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System upgrade/ build... can i keep HD with OS?


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kate0558

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To make a long story short I'm slowly purchasing parts to basically rebuild my pc.

I'm getting a new MOBO, new CPU (AMD Phenom II quad core), new RAM 8gb, a new case, and a new or extra graphics card.

I have a 700 watt power supply which i recently upgraded and installed in my current pc that i'll be using as well as the dvd drive.

I also want to keep the 640gb HD with Windows 7 64 bit installed that came with the gateway pc i bought about a year or 2 ago. Can I do this? I don't really want to purchase a new HD and a new OS as that'll be like 200 bucks which I don't have. I didn't think that this would be a problem so i already purchased the case and the ram. Which will be a complete waste if I have to wait 6 months to be able to afford all these extra parts...

Can someone help... if i try it will it mess up the new parts?
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I have been assisting you in your original topic located HERE.
Please do not duplicate your topic and direct all replies to your original topic. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding. I am closing this topic for duplication.
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