How many pc's do YOU own?

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware, Devices and Accessories' started by DarkShinigami, Jun 21, 2012.

  1. one desktop

    9 vote(s)
  2. one laptop

    13 vote(s)
  3. one desktop and laptop

    25 vote(s)
  4. other(please post and explain)

    34 vote(s)
  1. DarkShinigami

    DarkShinigami #1 strongest Shinigami BANKAI

    Sep 12, 2009
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    Soul Society
    so i was at a store today and i heard people talk about how many pc's they had so it made e wonder how many pc's do my fellow tempers have

    i myself own a pc and laptop but before my pc died so my laptop was my primary pc so now my desktop is my primary.
  2. Tom Bombadildo

    Tom Bombadildo Honk!

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    Jul 11, 2009
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    I forgot
    Me myself? 1.

    My family? My sister has a laptop and desktop, my mom has a laptop, my dad has 2 laptops, my little bro has a desktop and a laptop, and...I think that's total including me.
  3. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Panties

    Sep 13, 2009
    At the end of another lost highway
    I have 1 laptop!
  4. EyeZ

    EyeZ GBAtemp Addict

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    Dec 4, 2009
    2 PC's, one is a gaming PC
  5. Bat420maN

    Bat420maN GBAtemp Fan

    Sep 13, 2009
    United States
    Three desktops in the house right now. I am looking to get a new one soon though.
  6. Xoo00o0o0o

    Xoo00o0o0o Xoo00o0o0o is in the house

    Apr 23, 2009
    United States
    Dallas, TX
    4 that are mine, 12 total in my family. Only 2 are for gaming.
  7. emmanu888

    emmanu888 6 years and still going strong

    Jan 25, 2009
    two desktop one of which is mine and its a gaming pc and two laptops and one netbook which is also mine
  8. snakepliskin2334

    snakepliskin2334 GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 25, 2012
    United States
    total of 3. 1. mine of course 2. dad has a computer 3. one downstairs basement for when my dad goes down and reloads his bullets he can watch movies on the PC down there
  9. Jan1tor

    Jan1tor GBAtemp Fan

    Jul 8, 2007
    United States
    I picked other because I have 2 desktops and a laptop and my son also has a pc. I use one of my pcs for a lot of my video\picture work and web. The other I just mainly use to play online games and record my television shows.
  10. CCNaru

    CCNaru Warn-free Since 2005

    Jul 9, 2005
    United States
    3 laptops 2 PCs buying another laptop next week or so
  11. Jamstruth

    Jamstruth Secondary Feline Anthropomorph

    Apr 23, 2009
    North East Scotland
    I've got my laptop. This is my computer for everything and tbh its mainly used like a desktop. It sits on my desk with speakers plugged in and everything. Its a lot easier to take back and forth to Uni and such though.
    As for my entire family my little sister has a netbook and my parents have a laptop. As well as this there are 2 desktops sitting around not plugged into anything. 1 is my old machine, the other is my parent's old machine.
  12. Luigi2012SM64DS

    Luigi2012SM64DS G-old member

    Aug 27, 2011
    3 lappys 2 deskys
  13. finkmac

    finkmac GBAtemp Fan

    Nov 9, 2011
    Over there

    14 desktops...

    12 laptops...

    Several (PCs) that aren't complete (dissasembled)

    Might have missed a few...
  14. snakepliskin2334

    snakepliskin2334 GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 25, 2012
    United States
    how yeah i know i posted this already but i figured i put it here to related to the post here is the specs to my pc if you are intrested

    Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) (build 7600)
    Install Language: English (United States)
    System Locale: English (United States)
    Installed: 5/11/2012 9:14:06 PM
    Enclosure Type: Desktop Processor a Main Circuit Board b 2.70 gigahertz AMD Athlon 7750 Dual-Core
    256 kilobyte primary memory cache
    1024 kilobyte secondary memory cache
    8 kilobyte tertiary memory cache
    64-bit ready
    Multi-core (2 total)
    Not hyper-threaded
    Board: MS-7309 1.0
    Bus Clock: 200 megahertz
    BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. V9.4 02/17/2009
    new USB Storage Use in past 30 Days (mouse over last used for details) new Hosted Virtual Machines (mouse over name for details) Last Used Apple iPod, s/n 000A270013A93499, rev 1.62 6/21/2012 7:13:39 PM WD My Book 1110 -- drive 1, s/n WCAVY3682966, rev 2003 6/21/2012 6:42:31 PM Flash Drive SM_USB20 USB Device, s/n AA04012700009341, rev 1100 6/20/2012 11:48:31 AM* Flash Drive SM_USB20 USB Device, s/n AA04012700009058, rev 1100 6/13/2012 1:03:56 AM*
    * Possibly used again before the reboot following this time. None discovered Drives new – drive encryption Memory Modules c,d 2745.56 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
    1985.87 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

    HL-DT-ST DVD-RAM GH22NS30 SCSI CdRom Device [Optical drive]
    WD Virtual CD 1110 USB Device [Optical drive]

    Hitachi HDS721075KLA SCSI Disk Device (750.15 GB) -- drive 0, s/n GTA204P8H4D33F, SMART Status: Healthy
    WD My Book 1110 USB Device [Hard drive] (1999.69 GB) -- drive 1, s/n WCAVY3682966
    4096 Megabytes Usable Installed Memory

