Changing from 1 chassis to another

Microsoft Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit
March 7, 2012 at 10:12:14
Specs: Windows 7, 4
Hi all long time since i needed help. I want to change all of my components from 1 computer chassis to another bran new chassis. I will be using the same mother board , hard drive, my DVD's. Absolutely nothing will change eccepte i will be introducing 2 fan's to have a better control over heat. My question is if i use everything like i said will i need to reinstall my windows 7.

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#1
March 7, 2012 at 10:19:10
no reason for reinstalling windows. no componets are changing just the housing.

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#2
March 7, 2012 at 10:46:31
Are you having heat related problems or did you just want to upgrade to a nicer case?

One of my AM3 systems (Sempron 140 overclocked to 3.0GHz) doesn't even have any case fans, the cooling is handled entirely by the power supply fan.


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#3
March 7, 2012 at 11:55:46
Thanks for your answers and yes this is only a nice upgrade.

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#4
March 7, 2012 at 12:44:22
Just be sure of ESD and watch standoffs and mounting screws.

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#5
March 7, 2012 at 20:18:14
You should NOT remove the CPU's heat sink if you have not had any heating issues related to your CPU. If you do then you will need to remove all thermal compound and properly reapply new compound. If you need a guide for this we can recommend one, but if there is nothing wrong with it and it does not interfere with removing and replacing the hold down screws, don't mess with it. (If it ain't broke don't fix it)

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