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View Poll Results: Do you own a desk top or Laptop?
I own both 154 72.64%
I own a Laptop 25 11.79%
I own a Desktop 31 14.62%
I dont own either a laptop or desktop 2 0.94%
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      09-01-2021, 02:05 PM   #89
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Yeah I use a Desktop PC, especially for DCS ☺️
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      09-01-2021, 02:27 PM   #90
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I think the best for work is soling desktop, laptops are good when u traveling
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      09-02-2021, 02:05 PM   #91
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I cant imagine life without my PC. We have dedicated work table with pc on it, and wifey and I use it every day.

And have second pc/server in attic that runing 24/7 for surveilance, plex, homeassistant and other stuff.
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      09-23-2021, 12:17 AM   #92
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What kind of workload are you using the 3080's for? They don't support SLI, so was curious of the benefit of two vs a single 3090

There are certain scripts that I like to run that favor two 3080's instead of one 3090 although the single 3090 has more VRAM. Just got a new ASUS ROG strix 3080Ti and I am really looking forward to putting it through its paces (and most likely going to be selling one of the 3080's).
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      09-23-2021, 01:28 AM   #93
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I have a desktop with two 32" as my main machine. Using the laptop when i'm traveling
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      09-23-2021, 08:15 AM   #94
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I have a desktop with two 32" as my main machine. Using the laptop when i'm traveling
just updated from a 15 yearold LCD 24'' screen to a 32'' 4k hdr one.

Very nice.

I also managed to find a rtx3060 in a real store, so ''''MSRP''''. Still, paying 715$cad (tx-in) for the low-med range 3000 series, still pissing me off.

Those are still going between 850-1000$ cad on fb market, so I get a '''''''fair''''''' price.


I paid 220$ iirc cad for my previous GTX960 4gb Strix, when prices were acceptable !
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      10-12-2021, 12:04 PM   #95
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I have been using desktops only for last 15 years and I never had a need to own a laptop. My college and work luckily did not required one.
I am a desktop fan because of the performance, but mostly for its comfort.
Dedicated keyboard with mouse and 27inch screen is priceless.
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      10-12-2021, 12:57 PM   #96
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I have an iMac 27" for photo work - LR - PS and Final Cut Pro

I use it during the day because it is next to work laptop

I use an iPad Pro for everything after 330pm - browsing - email -reading
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      10-16-2021, 10:39 PM   #97
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Laptop for location work and tethered for shooting in the studio, when I'm going to read or watch something at the kitchen table etc.

I got my mom an iPad when she was in the hospital, so she could have facebook and email etc. I have ended up using the tablet more than she ever did. When just sitting on the couch I find it's super convenient, light weight, the right size, much nicer to manage than my bulky 15' laptop, easy to use and live with.

Desktop I like to build myself. Though it's not difficult I just take a small amount of satisfaction from using a rig I built myself. Also I can get exactly the parts/brands I want. Also it was a response to the bloatware family members had on their PCs. Though it didn't last I also moved over to Linux and didn't need a preloaded OS, so I decided I'd build my own desktop.
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      11-18-2021, 12:44 PM   #98
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Yeah I use my desktop for gaming most days. Got consoles as well, and a gaming laptop, but desktop is where it's at. Due an upgrade, though: 5820k, 1070, 32GB 2400MHz DDR4. It will be relegated to server duty when GPUs are actually available again and I can build a new machine.
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      12-10-2021, 09:20 AM   #99
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Desktop all the way. I may be one of the few software developers that doesn't own a laptop at all.
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      12-11-2021, 07:29 AM   #100
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Work provides the laptop. I have a dock with 2 27" screens + laptop screen. We work from home permanently now.

I have a fairly beefy desktop (1tb nVME, Ryzen 9 3900X, MSI 3080, etc) running 3-32" 1440p 144hz Samsung G5 monitors for iRacing, Dirt, Asseto Corsa, etc.
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      01-10-2022, 11:34 AM   #101
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Your not alone Pindjurman. Software Engineer here and no laptop in sight. I hate the smaller keyboard and fiddly mouse. Much prefer the ability to build a silent, cool yet powerful gaming rig in my den and install new components or upgrade parts as and when.
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      02-22-2022, 09:43 AM   #102
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Both, on desktop PC playing only CSGO sometimes. Laptop is for me better

But for another games like Warzone etc I use PS5
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      02-22-2022, 10:06 AM   #103
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I use a laptop as the brain and everything else is setup to a docking station. Two 27 inch Asus monitors, mouse, keyboard, speakers etc. I love it this way so if I want to work from home one day I have my computer with me.

90% of the time I'm at my office and just hook it up to the docking station. I let a cooling pad with fans run underneath it all day so it doesn't overheat. I've been running a setup like this for about 8+ years just interchanging laptops every few and have never had an issue. For me, I can run my business from literally anywhere in the world so being able to bring my laptop simplifies any work dilemmas.

I know I could have dual setups and just bring the laptop when I'm away but to me this has been working for me so no point in changing it.
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      02-23-2022, 05:42 PM   #104
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Iím planning on buying an desktop, im tired of listening laptop fans always full power!!!
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