Best products from r/battlestations

We found 1,254 comments on r/battlestations discussing the most recommended products. We ran sentiment analysis on each of these comments to determine how redditors feel about different products. We found 6,023 products and ranked them based on the amount of positive reactions they received. Here are the top 20.

8. Micca MB42X Bookshelf Speakers with 4-Inch Carbon Fiber Woofer and Silk Dome Tweeter (Black, Pair)

  • The MB42X is a demonstration of our designers’ love for the classic compact bookshelf speaker. Handsomely styled with simple contours and modern design cues, the MB42X is easy to place and blends into any room or decor. Its enhanced audio capability makes it a great fit with a wide range of usage scenarios, including living room stereo, home theater surround sound, office background music, or computer desktop sound.
  • Compact ported enclosure houses a balanced woven carbon fiber woofer delivering enhanced transient and impactful bass, and a high performance silk dome tweeter for smooth treble and accurate imaging. Highly optimized 18dB crossover with Zobel network and baffle step compensation yields a transformed sound signature that is incredibly open, balanced, and dynamic.
  • Magnetic front grill system is easy to take off and put on. Leave them off for an ultra clean front baffle with no grill holes to show off the incredibly handsome drivers. Full size 5-way binding posts provide the full complement of speaker wire connectivity options. Hex screws are used throughout for assembly.
  • Home Trial, Satisfaction Guaranteed - Listen for yourself, try them in your home with your music. Place the MB42X along a wall or near a corner of the room for best results. They can be used on desks, book/wall shelves, or on speaker stands.
  • Specifications: Woofer: 4" Carbon Fiber, Rubber Surround; Tweeter: 0.75" Silk Dome; Crossover: 18dB/Octave; Enclosure: Ported; Frequency Response: 60Hz-20kHz; Impedance: 4-8 Ohms; Sensitivity: 85dB 1W/1M; Power Handling: 75 Watts (Each); Dimensions: 9.5" (H) x 5.8" (W) x 6.5"
Micca MB42X Bookshelf Speakers with 4-Inch Carbon Fiber Woofer and Silk Dome Tweeter (Black, Pair)
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9. NEEWER Adjustable Microphone Suspension Boom Scissor Arm Stand, Max Load 1 KG Compact Mic Stand Made of Durable Steel for Radio Broadcasting Studio, Voice-Over Sound Studio, Stages, and TV Stations

  • 【Adjustable Microphone Boom Arm】 Conveniently adjust the angle and height of this mic boom arm to suit your vocal recording need—just loosen the adjustment knob and adjust the boom arm. It’s also easy to fold up and carry. Perfect for stage/studio recording, broadcasting, TV stations, and more
  • 【Stable Arm Support】 With the strong springs and metal positioning screws, the boom arm is compact yet stable enough to support a load of up to 3.3lb/1.5kg. And the springs don’t get in the way of tightening the adjustment knob
  • 【Desk Mounting Clamp】 The desk clamp has rubber padding to protect the desk surface from scratches and scuffs. Compatible with most desks with a desktop thickness of up to 2”/5.3cm
  • 【3/8” to 5/8” Screw Adapter & Mic Clip】 The 3/8” to 5/8” adapter allows you to mount a compatible microphone (like Blue Yeti or Blue Snowball) on the boom arm. It’s not compatible with Blue Yeti Nano which has a 1/4” thread mount. The microphone clip mounts a microphone with a shaft diameter of 1.26”/3.2cm to the boom arm
  • 【Cable Straps & Solid Base】 The five cable straps help organize your microphone cable and make the boom arm look neat. The base connector is solid for durable and reliable holding
NEEWER Adjustable Microphone Suspension Boom Scissor Arm Stand, Max Load 1 KG Compact Mic Stand Made of Durable Steel for Radio Broadcasting Studio, Voice-Over Sound Studio, Stages, and TV Stations
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13. Mount-It! Dual Monitor Mount | Double Monitor Desk Stand | Fits 2 Computer Screens 19 20 21 22 23 24 27 Inches | C-Clamp and Grommet Base | Heavy Duty Full Motion Arms | VESA 75 100 Compatible

  • DUAL MONITOR MOUNT: Fits 2 computer screens 13 15 17 19 20 21 22 23 24 27 inches, with a maximum support weight of 22 pounds each, using the 75x75mm or 100x100mm VESA square bolt hole pattern found on the back of the monitors. (measure bolt hole distance in millimeters if unsure of size)
  • FEATURES: Dual monitor desk stand is made of heavy duty steel and aluminum alloy and has integrated cable management clips on each arm to keep your cables organized. Comes with sturdy, double C-clamp and grommet base mounts for desktops up to 4 inches thick.
  • FULLY ADJUSTABLE: Double monitor stand arms can tilt up or down 15 degrees and/or swivel 360 degrees left and right, and both monitors can rotate 180 degrees in either direction for landscape or portrait orientation - without removing them. The height can be adjusted on the middle pole.
  • EASY INSTALLATION: Two monitor stand comes with all mounting hardware, tools, and instructions necessary for assembly. See instructional video for tips on installation and functionality.
  • US-BASED CUSTOMER SUPPORT: Dual VESA mount comes with a 5-YEAR WARRANTY, and our friendly and responsive customer support team is available to answer any questions you may have during normal business hours.
Mount-It! Dual Monitor Mount | Double Monitor Desk Stand | Fits 2 Computer Screens 19 20 21 22 23 24 27 Inches | C-Clamp and Grommet Base | Heavy Duty Full Motion Arms | VESA 75 100 Compatible
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u/mellovibes75 · 4 pointsr/battlestations

Not OP but I can help you out here. Let's break this down by component:

  1. Speakers - There are two types: active and passive. Active = amplifier built into each speaker (i.e. most dedicated "computer" speakers from the likes of Logitech, Creative, etc.). Passive = 90% of speakers out there, must be connected to an amplifier to work. Typically passive speakers will get you a better speaker for a given price for an active but you have to figure in the cost of an amplifier. For a passive speaker set up, the cheapest system recommended over at /r/audiophile is a SMSL SA-60 amp and Micca MB42X Bookshelf Speakers. If your budget is higher, ask in the daily purchase advice sticky there (read the rules/suggestions thoroughly). I don't mess around with active speakers so I can't recommend any.

  2. Microphone - For simplicity's sake, I will recommend you look into USB connecting condenser microphones as they are affordable and have good sensitivity. Something like the Audio-Technica AT-2020 or Blue Yeti are popular mics for under $100. I have the Yeti and can attest that it is a very good and sensitive multi pattern mic. They can be hooked directly up to your PC or if you want to get really fancy, check out an audio interface like the Focusrite Scarlett Solo or Scarlett 2i2. The nice thing about an interface is it allows you get a nice mic with an XLR connector (generally better than a USB connection) and it will work with your PC.

  3. Headphones - Don't waste your money on "gaming" headphones. A nice 2 channel pair of cans with a standalone mic like I listed above will hands down outperform the likes of Turtle Beach and Razr headsets. /r/headphones has a really good wiki with more info than I can provide here and headphones broken down by price range and characteristics. Plus, then you can use them both for gaming and general music listening and have a good experience, something you don't get with dedicated "gaming" headsets. The amp I listed in the speakers section is fine for headphones but Schiit makes absolutely fantastic headphone amps and DAC (digital to analog converters, check out both /r/audiophile and /r/headphones for more info on them and why they are good for your set up) with very respectable price tags.

    Hope this helps. Higher quality audio equipment can be confusing and daunting, what with all the technical details, wide price ranges, parsing through all the marketing bullshit and the sometimes snobby attitudes of some "audiophiles". I wish you luck and feel free to ask me if you have any questions.
u/NinjaMilez · 3 pointsr/battlestations

Nice, a sleek black and white aesthetic. Nothing is out of place here. Glad you went with a mouse mat with a small logo.

I don't have any suggestions really since it's all but perfect. I can offer a potential upgrade or two if you have money that needs spending!

A headphone stand has already been mentioned but the style of headphone stand that you decide to go with is also a consideration. You can get ones that stand on your desk. These are good if you want the headphones to be a point of attention on the desk. They are nice-looking Grados so might be a good idea.

If you want headphones on your desk but not to take up any space then you can get ones that attach to the edge like this or to the underside of the desk like this.

If you don't want them to be anywhere near the desk then you can find wall mounted ones or something you can stick to the side of a desk leg if it's wide enough à la this.

If you want a better quality LED bulb for your lamp (because it is a nice lamp!) then it might be worth investing into some high CRI (90+, ideally ~95-97) LED bulbs. They can be expensive but they are very nice. Make sure that you double-check the base type of the bulb already in the lamp before you buy. Yuji LED sell what are probably the best LED bulbs you can buy right now. You can also choose between colour temperature. If you only use the lamp during the evening then go for the 3000K option for a warmer colour.

For a future and more expensive investment (that could also become a hobby), you should look into buying or building a custom mechanical keyboard. Your setup would love it! Check out /r/MechanicalKeyboards if you're interested.

Hope this helps!


u/MollyPopGirl · 3 pointsr/battlestations

It's amazing how big a difference frames can make.

I assume that the reason you moved the tower to face that away is so that you can see the glass window? Totally get that. Moved my set up all around because I wanted to enjoy looking at it. But maybe you could move it to the same position you had in the first photos but maybe further to the left of your desk? Basically switching it with the PS4's location. I think that will help hide some of those cables and give the desk a cleaner look.

Or if you really have your heart set on that tower positioning, I think some velcro straps would be a great start and compressing the cables. Or something like these could help get cables off the floor and under the desk and help run them in a tidier fashion.

You've definitely been making some improvements! Keep up the great work!

u/CrucialMove · 2 pointsr/battlestations

I have a Blue Yeti Blackout on a microphone arm (cheapy $20 version like this one ( but without the black adapter at the end of it, and it has worked beautifully for the last three years, I can even invert my microphone to where it's hanging upside-down over my monitors and it's still steady as a rock. The arm can extend for about two and a half to three feet in every direction and is very easily adjustable.

I would definitely recommend checking to make sure whatever arm you buy is compatible with the microphone though, as some aren't. There's plenty of cheap versions on Amazon that can clip to your desk and easily support the weight of the microphone.

It's cleared up a lot of my desk space, made it easier to cable manage and use my microphone, and you don't get any of the infamous desk vibrations coming through your mic that the Blue Yeti is so well-known for.

TL:DR; A cheap Blue-yeti compatible mic stand can be found on Amazon, and it's a much better recording experience on a mic stand than on the desk stand that comes with the Blue Yeti.

u/GoingOnEmpty · 3 pointsr/battlestations

It's all about personal preference as to what you want to use, but I used Velcro cable ties, cable sleeves, and sticky cable clamps for both my battlestation and my TV/console station. I bought these in particular and they do just the trick for me at very low cost.

Ties: VELCRO Brand ONE WRAP Thin Ties | Strong & Reusable | Perfect for Fastening Wires & Organizing Cords | Black, 8 x 1/2-Inch | 100 Count

Sleeves: 20" Cable Management Sleeve with Free Zip Ties

Clamps: eBoot Adjustable Cable Clips Adhesive Nylon Wire Clamps, Black, 50 Pack

Stick some clamps behind your desk and down the edges of the desk legs to run the wires and cords along them. Just be warned that the residue may stick and might peel off paint or wood, so take caution if you want to tear them off. I'm sure you can find better ones that don't potentially damage your desk, but with proper removal care, you should be fine.

