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    Actually, last I recall it's recommended that the chair doesn't have backsupport. Makes you prop yourself up or something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    If I was gaming on a laptop or playing on a console/controller, then yes a squashy armchair would be awesome because I could relax back while playing.

    But to use a mouse+mousepad you'll have to lean forward somehow and that chair is giving zero back support...it would be really awkward for me >_<
    I do sometimes pull the keyboard and mouse down to use while leaning back in the chair ;-)


    Quote Originally Posted by Drunkenvalley View Post
    Actually, last I recall it's recommended that the chair doesn't have backsupport. Makes you prop yourself up or something.
    Umm mixed views on this...

    It does... but it's only beneficial if you have the right posture to start with. If your not sitting properly it won't do you any good.
    Personally I like being able to "slump" back into it during breaks, takes your mind off work/game and gives you a few moments to relax.
    Last time I used a chair without backsupport at all... it was called a bed... and it was horrible. There's also the other end where some of the newer office chairs only support the small of your back, which I really hate.
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    Well, since people are posting pictures of their desks,



    Also, I've recently added some gear to my setup

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    Might I mention to people, he has a Silver Stone Raven RV01, thus that picture is how it actually is, it is not lop-sided. The GPU points upwards with the DVI ports and stuff going out at the top of the case.
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    I thought that was obvious from the fact that the water in the res would be fighting gravity if it was lopsided lol.

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    It's not THAT obvious. =S To be fair.

    Especially not to the untrained eye.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marest View Post
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    That's literally making me drool Pure awesomeness!

    How's your chip clocking, anyway?
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    It.... looks.... sooooo..... amazing. x_x
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cusco View Post
    Well, since people are posting pictures of their desks

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    I love the black and white theme you got going for your room there =p


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    <SNIP> Awesome pictures... <SNIP>
    Dude that looks awesome and nice quality pictures!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghâzh View Post
    How's your chip clocking, anyway?
    I actually haven't tested yet. I like how cool and silent it's running at stock, but it's very tempting to start playing with it.

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    Man, I just went ahead and submitted a link to Silverstone's facebook profile via their messaging. That stuff is absolutely awesome, Marest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marest View Post
    I actually haven't tested yet. I like how cool and silent it's running at stock, but it's very tempting to start playing with it.
    Heh, play a little and report the results I'm very much interested and I bet Deltrus would like to have you in his overclocking leaderboard! Can always tune it down afterwards.
    Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Notarget View Post
    I love the black and white theme you got going for your room there =p
    Haha, well, I convert to B/W when I can't bother to optimize colors (I'm a nitpicking pixel-peeper).


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    Hey, looks like we've got the same type of chair!

    Everything in those pictures is really, really tidy; I'm extremely envious.
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    Cusco, I am disappoint. You are a photographer, using a TN-panel. And a 16:9 1080p 27".

    Either way, I'll have to follow suit soon, then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghâzh View Post
    I bet Deltrus would like to have you in his overclocking leaderboard!
    Needs more people. People even if you only OC'd by 100MHz, I don't care, join the boards!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post
    Either way, I'll have to follow suit soon, then.
    Yeah, we haven't seen too many pictures of your whole setup, tbf!
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    Quote Originally Posted by tetrisGOAT View Post
    Cusco, I am disappoint. You are a photographer, using a TN-panel. And a 16:9 1080p 27".
    It's a matter of economy and practicality. I am a photographer, but an amateur one. I also play games, in which 2560x1600 would highly affect the performance. IPS is, indeed, much more suitable for displaying graphical aesthetics in all its forms, but they're generally much more expensive (even rather so at 1080p) and I work part-time. I also think that I have a gigantic lot to learn when it comes to achieving optimal colors in PhotoShop in the first place and the people viewing my pictures, I would assume, are most often using 1080p TN-panels themselves. So my practical and realistic needs for 16:10 IPS is not worth the impact on my economy.

    I understand that you aren't all too serious in your disappointment, I just have a habbit of responding with walls, or at least lower fences of text.
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    The U2312HM is a very respectable e-IPS monitor, which is also quite suitable for gaming. If you need something to look out for.
    /shameless marketing for the monitor being used

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