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Post your Razer Core setup

Discussion in 'Systems' started by Eason85, Jul 17, 2016.

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  1. Eason85_no_id

    Eason85_no_id Member

    As we all have noticed, the 18" active TB3 cable the core uses makes it rather difficult to place the laptop around. You have to get quite creative. I'm interested to see what setups other people have made with their cores.

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  2. Katana_x_II7

    Katana_x_II7 Well-Known Member

    No replies yet. I guess not many people have gotten their core yet haha. They seem to be out of stock quite a bit. Hopefully more people can get them soon and post their setups. I'm also interested in seeing :)
     
  3. AmazingSpanoMan

    AmazingSpanoMan Active Member

    I have mine but it is in a state of crazy disarray on my desk. I haven't really found a good way to organize it on the desk due to the VERY short USB C cable.

    I'm thinking I may make bank if I create a nice stand for the Core that the laptop fits under that would organize it really nice.

    Time to start designing!
     
  4. Switcheslol_no_id

    Switcheslol_no_id New Member

    This is my setup! Running 2 27" Samsung curved screens with a 1070 gtx! I love it just wish I could play around more with my setup as well.
     

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  5. AJsRanger

    AJsRanger Member

    Hoping to get dual monitors soon to replace my old one, but here's mine right now. 20160722_161603.jpg
     

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  6. Katana_x_II7

    Katana_x_II7 Well-Known Member

    It seems like a lot of people are talking about the short cable problem :\ do you think they can come out with a longer cable? I know the longer ones bump it down to 20GB/s, but hopefully someone can come out with some better cables in the near future, because not everyone can get their core super close to their laptop
     
  7. Pentalobe

    Pentalobe Active Member

    The cable is silly-short. It isn't even long enough if you wanted to have the laptop to the left of the core LOL.

    They make macbook stands like this, I might try making one. https://www.amazon.com/Generic-Vert...2&sr=8-5&keywords=vertical+macbook+stand+wood

    I know I have plants taking over my desk. I need to do some pruning again. (I have like a whole garden even veggies in the window opposite my desk and everything grows way too fast lol.)
     

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  8. Katana_x_II7

    Katana_x_II7 Well-Known Member

    Nice clean looking setup! I like it! do you always use your blade with it closed? dont prefer having the secondary laptop monitor to use?
     
  9. bja70

    bja70 New Member

    Here's my setup. Just got the core connected today. Was a little finicky with the 1080 drivers.
     

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  10. peuroca

    peuroca New Member

    All the setups are incredible, liked them much
     
  11. Pentalobe

    Pentalobe Active Member

    I started using it open after realizing that my refresh rate issues were being caused by having the screen closed. Not just big solidworks models but just dragging notepad windows around was causing noticeable stutter, and the machine would occasionally crash mainly in UT but also just whenever. With the laptop screen open it performs as it should even though I do everything on the external monitor. I would rather keep it closed to keep dust off of my screen and keyboard, but oh well. I'll try it again closed if they do a driver update.

    Also, windows tends to forget how to wake up with the mouse sometimes requiring the laptop to be opened to push the power button. :/
     
  12. jaseow89

    jaseow89 New Member

    Finally got mine setup just right.
     

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  13. Yousif47

    Yousif47 Active Member

    wait for me to clean the mess around my desk and post some pic
    by the way cool setups you have guys
     
  14. chhappy7

    chhappy7 Member

    Do you mind me asking what stand that is?

    Thanks!!
     
  15. VeryCrushed

    VeryCrushed Active Member

    Still needs some work, looking to grab a Malm desk from Ikea, a headphone stand for the Man O War that currently sits on the Core when not in use (can see it in the picture), some LED strips in the back, and a DXRacer or some other brand of chair. Maybe Maxnomic. Monitor is 1080P, looking to ether grab an ultra wide or a secondary 1080P monitor. Core has a 1070 Superclocked in it.
     

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  16. jaseow

    jaseow Active Member

  17. chhappy7

    chhappy7 Member

    Awesome! Thanks!
    I'm guessing both would be high enough to straddle the Core like you did? :D
    Although I have the Blade 14 so I may have to turn the Core the other way...
     
  18. jaseow89

    jaseow89 New Member

    Yup either will be high enough :)
     
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