things

 

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Fuck cables! (motherboard is in the case at this point)

 

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Lets do the

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agaaaaaaaaaain~

 

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It works!

 

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Thank you for coming to my TED talk.

 

now i need to go buy a new W10 key because my old OEM one has now decided to not play nice

 

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grrrrrrrr

 

Maybe this is my excuse to go w10 pro

 

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i thought that drawing was a real hand for a few seconds.

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16 minutes ago, adarw said:

i thought that drawing was a real hand for a few seconds.

yeah, i have a rare skin condition called "anime". i makes me look cell shaded and gives me cat ears.

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48 minutes ago, Arika S said:

yeah, i have a rare skin condition called "anime". i makes me look cell shaded and gives me cat ears.

Yeah, it's a well known condition in Asia particularly in Japan. I've heard it's started to spread recently.

 

Did you boot first try? 😃

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5 minutes ago, aDoomGuy said:

Did you boot first try? 

yeah, after the standard memory training anxiety period

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