WEB I don't think I'm gonna have enough space on my new desk in the office.....

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  1. thomor25

    thomor25 I make money online....

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    I know some of you seen my setup at my current desk. I will be adding up to possibly 10 more monitors and adding 6 more servers to the setup. I have two 17" monitors that will go on each side of my 30in dell but total if I use every monitor I'll have 19 monitors total.

    Now electricity will be alot but read if you turn the brightness down on the monitor it reduces the consumption. I'm gonna need to add a new 100 amp box in the office just for the computers and monitors.
     
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    Is it even worth having that many monitors? Why not just buy a switch or something to change the input of the monitor or something when you need to look at different things..

    it just seems that 15 monitors is unnecessary, not matter what youre doing
     
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    I support you and await pictures.
     
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    lol. to me it just looked like one of those silly flight simulator geek setups. And you are want to add more?!

    How about keeping it to 3 or so monitors and keeping the server monitors off your desk?
     
  8. ROFLCORE

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    I'm from the school of thought of, "one 30" to rule them all."

    :mamoru:

    But yeah, do you really need 19? I mean, what do you have to keep your eye on that requires 19 separate monitors?

    Why not get another 30" and consolidate what the others do?

    Something tells me that you're not viewing something local, but remotely, and you could probably accomplish that with a cpl of monitors.

    :dunno:
     
  9. thomor25

    thomor25 I make money online....

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    Well the thing is if I use a kvm which I have, I have two 8 port dell kvm's and they are daisychained, if I need to view something I need to switch through how many monitors to find what I'm looking for,a nd if I want to compare something I can't.

    Yesterday I installed syneregy and I fucking LOVE it best program I have found. It allows me to be able to do what I do without a kvmbut if the program doesn't start or hang I have the kvm installed for a backup.

    But as for why so many monitors, I don't want to say exactly what I do BUT as an "example" lets say I day trade and I need to keep track of charts at a glance I want to be able to see whats going on wihtout having to think and wonder. There are kvm's that cycle through the computers every x amount of seconds bu that really isn't good enough for what I do.

    As for setup as well. I decided to get a remote control putlet thing, its a power strip with a wireless on off. WHen I need ot go to bed hit hte button and all the monitors turn off at once when I wake up and come into the office hit the button and all come on at once.
     
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    thomor25 I make money online....

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    Oh and atleast I'm not this guy

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    19 monitors are just ridiculous. You know you don't need that many.
     
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    Anything past 4 and you seriously have some fucking issues.
     
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    At least admit that it's mostly just to show off.
     
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    200hp is just ridicolous, you know you dont need that many

    $50,000 is just ridicolous, you know you dont need that much

    500 rounds is just ridicolous, you know you dont need that many


    see what I did there?
     
  15. thomor25

    thomor25 I make money online....

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    Rather have it and not need it then need it and not have it.:bowdown:


    For what I do I need it. I probably won't use all 19 but I'm using all 9 right now and I need more cause I have a couple on the kvms.

    as far as bragging, just a little in the fact of anyone showing off something is bragging, I'm showing you my work setup thats all.
     
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    :werd: then. If you'd rather spend money on something you'd rather have then need then it's perfect.

    I have a hard enough time populating three monitors, with spaces. :o
     
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    4-6 30" widescreens and KVMs, broseph. I'd rather control everything via remote desktop and/or KVMs. 19 monitors is insane. :rofl:
     
  18. thomor25

    thomor25 I make money online....

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    lol, my 30in dell cost 1200, I got 8 17"lcds for 250 shipped. 4 30in dells=4800 vs 250 for 8 17"lcds what would you go with?
     
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    I just came a little bit... :bowdown:

    I don't know what you guys do, but I'm feeling constrained on 2 monitors (20" widescreen and 20" CRT) at work. I'm on a single 22" at home and plan on adding 1 more soon, hopefully 1 after that down the road.
     
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    that is the coolest thing i've ever seen
     
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    touche.

    :o
     
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    ya i see what you did there. you justified unnecessary purchases by sounding like an idiot.
     
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    Difference is, 200hp+, 50+ rounds, and $50k+ all have USEFUL purposes.

    I'm giving the benefit of the doubt that the topsecretwork that "requires" this many monitors is for real, but I can't help but lean towards the wankfactor of being able to say you've got 19 monitors :dunno:
     
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    thomor25 I make money online....

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    I just found out I might be able to consolidate a little. Might be able to do it with 11.
     
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    This setup just might be big enough for ya. Maybe.

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