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Created On: 10/08/2010 06:10 PM
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 10/08/2010 06:10 PM
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ToshiroAkechi
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I've got a AMD Sempron LE-1250 and I'm getting a AMD Athlon X2 5600+, this is my first try at changing my computers hardware and I dont want to mess up. I know my motherboard supports the new one and the sockets are the same, I'm wondering a lot of oter stuff though, will the fan work with my new processor or will I have to get a new one and do I have to get some thermal grease? and is their anything else I need to know before I start?
 10/11/2010 02:33 PM
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The X2 5600+ should come with a fan and thermal grease, if it is a new CPU unopened box, and not sold as OEM or Tray.

The fan of the LE-1250 just might work, but you will need to clean off the old paste and re apply a new layer.

http://support.amd.com/us/Syst...nstallationVideos.aspx

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