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Computer desks soon to be obsolete?

Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:17 am

I was bouncing around on the net and came across this.

http://www.mwelab.com/index.php/en/products

I am soooo wanting one of these now this is so cool!!!
 
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Re: Computer desks soon to be obsolete?

Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:20 am

...and so affordably priced at the rates of a good used car...
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Re: Computer desks soon to be obsolete?

Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:23 am

:roll: I could spend a couple hundred at IKEA or $6k to $49k for an admittedly very nice desk, and I have other bills... let me think.
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Re: Computer desks soon to be obsolete?

Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:26 am

Yeah, the price kills this for now. Wait ten years and it might be more reasonable. Look how much most new tech items cost then drop in price as time passes.

You have to admit its a cool idea though. There was something similar in the Mass Effect games you would see in different places in game. I always stopped to look at it when playing and think something like that should be built and sold. This is just the first example.
 
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Re: Computer desks soon to be obsolete?

Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:28 am

I don't see how something this complex could ever become price-competitive to a particleboard flat-pack desk.
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Re: Computer desks soon to be obsolete?

Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:34 am

I thought the latest fad was standing desks and treadmills.
 
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Re: Computer desks soon to be obsolete?

Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:36 am

It is still a "desk", although more "dedicated"... And this desk WILL also become "obsolete" as soon as good mass-market VR goggles will appear :wink:

The seat also looks crappy... If you just want a comfortable seat - you can find one at http://www.racechairs.com/ then just buy a multi-monitor stand/mount and you will get much more comfort for about the same (or slightly less) price :wink:
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Re: Computer desks soon to be obsolete?

Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:37 am

Khali wrote:
Yeah, the price kills this for now. Wait ten years and it might be more reasonable. Look how much most new tech items cost then drop in price as time passes.

This is not a tech item.
It's a very specialized and fancy piece of furniture.
 
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Re: Computer desks soon to be obsolete?

Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:58 am

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Re: Computer desks soon to be obsolete?

Wed Sep 04, 2013 11:43 am

I dunno. I don't hate the idea of it, but I slouch with abandon and therefore the appeal of it is probably that it would enable that comfortably. Enclose it in an armored, climate-controlled Darth Vader sphere and I'm sold!

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