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    How do YOU access the mystical world of the internet? Show us where you work and play!

    I'll go first:
    Right now I'm using a Lenovo IdeaCentre B540 AIO as my main system and a ThinkPad X1 Carbon as my "on the go" machine.
    (I also have a Microsoft Surface RT which I use around the house, but is not pictured)

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    Big or small - show us your setups!
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    awesome.. posting mine soon
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    I like it! Magic the gathering cards on the wall, a Lumia on the table, and a Microsoft badge! What more does anyone need?
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    my desk is old AF
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    I'm going to guess your favorite color... white? :D
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    Wow u guys have clean tables. I use an always connected TV for videos and games and my laptop for doing any work.

    Laptop - Dell Studio XPS
    TV - Some LG model attached to a wall.

    Not in pic Lenovo T420S office laptop , Lumia 920 and a sad old android htc desire.
    This pic sums up my life - sports and tech.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Archambault View Post
    I'm going to guess your favorite color... white? :D
    Why? Cus I have the white Lumia? It wasn't my first choice, but I'm happy with it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HM02 View Post
    Why? Cus I have the white Lumia? It wasn't my first choice, but I'm happy with it.
    White Lumia, white charging base, white windows 8 background, etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Archambault View Post
    White Lumia, white charging base, white windows 8 background, etc.
    Haha, well yellow was my first choice, but AT&T kept screwing up my order and I waited over a month and gave up and ordered the white one (came with the white charger).
    So yeah. Also, that little grey triangle case on the left houses white earbuds. haha
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    Ooh nice setups. No Win8 setup for me just yet, but one day soon.

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    Last edited by gedzum; 07-05-2013 at 04:35 AM.
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    Hmm. I have a netbook (my parents are sadists at heart), and a Lumia 620 with multiple backup batteries.

    That and I'm planning on buying a 3DS, Wii U and a Win8 desktop.
    Apparently, there is not a single trace of Segoe UI on this forum.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gedzum View Post
    Ooh nice setups. No Win8 setup for me just yet, but one day soon.

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    2 things
    1. How the f**k do you keep everything so tidy.
    2. Bears suck!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by martinmc78 View Post
    2 things
    1. How the f**k do you keep everything so tidy.
    2. Bears suck!!
    1. lol..well I literally just moved a lot of junk on to my bed for the picture. Then I just put it back after.
    2. I have faith the Bears will bounce back this coming season. The O-line was hopeless for a while so I'm hoping they fixed that now. I hope palandri jumps in for word
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    Quote Originally Posted by gedzum View Post
    1. lol..well I literally just moved a lot of junk on to my bed for the picture. Then I just put it back after.
    2. I have faith the Bears will bounce back this coming season. The O-line was hopeless for a while so I'm hoping they fixed that now. I hope palandri jumps in for word
    Haha - I used to have a storage box by the side of my old desktop setup - if I knew anyone was coming over everything went in that box and the box went in a cupboard.
    Yeah cant wait for the season to start. Am missing my late Sunday nights - just hope they bring in some of the NFL stuff on the UK Xbox one
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    My PC area is always a mess, mainly because it's also my guitar area.
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    My baby is a custom built PC that I built myself, so here's some specs.
    2x Acer monitors.
    24" and 19"
    5.1 speakers (creative)
    My chair also has a 2.1 wireless speaker system.

    I've got a cheap Xenta keyboard (I don't like spending massive money on keyboards)
    Sharkoon Mouse (This one) I HIGHLY recommend this mouse.

    Inside we got;
    ASUS P8Z68
    i5-2310 Got it overclocked to 3.1GHz atm.
    16GB RAM 4x 4GB
    Samsung 830 SSD (256GB) - this is the item that turned my PC into a beast.
    2TB Western Digital HDD
    Cheap, standard card reader.
    MSI 6850.

    The only problem with having an SSD is that my user area takes up the space quickly, so I created a mirror link to my HDD.


    Low Budget Gaming Rig
    CPU...........Intel i5 @ 2.9Ghz
    Mobo..........P8Z68-V LX
    RAM..........16GB 1333Mhz RAM
    HDD...........Samsung 830 256GB SSD
    GPU...........MSI HD 6850
    PSU...........Coolermaster Silent Pro 700W Modular PSU
    Case..........Casecom 5788 (Red)
    Display.......Acer S240HL
    O.S............Windows 8 Pro
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    Nice setup Vega, regardless if that's considered a mess. Still looks good. I'd be worried about knocking that monitor off at the top though if that was me. I'd like to get a dual monitor setup one day.

    Quote Originally Posted by martinmc78 View Post
    Haha - I used to have a storage box by the side of my old desktop setup - if I knew anyone was coming over everything went in that box and the box went in a cupboard.
    Yeah cant wait for the season to start. Am missing my late Sunday nights - just hope they bring in some of the NFL stuff on the UK Xbox one
    Haha oh I understand. If I knew someone was coming over and the bed was not good enough temp storage, I'd throw everything in that cupboard to the left. That thing is an absolute mess.

