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How Many Computers Do You Have In Your Home?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by newtekie1, Aug 31, 2014.

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How Many Computers Do You Have In Your Home?

  1. 1

    2.0%
  2. 2

    11.1%
  3. 3

    18.2%
  4. 4

    16.2%
  5. 5

    15.2%
  6. 6

    15.2%
  7. 7

    8.1%
  8. 8

    4.0%
  9. 9

    3.0%
  10. 10+

    7.1%
  1. newtekie1

    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    Just curious how many computers we have in our homes.

    When I say computer, I mean something capable of running a full desktop OS, either Windows or Linux or OSX and I guess Windows RT(but not Windows Mobile). And I'm talking computers that are actually connected and are used somewhat regularly, say at least once a month. And, what do you use the computers for?

    My Desktop
    My Laptop
    Wife's Desktop
    Wife's Laptop
    Bedroom HTPC
    Living Room HTPC
    Media/File Server
    Backup Server

    That makes 8 for me.
     
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    4 and I live by myself

    Gaming
    2 X HTPC
    Laptop
     
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  3. manofthem

    manofthem WCG-TPU Team All-Star!

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    3 for me:


    My desktop - 24/7 cruncher except when gaming

    Wife's desktop - 24/7 cruncher, wife does her nonsense on it, and it shares the data for all pcs. Also a backup gamer in case I just want something light

    3rd PC - built as a cruncher and a lanbox if need be. Crunches most of the time.
     
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    Only one desktop PC. 4 laptops, one for each person and an older one as spare. And i can add my newly purchased Surface tablet to the bunch. Just don't ask how many mobile phones we have laying around. We always buy and never resell, some of them could be museum pieces by now.
     
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    Desktop, laptop and HTPC.
     
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    5 for me,

    Server PC, as file/media server, download server, BOINC cruncher.
    Gaming PC, for all Steam, Origin, Uplay, and daily work PC.
    Kid PC, also for main games/work backup
    and 2 additional PC for cruncher, folding and coin mining.

    and also 1 laptop that i never touch again after installing OS.
     
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    2 desktop
    1 server
    1 laptop
    2surface (surface replaces htpc anywhere, but it was so much fun to build small pcs)
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Out of curiosity, why in the world 2 HTPC's? One in the bathroom?


    Two here, and that is still one too many (system specs and the one in sig). When I get rich I'm getting one of them nice tablets or a convertible laptop. Or an AIO.
     
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    One netbook (my own), Acer: CPU Atom N270 Windows XP
    4 laptops (2 laptops are mine), Acer: CPU T5850 Windows Vista, Acer: CPU i3 3110M Windows 8.1, Asus: CPU i7 740QM Windows 7,Asus: CPU i7 4700HQ Windows 8.1
    1 PC, LianLi Asus CPU E7200 Windows Vista
    3 persons at home
     
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    In the past I was a "One PC can do everything, no need for more" person, but after finding some good discounts over the years and being bored on selling most of them, I changed my attitude. So now I have three.

    One AM1 HTPC for movies and internet streaming.
    One AM3 for light gaming, compute heavy stuff and testing,
    and one dead silent AM3+ for Internet browsing and non heavy work like word processing.
     
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    Just 2 desktops. Laptop is no more and netbook stays off.
     
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    Main home/office - Win 8.1 - mainly everything
    Upstairs desktop - Win 7 - some games, email, work, etc.
    wife's laptop - Win 8.1 - whatever the wife does.
    my tablet/laptop Win 8.1 - anything - it is basically a clone of the main computer.
    wife's tablet - Android - email, text, word processing, spreadsheets, media control, games, video, web surfing, ordering PIZZA/WINGS and etc.
    My tablet - Android - same as above

    I really use the tablets more than the PCs.
     
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    i have the 2 pc's in my specs and the laptop in my sig (just needs a new HDD and ODD)
     
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    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    I have somewhere between too many and not enough :p

    Most of my desktops/crunchers are listed in specs or sig (some aren't at home) plus a few laptops
     
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    Laptop, Desktop and a in progress Gaming Rig
     
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    Gaming x2 (one for me and her), her personal lap, her bus lap, my Chromebook, laptop for HTPC (going to replace soon), Gaming for daughter, Server... yeah, I miscounted. That's 8, I voted 7.
     
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    Just one, my main desktop. I have a legacy windows 98se pc i use regularly and a ton of retro computers including an ibm 5160.
     
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    More than 10.
    3 in 24/7 use
    1 backup/server
    More complete benching setups than I can count. Yes, pretty much all of them see use at least once a month.
     
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    2, but one needs hooked up again.


    I didn't count my work laptop.
     
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    My PC
    Misses PC
    HTPC
    P4 PC
     
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    6 working, not working atm would make like 12 total I think.
     
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    Main Rig I7 (Gaming/Programing)
    Back Up Rig AMD (Used When main Rig is in parts or for RMAs)
    Dads Rig old AMD
    Media PC I3
    Surface Pro I5
    Dads Tablet

    2x Core 2 PCs missing HDDs
     
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    To many *sigh*
     
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    Solaris17 Creator Solaris Utility DVD

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    I have 8 that I own. (my friend just got out of the marines and lives with me because I own a house but I wont count him or the tablets etc.)

    My gaming PC
    My laptop
    GFs Gaming PC
    GFs Laptop
    Netbook
    HTPC
    22" touchscreen kitchen PC for recipies and pandora and stuff.
    Game Server

    EDIT: Damn forgot about the server and counted 7 stupid closet
     
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    Im presuming in a newer home to boot or a home that was contracted to have ethernet lines ran to each room...
     
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    Actually, an older home. I ran everything I needed. Being in construction has it's perks.
     

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