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Originally Posted by GR3Y5H3ART View Post

$601.69 shipped…now gotta prepare to get Windows 7...how legit are the sites above? If not a local guy does it for $45 w/disks for retail version
Like I said I've used all three, and so have several friends, I've even called and talked to one of them (first time before buying) and they told me if anything went wrong they would stand behind the product, send me a new key if they had to.
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Case, had to stick w/the one i wanted and pay a bit more, i sneak at least a few glances a day at my current Vaio case and i think it will satisfy me for a long time
You can check out the Corsair 400r for your case. About $25 lesser. The only difference is basically the plastic cover design, front panel(i think), and a movable HDD bay. Aside from that, it's exactly the same.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811139008
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Like I said I've used all three, and so have several friends, I've even called and talked to one of them (first time before buying) and they told me if anything went wrong they would stand behind the product, send me a new key if they had to.
ok, i'll check it out when the Parts arrive but if i don't have the actual Disk...what happens if i have to recover or wipe the system but still want to reinstall Windows 7?...i thought i couldn't do that w/out an official copy of the CD


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The only difference is basically the plastic cover design, front panel(i think), and a movable HDD bay. Aside from that, it's exactly the same.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811139008
yeah, i saw that but it says no: 200mm Fans
1 x 200mm side panel fan and price is about the same if i bought one aftermarket
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I would get antec 300 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...300%20illusion over that case, this case got top mounted 140mm and 2 front 120mm with almost no restrictions also half the price
    
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…now gotta prepare to get Windows 7...how legit are the sites above?
Not very legit at all.

Before buying anything from a key website, I recommend you take a look at this article.

http://www.technonsense.com/2011/02/...key-sale-scam/

In short: Those websites are pretty much either illegal or scams.
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Not very legit at all.
wow, thanks...i think i'll get Retail version (pay a bit more but less potential problems later on)
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EVERYTHING was great last night. until turned it off, and it won't turn on anymore

MOBO doesn't show any LEDs, tried unplugging/replugging everything, etc. etc.

any ideas appreciated.


also, bought Retail version at local retailer Micro Center (kinda like the Frys of CO)

but the MOBO won't even turn on anymore...what do i have to do since i will be replacing/returning it to Newegg on Monday?
post #28 of 33
power switch jumper connected?
4-pin CPU power connected?
try pushing the little power button on the mobo in the corner there?
     
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post #29 of 33
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Not very legit at all.

Before buying anything from a key website, I recommend you take a look at this article.

http://www.technonsense.com/2011/02/...key-sale-scam/

In short: Those websites are pretty much either illegal or scams.
Wow...thanks for that...Guess Imma have to go and buy some new keys
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post #30 of 33
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power switch jumper connected?
4-pin CPU power connected?
try pushing the little power button on the mobo in the corner there?
yeah, tried checking jumper, moving jumper over, pushed power button and reset button on Board, i'm probably going to swap out for an Asus MOBO

found this one:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131651


looks like its almost identical with much better reviews
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