20 of the Worst PC Setups

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  1. HardOCP News

    HardOCP News [H] News

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    It's time once again for ThinkComputer's monthly Worst PC Setups feature. I chose this one because of the the many, many screwed up things going on in the picture. Who cares about the computer any way, what the hell is in that bowl? :D
     
  2. Insula Gilliganis

    Insula Gilliganis [H]ard|Gawd

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    Some might think this shown below is a really crap PC setup.. but I think it's the SHITS!! :wacky: Just needs a mini frig nearby or ice in the tub!!

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  3. Chebsy

    Chebsy Gawd

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    Ive seen a lot worse !!
     
  4. Welsper

    Welsper Gawd

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    Reminds me of bash.org's competition a long time ago.
     
  5. thesmokingman

    thesmokingman [H]ardness Supreme

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    That would make more sense if it was one of them Japanese super toilets.
     
  6. amddragonpc

    amddragonpc [H]ard|Gawd

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    Some of those setups on the bed make my back hurt just looking at them.
     
  7. NeoNemesis

    NeoNemesis 2[H]4U

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    Most of these people's problems could be solved with a $30 desk from Ikea.

    Also, referring to your setup as a 'Battlestation' pisses me off to no end.
     
  8. Grebuloner

    Grebuloner Gawd

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    [​IMG]
     
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  9. Unabomber

    Unabomber 2[H]4U

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    I can't say that I haven't been there before, especially with this guy's setup:

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    I was in a similar boat back in 2002, when I moved to Alabama (from Connecticut), and the thieving movers arrived 3 weeks late, with several of my boxes missing, and my digital piano damaged. I had to get my computer setup ASAP, so I had bought one of those sturdy resin-based folding tables. At least it had enough strength to support my 19" CRT monitor.
     
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  10. rgMekanic

    rgMekanic [H]ard|News Staff Member

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    some of those pics make me think my shit should be on there hah
     
  11. StoleMyOwnCar

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    http://www.ikea.com/us/en/search/?query=Desks+&+computer+desks&sorting=price

    I'm not sure if I want to game on any of those 30$ options, even compared to some of what they have set up. It just doesn't seem like much of an upgrade.

    As far as it being called a battle station, I can't really comment. They do battle on them, and that's where they do it. Hence it's a battle station. I don't see anything wrong with that.
     
  12. Great Tiger

    Great Tiger [H]ard|Gawd

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    A moment of silence for our [H]ardcore PC Master Race brethren. *brohoof*
     
  13. MavericK

    MavericK Zero Cool

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    Is it? I've seen enough of these to think they are being serious about using that terminology.
     
  14. Grebuloner

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    I dunno. In the beginning, it was certainly more serious when the term "battlestation" was used, but nowadays they're more "look at my friend's shitty setup" lulz, and the rest of them are just "sucks to be me" posts and setup trolls.
     
  15. D-Money

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    wow. some of these setups make me think "They PC's in the Gulag?"
     
  16. NeoNemesis

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    I have the VITTSJĂ–. It was CAD 39.99 at the time I bought it and is sufficient for gaming as long as your monitor isn't too big. Anything larger and I'd go for the MICKE.

    As to your second point, no, they aren't 'doing battle' they are playing video games. Call a spade a spade.
     
  17. amddragonpc

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    What's in the bowl? Looks like sauteed onions in barf.
     
  18. EODetroit

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    Over the years the best is still the one that was water cooled using water from a toilet tank. That picture was a classic. How many years ago was that?
     
  19. heatlesssun

    heatlesssun [H]ard as it Gets

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    They don't call it the office for nothing.
     
  20. Burticus

    Burticus 2[H]4U

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    That website is not mobile friendly at all. Fire the web dude.
     
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  21. Xinmosni

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    Almost as bad as guru3d.

    Almost.