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post #21 of 32
are you really sure you want a monitor with speakers?!
they are usually bad

and why dont you add a good sound card?
    
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post #22 of 32
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So you're pretty much saying if I install the WIN 7 upgrade once on my computer and don't register and then do another restall of it that it'll work?
No
The upgrade won't install on a HDD that has "never before had a M$ OS on"!
So how you going to install it the first time

You need ideally, a Windows Vista disk! Just so the drive "has had a M$ OS on it"!
Get it now
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post #23 of 32
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are you really sure you want a monitor with speakers?!
they are usually bad

and why dont you add a good sound card?
Well, I've already got Klipsh Desktop speakers at the house so that's why. I'm using the speaker on the Monitor just in case I have to use the speakers with my old computer.

I will be getting a sound card later down the road or if you've got a suggestion I would greatly appreciate it. I currently to create beats as a hobbie but would like to really get into that and studio recording.
post #24 of 32
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Originally Posted by ACHILEE5 View Post
No
The upgrade won't install on a HDD that has "never before had a M$ OS on"!
So how you going to install it the first time

You need ideally, a Windows Vista disk! Just so the drive "has had a M$ OS on it"!
Get it now
I've been reading online that a double install will work and is legal. What I heard is you install it once just don't register it, then install it a 2nd time and now it will work because it sees the registery file and will use that as if it was the upgradable windows. Like I said though, it's something I've been reading online.
post #25 of 32
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Like I said though, it's something I've been reading online.
And I've wasted too much time in this thankless thread
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post #26 of 32
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And I've wasted too much time in this thankless thread
My apologies, I didn't mean to sound rude in that comment, I was in a rush. My fault. I appreciate your input and will use I will use the guidance you've given me. I just thought maybe you had heard of it being able to be done as well.

Again, thanks for all of the input.


Cheers
post #27 of 32
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Does anyone know if the HAF 922 will be able to SLI two of those Sapphire 6970's? Or do you guys think I shouldn't waste my money on 2 6970's and possibly go with a GTX 580?
post #28 of 32
I use Microsoft Security Essentials, it's free and does the job. IDK if it'd fit, but try to get the 942. I'd prefer 2 6970s over a 580.
Edited by Thryack - 11/6/11 at 3:31pm
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post #29 of 32
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My apologies
Again, thanks for all of the input.
Cheers
My bad

Quote:
Originally Posted by CousinBo View Post
Does anyone know if the HAF 922 will be able to SLI two of those Sapphire 6970's? Or do you guys think I shouldn't waste my money on 2 6970's and possibly go with a GTX 580?
I'm sure two 6970s would fit



Here's the HAF922 again!


But I'd still go for a real case, and not a mid tower
Now, the Antec DF-85 Full Tower Case

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post #30 of 32
Get the corsair 1200 psu. That way you're good for pretty much any card(s) and any accessories
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