I like the velcro straps because they can easily be adjusted, removed, and reused. They're also versatile for any other random cables you want to store.

u/GroundedVindaloop · 1 pointr/battlestations

Haha thank you! This was actually my first time doing a dual monitor set up too so I was pretty nervous about choosing a stand.

VIVO Dual LCD Monitor Desk Mount Stand Heavy Duty Fully Adjustable fits 2 /Two Screens up to 27" (STAND-V002)

This think is great and super easy to set up. It’s a little tight at first and takes some fidgeting but it feels secure. I was also worried about the clamp and the desk combo but it worked out I just had to finesse it a bit.

All in all I’m super happy with it and would probably buy the table again. Also it’s super easy to take apart to move locations if you have to

u/imadp · 5 pointsr/battlestations

Hey, thats my shop! Glad to see you put your shadow boxes to good use! Your setup looks great and is surprisingly similar to mine (I love that monitor, but I had to return mine a few times to get one without backlight bleed). Maybe I'll post my station later in the week.

About the cables, I don't know if your desk is too thick, but I bought some of those black binder clips from office supply stores and clamped them to the back of my desk, and then I ran wires through them and secured them with velcro straps. Even if that doesn't work, these velcro straps are awesome for bundling wires:

Thanks to everyone else for your interest in my shadow boxes, I'll be working hard to get your orders out and I'll have some new NES scenes up soon as well. Check back this week!

u/alanpsk · 2 pointsr/battlestations

I'm going to suggest a few things because your setup has a lot of potentials. First, mount that CRG9. That behemoth is a great monitor but the stand just takes up too much space, once you mount it, it will give you an unbelievable amount of desk space. Second, drill a hole and route your mouse and keyboard cord thru it. Also, get something like this to hang your headset underneath the table. Last but not least, put some pictures or your collection or what not onto the wall to make it more personal. Afterward, your setup will look much better and super clean. Hope that helps.

u/febreeze1 · 1 pointr/battlestations

I first went with this one from amazon but I ended up returning it due to the connector for one of the arms not supporting the weight of my monitor (possibly faulty but also read this has happened before to other people).


The next one I got, which is the one in the pic is

It works awesome. Gas spring monitor mount. Holds a 27in curved and 24 in in portrait perfectly fine. Super easy to adjust and manipulate to the position you want it in and has held up over the past 2 months.

Now one problem I ran into is the connecting point from the VESA adapter on my curved monitor can tilt left and right WITHIN the bracket that holds the monitor from the arm. So it seeds perfectly and is secured within the clip (hard to describe but ultimately the monitor wont fall) it just doesn't fit 100% snug, so you get a 3 cm tilt left or right. Its in no way a problem holding the monitor its moreso an annoyance. The monitor centers perfectly and stays there, you just have to re-position it once a week it seems.

u/MentalToast · 5 pointsr/battlestations

Absolutely no prob :)

My mom reviews electronics for a living so we end up getting tons of new devices really often and generally need to find cables to match so things are being switched out and added in all the time. To make it more convenient instead of having to go sort through a box or into a drawer and untangle cables I wanted something super easy access to so that if i needed an hdmi , bam, I had one. Same with the others.

For the controllers I used Stick-On Game Controller Hooks 2 Pack. The snes and nes usb controllers are simply hung via a tack.

I got a simple ~$10 corkboard from walmart, used a label maker for the labels and then used CraZy TACKz 36tacks to hang the cables. I wouldn't recommend them though, a standard tack works better honestly ( In theory a hook is great but they loosen and then swing around making it a pain to re-orient them when you're taking things on and off frequently.)

The headphones under the desk is The Anchor Great adhesive, super cheap and can orient it vertically or horizontally which lets you fit two pair ( in my case one for skype/discord+gaming and the other for general use since it has better quality but no mic)

For anyone else curious about the other pieces of the set up:

the desk is Series A:72inch Desk by Bush Business Furinture.

The lights are EconoLed RGB 5M 3528 LED Strip Light 300leds

Mousepad is Reflex Lab Huge Gaming Mouse Pad

The headphones are :
SteelSeries Arctis 5
and Audio-Technica ATH-A900X

Monitors are : ASUS VN279QL and Dell U3417W FR3PK

Keyboard is : Razer BlackWidow X Tournament Edition Chroma

Mouse is : Razer Naga Hex v2

u/dstaller · 1 pointr/battlestations

Some of them have adjustable pieces for each monitor to fine tune height. I have one that attached to the desk rather than sit on the table, but it definitely does.

I have this one. It's working pretty good so far and I've had it for a month. The only downside is that you don't really have much freedom in the angle of the monitors due to the solid bar. Makes it much easier getting them even though and the bar makes it really easy to mount an LED strip across it.

u/polypeptide147 · 6 pointsr/battlestations

Ah okay. Well I'll give you a few more then.

Edifier P12. Just a review that I did of those. Pretty much, they're a fun speaker and you probably won't need a sub, but they don't really have that top end sparkle that some people look for.

Micca has been the 'go-to' for budget speakers for a while. This is the MB42X that have been popular for years, and they're many people's first pair of speakers. They're extremely well built and they sound fantastic. Just recently, they came out with the RB42. Those are $130 instead of $80. Here is a comparison between the two that I made. Basically a "what do you get for the extra money" kinda thing. The jist is more bass response and stronger bass. It makes male vocals sound much richer and fuller, and they can reach down lower to get some more low notes.

Let me know if you need anything else.

u/OzzyWozzie · 12 pointsr/battlestations

Here's everything for equipment, so hopefully this answers any questions:



u/im_a_fancy_man · 3 pointsr/battlestations

I got kicked out of /r/CableManagement even tho some people liked it there. Original Post

Even though I buy and build PC's for a living, I don't have a fancy water cooled setup at home. But this is my desk, it gets the job done. I recently cleaned up all the cables so thought some people would enjoy that. I could have hid the power cable but I don't like tying those up.

Ready for the cool part? This is an Ikea desk, firs thing I did was threw out all the hardware and used velcro to fasten the legs to the desk. Zero issues for 6+ months. The parts from Ikea I used were: ($100) ($119)

I used zip ties + velcro ties to fasten the cables and a small speaker under the desk.

The monitor arm I use is good old Vivo from Amazon for $29..I've been using these for probably 4-5 years, and have purchased about a dozen of them.

This is the speaker that is zipped under the desk: ($29)

The PC is self-built. Its a generic Mini ATX case, 6th gen i7, 16GB of Corsair 2400, a 128 Patriot SSD and a 2TB HDD, it also has an EVGA 1070 video card which is really overkill for what I do.

Last cool part - the case is equipped with a 5.25" "drawer" in place of DVD drive. Perfect for spare USB drives, a few pens, etc to keep the desk clean. ($10)

u/4567890 · 54 pointsr/battlestations

This is my desk. I'm not really done with it yet, but since this was illicitly posted here and deleted I might as well make an "official" post.

Desk: Bestar Connexion U-Shaped Workstation
Monitors: ASUS VN279Q 27-Inch x 6
Mounts: Vivo Dual LCD Monitor Desk Stand
Video Card: VisionTek Products 7750 Eye 6 (with a more powerful card driving the center display)
Chair: A ball. Deal with it.

There's a tower under the desk driving all this, but it's a few years old. A Core i7 2600k with a 16GB of RAM and 4 90GB SSDs in a raid 0. The center monitor is hooked up to a GTX 570, which is probably next up to be upgraded.

Like I said, I still have a lot of work to do (especially for cable managment) but I'm really happy with how my power solution is coming along. Plugging in this many monitors along with all the other stuff on my desk is always a mess, but CyberPower makes a 10 outlet rackmount power strip, which is a really nice solution. Those are the bottom two things in the rack. The whole rack will be mounted to the underside of the desk soon, and I'll get a net or something to keep the wires off the floor and go crazy with zip ties.

I'm not totally happy with the stands, which are pretty bulky, but I couldn't find a lot of options for six 27-inch monitors. Ideally it would be some kind of single foot "tree" style stand, but all the 6 monitor ones I could find didn't support 27 inchers.

This thing is mostly used for work. I write for Ars Technica.

u/DeathsDemise · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Would you be so kind to upload an image of the end of the wire on the light strips ? I would like to get one of these but as they are meant for a car i would like to know ahead how im going to plug it into an home electric plug. Thanks !

Edit: Nevermind, looks like i found the perfect kit :)

u/HollowImage · 1 pointr/battlestations

I used Vivo! monitor stands. Its actually a mix-match of several.

The left two are supported by this:

the right two are supported by a combination of:

  1. pole from 1x
  2. arms from 2x

    Because Vivo doesnt make Tall pole with arms. I can understand, they are worrying about the structural integruity if someone tries to arm up 3 monitors on one pole, and I will be honest the torque that my top monitor is putting on that pole is quite a bit, it definitely bent out a few degrees from the strain; however given how relatively light these monitors are (27" qnix, very litle plastic and a thin led panel) and the very high quality of the pole+arm mounts (I VERY MUCH RECOMMEND the mounts by the way) I am not worried a lot -- but I will be keeping an eye on it.

    Oh and yeah, the "perfectly organized" comment. I so agree. It actually irks me when people put up a picture of a setup so clean, its like they put it together just to show off. Like thsoe people who fill their shelves with books they never once cracked open but are considered classics so they want to show it off. I work here, I game here, its a big part of my life and its not perfect, but its damn efficient and it has everything that I need.
u/ThatActuallyGuy · 3 pointsr/battlestations

While this might be better suited in /r/AskBattlestations/ I'd suggest a corner desk. People around here [myself included] have a strong affection for Ikea desks, especially the build-a-desk system. While it can get pricey, it makes getting your perfect desk incredibly easy.

If you don't get a glass top, then you might also want to consider a dual monitor mount to get back some extra desk space. you can find them pretty easily on Amazon and the like, but I've had good experiences with this one.

You also might want to get wall hangers for your instruments, it'll simultaneously free up floor space and get some personality on those walls. Just a thought.

