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post #21 of 42
Go with the Galant+extension for an L shape setup if your budget exceeds $250+, but if you are on a budget go with the setup I posted which will only cost you $174.98 and you get drawers to keep your desk free of clutter and a cabinet for your tower and you'll be a running a stealth mode setup with that thumb.gif. 78¾"x23¾" of table top space is pretty dang big and long biggrin.gif. Try measuring your room and visualize it. See which setup fits better then go to your local iKea store.
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post #22 of 42
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Well, i have a 72 inch wall frown.gif but i remember seeing the Amon in a smaller size (i think). This is a basic layout of my room, really either desk would work, i think, but i suppose in the end it all comes down to how much i want to spend! headscratch.gif

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post #23 of 42
I have the vika with the desk and corner piece.... it has plenty of space even though its only 24 inches deep.

I would have to agree that the galant seems more studier but the space and price of the vikas vs the galant its not even close, not unless you can score a used galant for a good price.

I chose it also since it fits my area perfectly and the galant would allow it.

Here is my current setup which I also posted in a similar thread:

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has plenty of space for all kinds of stuff and fits my 30 inch easily...sorry for not showing the corner piece, its bit of mess and havent completed the system that will go there.
post #24 of 42
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^ i think ive seen that somewhere here on OCN. That looks great though. Im curious as to how big the corner piece actually is?
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post #25 of 42
I have a VIKA AMON and the adjustable legs. Its a great desk for the price, no complaints.
post #26 of 42
Have this now since May and love it---filled with compressed paper--yeah so they say--one would never know it ! Best setup by for I've ever had.
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post #27 of 42
The Ikea Galant corner desk is the most sturdy, good-looking piece of home office furniture I've ever owned smile.gif It looks great and will last forever... The only downside is that adding to it will get expensive (Due to having to purchase the top, frame, and additional legs if necessary).
    
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post #28 of 42
Quote:
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Have this now since May and love it---filled with compressed paper--yeah so they say--one would never know it ! Best setup by for I've ever had.

Agreed. The only reason I know is because I put a grommet hole in mine to run cables through.
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post #29 of 42
I love my Galant corner desk and extension. If you need any specific dimensions I'd be happy to help.
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post #30 of 42
Galant for sure!
3 24" monitors on there with ABSOLUTELY no problem.
And there's a lot of space behind the screens, you can fit several external HDDs back there :-)
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The Nyfors lamp matches the table perfectly, btw.
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