So I should be able to load into at least the bios (or maybe even windows) before I do the update? I read somewhere online that I would need to borrow a different cpu or take it to a shop because the system would not even boot before the update was done.
Yes, that is entirely possible. If you don't have anyone that has a LGA 1150, you can pick up this for $60 at Newegg: [You are not allowed to view external links.
Register or Login to see them] That dual core Pentium processor is completely unlocked, meaning that you can overclock it as high as it will allow. It won't out perform a quad core even if you did, but its still fun to see how far you can push it. I've seen some people overclock it as high as 4.7ghz even. Hell of a deal.Edit: quad not dual. Derp.
Idk I may swap out my motherboard to avoid all this then. Especially since this is my first build I don't wanna risk messing something up. Thanks for the help.
Aye mate you don't know me so y don't you shut tf up ok buddy
I've seen some people overclock it as high as 4.7ghz even. Hell of a deal.Edit: quad not dual. Derp.
Just looking quickly, came across this one: [You are not allowed to view external links.
Register or Login to see them] Basically the same price and similar features. I'll prob go with this one.