How to Make a Computer Setup

Do you have an awesome collection of electronics, but you can't figure out a way to set them up so that you can actually use them? Create an awesome tech setup!

Steps

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    Invest in some good office equipment. You'll need a desk. Look for something that's strong enough to hold a few computers. Cable management systems are a plus! Also, you'll need a comfortable chair.
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    Buy some electronics. Get a good desktop computer- not a store brand machine, and possibly a laptop or a netbook, too.
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    Purchase accessories. Speakers, wireless mice, keyboards, external hard drives, or anything that you see important.
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    Set it all up. Put the monitor(s) at eye level and make sure that the keyboard is within easy reach.
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    Spend some time testing it out. Make sure that everything runs smoothly and that all electronics are working properly.
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    Make final changes. If something doesn't work as planned while testing, fix it!

Tips

  • Keep cables organized. There's nothing worse than having to un-tangle the wired mess to find the power adapter for your laptop.
  • If you plan on buying netbooks or laptops, get a laptop stand. They help angle the keyboard toward you for a better feel.

Warnings

  • Be careful not to shock yourself while messing with components that are plugged in.

Things You'll Need

  • A good desk
  • A comfortable office chair
  • A few computers or other electronics
  • Money
  • Computer accessories

Article Info

Categories: Hardware