u/n_nick · 3 pointsr/battlestations

Here is my build list formated for reddit

Group | Name | Price | Quantity | Total | Link
--- | --- | --- | --- | --- | ---
Pc | (Everything Inside the case) | | | |
$1,601.62 | Intel Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor | $347.00 | 1 | $347.00 |
| Cooler Master Hyper D92 54.8 CFM Rifle Bearing CPU Cooler | $44.80 | 1 | $44.80 |
| Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard | $171.49 | 1 | $171.49 |
| Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory | $129.99 | 1 | $129.99 |
| Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive | $97.99 | 1 | $97.99 |
| Hitachi HD​S723020BLA​642 | $58.00 | 3 | $174.00 | EBay
| EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB FTW Gaming ACX 3.0 Video Card | $459.99 | 1 | $459.99 |
| EVGA 850W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply | $90.39 | 1 | $90.39 |
| XFX AMD Radeon HD 5450 1GB | $29.99 | 2 | $59.98 |
| PWM Female to 4 x PWM Male Computer Case Fan Splitter | $6.50 | 2 | $13.00 |
| Sabrent 2.5" SSD & SATA Hard Drive to Desktop 3.5" | $12.99 | 1 | $12.99 |
| 80MM 5000RPM Fan | $0.00 | 2 | $0.00 |
| 92MM 5000RPM Fan | $0.00 | 4 | $0.00 |
Monitors | | | | |
$744.66 | Seiki Pro SM28UTR 28-Inch 4K UHD 3840x2160 | $195.69 | 1 | $195.69 |
| AOC e2460Sd 24-Inch Widescreen LED Monitor | $142.99 | 3 | $428.97 |
| Dell 17" 5:4 | $30.00 | 4 | $120.00 | EBay
Cables | | | | |
$137.77 | Cable Matters Gold Plated DisplayPort to DisplayPort Cable 10 Feet | $11.99 | 1 | $11.99 |
| Cable Matters Active DisplayPort to DVI Male to Female Adapter | $19.99 | 2 | $39.98 |
| DVI Male to Female 90 Degree Adapter Connector | $4.43 | 3 | $13.29 |
| 15ft 28AWG CL2 Dual Link DVI-D Cable - Black | $10.47 | 3 | $31.41 |
| 15ft Super VGA M/M | $5.69 | 4 | $22.76 |
| 15ft USB 2.0 A Male to A Female Extension | $1.87 | 5 | $9.35 |
| 25ft hdmi cable | $8.99 | 1 | $8.99 |
Desk Accesseries | | | | |
$263.49 | Perixx PX-5200 Cherry MX Blue | $72.91 | 1 | $72.91 |
| Logitech C310 Webcam | $31.93 | 1 | $31.93 |
| Lapel Mics | $6.50 | 1 | $6.50 |
| FingerPrint Reader | $12.58 | 1 | $12.58 |
| Mouse Pad | $8.99 | 1 | $8.99 |
| Headset Func HS260 | $79.99 | 1 | $79.99 |
| Altec ACS 54 - Speaker | $0.00 | 1 | $0.00 |
| Logitech G700S | $50.59 | 1 | $50.59 |
Audio Accesseries | | | | |
$58.33 | BEHRINGER MICROAMP HA400 | $24.99 | 1 | $24.99 |
| 5-Pack 6.35mm Male to 3.5mm Female Adapter | $7.99 | 1 | $7.99 |
| 3.5mm Male to 2 x 3.5mm Female Splitter Cable | $3.99 | 1 | $3.99 |
| Coupler 3.5 mm Female - 3.5 mm Female Stereo or Mono | $3.93 | 1 | $3.93 |
| 3 feet Slim 3.5mm Stereo Audio Cable - M/M | $2.71 | 2 | $5.42 |
| 3-Feet 3.5mm Stereo Male to Female Extension Cable, 5-Pack | $12.01 | 1 | $12.01 |
Lighting | | | | |
$86.88 | Studio Designs Swing Arm Lamp Black | $24.75 | 2 | $49.50 |
| Lutron TT-300NLH-BL Credenza Lamp Dimmer Black | $14.83 | 1 | $14.83 |
| Triple Outlet Swivel Adapter, White | $3.27 | 1 | $3.27 |
| Daylight LED Light Bulb 15W | $9.64 | 2 | $19.28 |
Cable Managment | | | | |
$18.81 | 100 Velcro Ties | $5.00 | 2 | $10.00 |
| 100 Releasable cable ties | $2.47 | 3 | $7.41 |
| Cable Clip nais | $0.70 | 2 | $1.40 |
Power | | | | |
$53.13 | Monster MP AV 750 Audio Video PowerCenter | $18.99 | 1 | $18.99 |
| AmazonBasics 6-Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip 2-Pack | $12.99 | 1 | $12.99 |
| 3 Outlet Single-Tap Wall Tap | $4.00 | 2 | $8.00 |
| 15ft 16AWG Power Cord Cable | $5.20 | 1 | $5.20 |
| 10ft 18AWG Right Angle Power Cord Cabl | $2.65 | 3 | $7.95 |
Network | | | | |
$33.98 | TP-LINK 8-Port Gigabit Desktop Switch | $22.99 | 1 | $22.99 |
| 5-Pack, Cat6 Ethernet Patch Cable in Blue 3 Feet | $10.99 | 1 | $10.99 |
Monitor Mount | | | | |
$215.27 | Arm wall mount | $17.54 | 3 | $52.62 |
| Top wall mount bracket | $4.80 | 4 | $19.20 |
| Center Monitor Mount | $7.99 | 1 | $7.99 |
| 2x8 | $7.47 | 3 | $22.41 |
| 2x4 | 2.55 | 1 | $2.55 |
| 3" clamp | $5.98 | 6 | $35.88 |
| 4" Hinge | $2.81 | 2 | $5.62 |
| Wood Screws | $9.00 | 1 | $9.00 | Lowes
| Assorted brackets/hardware | $25.00 | 1 | $25.00 | Lowes
| Case Rack Mount | $35.00 | 1 | $35.00 | EBay
Misc | | | | |
$35.97 | Steam Link | $19.99 | 1 | $19.99 |
| Bluetooth Adapter | $7.99 | 1 | $7.99 | GRANDCOW Bluetooth 4.0 USB Adapter Dongle for Windows 10/ 8.1 / 8/ 7 / Vista / XP
| 19 Key Numeric Keypad | $7.99 | 1 | $7.99 |

u/Wulf6489 · 19 pointsr/battlestations
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU | Intel - Core i7-6700K 4.0GHz Quad-Core Processor | $309.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler | NZXT - Kraken X61 106.1 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler | $126.89 @ B&H
Motherboard | Asus - Z170-PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard | $106.98 @ Newegg
Memory | Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-2666 Memory | $165.99 @ Newegg
Storage | Samsung - 830 Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive | About $40ish
Storage | Samsung - 850 EVO-Series 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive | $139.99 @ Newegg
Video Card | EVGA - GeForce GTX 1080 8GB FTW Gaming ACX 3.0 Video Card | $599.89 @ B&H
Case | NZXT - H440 (Glossy White/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case | $109.99 @ Directron
Power Supply | Corsair - RMx 850W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply | $129.99 @ Newegg
Operating System | Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit | $89.89 @ OutletPC
Monitor | Acer - Predator X34 34.0" 3440x1440 100Hz Monitor | $1220.38 @ Amazon
Keyboard | Corsair - K65 LUX RGB Wired Gaming Keyboard | $89.99 @ Best Buy
Mouse | Logitech - G300S Wired Optical Mouse | $24.46 @ Amazon
Headphones | Logitech - G933 Artemis Spectrum 7.1 Channel Headset | $132.99 @ Best Buy
Other| Linmon tabletop with Aldis legs| $25.00 @ Ikea
Other| Saljan Counter Top | $59.00 @ Ikea
Other| Alex drawers| $79.00 @ Ikea
Other| Alex drawers| $79.00 @Ikea
Other| Ergotech Freedom Arm HD | $76.50 @ Amazon
Other| Luminoodle Bias Lighting for TV | $24.99 @ Amazon
Other| Cheap Ass Gaming Chair | $? @ Off the street????
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total (before mail-in rebates) | $3635.91
| Mail-in rebates | -$45.00
| Total | $3590.91
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-09-12 20:32 EDT-0400 |
u/Th3D3generate · 1 pointr/battlestations

Gotcha, dual monitors (or triple monitors) are always nice. I have a GTX 660 Ti and Im thinking of upgrading to a GTX 970 over the summer. I personally recommend using the same brand of GPU as you do for your Mobo. I have an MSI Mobo and Im going to make sure I get an MSI GTX 970. Not sure that it really matters but its just my preference. If you want to go with something black that works there is a 7 Port Amazon Basics USB Hub ( Its big enough that it won't get pulled around while cords are plugged in but should still be small enough to hide behind the monitor or desktop. I'd recommend looking into a Dual Monitor Desk Mount once you have the two 27" monitors, they look really good and let you raise your monitors more to eye level which is better ergonomically. I use a Dual Monitor Desk Mount and this is what my set up looks like: The mount I bought is this one in case you want to look into it:

u/BryceSoFresh · 3 pointsr/battlestations
CPU | Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor | $219.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler | Corsair H60 54.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler | $57.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard | Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard | $127.99 @ Newegg
Memory | Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory | $139.99 @ Amazon
Storage | Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive | $0.00 @ The Wife
Storage | 240GB Mercury Extreme® Pro 6G SSD | $159.99 @ Macsales
Storage | WD Blue 1TB Mobile Hard Disk Drive | $30.00 @ TAM Solutions
Video Card | EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition | $718.00 @ Newegg
Case | NZXT S340 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case | $76.98 @ Newegg
Power Supply | OCZ ZT 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply | $54.99 @ Newegg
Monitor | Acer - Predator X34 34.0" 3440x1440 100Hz Monitor | $1,170.00 @ Amazon
Monitor | LG 29EA73-P 60Hz 29.0" Monitor | $319.18 @ The Liquidation Team
Case Fan | Corsair Air Series AF120 Quiet Edition (2-Pack) 39.9 CFM 120mm Fans | $27.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard | Vortex POK3R White LED Backlit Mechanical Keyboard (Red Cherry MX) | $129.00 @ MehcanicalKeyboards
Mouse | Logitech G602 Wireless Mouse | $64.99 @ Best Buy
Headset | Astro A50 Wireless Gaming Headset | $299.99 @ Best Buy
Speakers | Klipsch - ProMedia 2.1 120W 2.1ch Speakers | $150.00 @ Best Buy
| | Total
| Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available | $3,747.07

Monitor Mounts- 10/10
u/jackdriper · 2 pointsr/battlestations

OP said he spent $4000-5000 on everything while he has $99 computer speakers. There are some really solid pairs of speakers that I don't think would have been out of the budget.

I get that people have different priorities, but I feel like we (subscribers to places like /r/basttlestations) prioritize researching the best value for our money at any price range. I'm surprised to often see plastic computer speakers and gaming headsets next to $700 ultrawide monitors so often.

u/dion297 · 1 pointr/battlestations

Hi OP I have a few questions (maybe more than a few...)

So I'm looking to upgrade in the monitor game. I was actually eyeing the same exact monitor that you have (Acer 3440x1400 UQWHD) but wasn't able to make a decision. How is the monitor? Would you recommend it? The refresh rate is what makes me hesitant. I wanted to bump up to 144Hz but I understand this monitor is capped at 60Hz.

Secondly, I was looking (same as you) to mount the monitor I have right now above the new monitor I get (whichever it ends up being). How does it feel? Is it comfortable to look at as opposed to the normal side by side setup?

Finally, what exactly did you use to mount your monitors? I was eyeing this guy. Any tips?

Thanks in advance!

(btw I'd love to see you do a full blown build if this is only a budget station)

u/serotoninzero · 5 pointsr/battlestations

Found this on Amazon and figured I'd try it out. I was very satisfied. I just routed them around the back of the monitors and kept them up with scotch tape and its holding perfectly. The remote is great and has a lot of options. Most of them are useless in this type of setup unless you want to show it off, throwing random colors against the wall. Generally I just have a blue-white color and leave it as that, but you can change brightness and bring up the RGB values to your preference and save your favorite settings which keeps after unplugging.

In any case, I have absolutely no complaints about this set and highly recommend it. Maybe my only complaint would be that it has this fade setting that goes between seven colors, I wish I could have it fade between my DIY colors.

u/AudioMan612 · 1 pointr/battlestations

Nice setup man!

If you're trying to get better performance out of your loudspeakers, I highly recommend getting them on some stands. You want your tweeters to be at ear-level or close enough that you can tilt the speakers a bit to make a difference. This is because treble is very directional. The other reason that stands make a big difference is mechanical isolation. When your speaker cabinets make direct contact with your desk, their vibrations transfer out of the cabinets and into your furniture, which muddies up the sound.

