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  #2496092 1-Jun-2020 13:31
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@Dial111 What are your PC specs?

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  #2496096 1-Jun-2020 13:36
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@Dial111 thank you





Pop OS!


 
 
 
 


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  #2496223 1-Jun-2020 16:52
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Dochart: @Dial111 What are your PC specs?

 

The one pictured is

 

R5 2600X

 

b450m mb

 

RX5700 with XT bios flash

 

32gb 3200mhz ram

 

500gb nvme m.2, 4tb of storage

 

650w NZXT psu

 

Lian Li Lancool II case


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  #2496863 2-Jun-2020 16:23
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My setup is fairly basic and a bit of a dog's breakast in some ways. It has grown up over time.

 

Study

 

  • Spark Smartmodem
  • Somewhat old i7 PC (240GB SSD, 1TB fast HD, 3TB slower HD)
  • Older Core2 Vista PC (occasional use for legacy games)
  • 4-Port DVI KWM
  • Laser Printer
  • Epson Flatbed 2450 Photo Scanner
  • AS608T NAS (8x6TB drives, Raid6 for 36TB usable), runs Plex and music server for Panasonic Speakers.
  • 2x8TB External USB Drives
  • Laser Printer
  • AV1200 Ethernet-Over-Powerline Adapter to connect to rest of house.
  • Mybook 3TB NAS drive (older and surplus, used for duplicate backups of key data from main NAS)
  • Google Home Mini Speaker

Master Bedroom

 

  • 40" Non Smart Sony TV
  • AV1200 Ethernet-Over-Powerline Adapter to connect to rest of house
  • TP-Link 5-Port Gigabit Switch
  • Chromecast Ultra (wired to Switch)
  • Roku Utra (wired to switch)
  • Spark Smartmodem Mesh Unit (wired to switch)
  • Google Home Mini Speaker
  • Panasonic All3 WiFi Speaker
  • Nanoleaf Rhythm Lighting Panel

Living Room

 

  • 32" Non-Smart Panasonic TV
  • AV1200 Ethernet-Over-Powerline Adapter to connect to rest of house
  • D-Link 5-Port Gigabit Switch
  • Sky Box (wired to switch)
  • Panasonic Blu-Ray Recorder (wired to switch)
  • Chromecast Ultra (wired to switch)
  • Google Home Mini Speaker
  • Panasonic All9 Wifi Speaker
  • Grex CGMS/A Suppressor (between Sky Box and Blu-Ray Recorder)

Family Room

 

  • AV1200 Ethernet-Over-Powerline Adapter to connect to rest of house
  • TP-Link 8-Port Gigabit Switch
  • 55" Samsung Smart TV (wired to Switch)
  • Chromecast Ultra (wired to Switch)
  • Xbox 360 (Wired to Switch)
  • Raspberry Pi 3B (running Retropie, Wired to Switch)
  • Elderly Kenwood Stereo
  • Panasonic All1C Wireless Bridge (connected to Stereo)
  • Blu Ray Player
  • Google Home Mini Speaker

Main Guest Room

 

  • 32" Veon TV
  • Raspberry Pi (running Rasplex)
  • Panasonic All8 Wireless Speaker

Other Guest Room

 

  • Panasonic All3 Wireless Speaker

Deck

 

  • Panasonic All5 Portable Wireless Speaker (for music when having BBQ etc).

Misc Wireless Devices

 

  • 2 Personal Laptops on WiFi
  • 1 Work Laptop on Wifi
  • 2 Cellphones on WiFi
  • 2 Tablets

Not Currently Connected Since House Move

 

  • BeeBox mini PC, Hauppauge HD PVR2,  Logitech K400 Wireless Keyboard & HD Fury 2 (all of which used to be used for HD capture off Sky etc)
  • Nintendo Wii
  • PS2 console
  • Original XBOX console
  • Couple of Blu-Ray/DVD players (used to be in bedroom and living room)

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  #2496964 2-Jun-2020 18:09
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Lounge has the home theatre

 


 

LG 65 OLED

 

yamaha rxv685 amp

 

polk s55 fronts, s30 centre and S15 rears.

 

white box to the left is a mock-up of proposed sub when I finally get one

 

has the sky box ps4, ps3, Apple TV and my technics SL1200 turntable.

 

not seen is the plex driver in one Of the cupboards

 

 

 



 

spare bedroom doubles as my computer space and toys display

 

27 inch 1440p monitor

 

i7-8700 with 16gb ram, 1070 gtx gtx card PC

 

Logitech wireless fancy pants mouse, keyboard and wireless headset

 

edifier stereo speakers
all mounted on top of a mightyape gorilla icon standing desk.


