[SOLVED] Is it worth purchasing Windows for $120?

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Is a legit version of Windows 10 Home worth buying for $120? Is there a safe way to get a cheaper/free legit version/key of W10 Home? I really don't want to shell out $120 on Windows and I really need to activate it.
 

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Is a legit version of Windows 10 Home worth buying for $120? Is there a safe way to get a cheaper/free legit version/key of W10 Home? I really don't want to shell out $120 on Windows and I really need to activate it.
Picture this:

You're building up a new system.

You're looking for 16GB DDR4 RAM.
You come across a site that sells new 2x8GB DDR4-3000 for $20.
Do you buy it, or do you run away laughing, knowing it is a scam?

Licensed software is no different.



A valid Windows license costs what it costs.
Win 10 Home, around $100.

Or, $0, and live with the Unactivated restrictions.



PCPartPicker Part List

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($99.95 @ Amazon)
Total: $99.95
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-10-25 16:23 EDT-0400
 

geekgamer5902

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Picture this:

You're building up a new system.

You're looking for 16GB DDR4 RAM.
You come across a site that sells new 2x8GB DDR4-3000 for $20.
Do you buy it, or do you run away laughing, knowing it is a scam?

Licensed software is no different.



A valid Windows license costs what it costs.
Win 10 Home, around $100.

Or, $0, and live with the Unactivated restrictions.



PCPartPicker Part List

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($99.95 @ Amazon)
Total: $99.95
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-10-25 16:23 EDT-0400
What exactly are the restrictions if I don't activate? Also I'm gonna be streaming, so would the watermark be visible?
 

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