    Slot 'DIMM0' has 2048 MB
    Slot 'DIMM1' has 2048 MB
    Local Drive Volumes new – volume encryption c: (NTFS on drive 0) * 745.76 GB 597.78 GB free h: (NTFS on drive 0) 105 MB 64 MB free i: (NTFS on drive 1) 1999.69 GB 1388.03 GB free
    * Operating System is installed on c: Network Drives None discovered Users (mouse over user name for details) Printers local user accounts last logon [​IMG] jay 6/21/2012 3:56:29 PM (admin) [​IMG] UpdatusUser 6/21/2012 3:58:36 PM local system accounts [​IMG] Administrator 7/13/2009 10:08:59 PM (admin) [​IMG] Guest never [​IMG] HomeGroupUser$ never
    [​IMG] Marks a disabled account; [​IMG] Marks a locked account Microsoft Shared Fax Driver on SHRFAX: Microsoft XPS Document Writer on XPSPort: Send To Microsoft OneNote 2010 Driver on nul: Controllers Display ATA Channel 0 [Controller]
    ATA Channel 1 [Controller]
    Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller
    NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT [Display adapter]
    DELL 2007WFP [Monitor] (20.0"vis, s/n XX-0HF730-XXXXX-7AM-1ACL, October 2007)
    Bus Adapters Multimedia NVIDIA nForce Serial ATA Controller (2x)
    Standard Enhanced PCI to USB Host Controller
    Standard OpenHCD USB Host Controller
    High Definition Audio Device Virus Protection [Back to Top] Group Policies Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security 2012 Version 5.0 Virus Definitions Version Up To Date Realtime File Scanning On None discovered Communications new – connection speed & status Other Devices Microsoft 6to4 Adapter Microsoft ISATAP Adapter ↑ NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller primary IP Address: / 24 Gateway: Physical Address: 00:24:21:31:EB:51 Connection Speed: 100 Mbps ↓ Spotflux Network Device Driver Status: Cable unplugged Dhcp Server: none responded Physical Address: 00:FF:27:AF:AD:0E Connection Speed: 10 Mbps Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface Networking Dns Servers:
    USB Input Device
    Standard PS/2 Keyboard
    HID-compliant mouse
    Apple Mobile Device USB Driver
    USB Mass Storage Device (2x)
    USB Root Hub (2x)
    Generic volume shadow copy
    WD SES Device
  15. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

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    Nov 21, 2005
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    The pile of semi working ones (usually p4 and maybe slightly earlier gear I keep around) sits at 5 right now. I usually use them to play with new (or new to me) linux distros on actual hardware (usually to do silly things like build routers and NAS out of them) or to give to people that need an internet and word processing machine for a couple of weeks as they get together funds to do a proper build with or wait for parts to ship. It has probably been a month at least since any have been powered though.

    I do have a version of linux on my main hacked xbox but it is pretty much XBMC only these days.

    The ones I grab wires from inside of and use as alarm clock stands/tool holders doubles the original number. Assuming my recent projects to build a lot of bench power supplies has not left me without enough I probably could build a couple out of them but unless I need an old cyrix machine to run some piece of industrial hardware again I doubt I will put anything together.

    If I bothered to put together/fix the stuff from my junk/broken and parts drawers (four hours soldering and a serious reduction in my electrical parts bins is not really worth it) I would run out of ram and hard drives very quickly but I could probably get another couple out of it.

    Laptops.... several in various states of disrepair although just the one hard drive less thing I have as security laptop.

    If we are talking ones that I take effort to maintain in working order I probably have to add in any virtual machines I have of which there are about ten in regular use (usually ones geared to mirror setups of various clients although I have been thankfully been spared having to check each and every update and driver update routine but I do have several I actually use) and I guess with a few clicks I have a terminal server as well but I am not going there.

    Thus far pogoplugs and beagleboards have proven too expensive to be the in fun stuff money budget but I imagine if something like the raspberry pi achieves arduino levels of availability at that kind of price well I might have to not use the 192 private IP range.

    In my defence I do not have a phone, tablet, mobile computer device (PSP and DS do not count as much as I like to pretend otherwise) or working laptop beyond security laptop which has no battery and the second most temperamental charger socket I have ever seen and most of the piles get raided for parts every month or so and get cycled out and replaced not long after that. I do tend to get given older machines though and as I can just stick a low requirement version of linux or BSD on there I will tend to say yes please.
  16. DinohScene

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    В небо
    2 laptops.
    Server laptop.

    That's my collection;3
  17. RandomOddness

    RandomOddness GBAtemp Regular

    Sep 16, 2010
    4 Working PCs and 3 Laptops. Plus a good few in pieces.
  18. Hells Malice

    Hells Malice Are you a bully?

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    Apr 9, 2009
    1 desktop. I can see 1 desktop and a laptop but anything other than that is pretty pointless. Server boxes aside.

    My family as a whole has 3 desktops and 2 laptops.
  19. lokomelo

    lokomelo Edson Arantes do Nascimento

    Aug 19, 2009
    São Paulo
    One crap notebook only, the only thing I can play here is

    I'm accepting suggestions on what new notebook to buy (ultrabook, MacBook, dell notebook, olivetti typewriter, etc)
  20. SixSenseEagle

    SixSenseEagle Newbie

    3 laptops all work good and 1 desktop... its ok