If you want something cheap, AudioEngine DS2's would probably do the job. If you want something a bit better where you can tweak it a bit more to your liking, I highly recommend getting a pair of IsoAcoustics stands. I was able to A-B several loudspeakers on and off of the stands before I bought them, and they make a very noticeable difference. They come with 2 different heights of poles as well as two different size spacers for fine tuning or tilting. The correct size for your monitors according to the IsoAcoustics site would be a pair of ISO-L8R155's.

u/pdmcmahon · 1 pointr/battlestations

Mac Mini (2018 model), named NOSTROMO

  • 3.2 GHz Hexa-Core Core i7 CPU
  • 32 GB of RAM
  • 256 GB PCIe boot volume
  • 2 TB external rotating drive for Time Machine Backups, connected via Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C
  • Dual 8 TB Western Digital Elements USB 3.0 drives for content, VOL1 and VOL2. VOL1 is replicated to VOL2, both are connected via Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C. These handy adapter cables allow you to connect a traditional USB 3.0 device into a Thunderbolt 3 port.
  • Single 4 TB SeaGate Plus USB 3.0 drive which contains the majority of my media content, VOL5. It is a "floater" drive which I always carry in my backpack to have the majority of my content with me at all times.
  • Running Mac OS 10.14.5 Server
  • Dual 27” Apple Thunderbolt Displays connected to the Mac Mini, daisy-chained off a single Thunderbolt 3 port using a Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter.
  • This Mac Mini is what I use to host all of my iTunes content to the three Apple TVs in my home

    Mac Mini (2010 model), named SPUNKMEYER

  • 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo CPU
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 100 GB SSD boot volume
  • 500 GB traditional drive for Time Machine Backups
  • Running Mac OS 10.13.6 Server

    MacBook Pro Retina 15” (2015 model), named SULACO

  • 2.2 GHz Quad-Core Core i7 CPU
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 256 GB SSD
  • Running Mac OS 10.14.5 Client
  • Time Machine Backups are being taken both on the 2018 Mac Mini as well as the 2010 Mac Mini

    Mac Mini (2012 model), named FERRO

  • This Mac is located at Mom & Dad’s about 1,000 miles away. It is a complete offsite backup of all of my content, it is also used for Time Machine backups of my mother’s Mac Mini and my niece’s MacBook Pro. I have both Remote Desktop and SSH access via the magic of port forwarding. Whenever I add a new movie, I place it is my Shared Dropbox folder, then about 30 minutes later it is available on the backup Mac Mini. I then move it over to VOL3, and all of my content is always in sync.
  • 2.5 GHz Dual-Core Core i5 CPU
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 120 GB SSD boot volume
  • 500 GB traditional drive for Time Machine Backups
  • Single 8 TB Western Digital Elements USB 3.0 drive for storing and hosting content, VOL3. It is a complete duplicate of VOL1/VOL2.
  • Running Mac OS 10.14.5 Server

    Mac Mini (2012 model), named AURIGA

  • This Mac is located at my sister's house about 1,000 miles away. It is a complete offsite backup of all of my movies and TV shows, it is also used for Time Machine backups of my sister's MacBook Pro and my other niece’s MacBook. I have both Remote Desktop and SSH access via the magic of port forwarding. Whenever I add a new movie, I place it is my Shared Dropbox folder, then about 30 minutes later it is available on the backup Mac Mini. I then move it over to VOL4, and all of my content is always in sync.
  • 2.5 GHz Dual-Core Core i5 CPU
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 120 GB SSD boot volume
  • 500 GB traditional drive for Time Machine Backups
  • Single 4 TB Seagate Backup Plus USB 3.0 drive (VOL4) for storing and hosting content, VOL4. It is a complete duplicate of VOL1/VOL2.
  • Running Mac OS 10.14.5 Server

    Both the 2012 Minis and the 2010 Mini are completely headless. Unfortunately, this means that accessing them via remote desktop gives you a measly 800x600 resolution. I use this handy little gadget on both of them to replicate a 1920x1080 display being connected. So, when I connect via Screen Sharing I get a nice big display.

    MacBook Pro (2018 model), named APLC02XV5W1JGH5

  • 2.2 GHz Six-Core Intel Core i7 CPU
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 500 GB SSD
  • Running Mac OS 10.14.5 Client
  • This is my work-provided laptop, mostly used for remote access. It is pretty locked down, I am not a local administrator so I cannot even rename it to fit my naming scheme

    iPad Pro 10.5", named APONE

  • 2.38 GHz Apple A10X CPU
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 256 GB of storage
  • Running iOS 13.0 Public Beta

    iPhone X, named RIPLEY

  • 2.4 GHz Apple A11 Bionic CPU
  • 3 GB of RAM
  • 256 GB of storage
  • Running iOS 12.3.1

    LG Blu-Ray reader/writer in connected to NOSTROMO via USB 3.0, used for ripping Blu-Rays and DVDs

    Sabrent USB 3.0 Dual-Bay Hard Drive Dock, also connected to NOSTROMO via USB 3.0

    The microphone is a Yeti Blue with a Nady Pop Filter, coupled with a Logitech HD C310, used for Google Hangouts and the occasional podcast. It is mounted on a RODE PSA1 Swivel Mount Studio Microphone Boom Arm and a RADIUS II Microphone Shock Mount.

    The mousepad is an XTracPads Ripper XXL mousepad

    The chair is a Raynor Ergohuman ME7ERG desk chair

    I use Dropbox to expertly keep my content in sync. Due to the amount of content I keep in there, it is well worth the $100 per year for a Dropbox Pro subscription.

    Additionally throughout the house, I have...
    3 Eeros for my Mesh Wireless Network WiFi System
    2 Apple TVs (4K), named ASH and CALL
    1 Apple TV (4th Generation), named BISHOP
    1 Apple HomePod, named DIETRICH
    1 Nest Hello Video Doorbell, named HELLO
    1 Nest Learning Thermostat, named NEST (yeah, original af, I know)
    2 WyzeCam Pans, named WYZE-Kitchen and WYZE-LivingRoom
    4 WeMo Smart Plugs, named WEMO-Foyer, WEMO-SpareBedroom, WEMO-MasterBedroom, and WEMO-LivingRoom
    1 Amazon Echo Plus, named ECHO-LivingRoom
    2 Amazon Echoes (First-Generation), named ECHO-MasterBedroom and ECHO-Kitchen
    2 Amazon Echo Dots, named DOT-Office, and DOT-SpareBedroom
    4 Google Home Minis
    1 Brother HL-L2395DW Wireless Laser Printer, named LV426
    1 PlayStation 3 Slim 120 GB, named HICKS

    I have a total of 31 IP reservations according to my Eero. This makes it a lot easier to manage my network, set up port forwarding, etc.
u/[deleted] · 1 pointr/battlestations

It's well worth it. I feel like 2 1080s is the sweet spot for me. Any less and I'm cramped, any more and I'm just running unnecessary shit simply because there's another screen over there.

If you go that route, I'd recommend snagging one of these as well. Super cheap, super tough, and it's relatively painless to adjust the orientation of displays on-the-fly. Coupled with some hotkeys you can switch between any combo of portrait/landscape in just a few seconds.

u/carb0nxl · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Thank you kindly!
It's not actually a triple monitor stand. Only the side monitors are on desk clamp mounts and the middle one is too heavy for the cheap mounts I'm using.

This is what I'm currently using.

However, I've already seen this particular mount in person and I really do want to invest in this for the future when I can afford it. It was amazing how well it articulates and holds its position (it's on gas springs) despite my friend using a heavy monitor on it.

But yeah if you're on a budget like I originally was, the $15 mounts will suit you well (within reason).

u/xs0crates · 2 pointsr/battlestations

If you're looking for one right now, i can really recommend the Rode PSA1 mount! I use it a lot, and i'm pretty sure it works with the Snowball!

Good luck :)

u/Bromeister · 1 pointr/battlestations

There's also the Ergotech Freedom Arm HD. I have the non-HD and it works good. I also have the HD which I attached a crossbar to for 2x 27" monitors. The arm holds the weight perfectly but the tilt plate sags a little. I'm sure it would support a single monitor just fine though. Buyers are saying that it supports the 27" iMac which is 30lbs.

u/macreuson · 1 pointr/battlestations

Awesome setup but it's begging for some studio monitors. I recommend the Vanatoo T1 if you're a big spender, or a pair of Micas with a $100 amp. I have both and they're awesome. Audio Engine is somewhere in the middle and they're good too.

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u/jinyang1590 · 3 pointsr/battlestations

Asus VN247H-P, they aren't the best due to the TN panels, but they are a nice size and offer 1ms response time, not to mention the super thin bezels.

And the mount is

The mount is great and very sturdy and allows for micro adjustments so you can have all the monitors at the right height (I have to adjust my left monitor as evidenced in the pictures)

u/Chispy · 4 pointsr/battlestations

Get yourself one of these

I have it with my Audioengine A5+, and have em placed sideways. Right now I have them behind my monitors, as I'm testing how it sounds from there. Here's a picture of my desk I just took They sound great. I usually have them in front of the monitors but I like leaning back so the sound isn't always the best since I'll be leaning too close to one speaker. But now that the speakers are placed behind the monitors, they sound pretty good. The top of the speakers are a bit blocked, but that doesn't harm the audio quality at all (at least nothing noticeable.) So I think I'm going to keep them like this.

u/d0cHolland · 1 pointr/battlestations

I was curious about the microphone arm as well, as I bought a super cheap one and OPs looked like a great step up. Looks like it's a RODE PSA1. $100..bit more than a step from where I am.

u/Boryce · 1 pointr/battlestations

If you wanted to free some desk space, you could try monitor arms (if your monitors are capable of this, some lack the holes on the back to screw onto the arms). A single arm for either or both monitors or a double arm mount for the two. I have one of these supporting 2 24" monitors and it works lovely. Very stable and the space of 2 of the bases freed.

u/M_A_Draco · 3 pointsr/battlestations

Just undid five years worth of accumulated mess. Saw the beautiful workstations on this channel, and just couldn't take the cognitive dissonance anymore.

The before-and-after pics are available here:

Installed a raceway and new power strips under the desk. The project took about four hours or so.

This channel had tons of great product and technique suggestions, and this YouTube video was also extremely helpful:

Here's what I ended up using:

u/-lemonlyman- · 5 pointsr/battlestations

Yes, it is definitely worth it - I have had the same M-Audios you have and now have the M-Audio BX5's - getting foam wedges like these for desktop speakers will not only angle up the tweeters to your ear which will make them sound a lot better, but also separate the speaker from the hard surface of your desk. This will reduce vibrations against the desk during playback. Another easy suggestion I would make is angling your speakers like in [this diagram] ( for better stereo imaging

u/redsolocup · 5 pointsr/battlestations

I think your best bet is to get a monitor stand that swivels along with any nicely specced monitor with VESA mounting. You can get 24" monitors at 1920x1080 and a LED backlight for around $170 if you shop around.

You need to get a stand that rotates..

If you want a dual monitor setup you might want this and maybe get 22" monitors to save some money.

Of course these are just suggestions and I'm sure with some compromise and shopping you can easily keep it between $180-$200.

u/Callamanda · 3 pointsr/battlestations

Looking good, but I have two inexpensive suggestions: get this for a PC stand and get this for your headphones

I just received the glass stand and I like it a lot, used it to raise up my monitor and free up space for my keyboard and my backup HDD. It'd fit/look a whole lot better than that silly AC retail box ;)

u/KARMAgetsYA · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Sure thing!

I had to make a custom wood piece to get around a metal bar under the table, and disperse the clamping force from the 2 screws. Since this is a glass table i did not want to clamp directly to the glass. Just some particle board and screws. For the cabling, i utilized the built in wire supports on the mount arms, and black zip ties. Kind of a rats nest underneath the table, but i tried to clean it up as best i could compared to how it was before.

