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post #1 of 8
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I've been wanting something like this for a while now:



But there's a lot of choices out there it seems, and quality is a big concern.

Anyone have a similar setup that can recommend some stands?

I need something that will bolt to the desk at one point, not on the wall.

I have 1x 27" and 2x 22".

I'm up for doing a custom build to if there are some good guides out there, or kits.
post #2 of 8
xfx makes a stand.
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post #3 of 8
build your own! Really straight forward, and you can make it exactly as you want thumb.gif
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[Asus] BD Drive [Corsair] H80 [Windows] 7 Ultimate [ASUS] VS24AH 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
[Samsung] 40 Inch LED TV [Corsair] K90 [Enermax] Maxrevo 1350 Watt [Corsair] C70 Arctic White 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
[Razer] Deathadder 2013 [SteelSeries] XL Mousemat [Astro] Mixamp Pro [Audio Technica] ATH-M30 
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AMD 8120 Asus Sabertooth 990FX  Powercolor HD 7970 Powercolor HD 7970 
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post #5 of 8
Thread Starter 
Thanks, I'll look into building my own, going out to run errands today, so I'll see if I can buy.

I like this idea the best, fully adjustable and rotatable, the only problem is the custom made VESA mounts, I don't have the tools for something like that.

http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1586580
Edited by Aden Florian - 2/12/13 at 10:59am
post #6 of 8
Thread Starter 
Well, I finally went out and did it, full album at link, suggestions and comments welcome.

I got two new side monitors, just waiting for the vase mount adapters to get here on Monday. The nice thing about this setup also, is it should be easy to move up to 6 monitors, which I plan to do in the near future, just waiting to find the perfect monitors.

It's also not completely finished, as you might notice the duct tape on the base. The 1 1/2" to 3/4" reducer is getting here Monday, I just couldn't wait, but I'll fix it soon enough.

EDIT: I should also mention this cost me ~$200, about twice as much as I planned, except I didn't really plan, so that's my fault. If you took your time trying to find cheap pipes and stuff instead of buying new from Lowes like I did, you could probably save a bunch. Also, the open desk space is awesome now.

https://plus.google.com/photos/116336220371976311752/albums/5848643428953431425


Edited by Aden Florian - 2/24/13 at 2:48pm
post #7 of 8
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Ok, now it's finished. Got the real base installed, tightened some joints and spent a while trying to get everything level and aligned. I'm still waiting for the mounts for my new Dell side monitors (IPS and glossy) to add those on, and maybe eventually go all Dell for a complete glass look (I would miss my 2560x1440 like hell though).



post #8 of 8
The best stand in the world lol rolleyes.giftongue.gif For my "Fatal" Build devil.gif





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