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  #2496985 2-Jun-2020 18:58
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I've had fibre since Feb 2016 here.

 

Got ONT to ISP supplied router to a 24 port network switch.

 

Lots of ethernet ports around my house.

 

Currently got one working computer. A new Acer Aspire 5 laptop.

 

I got a Samsung 40 inch LED TV mounted on the lounge wall that's connected to the home network.

 

There are two dead desktop PCs sitting in my lounge. I'm keen to get the oldest one working again. It has an old AGP graphics card with a couple of blown what look to be capacitors.

 

The other desktop PC is one I got from my cousin in 2019. It's running windows XP. There's something wrong with it and it freezes up and shows a black screen most of the time when attempting to use it. It's not highly spec'd. Just a 75 GB HDD and 1 GB of RAM.

 

No photos as I currently have nothing but the new laptop's built in camera to take photos with.




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  #2496987 2-Jun-2020 19:02
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JimmyH: My setup is fairly basic ...

 

Not Currently Connected Since House Move

 

  • BeeBox mini PC, Hauppauge HD PVR2,  Logitech K400 Wireless Keyboard & HD Fury 2 (all of which used to be used for HD capture off Sky etc)
  • Nintendo Wii
  • PS2 console
  • Original XBOX console
  • Couple of Blu-Ray/DVD players (used to be in bedroom and living room)

 

Yours is basic? Mate I have one tv, one computer, & Nintendo Wii through emulation 😀 Rate the casual PS2 and bigger tv in bedroom. I got lost on google yesterday looking at old toys/games from the 90s/2000s that are worth money today. Couple of PS2 games, comics, old furbys, atari, sega games etc. 

 

I remember playing Halo for the first time on the o.g. XBOX. Seems like a long time ago now. 

 

Loismustdye:

 

spare bedroom doubles as my computer space and toys display

 

 

That's quite the G.I. Joe collection.


 
 
 
 


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  #2497086 2-Jun-2020 22:11
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Wakrak:

 

That's quite the G.I. Joe collection.

 

 

 

 

you should see the other walls lol


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  #2497139 2-Jun-2020 23:48
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I live with my wife and will just detail mainly my personal set ups or set ups that we share which I use regularly. We live in a small 130 square metre house that is across three levels (bedrooms at the top, living area on the ground floor, and garage at the basement)

 

Office/study

 

  • Desktop PC with i7-6700 with 16 gigs of ram plus various HDDs and Nvidia 1080 Ti video card
  • Acer Predator 1440p 27 inch monitor
  • KEF LS50 wireless
  • 1x Nintendo Switch is plugged into this monitor as well
  • Synology DS 218+ NAS used to back up our photos and stream movies etc to our TVs. Runs in Raid mode using a specialist seagate 10TB HDDs.
  • TP Link AV6000 Wifi 6 router used only as a wifi AP - 600 megabit wifi goodness across most of the house. Oh yeah..... most of the devices above plugs back into this thing as a switch as well.

Bedroom

 

  • KEF LSX speakers
  • LAN port
  • 2 x Mi bedside lamps supporting Apple Home
  • Amazon Echo dot speaker for assorted silliness

Living room/front door

 

  • Sony A8G 65 inch OLED
  • PS4 pro + SKY + Apple TV plugged into some Sony Atmos soundbar solution via a 4K switch
  • All the connectivity of the devices hook back into the Lan port via an un-managed switch
  • KEF LSX for music
  • Amazon Echo dot speaker for the odd smart home stuff
  • Yale smart lock supporting Apple Home
  • Some Ring wireless security camera plugged into a solar panel
  • Various Phillips Hue lights with its crappy hub

Entertainment room/my wife's office

 

  • Sony A8G 55 inch with another Apple TV 4K and PS4 Pro plugged into a Sony HT8500x soundbar via a 4K switch
  • Another PS4 (my wife and I play very different games) 
  • Wife's sit/stand desk with her Macbook 2016 plugged into some Dell 1440p monitor plus a dock set up
  • Again mostly everything hooks back into the lan port via an unmanaged switch

Garage

 

  • Patch panel/network cabinet that houses our VF router used only as a router.
  • CAT6 cables run throughout the house from there
  • Random smart garage door opener - can't remember the brand
  • Some Ring wireless security camera again plugged into a solar panel

Personal mobile devices/supporting devices

 

  • Macbook 2016 that I rarely use
  • Ipad Pro 11.5 inch (first gen) with the cover keyboard and stylus
  • Iphone 11 Pro
  • Apple Watch 5 LTE
  • Amazon Kindle Paperwhite - so much love for this
  • 2 x Sony WF1000XM3 wireless earphones
  • 1 x Sennheiser Momentum wireless earphones (total garbage compared to the above)

