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Should I reinstall W7?

squelchy451

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Hi.

I built a new system with LGA 1156 I5.
I used to have a system with AMD Phenom. I just pulled the SSD from that build and connected it with the new Intel build.

Should I reinstall WIndows 7 because it's running on different platform? I"m mainly concerned because it's an SSD and its lifespan is quite volatile and not as cheap as a HDD. If it was a HDD, I'd probably reinstall, but in this case, what should I do?
 

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Yea its best to start anew with a clean install, avoids some dumb issues down the road with the different chipsets
 

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Yes attempting to minimize writes to your SSD is good practice but let it be within reason. You aren't gonna realistically "wear it out" dude don't worry...
 
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