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The Official 'Post Your Desktop & Specs' Thread

Signa

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Arnox said:
Signa said:
Ok, got my desktops folder uploaded

https://we.tl/fdZseWB80H


Some nice nature porn in there, but none of it's tagged properly. It's all numbers.
You're welcome to scrape your own Windows 10 lock screens folder and see how much you feel like changing their names. There's only so many ways to say "pretty sunset." And you have to do it on a Surface Tablet, because I had to.
 

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Houseman said:
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1080. Nice. And black is nice and practical. Definitely could be worse. Why wasn't it worth it though?
4K gaming is a myth and SLI support is dying. With 4K, you have to lower the graphics down to medium to get a constant 60fps, which defeats the purpose.

For SLI, in many games, my extra card is just wasted.
I always thought 4K was overkill compared to 1080p. And even with 1080p, for me, that's kinda high. I like my 900p monitor. Wide enough to do everything I would ever need but small enough to save on graphics performance.

You could just sell your second 1080 though for some nice extra cash.
 

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I always thought 4K was overkill compared to 1080p. And even with 1080p, for me, that's kinda high. I like my 900p monitor. Wide enough to do everything I would ever need but small enough to save on graphics performance.

You could just sell your second 1080 though for some nice extra cash.
I do like having two monitors.

I will say that 4k is nice for general usage. I can have a bunch of information displayed on the screen at once. Handy for programming.
 

Chimpzy

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For SLI, in many games, my extra card is just wasted.
Pretty much yeah. I'm running SLI 1080s too, but it's not really worth it.

Only reason I have the second one was because right after I got mine a guy I know from work needed money urgently, so he sold his near-new one dirt cheap. Don't particularly like the guy so I thought "hey, whatever, his loss, my gain". Considered reselling it, but then some stuff happened and I kind of forgot about it.
 

andersonnnunes

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There is absolutely nothing on my desktop, not even an wallpaper. No shortcuts and task-bar is set to auto-hide. I barely use the start menu too.


I do file management with a third party file manager and launching programs with a third party launcher.

Specs?

8-Core AMD CPU;
GPU good enough for 1080p and some virtual reality;
32GB RAM;
256GB SSD;
10+ TB Disks;
Sound card;
VR head-set.

Edit: added more 16GB RAM, for a total of 32GB.
 
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Signa

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andersonnnunes said:
There is absolutely nothing on my desktop, not even an wallpaper. No shortcuts and task-bar is set to auto-hide. I barely use the start menu too.


I do file management with a third party file manager and launching programs with a third party launcher.

Specs?

8-Core AMD CPU;
GPU good enough for 1080p and some virtual reality;
16GB RAM;
256GB SSD;
10+ TB Disks;
Sound card;
VR head-set.
You'll have to post a little more. Pictures won't appear until you have 10 posts.
 

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andersonnnunes said:
There is absolutely nothing on my desktop, not even an wallpaper. No shortcuts and task-bar is set to auto-hide. I barely use the start menu too.


I do file management with a third party file manager and launching programs with a third party launcher.

Specs?

8-Core AMD CPU;
GPU good enough for 1080p and some virtual reality;
16GB RAM;
256GB SSD;
10+ TB Disks;
Sound card;
VR head-set.
Your picture didn't take properly. It's just a grey screen.

EDIT: Oops. That's what I get for not reading the post fully.
 

E-Solo

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Here is mine:

Specs:
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7400 CPU @ 3.00GHz
16 GB RAM
iBUYPOWER Gaming Keyboard and Mouse
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
2 22" Display Monitors (Old)
Creative USB Headset
 

gaijinkaiju

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Might aswell join in

Specs:
Intel Core i7-4790K 4 GHz Quad-Core Processor
16GB DDR3 Ram
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 4 GB G1 Gaming Video Card
2x WD Blue 1 TB HDD + 1x 2 TB Seagate External HDD
2x 24'' monitors + 1x 22" Monitor
Windows 7 Professional
 

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By the way, some of you really need to clean your damn desktops. lol I'll post an update here for my modded laptop.




Specs:
Intel Core i7-8550U
Intel UHD Graphics 620 (Running at 1920x1080)
NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Technically it says it's just a plain 1050 but the actual specs show that this is a strange lie.)
Touchscreen with full stylus support
8 GB DDR4 RAM
1 TB M.2 SSD (With Windows 10 Professional x64 installed)
1 TB HDD (With OpenSUSE x64 installed)
External Blu-Ray Reader/Writer
 

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Eh, I kinda prefer having icons on my desktop, mostly just because I find it more convenient.
Check this out though. When you have a clean desktop, you have a clean workspace for any tasks or projects you're doing. Further, you can use txt files as sticky notes on the desktop. And finally, it just looks both nice and professional.
 

gaijinkaiju

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Check this out though. When you have a clean desktop, you have a clean workspace for any tasks or projects you're doing. Further, you can use txt files as sticky notes on the desktop. And finally, it just looks both nice and professional.
I see your points but
A) any tasks I'm doing are normally full-screened, so I don't see the desktop
b) I'm fine just using the sticky notes feature for any notes
and c) if i wanted to look professional, I doubt i'd have anime wallpapers
Its just easier for me to find whatever program I need if its right in-front of me. And yeah, I could use the taskbar for that, but i Like to keep the taskbar as unclutterd as possible
 

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I see your points but
A) any tasks I'm doing are normally full-screened, so I don't see the desktop
b) I'm fine just using the sticky notes feature for any notes
and c) if i wanted to look professional, I doubt i'd have anime wallpapers
Its just easier for me to find whatever program I need if its right in-front of me. And yeah, I could use the taskbar for that, but i Like to keep the taskbar as unclutterd as possible
A. I'm actually talking mostly about any file operations like copying to a temporary directory or extracting to one or creating something quickly or etc.
B. I was gonna say something about Windows 10, but then I remembered that you have Windows 7. Carry on.
C. So don't have so much ANIME TIDDY. You should use the start menu. It's a little easier to access too when you're in the aforementioned fullscreened programs.
 

gaijinkaiju

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A. I'm actually talking mostly about any file operations like copying to a temporary directory or extracting to one or creating something quickly or etc.
Still easy enough to do regardless of the amount of icons on my desktop

B. I was gonna say something about Windows 10, but then I remembered that you have Windows 7. Carry on.
and I'll be continuing to use 7 till I upgrade my pc in the next few months

C. So don't have so much ANIME TIDDY.
Vaild point, but at the same time, No-one apart from myself ever really sees me desktop.

You should use the start menu. It's a little easier to access too when you're in the aforementioned fullscreened programs.
Also valid point, but its just as easy to minimize, open whatever (unless its in the docs, etc. Libraries), and maximize again
 

M0nke3

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I used to be able to run two screens until my dGPU died. C'est la vie.

Here's the specs for my old Macbook Pro:
2 GHz Intel Core i7
16 GB 1333 MHz DDR3
500 GB HDD
Intel HD Graphics 3000 512 MB, 15" Screen
macOS Mojave 10.4.5
 
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Battousai

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Alright then here's mine, nothing fancy

Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7400 CPU @ 3.00GHz
64 bit operating system, x64 based processor
Windows 10 Home Edition
16 GB RAM
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
1TB HDD
1 Samsung 19'' Business Monitor S19D300HY
 

E-Solo

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Alright then here's mine, nothing fancy

Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-7400 CPU @ 3.00GHz
64 bit operating system, x64 based processor
Windows 10 Home Edition
16 GB RAM
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
1TB HDD
1 Samsung 19'' Business Monitor S19D300HY

Oh man! We are very much alike!! We're almost spec-buddies!!!
 
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