I love a lot of the above things but I would give up most of them before I'd give up our heatpumps, which we use for cooling a lot. Often times even during Auckland winters - we like 18 degrees :)

 

 


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  #2497164 3-Jun-2020 01:45
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Downstairs Lounge:

 

  • 49 inch LG UJ670 TV ( I hate the PQ on this but bought it as a cheap bedroom TV. Management resists replacing it)
  • Yamaha BAR400 Soundbar
  • Apple TV 4th Gen
  • Xiaomi Mi box 4K 
  • Echo Show 8
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8 Inch

 

 

Kitchen:

 

  • iPad Air (original version)
  • Amazon Echo

 

 

Upstairs Lounge:

 

  • Sony TV 65 Inch 65X8500E TV
  • Onkyo TX-NR515 (Please die so I can get a 4k reciever)
  • KEF KHT 2005 5.1 speakers
  • Apple TV 4k
  • Echo dot (1st edition)
  • PS4

 

 

Spare Room / Wife's office:

 

  • Macbook Pro 2019
  • Nextstand Laptop stand (highly recommended if you use a laptop in an office)
  • Samsung LU28E590DS
  • 2 x Echo Dot
  • Fire TV 4k
  • Ikea table as a desk

 

 

Master Bedroom / My Office:

 

  • Echo Show 8
  • 2 x Dell 2209WA Monitors. 
  • Surface Pro 6
  • Dell e7440 Hackintosh
  • Nextstand Laptop stand.
  • Ikea 1600mm desk

 

 

Understair Networking:

 

  • Edgerouter Lite 3
  • TP Link Smart Switch
  • Unraid Server Ryzen 2600 w 16GB RAM and 18GB of storage
  • 3 x Unifi AC-Lite
  •  

Kids Room:

 

  • Echo Dot Kids Edition

 

 

Smart Home:

 

  • Ikea Tradfri Bulbs x 20
  • Sonoff smart relay for outdoor lights
  • Smart switches on the TVs
  • Xiamoi temp sensors
  • Ring Doorbell
  • Raspberry Pi 3B+ for Homeassistant

Personal Devices:

 

  • iPad Air 10.2 Inch with pencil (Mrs Handle)
  • Sony WF1000XM3 wireless headphones
  • 2 x Sony MDR-ZX770BN wireless headphones (Junior Handles hand me downs)
  • Apple Earpods Pro (Mrs Handle)
  • Meizu EP51s
  • 2 x Kindle Paperwhites
  • 2 x Amazon Fire 8 Kids Edition (Both Junior Handles)
  • 1 x iPad 9.7 inch (School device for Junior Handle 8 year old)
  • OnePlus 6
  • Huawei P30 Pro (Mrs Handle)
  •  

Work Devices:

 

  • HP Elitebook 820 G3
  • iPad Pro 10.5 Inch with Pencil
  • iPad 9.7 inch (Mrs Handle)

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  #2497202 3-Jun-2020 08:34
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Handle9:

 

  • Onkyo TX-NR515 (Please die so I can get a 4k reciever)

 

Gosh, I'm surprised it hasn't already. You must have gotten the one good HDMI board amongst them to last this long.


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  #2497446 3-Jun-2020 15:32
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ShinyChrome:

Handle9:



  • Onkyo TX-NR515 (Please die so I can get a 4k reciever)



Gosh, I'm surprised it hasn't already. You must have gotten the one good HDMI board amongst them to last this long.



I had the HDMI board replaced when Onkyo was offering this. It's been a trooper since then.

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#2497476 3-Jun-2020 16:58
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I was thinking that this thread has very low amount of replies or people posting pictures.

 

For me the reason is simple - I wouldn't post as this may provide information to a potential thief out there.

 

Please don't take this the wrong way - just wondering if anyone else was thinking like me.

 

Or am i just too paranoid 


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  #2497479 3-Jun-2020 17:09
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Paranoid.  Have to match your account to a person to a city to an address to your work schedule to how desirable your stuff is.  

 

 


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  #2497532 3-Jun-2020 17:20
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sqishy:

I was thinking that this thread has very low amount of replies or people posting pictures.


For me the reason is simple - I wouldn't post as this may provide information to a potential thief out there.


Please don't take this the wrong way - just wondering if anyone else was thinking like me.


Or am i just too paranoid 



I doubt Geekzoners on here would do something like that and would steal your personal items.

We are tech geeks remember lol.

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