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Hi,

I'm looking for a new desk for two monitors, my computer and my home cinema receiver. Can you recommend some desks?

Been looking at this one:
http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/catalog/products/S99862764#/S99862764/

Like this guys setup:
http://www.overclock.net/13946284-post1315.html

Thanks
Edited by davidelliott- - 7/17/11 at 8:33am
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What I suggest to you is a nice cheap kitchen table for 6 persons if you have 2 screens
Thats what I bought as my desk with a 42 inches TV
But I have to admit the one from IKEA "VIKA AMON/ VIKA ANNEFORS" is awsome thumb.gif

P1000693.jpg?t=1310917263
Edited by KaRLiToS - 7/17/11 at 9:33am
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post #3 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by KaRLiToS;14245882 
What I suggest to you is a nice cheap kitchen table for 6 persons
Thats what I bought as my desk with a 42 inches TV

P1000693.jpg?t=1310917263

I don't get it, why do so many of you invest a lot of money in their computers and then buy a lame kitchen table like that? Such a shame..
post #4 of 25
Sorry giecsar, but you are now off toping trolling on my Office room


First why I used a kicten table
-To be farther from the TV cause its a 42inches, no office desk are that deep, so I would have been too close to the TV, before trolling, get the facts straight
-More Table space
-More space for the feet
-I think it looks pretty clean with the cable management. The cable management is almost done when I'll finish modifying my WaterCool system, still a couple of cables to shape and route elsewhere



Thanks for trolling giecsar

P1000694.jpg?t=1310919911
Edited by KaRLiToS - 7/27/11 at 2:49pm
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post #5 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by KaRLiToS;14245882 
What I suggest to you is a nice cheap kitchen table for 6 persons
Thats what I bought as my desk with a 42 inches TV

*snip*

I like it personally. I've been looking out for a new desk but haven't found one big enough without having a lot of extras I don't need. A kitchen table would have plenty of surface area. I'm not much of a drawer person, so that's no bother. The only thing I might add is a glass top.

@Giecsar: The amount of money a person spends on something is irrelevant if it serves its' purpose. I've always been a "Function over Form" kinda guy myself. A "cheap" kitchen table might not be something you'd ever consider, but it's an idea I'm definitely going to look into further.

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IKEA Galant, IMO.
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post #7 of 25
The one you have linked is the one you want. I got mine a few months back here at the Austin area Ikea; by FAR the best desk I've had. Holds my 3 monitors, tower, and keyboard with loads of room to spare. Looks great with a long shelf mounted a few inches above monitor height to hold speakers.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by KaRLiToS;14246191 
Sorry giecsar, but you are now off toping trolling on my Office room
, thats not welcome here on OCN, YOU should be ashame

First why I used a kicten table
-To be farther from the TV cause its a 42inches, no office desk are that deep, so I would have been too close to the TV, before trolling, get the facts straight
-More Table space
-More space for the feet
-I think it looks pretty clean with the cable management. The cable management is almost done when I'll finish modifying my WaterCool system, still a couple of cables to shape and route elsewhere



Thanks for trolling giecsar

P1000694.jpg?t=1310919911

Wow. Yeah, put them in BIG BOLD LETTERS
I assume you even reported me?

Relax please. I was making an honest point. You got me wrong. No, I'm not saying get an expensive desk, all I'm saying is it just looks wrong to have all that stuff on a random table when it should sit on/in a real desk..
My own desk is one of the cheapest I could find but very well thought-out, with lots of space. Although I understand your reasoning now, you only need to spend a minute to see that there are countless well-designed desks that can solve your problems. Also, many desks provide holes for cable management and all sorts of drawers and slide-out parts to help you better organize your stuff.
Yeah I'm sorry if I came off as a troll, but really have a look in the "Official Computer Room pics" thread and see for yourself how many people have expensive systems cramped in a corner on a tiny desk or table... I just don't understand...
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Oh hey I think I might be able to help.

Here's my setup.

5883858552_244440c2e6_b.jpg
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post #10 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by giecsar;14269424 
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Like I said, the kitchen table of 6 persons was deeper than any desk, for a 42 inches Tv, I didnt want to be too close to it, its not a 23"...

And you said crappy and cheap table and that I only put my money in the PC
Just to let you know, even if the PC and WC cost a lot cool.gif, I still payed everything new :

-375$ for kitchen table (6 persones) (Bricks)
-49.99$ for Library beside the table where my PC sit on(Ikea)
-29.99$ for small tv table under the kitchen table (for modem and Cable router)(ikea)
-300$ for the chair (Staples)
-60$ Cover under chair not the scratch the floor (staples)

I think its a reasonable office, don't you think, I always thought my setup was pretty cool, new from this year.


FallenAngel, your setup is so incredibly nice, Isaw it on Official Computer office Thread
Quote:
Originally Posted by FaLLeNAn9eL;14275597 
Oh hey I think I might be able to help.

Here's my setup.

5883858552_244440c2e6_b.jpg

Edited by KaRLiToS - 7/19/11 at 6:54pm
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