My monitor mount is something like the - supplied by my work so not sure the exact product.

u/baitboy3191 · 2 pointsr/battlestations

VIVO dual lcd monitor desk mount: here is the link if your interested.

great price and superb build quality and its super adjustable.

u/cphcider · 1 pointr/battlestations

Those monitors don't look identical, but you MAY be able to flip all 3 vertical and create a DIY ultrawide situation. That would give you more horizontal desk space so the TV isn't so crowded.

This one has arms you can adjust, but only horizontally (and tilt), you couldn't change any heights.

Same story with this one, but arguably easier to ensure things are more aligned. (This is what I use for 2 monitors that aren't identical and it works well enough.)

This one would let you play with heights, but is 2x the price of the others for that reason.

This was me playing with the idea of 2 horizontal and 1 vertical.

u/Pomerilly · 3 pointsr/battlestations

The one I'm using is this mount.

If you have the money for it, the best quality gas spring mounts (dual monitors that can be stacked vertically) are from Ergotron or Loctek. They're great for moving the monitors around - the one I have is somewhat limited.

Alternatively, the one by Vivo is quite good, especially for the low price. It's definitely better than the one I'm using, especially if you don't plan on moving the monitors.

u/KeyserSOhItsTaken · 1 pointr/battlestations

Honestly looks great. I think the only thing that could be done better is cable management. Buy some of these and bundle the cables coming off the back of the tower. Small hole under your mouse pad to route the kb/m cables under the desk. Put a small hole behind the shelf to route those power cables from behind the desk. Honestly I feel like I'm just nitpicking because this looks great.

u/awesomesauce1414 · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Well there's a few options for you here. There's these, which I have a highly recommend. Fluance SX6. Or a cheaper yet still apparently great set of Micca speakers that are quite a bit smaller. These both require something like this to power it, along with some speaker wire and maybe banana plugs. You could also get some powered Audioengine A2
. Those shouldn't require an amp. Overall I would highly recommend taking the plunge into quality sound equipment. I myself would buy the fluance one's again but it's up to you. The cost is most definitely worth it when it comes to these speakers.

u/TheDapperMob · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Here is the stand. I completely recommend it if you're in the market for one! Only $45, easy to install, looks nice, and completely stable. This is the chair. It's good for kicking back. I do have an upright office chair as well when I need to get serious.

u/HowManyCaptains · 3 pointsr/battlestations

Thanks! I spend most days here, so I strive to make it a place I enjoy.

Desk is from World Market. It looks like they have a 40% off deal going on right now!

Ultrawide is the Dell Alienware AW3418DW.

Top monitor is a dell 4k 27" I bought a few years ago. Great color reproduction.

Monitor stand || Micca MB42X speakers || Keyboard || Mouse || Lucky cat ;)

u/SubParPercussionist · 3 pointsr/battlestations

Hey! Not op but there's a couple ways you can go about doing this. 1 and probably the easiest is to buy a monitor that can just flip outright. I personally found one on Craigslist for like 30 bucks. 2 and the cheapest way if you have high dollar monitors is to grab a mount from somewhere. Something like this Hope that helps!

u/jdm135 · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Yes. They are custom ikea monitor stands. They are great value if you can pick up the parts, $10 for shipping makes it little less great haha.

I'm using this 150 LED RGB Light setup.

u/lt7991 · 2 pointsr/battlestations

You dont wont to be cranking your neck upwards while using your computer. You want to be looking slightly downwards.

I would personally recomend getting an arm to attach both of your monitors to. This will free up a bit of space and you will be able to use the desk under the monitors without their stands getting in the way which is nice. Something like this::

(Shop around for yourself for prices)

Also, Id consider putting your PC tower on the floor. Thats by far the biggest thing you can do to open up space. If you have carpet, buy a cheap plastic mat or simply put textbooks under the tower and it wont suck up dust.

I personally put my tower on the ground and now my table/desk feels like a legitimate workspace. Ive done a lot of electronics projects since freeing the space up.

u/tedtms · 2 pointsr/battlestations


CPU: i5-7600K
RAM: Avexir Core Series 8GB DDR4 2400
GPU: msi GeForce GTX 750 Ti
Storage: Samsung SSD 850 EVO 500GB
Storage: 5TB in hard disk storage
PSU: SeaSonic M12II 620
Cooler: Corsair H80i closed loop cooler
Case: NZXT H440 Mid-Tower



Displays: Dual Dell U2412M
Keyboard: Velocifire VM01
Mouse: Logitech M560
Mousepad: Steelseries QcK
Headphone hanger: The Anchor (barely visible below the desk)
Amp: Pyle PTA4 Mini (PC, turntable, and docking station as switchable inputs)
Webcam: Logitech C310
Dell docking station for work laptop
UGREEN USB 3.0 sharing switch (switches webcam, keyboard, and mouse between dock and PC)
XBox 360 wireless receiver and controller


For the interested, my Rainmeter theme details can be found here.


Been wanting to make this build for a long time. Or really, any build. Always loved PC gaming, never had the budget until this year and put this together with the help of a friend.

u/xthedarbsterx · 1 pointr/battlestations

thank you :)

we actually have different monitor mounts

mine: VIVO Dual LCD LED Monitor Desk Mount Stand Heavy Duty Fully Adjustable fits 2 / Two Screens up to 27" (STAND-V002)

his: VIVO Dual LCD Monitor Desk Mount / Stand Black Deluxe Gas Spring and Dual USB 3.0 Ports / holds 2 Screens up to 27" (STAND-V002DU)

I bought mine a couple years ago and just kept it because it did what I needed to do without breaking the bank. They're honestly both really good mounts depending on what you're looking for.

I hope I helped!

u/NandoMusicNet · 1 pointr/battlestations

I ordered these reusable Velcro ties on Amazon.

They are great because you get 100 of them for cheap and they allow you to easily correct mistakes or add new cables. Also, they don't strangle and damage your wires like zip ties do, and removing them does not require cutters... Ya know, since they're Velcro. You can even string them together to make large loops that can hold your cables against your desk's legs.

Here is a pic of them in action.

I hope that helps!

u/Saorigameover · 1 pointr/battlestations

Oh! Haha I was talking about the vault boy bobble head :P but I actually got the desk from amazon! [Here] (, super easy to set up too. I'm in the US.

u/stillUnproductive · 2 pointsr/battlestations

I find stacking works with better with an ultra wide setup. I have a 34um95 and found anything to the left or right was too far outside my peripheral vision to use for watching movies and playing games at the same time. I stacked a cheap 27inch 16:9 tilted down on top of the 34 inch using this mount:

It has gone up in a price a little since I bought it but there is also a cheaper version that lets you mount the stand directly to the desk with out drilling holes in it here:

I haven't posted it yet because the room is being renovated but here is a phone pic from when I first set it up:

It works great for me. I hope this helps.

u/MamaTran · 28 pointsr/battlestations
Parts List & More

Case|IN WIN 101 Mid Tower High Air Flow Gaming Case w/ Tempered Glass Full Size Window (White)
CPU|Intel® Core™ Processor i7-7700K 4.20GHZ 8MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1151 (Kaby Lake)
Case Fan|3x 120mm AZZA Hurricane RGB Fans
CPU Cooler|Thermaltake Floe Riing RGB 240mm Premium Edition Liquid CPU Cooling System w/ Copper Cold Plate (2 x Standard 120MM Fans)
SSD|240GB WD Green Series SATA-III 6 SSD
HDD|Seagate 3TB 64MB Cache 7200RPM SATA III 6.0Gb/s
RAM|XPG Z1 Gaming Series 16GB DDR4-3000 Dual Channel DDR4 Kit, CL16 (2x 8GB), White
Motherboard|ASUS ROG Strix Z270E Gaming ATX w/ RGB, USB 3.1, 3 PCIe x16, 4 PCIe x1, 6 SATA3, 2 M.2 SATA/PCIe
OS|Windows 10 Home (64-bit Edition)
Power Supply|600 Watts - Standard 80 Plus Certified Power Supply - SLI/CrossFireX Ready
Video Card|GeForce® GTX 1060 3GB GDDR5
Monitor|Dell S2415h 24-Inch x 3
Monitor Stand|VIVO Single Stand & VIVO Dual Stand
Headset|Steelseries Arctis 7
Headset Stand|Avantree Universal Aluminum Desk Headphone Stand Hanger with Cable Holder
Keyboard|Logitech K780 Multi-Device Wireless Keyboard
Mouse|Logitech MX Master 2S Wireless Mouse (White)
Webcam|Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920
Plants|Artificial Plants, Amyhomie Set of 4 Mini Fake Succulent Plants
Desk|98x1 1/8" EKBACKEN Kitchen Counter Top resting on two White ALEX Drawers. There's also two OLOV White Adjustable Legs underneath for support.
Laptop|Apple 13" MacBook Air 256GB SSD 2015 Model
Laptop Stand|Vertical Laptop Stand Holder by MOTONG
Laptop Skin|Solid State White Skin by DecalGirl
Mini Fridge|Danby DAR017A3WDB Contemporary Classic Compact All Refrigerator, White
Lamp|Studio Designs 12024 Swing Arm Lamp, 13-watt, White
Lamp Bulb|TP-Link Multicolour Smart LED Bulb
Wallpaper|Nathan Nyx on ArtStation
Wall Scrolls|Tokyo Ghoul, No Game No Life, Attack On Titan, Seven Deadly Sins
Console|Nintendo Switch - Gray Joy-Con
Console Skin|Solid State White by DecalGirl
Controller|Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
Cable Management|Reusable Velcro Cable Ties, 2 x White Cable Raceway Channels, and 2 x White Cable Box
USB Charger|RAVPower 60W 12 A 6-Port USB Charger
Router|Linksys Velop Tri-band Whole Home WiFi Mesh System 2-Pack
Trash Bin|FILUR (White)
u/VidyaDiscourse · 2 pointsr/battlestations

It's basic, but it's still a solid setup to be honest. My one suggestion would be to move the two monitors together somehow so that you can see them at the same time. Since fitting both monitors on your desk might make things a bit cramped, maybe invest in a dual monitor arm? This is the one I use, and it would probably work for you pretty well.

u/giggly_kisses · 4 pointsr/battlestations

Here are the parts I used:

  • cable raceway
  • cable clips
  • indoor mounting squares
  • velcro cable ties

    The cable raceway and the cable clips made the biggest difference. In the past I would just use the velcro strips, which would help with making the cables look more clean, but not with hiding them altogether.

    The process I used was:

  • unplug everything from your computer and lay them over your desk in straight lines so you can see all the cables you'll need to route.
  • find a good spot for the raceway leaving enough room for a power strip to sit behind it. I had to cut the raceway to fit my desk. Once it's sized correctly, stick it to the bottom of your desk.
  • Route a single wire at a time. I started with the wires coming from my monitor first since they were the furthest away from my tower. I also did the power cables last since they were the biggest and weren't being routed to the tower.
  • Once everything is routed in the raceway then start using the cable clips to make sure the cables follow the path cleanly.
  • Use the velcro strips to keep hanging wires together.
u/JPFresh · 1 pointr/battlestations
I used to use my Surface Pro 4 for work but decided to sell it to help save up for a future battlestation. Had my company fund a custom PC for me to build and use for work instead.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU | Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor | $204.99 @ Newegg
CPU Cooler | Cooler Master Hyper T2 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler | $15.99 @ NCIX US
Motherboard | Gigabyte GA-H170-GAMING 3 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard | $104.99 @ Newegg
Memory | Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory | $64.99 @ Adorama
Storage | PNY CS1311 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive | $63.99 @ Newegg
Case | Thermaltake Versa H22 ATX Mid Tower Case | $34.98 @ Directron
Power Supply | Corsair CXM 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply | $69.99 @ NCIX US
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total | $549.92
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-07-22 10:56 EDT-0400 |

I paid $100 less than the price listed above thanks to my local Micro Center.

