Do i need to reactivate win 7 when i change cpu

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OleBrumHonning
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I have a amd x3 720be cpu and want to upgrade to a amd fx 6200 cpu. I have a http://www.gigabyte.eu/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4001#ov as a MB. I will upgrade to the latest bios for this.

Do i need to reactivate win 7 when i change cpu? I have a "free" win 7 prof i got a key for when i did take a cours in it-administrator. Dont want to buy a new win 7, because i waiting for win 8.

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I think you will not need to reactivate Windows, you do not change your motherboard or more than 3 components...

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OleBrumHonning
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Is it any point doing this upgrade when i mostly play games?
I know i should askt this first:)

Allen86
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not really sure, it would likely be roughly the same performance in games unless you overclock.

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You won't need to reactivate for CPU upgrades.