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Right now I am just using your basic desk with hutch but I would like to go for a workstation type look. Maybe something in a small L desk. My pc is actually in my bedroom and although my room is not small I dont want to use it all up on a desk. I will be placing my Full-Tower Sig Rig, a 32" LCD TV, Blu-ray Player, and Dish box all on the desk. I will also need it sturdy enough to hold a laptop when I work from home. I thought about building one but I dont have any tools nor wood working skills. I looked on Ikea at the Galant series and like that style but I dont have a store anywhere near me. Any suggestions? Oh and it will not be in a corner but on a straight wall. I have about 70" of length there.


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well you seem to have a pretty descent rig... But if you prefer to downgrade .. get a budget PC.. for you work pupose...should be something like a 3 GHZ processor.4 gig RAM..250 gig HDD..DVD drive.. descent cooler etc..
    
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^ ???

I dont think he is asking for computer recommendations.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Saiky View Post
well you seem to have a pretty descent rig... But if you prefer to downgrade .. get a budget PC.. for you work pupose...should be something like a 3 GHZ processor.4 gig RAM..250 gig HDD..DVD drive.. descent cooler etc..
Wrong thread buddy.
Back to OP. If your not going to build one, the best suggestion I can give is to look for furniture stores near where you live and go see for your self what you want there. Unless there's a way to order online for ikea.
    
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What about this one?
http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/S99862764
Can anyone clarify what the weight limit is on this table?
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I'd get this



It's what I have and it's worth the money and it's cheap, too.
     
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Quote:
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I'd get this



It's what I have and it's worth the money and it's cheap, too.
I got a red x? And Ikea wants to charge $200 for just shipping!!!
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If you have your case inside the table like that, your temperatures are going to be baaaad.

just fyi
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Hmm. Images work for me

OP -- Look for a Zline Gemini. You can pick one up or look at one at your local staples. If you can afford it, and if they have it, the glass version is much better for not much more money
     
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Originally Posted by pangeltveit View Post
If you have your case inside the table like that, your temperatures are going to be baaaad.

just fyi
My temps arent bad...But I understand what you are saying. Thats why I want to find a desk that I can sit on top.
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