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Windows 7: new hardware, fresh install?

06 Apr 2010   #1

win 7 ultimate 64
new hardware, fresh install?

On older version of windows, whenever you upgraded hardware, it was always best/mandatory to do a fresh install of windows. Is this still the case for 7? I really dont want to reinstall windows (mainly because of all the gigs i would have to download because I deleted the install files that are on my windows drive), but I dont wanna gimp my performance because something didnt get detected.

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06 Apr 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Its not mandatory .... just make sure that you have updated your new hardware to the latest drivers...
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