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Upgrading from 3B to 3B +

  • Hi all,
    First up
    Raspberry Pi 3B
    SanDisk 64GB SD Card
    Standard 2.5 Amp Official Raspberry Pi PSU
    4 x Logitech F710 Wireless Controllers
    1 x Logitech Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
    Running Retropie 4.4

    Looking at upgrading to the 3B+. Can I just drop my SD card from the 3B in and all will be well or will I have to tweak some settings? Currently have the3b overclocked. Will I need to reconfigure controllers etc if I plug them into the same ports as they were in on the 3B?

    Thanks in advance.


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    Depends, did you install from the 4.4 image released last year, or you just upgraded a 4.3 image ? If you used the 4.4 image and as long as you have all the OS upgrades installed, it should work with the 3B+ model using the same SD card. You might want to disable the overclock settings and then try to see if they still apply.

  • I can confirm that as long as you have no OC and are on RetroPie 4.4, you can just move the SD card and not worry about it. I did the same upgrade without a single issue.

  • @Silent installed from the fresh 4.4 image. What are OC’s?

  • @Dwarfboysim said in Upgrading from 3B to 3B +:

    What are OC’s?


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