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Windows 7: Computer or Table Desk Recommendations?

18 Oct 2014   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
Computer or Table Desk Recommendations?

I had a really old computer desk that i used back then but no longer have it as its very old and we threw it away. It was also incredibly heavy so we threw it away.

I had never heard of an L shape desk until recently and saw a few of these on amazon/walmart and also saw some other desk when searching desk or computer desk.


2. 3-Piece Glass Computer Corner Desk -

3. Atrium l-shaped computer desk -

4. 4-Foot Folding Table -

5. Mainstays Student Desk -

6. Sauder Beginnings Student Desk, Multiple Finishes -
Questions i have on these desk and which one to get.

1. When i looked at the desks, my initial thought was the l shape desk looked really good. It looks very pleasing and also got lot of good reviews. Has anyone here owned an l shape desk and if so was it like this or was it a wooden l shape desk? The negative thing about this desk seem to be they have that thing for the keyboard for you to put on and people say you can't put a mouse there and only keyboard. Possible to have this on it when setting it up? I had a computer desk a long time ago where it had one of those keyboard things and i hated it. I always preferred to keep the keyboard on the same table surface as the monitor, same with mouse. But would the issue with this desk be its kinda small? The thing is i want to have my keyboard, mouse and monitor on it. I will be having a 20' or 24' monitor on it... and maybe in the future have 2 monitors but at the moment just one. Also i won't be here that much at this home for a while but i like to have a desk here when i come here every on and off. I travel quite a bit from usa to outside usa and most of my time is spent outside usa. Does this table look like its really small where the monitor and your eyes are going to be pretty close? I dont like having my eyes very close to the monitor but it seems like this desk from where i would be sitting at to the monitor would seem very close.

2. Is desk 1 and desk 2 basically the same thing? I guess a personal preference but does anyone know why the black desk seems to get so much good reviews? My initial thought is it would be plain looking and the silver/glass probably looks the best.

3. Anything different with desk 3 from desk 1 or 2? Only thing is its a bit cheaper but doesn't have many reviews as the first 2.

4. Would desk 4 be probably a bad idea? It seems to be just a folding table but some people mention they use it for many things and you could pretty much use it anyway you like. Reason i like this is b/c it seems like you could fold it easily and move it to anywhere around the house without an issue. But are these tables safe for laptops? I read someone mention static or something like that so not sure if that is an issue or not. Also i like this as it seems like when im no longer here, someone here can use this desk to put whatever they want. Could be used for picnic or just putting many things in general. Seems to have quite a bit good of reviews.

5. Is buying either of the 2 last desks probably a bad idea? I personally like the 5th desk much more because it doesn't have that keyboard thing attached to it like the 6th desk. The desk does look pretty small in pictures but for some reason it seems like a good distance from where i would be sitting to the monitor itself compared to the l shaped desks. Desk 6 i really don't like these desk as again they have that keyboard thing.

Yes very long post. Also i like to mention that i don't want a big desk as where isn't that much space to put it so i don't want those big ikea desks. I just want something that is not big, easy to set up and look pretty decent and also where i could put monitor, keyboard, mouse where the table doesn't look cramped up. Thanks.

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18 Oct 2014   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

It all boils down to what you want. I use the one at number 4. Easy to move if needed, and use another one as a workbench.
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18 Oct 2014   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

Thanks for the response.

Well i don't have that much space where i want to put it. The l shaped desk looks great b/c it doesn't look like it uses up much space and it also looks pretty good.

Would you say the l shape desk would be fine for the distance from the seat to the actual monitor? Would 2 monitors be fine? From looking at ppl who bought it online and the pictures, most of them have 1 computer monitor and i see a few that are 2 monitors but it kind of looks cramped. But that should still be fine right?

Yea i will disregard 5 and 6 as those look very close to the screen.

I seen quite a bit of desks in the stores. The issue is those either don't look very good or they are too big or too small. I haven't seen many desks that look like the 1st link for the l shape desk which is why i ask this.

As for the folding desk, there are pictures of ppl saying they used it for a sewing machine. So i figure if it works for sewing machine and looks good, im not sure why putting a monitior there isn't a bad idea.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

18 Oct 2014   #4

Windows 10 Pro X64

I have two monitors, have had three before and have plenty of room.
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