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Poll Results: Would you like to see the limit raised to $1400?

 
  • 57% (90)
    No. It's fine where it is!
  • 42% (66)
    Yes. It should be higher!
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post #441 of 779
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Originally Posted by john1016 View Post




This is my wife's rig

I3, p67, 560ti, HP2710, built mostly from parts i took out of mine when upgrading.

I would be afraid that the shelf that the tower is sitting on would fall...that's just me being paranoid though.
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post #442 of 779
^^ I feel the same way. But if it's on studs, he should be alright.
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post #443 of 779
Ya it was in studs, it was actually a very strong shelf. The brackets are rated for something like 100lbs, lol(i wouldn't trust them with that much weight though).

This is how it is now in a different room



Desk is a mess but whatever.
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post #444 of 779
Quote:
Originally Posted by NeighborhoodGeek View Post

I'm not going to argue over it... Again. It is what it is.

How many of you folks would like me to increase the limit to $1400? Poll added.

It's fine where it is.
 
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post #445 of 779
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I would be afraid that the shelf that the tower is sitting on would fall...that's just me being paranoid though.

As long as the shelf is correctly mounted into the beams in the wall there is no risk of it falling.

How do you think your kitchen cabinets are mounted to the wall or a plasma tv??

I hung a super heavy 65" plasma on a wall and after we screwed in the mount I knew it would hold.
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post #446 of 779
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jester435 View Post

As long as the shelf is correctly mounted into the beams in the wall there is no risk of it falling.

How do you think your kitchen cabinets are mounted to the wall or a plasma tv??

I hung a super heavy 65" plasma on a wall and after we screwed in the mount I knew it would hold.
I always hang on the TV brackets before I mount the TV on the wall. Just for piece of mind. Especially before I hang a Plasma TV, those jokers are Heavy! biggrin.gif
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I think that trying to classify if your rig is "average" or not based on performance is something that is really not necessary, as it means that you are fighting for the fact that your setup is bad, which is the opposite of what we are shooting for here. I also personally think that this money limit really isn't working, but I can't really think of something better. Part of me feels like we should just make it up to the owner of the setup to decide if it qualifies as "average" or not to avoid arguments of sorts, but the other part of me is saying that would cause a lot of problems. Just putting my thoughts out there. Either way, I'm actually not voting in the poll at all.
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I think that trying to classify if your rig is "average" or not based on performance is something that is really not necessary, as it means that you are fighting for the fact that your setup is bad, which is the opposite of what we are shooting for here. I also personally think that this money limit really isn't working, but I can't really think of something better. Part of me feels like we should just make it up to the owner of the setup to decide if it qualifies as "average" or not to avoid arguments of sorts, but the other part of me is saying that would cause a lot of problems. Just putting my thoughts out there. Either way, I'm actually not voting in the poll at all.

This thread is about people who are doing the most with the least. Any clown can put two titans on their credit card and take picture for the internet.

This is about those individuals who are putting their systems together overtime and are very creative about their setups.

It is for those that get ignored in other threads because the average OCN isnt impressed unless they are looking at dual 1440P monitors, Xfire or Sli Top GPU, Sleeved cabling, Custom Case and blah blah blah.

I honestly like seeing "Average rigs and rooms"
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I think that trying to classify if your rig is "average" or not based on performance is something that is really not necessary, as it means that you are fighting for the fact that your setup is bad, which is the opposite of what we are shooting for here. I also personally think that this money limit really isn't working, but I can't really think of something better. Part of me feels like we should just make it up to the owner of the setup to decide if it qualifies as "average" or not to avoid arguments of sorts, but the other part of me is saying that would cause a lot of problems. Just putting my thoughts out there. Either way, I'm actually not voting in the poll at all.

I can't think of anything to change it to, either. No one has given me any suggestions that would work very well so far, either. I'm not opposed to changing it in the least, I just don't know of a better way to judge it. If it were left up to the users discretion, this would just be a duplicate of the "Official" thread.

Thank you to those that have made suggestions, feel free to message me with any you may have. thumb.gif

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This thread is about people who are doing the most with the least. Any clown can put two titans on their credit card and take picture for the internet.

This is about those individuals who are putting their systems together overtime and are very creative about their setups.

It is for those that get ignored in other threads because the average OCN isnt impressed unless they are looking at dual 1440P monitors, Xfire or Sli Top GPU, Sleeved cabling, Custom Case and blah blah blah.

I honestly like seeing "Average rigs and rooms"

That pretty much nails it on the head.

That is the exact reason I DON'T have a credit card. lmao I'd have a top end rig, and brand new desk, and hate it the whole time I was making payments... I like to OWN things, not pretend I own them while I make payments.
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This thread is about people who are doing the most with the least. Any clown can put two titans on their credit card and take picture for the internet.

This is about those individuals who are putting their systems together overtime and are very creative about their setups.

It is for those that get ignored in other threads because the average OCN isnt impressed unless they are looking at dual 1440P monitors, Xfire or Sli Top GPU, Sleeved cabling, Custom Case and blah blah blah.

I honestly like seeing "Average rigs and rooms"

Not everyone with high end components put them on their cards, it is about the fifth time I heard a similar saying this week on the forums here lol.

But yah I agree with the rest of what you're saying.

Some of the cleanest and best looking rooms (photo quality not included) have been those with just a few things, an average speced rig, and with the right furniture arrangement/setup.
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