    Ah you're in the UK too. Awesome. Not too long until the new season starts. I'm looking forward to it.
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    Thanks, the top monitor is fairly stable but has 2 zip ties to the frame so its all good.

    Need to find another desk so I can have side by side.


    Low Budget Gaming Rig
    CPU...........Intel i5 @ 2.9Ghz
    Mobo..........P8Z68-V LX
    RAM..........16GB 1333Mhz RAM
    HDD...........Samsung 830 256GB SSD
    GPU...........MSI HD 6850
    PSU...........Coolermaster Silent Pro 700W Modular PSU
    Case..........Casecom 5788 (Red)
    Display.......Acer S240HL
    O.S............Windows 8 Pro
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    Quote Originally Posted by VegaNovus View Post
    My PC area is always a mess, mainly because it's also my guitar area.
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    My baby is a custom built PC that I built myself, so here's some specs.
    2x Acer monitors.
    24" and 19"
    5.1 speakers (creative)
    My chair also has a 2.1 wireless speaker system.

    I've got a cheap Xenta keyboard (I don't like spending massive money on keyboards)
    Sharkoon Mouse (This one) I HIGHLY recommend this mouse.

    Inside we got;
    ASUS P8Z68
    i5-2310 Got it overclocked to 3.1GHz atm.
    16GB RAM 4x 4GB
    Samsung 830 SSD (256GB) - this is the item that turned my PC into a beast.
    2TB Western Digital HDD
    Cheap, standard card reader.
    MSI 6850.

    The only problem with having an SSD is that my user area takes up the space quickly, so I created a mirror link to my HDD.
    Wild looking chair, dude!
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    Now to use these pictures to help me rob your homes...
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    My setup...
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    Right now, people are sleeping: will post pix later. But...
    NZXT Guardian 921 RB (Red) case.
    Windows 8 Pro w Media Center.
    AsRock P67 Pro3 SE mobo.
    Core-i5 2500K @ 3.3GHz (x4).
    GeForce GTX 650 1GB.
    1TB and 320GB HDDs, 2 DVD burners.
    Hmm... what else to point out?
    Maybe my older PC's monitor: HP w1907 (1440x900 native).

    No laptop on me, sorry.

    Phones: Lumia 822 (Black, Prototype) and Samsung Fascinate (2.3.5, Rooted with Stock ROM).
    Only use the Fascinate for A/V purpose and nothing more: games are for the PC and Lumia.
    Consoles/Handhelds: PS2 (Fat, softmodded) and 3DS XL (Red/Black). Wii is set up at another TV (white, also softmodded).

    I want to jailbreak WP8 already... >_>
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    Mine ... MBA (2009), L920 & iPad Mini. There's a CR-48 hidden away in there somewhere.
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    I recently got my first Win8 device..the Sony Vaio Pro 13. So here's a quick update.

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    Continued from #21.

    Here's the tower, monitor, L822, and 3DS XL. PS2 to the right, below the TV, above the cable STB.

    Note that this is Win8.0: using Stardock's Start8. Image was taken with the Fascinate.
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    I am in the process of moving, so my desk is less cluttered than usual, but I typically have the cords neater than this.

    What you are witnessing today is the office of a nerdy nerdy man.

    The silver desktop on the left inside the desk is my primary desktop, running Windows 7 and connected to my dual Dell Ultrasharp monitors. I have a 2408 in the middle, and a 1905 on the left. I built the PC myself and it was a decent machine, but it's starting to show it's age.

    The black tower on the floor is a frankenstein machine of random parts put together. It does all sorts of random things, depending on the projects that I'm involved in. It could be running a desktop PC, or Linux or who knows what. It is currently running Windows Server 2012 for testing. I connect it to the 19" monitor on the left side, as well as to my mouse and keyboard through a TrendNET 4 port KVM switch (the little blue box on top of the black PC).

    My laptop is sitting on the desktop. It's a Dell XPS, and I upgraded it to Windows 8.

    The box on the right is my home server. It is a beautiful, but overpriced Fractal Designs case. It is running Windows Home Server 2011 and has five 1.0 terabyte drives in a RAID6 configuration. It hosts my media files and backs up my client PCs.

    On the top shelf is an old JVC home stereo that is plugged into the audio out of my main PC, and sends the audio out through Bose 161 speakers on the corners.

    Beside the speaker on the right side is a TrendNET 16 port gigabit switch.

    Beside the stereo receiver is my old Acer Aspire 1 netbook. The battery is shot on it, so it doesn't do a good job as a portable anymore, but I installed Ubuntu Server and I am running a nginx web server installation on it.
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