Monitor Mount is this

u/TheNavajoBro · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Looks nice, I really need to get some LED strips for myself. However, you could always clean it up a bit by using a clip-on dual monitor mount like this one on amazon. Gives ya some space under the monitors and helps with the cable clutter with the clips it comes with. Should look pretty primo after that I'd say

u/iiTechnicolor · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Snag one of these:

I've had quite a few mounts from that company. Great quality and next to nothing for how amazing they are. It will help to clean up the desk a bit! Looks great so far!

u/FunSizeLeftTwix · 1 pointr/battlestations

In this photo, you will see (bottom-up/left-right):

  1. Ikea: LINNMON / ALEX Table, white/gray -; for providing a surface for most of the following listed after this.

  2. Edifier W855BT Bluetooth Headphones -; for my bus rides to and from work.

  3. HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset -; this headset is connected to my computer, for gaming or if I just feel like using these instead of the speakers I will mention again sometime in the future.

  4. The Anchor -; this headphone mount sticks under the Ikea table I had mentioned earlier. Once mounted, I rest my two headphones on to them. When not in use, of course.

  5. Generic, black folding TV Tray - from Fancy Red Walmart; I use this tray to hold phone, drinks, or whatever else I'd like it to hold.

  6. Green bowl with spoon-shaped silverware, with a folder paper towel undereath - this was gifited to me, thanks Auntie!; before this photo was taken, this bowl was used to house Cocoa Pebbles and Whole Milk. It no longer houses said things, as they are now digesting in my vessel.

  7. Pint glass - from Frederick Meyer; this pint glass was most recently used to hold drinking water poured from my Britta pitcher, with water that comes from my kitchen sink.

  8. SONGMICS 3-tier Storage Cube Closet Organizer Shelf -

  9. SimpleHouseware Foldable Cube Storage Bin, Dark Grey -; Items 8 and 9 are used together for storage of items unrelated to this posting.

  10. Edifier R1280T Powered Bookshelf Speakers -; these are speakers that I connect to my computer. They output sound.

  11. Cooler Master MasterKeys Pro L -; this is my keyboard. It has fancy white LEDs that light up when you press down on whatever key you press down on. It also has Cherry MX Browns.

  12. Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller - this is the controller I use when I want to use a controller for gaming

  13. Logitech G400 Optical Gaming Mouse -; my second-favorite mouse - with my first being the Logitech MX518. I love the shape of these mouses.

  14. Generic mouse pad I got off of Amazon. My mouse doesn't work without it.

  15. Bluetooth speaker that I use to connect to my phone and bring to the bathroom with me when I take a shower.

  16. CORSAIR CARBIDE 275R Mid-Tower Gaming Case -; inside this case is my computer. What's inside the case doesn't matter for this post, as this is about my battlestation, not my computer.

  17. A Bounty paper towel roll. The Quicker Picker Upper.

  18. Talking Dalek Bank -; this Dalek holds my change, while giving me threatening threats.

  19. A penguin.

  20. A flashlight. I use this when I take my dog out for walks and it is dark out. Because I don't have night vision.

  21. Below the flashlight is a container that once held M&M's. The lid of the container is shaped like the blue M&M named Blue's face. The container is currently empty.

  22. A lunch box that looks like a TARDIS -; I don't actually use this for lunch. I use it to hold random things. Yes, it's bigger on the inside.

  23. ASUS VZ27AQ Monitor -; this is a 27-inch monitor that outputs video at a resolution of 2560x1140.
u/rag3train · 2 pointsr/battlestations

If anyone cares specs

Chair(Thanks /u/aero_zyst):

Tempur-Pedic® TP7000 High Back Chair, Black/Blue


-Autonomous Smart Desk 2 70" Motorized - White platform with black legs


-Acer Predator XB271HU bmiprz 27-inch WQHD (2560 x 1440) NVIDIA G-Sync Widescreen Display

-2x AOC i2769Vm 27-Inch Screen IPS Frameless Bezel - Best 27" monitor I could find with the smallest bezels that were VESA mountable

Monitor Stand:

-EZM Deluxe Triple Monitor Mount Stand


-Creative Labs 2.1 Speakers


-Razer Megalodon 7.1 surround headphones(like 7 years old and still work great)


-Surface Pro 4 i7 8GB


-Xbox One Elite


-Corsair K70 RGB


-Corsair M65 RGB


SteelSeries 9HD Mousepad


-TP-LINK Archer C7


2x SmartUPS 750

PC Specs:

-CPU: 6700k @4.7ghz under custom loop

-RAM: 16GB DDR4 Dominator Platinum

-GFX: 2x GTX 780SC @+150/250mhz

-PSU: AX860i

-Case: Switch 810

u/timboslice420 · 1 pointr/battlestations

Cheap solution with great cable hides that looks like it will work with your setup to make it a little cleaner!


Looks great tho man

u/pls_mercy · 1 pointr/battlestations

I used Vivo's dual monitor mount. It's cheap and super easy to install! I moved one link from the right arm to the left to better support the main monitor.

u/genesiswestcoast · 3 pointsr/battlestations

It's the Amazon Basics Arm! I had such a hard time doing research cause the mounts I found were too strong or not strong enough and the Amazon Basics arm does the job PERFECTLY! Tension adjustments for height and tilt are amazing and smooth. Here is a link to the exact one:

AmazonBasics Single Monitor Display Mounting Arm

u/MaximusFSU · 4 pointsr/battlestations

Thanks! It's this one:

It's really, incredibly well made for the 35 I paid for it (I think it fluctuates in price from time to time,) however if you're hoping that your top monitor will hang way over the bottom one, it won't quite work. Because it doesn't have articulated arms behind them, you kinda have to angle your bottom screen up and your top screen down if you don't want a gap. I ended up finding a sweet spot, but it would be nice if the top monitor had an arm to lean it farther over.

u/hodgEEEEE · 2 pointsr/battlestations

It’s an ergotech freedom HD arm. This one - Ergotech Freedom Arm, Single...

And thanks!

u/iKimothy · 1 pointr/battlestations

Monitor: Dell UltraSharp U2414H

Stand: VIVO Dual Mount

The monitors I love. I bought them both without stands for $200 each. The stand is nice as well, but the adjustability is a tad difficult, but awesome for the price. I would maybe get another stand later on thats nice.

u/Cunorix · 2 pointsr/battlestations
This is the stand. It mounts to the table and has articulating arms and cable clips. It's pretty awesome and I'm very happy with it.

u/JaylewAF11 · 1 pointr/battlestations

You could definitely try that. The arms aren't quite long enough to reach the middle of the desk, but if you are okay with having a corner desk set up or at least having them off to one side. I've also seen people use something like this that doesn't require that much depth, I just don't think it looks quite as pretty.

u/Tsny95 · 2 pointsr/battlestations

I'm definitely happy with the way the mount turned out. I'll need to get some longer cables so I can tuck them under the desk, but otherwise, it's pretty nice.

u/Arcendus · 1 pointr/battlestations

Cable management can be easy or hard, depending on how you want to go about it. If you're looking for an easy solution and don't need to fiddle with cables too much once they're hidden, I'd definitely recommend using a raceway.

u/billputer · 3 pointsr/battlestations

I love those speakers. I'd recommend getting some stands like these, you'll def notice the improvement in sound when they're angled correctly.

u/STR0NKboi · 1 pointr/battlestations

Here are some tips that might help.

  1. Get some new desks, I own this one cause it's cheap in my area: Cool Ikea Desk
  2. Have better cable management. Not only does it make it look nicer, but it also makes it easier to know where each cable is connected... Amazon Zip ties
  3. Wall mount the Monitors, or desk mount. Cheap Amazon Desk mount
  4. Add some plants, pictures, and stuff to spice up the room. It looks very bland right now, so add a bit of colour. Some cheap Amazon plants
u/ShinyGengar · 8 pointsr/battlestations
More pictures available here:

PC part Picker:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU | Intel - Core i7-6700K 4GHz Quad-Core Processor | Purchased For $379.00
CPU Cooler | Deepcool - CAPTAIN 240EX WHITE 153.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler | Purchased For $90.00
Motherboard | MSI - Z170-A PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard | Purchased For $109.00
Memory | Corsair - Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2400 Memory | Purchased For $150.00
Storage | Crucial - MX300 525GB 2.5" Solid State Drive | Purchased For $160.00
Storage | Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive | Purchased For $62.98
Storage | Toshiba - X300 5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive | Purchased For $175.00
Video Card | MSI - Radeon RX 480 4GB ARMOR OC Video Card | Purchased For $220.00
Case | NZXT - S340 Elite (White) ATX Mid Tower Case | Purchased For $129.00
Power Supply | EVGA - 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply | Purchased For $55.00
Monitor | MSI - Optix G24C 23.6" 1920x1080 144Hz Monitor | Purchased For $255.00
Mouse | Logitech - G502 Proteus Spectrum Wired Optical Mouse | Purchased For $52.00
Headphones | Kingston - HyperX Cloud II 7.1 Channel Headset | Purchased For $110.00
Speakers | Creative Labs - GigaWorks T20 Series II 28W 2ch Speakers | Purchased For $120.00
| Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts |
| Total | $2066.98
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-05-18 03:02 EDT-0400 |

Feel free to ask any questions.
I hope you enjoy this as much as I do.

EDIT -A couple extra things people are asking about :

The keyboard is the Pok3r RGB:

Keycaps are from aliexpress:

Behringer UMC204 audio interface:

Audiotechnica AT2050:

Audiotechnica ATH-M50 (this is the m50x, it's better):

Rode PSA-1 arm:

Macbook stand:

Desk top:

Desk add-on:

And here's a 4k version of the wallpaper:
u/shinnagins · 2 pointsr/battlestations

It's the NEEWER stand, which i linked below. I like it pretty well but I had to get an adapter to get the yeti to fit correctly which I linked below. All in it does exactly what I wanted for a good price.


u/txmedic90 · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Looks good! Give some thought to monitor mounts.

I have the 98” Karlby and just got around to using monitor mounts. Having all the space freed up and my monitors elevated is amazing, really wishing I would have done them sooner.

VIVO Single LCD Monitor Desk Mount Stand Fully Adjustable/Tilt/Articulating for 1 Screen 13" to 27" (STAND-V001)

u/mattnostic · 1 pointr/battlestations

Nice! Check out a dual monitor stand to really clean up that setup. The stand I got has built on plastic fasteners for cable management too. You can find some great deals on Amazon. Tyke Supply Dual LCD Monitor Stand desk clamp holds up to 24" lcd monitors

u/CoxyMcChunk · 1 pointr/battlestations

Not OP, but 99% sure it's this one. I bought this a month ago and I LOVE IT.

edit: it might be a bigger one for ultra wide monitors

u/SnoBoy9000 · 2 pointsr/battlestations

This is a nice change from the typical setup, especially having two monitors on top of each other. Thanks for the variety. That said, some simple cable management would clean up everything nicely and make finding stuff, unplugging things if anything goes wrong, and moving stuff around if needed much easier. I don't think you need to do much. Some simple velcro ties could do wonders for you and is probably all you need.

u/bloke226 · 3 pointsr/battlestations

I'd recommend elevating them to make sure you get the right experience. I bought their recommended stands and its more direct and enjoyable.

