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Old 08-28-2006, 11:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Alright I built a computer, Asus A8N32-Sli mobo, x2 7900 GTX 512MB Video cards, 2 GB etc.

Recently my PSU and Mobo died, I don't know why or how.

So I ordered a new A8N32-Sli mobo and a new PSU, and I also ordered x2 eVGA 7950GX2 Video cards. My question is:

When I get the new stuff, would there be any problem on doing the following:

Putting the new Mobo and PSU in, turning on the computer > Put the Windows CD in right away > Format the hard drive > Get everything up after format is done > download the new BIOS for Mobo (7950 GX2 dont work with old BIOS) > turn off > Put both 7950GX2 cards in > turn on > install eVGA drivers.

Would there be any problem at all there? or should I just put everything in but not install the video cards until BIOS updated?

Thing I want to know most is if there is a problem formatting computer RIGHT AWAY after putting new stuff in it?


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hey what are you doing with those 7900gtx's??


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Old 08-29-2006, 01:38 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally posted by ChibChombo

Thing I want to know most is if there is a problem formatting computer RIGHT AWAY after putting new stuff in it?

Not to my knowledge. Windows doesn't like hardware changes (major), but if you're formating the drives, windows won't be there to ***** about it .

EDIT: if your worried, why not format before you do it?
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