What's your gaming rig look like?

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Ray Warner, Jun 5, 2003.

  1. Ray Warner

    Ray Warner Stunt Coordinator

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    Spare no detail (or photo, if you've got 'em) as to what you've done to build a decent gaming rig. I've got a few projects going right now, so I'll post some pictures when they're presentable.

    One can be seen in the "Current Projects" link in my signature.

    I'm not just talking about having all the consoles, though. Some people have gone out of their way to re-create classic arcade cabinets, or they have homemade sticks, or their Xbox sports a few "additions", etc. If you've got it, show it off here.
     
  2. Rob_V

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    Nothing special. 57" widescreen HDTV, 5.1 surround, Xbox console. It's surprisingly sweet ... everyone on this board should have an Xbox.
     
  3. Dave Bennett

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    from the older thread
    http://homepage.mac.com/dfbennett/PhotoAlbum11.html

    Here's my setup now that I've moved out of the dorm and temporarily into my parent's house(until I land a job and move out).
    The weird thing on top of my center channel speaker is a remote control extender so I can control the DirecTV box in the other room that is mirrored on my TV(we've just got the one direcTV box).
    The equipment list is:
    27" Samsung Dynaflat TV(with Anamorphic Squeeze mode)
    Onkyo 494 DD/DTS reciever
    Polk RT35i speakers
    Polk CS245i Center
    Sony DVP-S360 DVD Player
    Sony 5 Disc CD Changer w/ optical out
    Panasonic 4 head hifi VCR.
    Samsung SIR-70 multisatellite DirecTV Box in other room mirrored with remote control extender
    PS2, XBox(soon to be modded to run XBox Media Player), and Gamecube
    Yamaha 8" 150w sub
    2 audio source 2 way surrounds.
    Powemac G4, 17" monitor, stocked mini fridge and way too many remotes.
     
  4. Scott L

    Scott L Producer

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  5. Ray Warner

    Ray Warner Stunt Coordinator

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    Scott, hell of a setup you're got there. Any mod work, or are you strictly domestic?
     
  6. James D S

    James D S Screenwriter

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    Scott, where oh where did you get that PC case?! I HAVE to know.
     
  7. James St

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  8. Scott L

    Scott L Producer

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    Ray- the consoles are all unmodded, I don't like to fool with the electronics other than opening up for a lens cleaning.

    James- Here are some links: Link 1 Link 2 Link 3
    If you really wanna buy an HTPC case look at the newer models, this one is a pain to open and you have to buy the VFD seperately.
     
  9. James St

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    Nice pics Scott. The new 5 series case looks very nice. Any word on price or availability?
     
  10. Scott L

    Scott L Producer

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    According to the guys on AVS it's still only on sale in Korea. North American distributors won't get em until mid summer, so should be soon. Keep checking www.digitalconnection.com and www.exoticpc.com.
     
  11. Dave A.

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    He's mine since i mostly do PC gaming ( i am a reviewer for PC parts and a avid case modder)...I designed upper and lower vid card coolers for my set up, and i have had orders for the lower ones ..the upper ones is a bit difficult to reproduce, plus i need to work on it[​IMG]
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    The vid end is fed to a 19 Viewsonic A90f+ UltraBright
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    Sound is handles through a SB Audigy Gamer and 2.1 Creative Inspires.

    Case is custom made (i did all mods on it and has a egyptian theme[​IMG]
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    Hope you all like[​IMG]

    Dave A.
     
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    Chris Bardon Cinematographer

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    Well here are a few of mine seeing that there are already a couple PCs in here.

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    Dean
     
  15. Mark Shannon

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    Tim, did you get the cabinet next to the TV in your main room from Ikea? If so, I have the same one as you. I was having a real problem with ventilation (Reciever was becoming hot to the touch). I see you've removed the thin back board. I'll see if I can get some pictures of what I did. I decided to get a couple 12V Computer fans, splice some wires, and hook them up to a variable voltage DC connector. I have them placed behind my Reciever and CD Player. The fans are hooked up via DC power to the extra outlet on the back of my Reciever, so when it goes on, the fans go on.

    I'll try to get some pictures up as soon as I can...
     
  16. EdR

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    Here's my stuff crammed onto a shelf:

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    NEC LT260 projector
    Logitech Z680 surround
    PS2
    Xbox
    JVC component switch
    Panasonic RP-82 DVD
    Gamecube

    Some screens (80" diagonal):

    MotoGP2
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    THPS 4 (in 720P)
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    Shot from Monsters Inc.
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    from T2:
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