EDIT: Link to the stands I own. They seem to reduce the rumble and they look better than if I made anything myself.

u/Choobacca0204 · 1 pointr/battlestations

Hey! Yes. This is the model I went with. Easy to install. Inexpensive and has great reviews on Amazon: VIVO Dual Computer Monitor Desk...

u/Red_X · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Alright questions, always happy to answer. I'm on my phone now so ill do my best, if you need more info feel free to PM me.

  1. It's been along time since I measured but I believe the room is 15x35. The last pic I was standing right outside my sliding door but the phone was inside so 35 feet

  2. Sound seems great all around, that's a stupid heater vent going across the ceiling, but worked out well to hide the projector which is about 14' away from the screen. I can either have the surround sound or tv speakers going but the receiver won't play to both at the same time. Surround speaker are directly to the left and right of the couch up by the rope lights.

  3. The covers are just crown molding and planks I painted black. Screwed 2x4s to the ceiling to attach the planks to then cover the screws in them with the molding. Lights some have come doa FYI

  4. So far I've had no problems with the frames. I put Velcro tabs on the back to keep them from swinging plus it makes it way easier to take down and put back up without leveling, I just have to make sure the Velcro lines up. Super easy.

  5. The receiver has 4 or 5 hdmi inputs with 1 hdmi out, the hdmi out goes to a splitter that goes to the projector and tv. I use two different remotes but definitely need a universal. I bought the house before it was finished and the first thing I did when I moved in was tear down the ceiling to add 4 can lights power for the projector, screen, and rope lights. Also added 50' hdmi cable that is connected with wall outlets, one behind the popcorn machine and the other up by the projector, all cable in wall. Dvi to hdmi for PC to receiver and another 50' from splitter to tv but those 2 cables are under the trim on the floor. No noticeable lag except PC on the projector.

  6. Front speaker wire is going through the conduit until it reaches the trim on the floor, then it's under the trim. The surround sound speaker wire is under the trim then up the corner conduit then ran behind the molding with the lights. Conduits everybody, get them at home depot or lowes

  7. The screen is also on amazon
u/PixelPhoenix · 1 pointr/battlestations

Just so you're aware this subreddit requires for you to have a Tower as stated in Rule 1 so this post would be more suitable and appreciated on /r/macsetups or /r/battletops. Also your setup is very nice overall and I like how you have you monitor aligned with your macbook, One thing that I would recommend would be some way of hanging your headphones such as a under desk headphone hanger such as this

u/globalenjoi · 29 pointsr/battlestations

ASUS VE278H 27" Full HD 1920x1080 2ms HDMI VGA Back-lit LED Monitor

AmazonBasics Premium Single Monitor Stand - Lift Engine Arm Mount, Aluminum

The monitor isn't super special, kinda got it for free through a random gift card, but it's been pretty good.

u/navajofox · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Right, I have a mount for my widescreen but use the regular mount for the secondary. It's not terrible and still saved me tons of desk space.

Also, the mount that I have does have a hair of a lean to it after mounting the monitor on it. You may see it in the photo its slightly to the right. I believe if I add a block of wood like this guy it will reduce the lean.
either way I am happy with the mount and stock stand setup, but still looking for a mount for both. I probably will just give in and get two mounts.

u/giulianob · 1 pointr/battlestations

Lol it's one of these monitor arms. They are great because you don't lose all the desk space for your mugs :)

u/CraZee__ · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Thanks! Not a fan of the overly green setups, I like using it as a accent colour more than anything.

The mic stand I got a few years ago, and think they changed the design slightly now, but it was this Neewer that seems to be the current version of my stand they are selling. Its definitely nicer than having a tripod, keeps it off the desk. For the snowball though you have to change it slightly and take this part of the tripod stand off to use it but its simple enough to do.

u/PrimeCaliber · 9 pointsr/battlestations

Not sure why my links came out all fucked up? Too lazy to try and fix it.


Monitors: [Dell S2716DGR] (

Triple Monitor Mount: [EZM Deluxe Triple Monitor Mount] (

Keyboard: [Corsair K70 Cherry MX Reds] (

Mouse: [Corsair Scimitar Pro RGB] (

Mouse Pad: [Razer Goliathus Overwatch Mouse Mat] (

Wireless Headset: [Steel Series 800 Wireless] (

Speakers: [Audioengine A5+] (

Speaker Mounts: [Audioengine DS2 Desktop speaker stands] (

Desk Surface: [Ikea EKBACKEN countertop 98in] (

Desk Drawers: Haha who am I kidding everyone knows that those are!

Lamp: [IKEA Hektar lamp] (

Cable Management

[Raceways] (

[Velcro zip ties] (

[Desk Grommet ](

[Cable clips] (

Pc build specs

Case: NZXT H440

Motherboard: ASUS ROG Maximus IX Hero Z270 LGA1151

CPU: i7 6700k

RAM: G.SKILL TridentZ RGB Series 32GB

Power supply: Corsair RM series modular 1000W 80plus Gold

Power cables: Corsair custom sleeved in blue

CPU cooler: NZXT Kraken X52

Boot Drive: SAMSUNG 750 EVO 2.5" 500GB

HDD: 2TB Western Digital

GPU: EVGA 12GB Titan black


Monitor: [Asus ROG Switft 34in ultra wide] (

Monitor Mount: [VIV duial mount] (

Mouse: [Razer Naga Chroma] (

Keyboard: [Corsair K70 Cherry MX Reds] (

Mouse pad: [Razer Goliathus Overwatch Mouse Mat] (

Wireless Headset: [Steel Series 800 Wireless] (

Speakers: [KRK Rokit 5 ](

Desk Surface x2 : [IKEA Linnmon] (

Cable Management

Cable Rack: [IKEA Signum rack] (

PC Build specs

Case: Corsair crystal series 460X

Motherboard: ASUS ROG Maximus IX Hero Z270 LGA1151

CPU: i7 7700k

RAM: G.SKILL TridentZ RGB Series 32GB

Power supply: Corsair RM series modular 1000W 80plus Gold

CPU cooler: NZXT Kraken X52


GPU: GTX 1080 ti SC

u/azurena · 2 pointsr/battlestations

VIVO Dual LCD Monitor Desk Mount Stand Heavy Duty Fully Adjustable fits 2 /Two Screens upto 27" (STAND-V002)

This one should fit your needs. I would also recommend that you clean up the wires a bit because you have too nice and desk and setup to have messy wire management. Lol

u/ss4444gogeta · 97 pointsr/battlestations


  • Intel Core i7-7700K
  • Gigabyte GA-Z270MX-Gaming 5
  • 16GB 3000MHz DDR4 RAM
  • MSI Armor GeForce GTX 1070 8GB
  • 2x WD Blue 250GB SSD
  • EVGA 550W GS PSU
  • be quiet! Pure Rock Slim
  • 4x Thermaltake Riing 12 120mm
  • Corsair Carbide Spec-M2 mATX + 1x 120mm Blue LED
  • LG 29UC88-B 1080p IPS 29" Ultrawide w/ Prismatik Lightpack
  • ASUS VS228-H 1080p TN 22"
  • Corsair STRAFE RGB Cherry MX Silent Keyboard
  • Corsair GLAIVE Mouse

    My reasoning to go with the vertical mount was because I had the 22" from before and didn't want it to go to waste. Mount cost about $40 from Amazon, made by Vivo. Edit: many have asked about the mount, it's this one here. There's a shelf just a few inches below the top of the desk where I rest the stand.

    Computer cost was around $900 for the case and parts, got some really great deals, some of which were bought on Craigslist, at Micro Center, and of course stalking r/buildapcsales. It's also a Hackintosh dual boot build, running 10.12.5 Sierra.
u/Joker1661 · 13 pointsr/battlestations

Art3d Textures 3D Wall Panels White Diamond Design Pack of 12 Tiles 32 Sq Ft (PVC)

Cutting them up to inlay the nanoleafs was a bit of a pain in the ass, bit otherwise it was super easy to attach them. Amazon recommended some kind of plaster to adhere them to the walls - DO NOT BUY IT. It would require you to hold each panel in place for a number of minutes until it's hopefully strong enough to hold. Also it's messy... Instead, just get some 3M double sided tape and call it a day.

u/TJColeson · 1 pointr/battlestations

Sorry should have included that originally. The mounts used for the ultrawide and tv are these: VIVO Single LCD Monitor Desk Mount Stand Fully Adjustable/Tilt/Articulating for 1 Screen up to 27" (STAND-V001)

They make a short and tall version but I can't actually find the tall one at the moment on mobile. They're fantastic and are very clean looking.

The monitors are:
Main - LG 34UC88
TV - Samsung 32" (Old Model)
Drawing Monitor - Ugee

u/andCastles · 1 pointr/battlestations

You should consider getting a monitor mount, something like this. It would make everything even cleaner and give you the ability to adjust the height and position of your monitor. With or without it your setup looks great though.

u/thirtynation · 2 pointsr/battlestations

We are loft brethren. Something something master race something.

One suggestion, get some speaker wedges for your desk to angle them at you. It will greatly improve your sound quality for minimal cost.

Or better yet, if you're even one tenth crafty, make some clamp stands! They are very easy to make.

u/Ravahan · 2 pointsr/battlestations

you could put somethine like this, on top of the shelving unit and run the cables through it, will hide them pretty decent i think
hope it helps

u/-SPENCER- · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Pretty sure it is the Neewer arm. Pretty cheap on amazon.

u/Arikon-Teini · 1 pointr/battlestations Pics of the back

This is the one I'm using. I'm pretty happy with it so far. It's quite flexible so you can move the monitors close together or however you want.

u/moldyshoe · 2 pointsr/battlestations

With this you can get away with one 34 inch ultrawide and one 17-19 inch monitor. Any larger than that then you might try this. Apparently you can use two 34 inch monitors with them just fine and it's what I plan on using in the future.

Another solution you can try is installing just one arm for your second monitor and aligning it with your primary or what have you. Good luck dude

u/wanze · 4 pointsr/battlestations

You really dont have to be rich to have something like this. It's three monitors. Pretty much anybody could afford it.

There's not even anything expensive in this picture. Is it the fact that they have 3 monitors on a mount?

Here's a Triple Monitor Mount Stand for $90 and two 24" 1080p Samsung monitors for $130 each.

There. $350 and now you'll also "look rich".

u/danesnick · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Dual monitor arm! Here's the one I have:

This is one of the more cheaper options. You have pretty good options on how you can mount it, and they're fairly solid in terms of build quality.

Just make sure your monitors are VESA compatible.

If you're starved on desk space with your multiple-monitor setup, it's definitely worth it.

u/Yomaster-OG · 2 pointsr/battlestations

I use this VIVO dual monitor desk mount from Amazon. I really like it. Very sturdy construction and good materials. I set it up once and forgot about it, which is what you hope for with these kinds of things, imo.

u/braven8 · 1 pointr/battlestations

Of course! Those are BenQ RL2755HM mounted on this awesome dual arm stand

In retrospect I wish I had settled for 25" monitors with higher refresh rates and gsync. They would be more flexible in that setup and 27"x2 is just overkill.

u/qbrt · 1 pointr/battlestations

Looking for a new monitor arm with hidden cable management


I'm looking for a new monitor arm, specifically one that hides/manages cables really well.

