Post Your Workstations 2017

Discussion in 'Case Mod Gallery' started by EngrChris, Jan 1, 2017.

  1. dawnn

    dawnn n00bie

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    Only recent picture I have, with some added clutter. I have since replaced the Samsung on the right with an Acer Predator XB27HU 27in 165hz 2k. I found that gaming on the Sony XBR43x830c just didnt work for FPS's at 4k.

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  2. Burticus

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    Why didn't 4K FPS work out? Lag? Or you need a 1080TI?
     
  3. Zarathustra[H]

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    I do 4k FPS gaming, but yes, you need a top end GPU or two, and if you want more than 60fps, you're not going to get it with most TV's as they top out at 60hz over hdmi2.
     
  4. TotalLamer

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    Did a re-case (along with some other stuff... SSD/HDD/PSU/AIO) to my rig... everything else is mostly the same but I figure it's worthy of a repost!

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  5. fenixv

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    Is that EQ poster original? Wish I still had mine. Nice workstation.
     
  6. TotalLamer

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    Thanks! It's actually a fabric map that came with my Kunark expansion. So yeah, original!
     
  7. Snoflo

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    Lovely room and setup.
     
  8. mangapc

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    Nice setup but can use some cable management to make it perfect.

     
  9. TWISM

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  11. Clovis559

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    Clean setup, I like your surround.
     
  12. rflcptr

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    A fellow Jared Diamond reader!
     
  13. ranviper

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    Actually the bottom pic with the AS/400 is where I still work. And we still use AS/400. We're running a newer java based version, so it has some neat features. But yeah, we use...wait for it...RPG. Yep. Everything we build in house is built with RPG. I need a new job, lol. ENDDBG.
     
  14. Darthvegan

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    In progress shot of my new office. New additions coming soon :)

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  15. trentchau

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    Forgive me for how ghetto this looks, literally just finished it today. Was really inspired to try a stand up desk for the summer and built all this stuff with parts purchased at a local thrift store. This is for a spare machine in the corner of the room, my setup is actually on the opposite wall. Wanted to try out a standing location but not make 100% the commitment just yet.

    Pretty excited for some of these thrift store "wins" like

    • Completely free surface. Thrift store had a broken desk so for the labor of throwing the rest of the desk into a dumpster, I got the desk top for free.
    • white table "legs" are from a really sturdy shelf that I got for $5.
    • Articulating "Details" Monitor arm for $6, crazy range of motion and articulation
    • Dell 24" 1080p monitor for only $8! Works great. Only a tn panel but wonderful for what it is
    • That paper lamp for $3
    I plan on doing a lot of skype photography tutoring and stuff from there, so looking to do a few things like put up some acoustic panels, etc. There's a great sennheiser headset (for voice comm, not for games) that does magic and I found it more comfortable than using a USB cardoid mic.

    Also because of the height I will probably use a bracket to attach it to the wall to be safe.

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  16. dawnn

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    4K Didn't work out for me in FPS for a couple of reasons. Even with dual 980ti's I would still get some frame drops that would cause me to die or miss a shot. Also i started to get this weird 4 panel effect on the screen where it almost looked like it split up into 4 1080p segments and then would cut back into full screen. I really wanted to goto a higher refresh rate monitor anyways and had been the plan for a while. I think within the next year or so 4k will be more achievable since consoles are finally trying to push the standard and most games are ported from consoles anyways.
     
  17. M0B1L3

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    thats pretty much exact. at the time they didnt have the 5 drawers in stock for months and i didnt want to wait anymore. only additional note is the second level "shelf" is a few CAPITA legs and to shelves i cant remember the name of
     
  18. Killahurtz

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    since this is "workstation" I tried take some generic view pictures , like if you walked into the room...not spit shined and in it's usable state

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  19. Burticus

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    Not one, but TWO VCR's? And is that red one a beta? Got some vintage porn you couldn't convert to mpeg?

    Wait, lower right hand corner... is that another VCR? Kind of hard to make out.
     
  20. Killahurtz

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    haha...yep on the beta machine...converted dozens of beta movies that I have that have not been released on dvd (or are hard to find)...Playstation 3 on the lower shelf...VHS was used to convert old home video tapes and 60's Indy 500 8 mm film

    (I gotta admit , that old beta porn looked better than the VHS stuff!...ha...nice)
     
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    nice tubes
     
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    Love those red monitors!
     
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  24. Burticus

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    I like the red speakers but your placement would bug the hell out of me. I need exactly equal left and right or I get wiggy.

    And what is that shiny round thing on top of your PC? Is that... some kind of optical media? So vintage! :)
     
  25. trentchau

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    Well this is close to the final build of the stand up table for the summer.
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    Added another monitor, and added a keyboard tray underneath that makes it easier to use for my wife. On the bottom is a spare vansky LED Strip I had laying about. Pretty much nothing you see here was purchased new. Even the dell computer on the right was a decent bargain (i5-4590 machine for cheap).
     
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  26. spugm1r3

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    I love the ingenuity, but I wouldn't be surprised if you find it uncomfortable. I use a sit-stand all of the time and the distance between the monitors and keyboard tray makes a huge difference. As low as you have it, extended use is likely to give you a big headache and some achy wrists. Hopefully it doesn't, but if it does, start there.
     
  27. trentchau

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    Actually the cool part is everything is adjustable, redundant (there's another of the same keyboard to connect to the top if needs be and the g700 is wireless so I can move it without hassle. Both monitors are on articulating heads with pretty good movement. Since it was my first time trying it out and not knowing shit about exactly how I would want it, I made sure to make things pretty easy to move around. Even the keyboard tray, etc could be redone in about 10 minutes at most. Something not in the pictures is I got a freaking old school barber chair for $8. It's heavy as hell but actually telescopes to the perfect height lol....but it totally defeats the purpose :)

    To be honest I haven't really found it comfortable, but I'm also doing this for my health. At 6 feet and 240 lbs and sitting most of the days, I find myself not exactly to happy with my weight. I'm hoping to do small micro things (such as walking, running, etc to get some weight off my ass).

    If I can tolerate it for the summer though, I do plan on getting an adjustable height one depending if I can find a decent deal or not. Costco had a really cool one for only $299 but still too rich for my blood right now.
     
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  28. spugm1r3

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    trentchau I hear you about the health thing. The best addition I got for my sit-stand (aside from the large format 4k monitor) is a wireless headset. I have to do a lot of conference calls and this allowed me to move around while I was at my desk without the worry of tripping over wires. Writing emails, presenting, or taking notes are my most effective standing tasks. Any critical thinking/document creation is probably best left to an ergonomic chair.
     
  29. trentchau

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    Indeed. Even now I'm typing to you form my desk on the otherside of the room while I"m sitting lol :)

    Hows the mic quality on your headset btw? I was always concerned about that.
     
  30. spugm1r3

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    I haven't received any complaints. If I have any myself, it's that it can't be used while plugged in, but it's a small complaint, given the battery life is pretty decent.

    I wouldn't use it for making Youtube videos, but it serves for everything else.
     
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