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I just moved into a new house and took it as an opportunity to do some updates to by existing build and put it in an official "battlestation" where it belongs.

As you can see from some of the pictures, I had two 980Ti's when I originally put things together 3 years ago. I never got around to posting it here at the time, but if you've got any questions about how I set up the loop/designed things inside the case, I'm happy to answer in the comments. A word to those looking to do a custom loop with hard tubing: buy plenty of extra tubing, you'll need it. I probably went through double of what I actually needed; gotta get those angles right! At the time, the SLI setup worked like a charm and I could drive just about any game at full settings and 100hz even on the ultrawide. But with most games moving away from out of the box SLI support, that was getting increasingly more difficult to achieve. So I swapped them out for an RTX 2080 and updated my loop to accommodate the change. The change not only provided a noticeable in-game performance boost but also dropped my loop's overall load temp about 10° C (only one card to cool/producing heat). I threw in an M.2 drive as well, but other than that, everything is the same from before.

Shout out to my awesome wife for designing and building the desk, getting the artwork, and the 3D printed Xbox controller art with my OG Xbox gamertag on it. With the desk in place and in true battlestation fashion, I mounted the monitor, got a TV to mount above it a second screen/for the Xbox/PS4/Switch, and added an RGB strip for the dank underglow.

Couldn't be happier with how things turned out. The best part about getting older is being able to afford a place where you never have to grow up.

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  • 5 months ago
  • 1 point

No, just pick the Aeron from Herman Miller. You deserve it.

  • 6 months ago
  • 0 points

Yup its official this is NICE, but all of this style and the CHAIR doesn't look comfortable :).

  • 6 months ago
  • 2 points

What??!! No way, I love this chair, it has ever been my friend and ally. But too be fair, I've had it for quite some time so I am looking to replace it with a proper gaming chair one of these days.

  • 6 months ago
  • 0 points

LOL just don't get a cheap one from OFFICE DEPOT OR STAPLES.

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

Never, I've got my eye on the C9 Secret Labs one. Gotta rep my boyz.

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

you a big cloud 9 fan?

  • 6 months ago
  • 1 point

You know it! Here's hoping they pick up the w on Sunday.

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  • 6 months ago
  • 3 points

?? I mean I bought the CPU 3 years ago, and at the time it was pretty top, with the Ryzen line still in its infancy. No need to get your red team knickers in a bunch.