Currently it's between the Jarvis Monitor Arm or the AmazonBasics Premium

Does anyone have experience with either of these or something possibly better? Doesn't have to be ergonomic as long as it hides cables really well. Also, black is preferred.


u/MisterKite · 2 pointsr/battlestations

haha, the picture you posted is the same exact desk I own, and I have mood lighting extremely similar to it.

Here is what i use

Not too expensive, and gives you a full range of color. The tape that is supposed to hold up the LEDs is pretty weak, but I use extra tape to hold it up and it works pretty well.

u/MmmmThatsTasty · 1 pointr/battlestations

Hmm interesting concept. I could probably achieve something similar via different means.

For me I used hockey tape (nice matte black fabric like tape) and taped my Razer Firefly wire to itself, and ran it and my mouse cable (with some slack for movement) under my keyboard, then taped all 3 together and ran it to the back of my desk under my sound bar so it "looks" like only a single large cable going to the back of the desk.

Underneath I have a surge protector and a usb hub stuck with double-sided 3M automotive adhesive (I use this stuff for everything). and then these in expensive adhesive J-channel cable race for wires.

I also got rid of my center support leg in exchange for a heavy duty shelf bracket.

u/GamerFenton · 1 pointr/battlestations

I responded to a similar comment earlier so I'll just copy/paste it here:

I have a power strip located on the underside of the desk that powers the PC, 3 monitors, and speakers. It is held in place by a cable management net that comes included with the Ikea Bekant desk.

I used a lot of velcro ties to group up any cables coming from a similar area. You can get a pack of 100 ties on Amazon for $10. Once they were grouped I kinda just threw them into the cable management net, there's probably a more elegant way of doing it, but I didn't want to spend even more time trying to do that 😅

Here are some pics of how I did it

I think what helps the most is having a cable management net on the underside of a desk.

u/iiburtHD · 1 pointr/battlestations

Yeah this stand would work great for 3 25", here is the link to the clamp style version incase you were interested.

u/z-mi · 1 pointr/battlestations

Thanks for answering!
I see. Sleek! I’ll try do the same.

Is this the Amazon Basics you’re talking about? I was skeptical because they say max 32” I think.
(Sorry not sure how to format link properly on reddit app)

I like the Benq because it’s 100Hz, FreeSync, 35” 1800R, and has the smart dimming feature thingy like the phones these days. Any Acer equivalents that you might be aware of? Yours could be one, but it’s g sync and I don’t think it has the auto dimming brightness feature, correct?

u/braxtonjames · 1 pointr/battlestations

Thank you!!

It's this one. I removed one of the arm extensions to make it better support the Alienware without any sag!

u/THEWhiteGoodman · 1 pointr/battlestations

Here it is

By no means a necessity and some people don’t like them. I just think it really helps make a setup look even cleaner. Yours is great as is.

u/Touchmagic · 1 pointr/battlestations

I got it for about $86 according to google. But only one reseller had them here so i wish you all the luck finding them, it's called AX2000 or something. I was actually amazed by the sturdyness and build quality of it. I absolutely recommend you get one of them.

EDIT: Actually, i found it on Amazon for 37 USD.

u/BlameTheInterns · 2 pointsr/battlestations

These are pretty solid.

I'm using them with my a-40s and they work great.

u/mr-totoro · 1 pointr/battlestations

Thanks! I purchased it from Amazon. :)
Couldn't believe I found one that would support all three exactly the way I wanted it.

u/bonafideseth · 1 pointr/battlestations

Yeah it was super easy! Just screw the VESA mounting plate on the back of the monitor and slide it onto the mount.

Here's the mount:

u/Bronocularz · 2 pointsr/battlestations

here is the boom. nothing too fancy but get's the job done. yes little accessories are fun adds!

u/DrunkenSavior · 5 pointsr/battlestations

Not 100% sure, but I think it's this. I have one too. It's pretty nice.

u/TreeQuiz · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Oh alright. Just a suggestion if you feel like improving your Battlestation, is to get something like this. I plan on getting one once I get another one of these monitors.

u/thebigwhiteyeti · 2 pointsr/battlestations

I’m using 2 Ergotech Freedom Arms, which I bought separately, but both are mounted to a single base post (I only recommend this with a very sturdy desk, as it puts a lot of weight on one spot).

Make sure you get the right one for the weight/size of your monitor.

u/kerta1n · 1 pointr/battlestations

#1. I know a lot have people have said this, but always, when showing off your battle station, have a uniform color (in your case, make the all of the RGB lights white). Also, if you want the setup to look extremely clean, remove all of your desktop icons and put the essentials either in your taskbar or your start menu. This will make it so it looks professional.
#2: Cable management is pretty clean, maybe try this, as this will help hide all of the cables under your desk, except for the PC, which I would pull out a bit more slack so some of the wire can be hidden behind the cabinets.
#3: (Optional) If your budget has some room, maybe get an (RGB) light strip behind your desk (or if you have one) as this will contribute more to the theme of your setup.

u/GotWilks · 4 pointsr/battlestations

The Anchor - THE ORIGINAL Under-Desk Headphone Stand Mount

I personally use this and really love it. Saves some desk space, too!

u/SmokierSword · 1 pointr/battlestations

Maybe it was [this one?](! Dual LCD Monitor Desk Mount Stand Heavy Duty Fully Adjustable Arms Fits 2 / Two Screens up to 27", VESA 75 and 100 (MI-752) I can't tell if you're using a dual arm mount like that one, or two single mounts, like [this.](! Monitor Arm Single LCD Monitor Desk Mount Stand Fully Adjustable Fits 20 21 23 24 27 30 32 Screens Height Adjustable Tilt Swivel Rotate, Clamp Base (MI-751)

Do let me know if you can, I'm looking to do this exact same setup with an ultrawide center and regular monitor in portrait beside it. Thanks!

u/warri · 6 pointsr/battlestations

Off the Top of my Head:

  • HAF-X 932 Advanced
  • AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition
  • 16 GB DDR3 1600 Corsair Vengeance
  • 2 x ATI 5770HD - 1GB XFX in Crossfire (yes I know they are old)
  • 128 GB OCZ Vertex 2 Boot Drive
  • 500GB MomentusXT Hybrid
  • 1TB WD Black
  • Razer Black Widow Ultimate
  • Logitech G500 Mouse
  • 3 X ASUS VS248H-P
  • 1 XSingle Monitor Clamp Mount
  • 1 X Dual Monitor Clamp Mount
u/dsthebest · 1 pointr/battlestations

The monitor arms are these, and they are amazing for a dual monitor setup. Nice equal free range movement for each monitor, and they are very sturdy too. My monitors are a bit heavy (both touchscreens), and I've had the stand for almost 2 years of constant movement and virtually no sagging.

u/daflame319 · 1 pointr/battlestations

Love the setup! Get a monitor mount (VIVO Dual LCD LED Monitor Desk Mount Stand Heavy Duty Fully Adjustable fits 2 / Two Screens up to 27" and it’ll look 10 times better!

u/boostedmk · 2 pointsr/battlestations

> The monitor stand in using is VIVO Single LCD Monitor Desk Mount Stand Fully Adjustable/Tilt/Articulating for 1 Screen up to 27" (STAND-V001)
> Works great! And very affordable :)

u/lastnightsdinr · 1 pointr/battlestations

I like to use these:

When they wind around the cable too many times, I just cut them. Makes it easier to re-tie them and they're cheap enough to experiment.

I really like the use of wall space. Would be cool to have some 3d printed hangers for the controllers!

u/emaceyated · 1 pointr/battlestations

The stand is a VIVO, fits up to 27 inch monitors.

As for the desk, I am not using anything to reinforce the desk, but I am planning on getting a single adjustable support beam for the middle. The desk has set up for like less than 2 weeks so sag wont be a problem by the time I get one. Probably just gonna go to home depot for that.

u/WhatPlantsCrave · 2 pointsr/battlestations

Consider a surge protector (what you have looks a lot like a power tap). There is a UL rating on the bottom that will tell you. If it's a power tap it probably has just a fuse, your equipment will still get fried.

That tape is going to leave sticky residue all over your cables and you are going to hate yourself for it in the future. Velcro is cheap. (Under $10 delivered for 100 8in strips.)

If the outside of your fan grilles are dusty like that it may be a good time to look at the cpu heat sink and make sure it is free of air clogging dust. Get that tower off the damn ground! Get some old phone books even, anything. 3" off the floor minimum.

u/Murdopolis · 5 pointsr/battlestations

Haha thanks! I took a lot of time to make sure they were hidden. I used the monitor mounts (that have cable clips) to run the cables to the monitors and everything is tucked into a cable "raceway" attached to the back of the desk.

Here is a link to it.

u/ahsstudent · 2 pointsr/battlestations

It’s this one from amazon:

I’m sorry but dont have a link to the wallpaper right now, the whole setup including computer is in storage while I move. Pretty sure its from Unsplash though

u/dmango18 · 1 pointr/battlestations

I was really happy with the quality of it for the price and it was really easy to install!

u/yuukino · 1 pointr/battlestations

Pretty nice. For more desk space consider one of these. (though of course make sure to find one compatible with your monitor type/size)

I'm not exactly sure how monitor mounts work with glass desks though, could be some risks. Wall mounting would also clear up space if that's an option for you.

Can I wask what audio interface/mic combo you have there?

u/Zarknox · 1 pointr/battlestations

You can get this:

off of amazon warehouse (damaged box only!) for around $40 quite often with prime. Me and my roommate both bought it a couple months back. I have a 27"+24" portrait and he has a 29" ultrawide+24" portrait. Its super rugged and I recommend it to anybody who asks if they have a desk that it can grab onto.

u/digitalfauxtog · 1 pointr/battlestations


Triple stand -

Extended Single Stand -

I started with a double and worked my way up. All of the stands are essentially made by the same company and sold my different third parties.

They seem to work well.

u/Iwant2bethe1percent · 1 pointr/battlestations here is a video showing how they are set up, thats also my bose sound system doing its thing ;). I put them around my window frame which is pretty big tbh. So they are pointed at the sides of my walls, the ceiling and the floor because they wrap all the way around. Im only using one strip of these. they have all kinds of color changing modes and shit, its amazing. I highly recommend this its definitely top quality.

u/sintheticgaming · 2 pointsr/battlestations

The monitors you see here are ASUS VS238H-P 23" times 3. You have to buy separate monitors and also make sure the computer's graphics card can support either Nvidia Surround or AMD Eyefinity depending on what GPU you have. If you want its totally optional but you can buy a triple monitor stand like I did I used the EZM Deluxe Triple Monitor Mount Stand and it makes the setup look A LOT cleaner.

u/Easterhands · 2 pointsr/battlestations

If you want something a little cheaper, this Ergotech Freedom Arm HD holds a ton of weight and is well built. I have a 39 inch 4k TV mounted to it and it stays up and articulates just fine. Your 20lbs is actually the minimum for this one so it should work great.

u/Arctic-Zero · 1 pointr/battlestations

Alright ty any cool any stuff you know of that I should pick up/rgb and also I’m getting this to put behind the monitor Art3d Textures 3D Wall Panels White Diamond Design Pack of 12 Tiles 32 Sq Ft (PVC)

u/adamdevigili · 1 pointr/battlestations

Haha those aren't streaming lights (would be a cool addition on the top of them). They are these speakers on top of these mounts.

u/gimmemoarmonster · 1 pointr/battlestations

This is the one I currently have and it's quite lovely.



Make sure to check the weight rating for your monitor though. The linked one is tension loaded so if you put a <20lb monitor on it (the arm is for 20-30lbs) you may run into issues.


Edit: Also do yourself a favor and have a buddy for mounting an UW monitor. It's so much easier.