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So im finally fed up with these little problems i keep getting so im just going to go and buy a pre-built gateway system and then upgrade my system with some of my stuff (285, PSU, HDD's, mouse and keyboard) but If i do this will it void my warranty?

this is the system im getting its nothing beastly but tis an upgrade from what i have and it is guraranteed to work without issue.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883113241
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I would say that any modifications you make will void the warranty.
also I could be wrong but I don't think that is an unlocked i5 so I
don't think you can overclock it much if any.
if I am wrong someone please correct me that way I'll know for
my own reference.
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I would say that any modifications you make will void the warranty.
also I could be wrong but I don't think that is an unlocked i5 so I
don't think you can overclock it much if any.
if I am wrong someone please correct me that way I'll know for
my own reference.

hmm maybe i should contact gateway and see what they say about adding my 285 in it
and this is pre-built so overclocking is not an option lol.
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post #4 of 23
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Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post

hmm maybe i should contact gateway and see what they say about adding my 285 in it
and this is pre-built so overclocking is not an option lol.

video card might be o.k. with them but replacing psu might not be.
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video card might be o.k. with them but replacing psu might not be.


hmm that's interesting i hope it doesn't void the warranty because that 300 watt isn't anywhere near what my 285 requires
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post #6 of 23
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Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post

hmm that's interesting i hope it doesn't void the warranty because that 300 watt isn't anywhere near what my 285 requires

well replace what you want and save their parts that you removed and if every a problem put their parts back in
for any warranty. (just don't tell them.) besides I am sure you won't damage anything just upgrading.thumb.gif
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post #7 of 23
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well replace what you want and save their parts that you removed and if every a problem put their parts back in
for any warranty. (just don't tell them.) besides I am sure you won't damage anything just upgrading.thumb.gif

that's what i was planning to do lol and i sure hope i wont damage anything. now i just need to save some cash to buy it thumb.gif +1 for you
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post #8 of 23
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Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post

that's what i was planning to do lol and i sure hope i wont damage anything. now i just need to save some cash to buy it thumb.gif +1 for you

well have with it and like i'm sure the upgrades will be smooth.biggrin.gif
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post #9 of 23
just be extreme carefull when removing the screws. i´d put some cloth or toilet tissue around it.
also i would google for some tricks about removing stickers without damaging them if there is one biggrin.gif

GL
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just be extreme carefull when removing the screws. i´d put some cloth or toilet tissue around it.
also i would google for some tricks about removing stickers without damaging them if there is one biggrin.gif

GL

thats not a bad idea +1
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