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*** New Halberd Gaming Desks ***

Discussion in 'Latest News, Deals & Special Offers' started by petedool72, 24 Jul 2020.

  1. ubersonic

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    Jesus, gotta imagine somebody in the OcUK purchasing department has a spanking in their future xD

    Dunno who I feel worse for, them or anyone who actually pays £500+ for a pair of legs and some painted cardboard xD
     
  2. MrRockliffe

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    Am I missing something or is this an MDF desk for 580 quid? :confused:
     
  3. Dicehunter

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    Not aimed at you OCUK, Aimed at the company that makes these, Why is this £500+ ? It's a basic bit of MDF with some holes drilled into it and cheapo Ikea legs.
     
  4. Darkman

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    This isn't MDF, it's Gaming MDF ;-)
     
  5. Z3D101

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    Location: Newcastle

    Nice looking desk, but not nice looking price sadly. I have a overclockers Nitro DM16, that was not cheap but this takes it to a new level.
     
  6. Gray2233

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    This thread is hilarious.

    £500-1200 for powder coated MDF, this has to be a new low for 'gaming' products.
     
  7. Columbo

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    Not really sure where the value is here dudes and feels like a large miss to me from the manufacturers.
    I don't see a unique selling point to justify the £500+ outlay and when there are powered height adjustable desks with cable management available for less then its a very hard sell at best
     
  8. Grumps82

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    The worst bit is, people will still buy it. Absolute nonsense for the money.
     
  9. Josh

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    Idiots gonna idiot.

    Gaming desk, I thought the £200 footstool was bad but this is next level stupidity. My desk cost me £160, is better quality and bigger than the £625 option, and I get 10 drawers for storage lol doesn't have any '1337 gaming y0' stuff on it though.
     
  10. ninezerofive

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    My "MALM" starts to look like a purchase of the century lol.
     
  11. WuMyster

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    This is hilarious. At £500+ I'd have thought it would have motorised legs, it doesn't even have manual height adjustment.
     
  12. PhoenixUK

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    :D:D:D:D

    They should've said eSports Gaming and add another £299 on top imho, and extra £199 for RGB. If you're doing this might just as well go all the way...
     
  13. Marine-RX179

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    Or just add absolutely nothing (other than may be their own logo), and sell monitor stand for $1000 like a certainly company...:D

    Comparing to that, the desk suddenly don't look too bad for what people get in terms of what they are paying :p
     
  14. esoteric

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    Must be a pricing error.
     
  15. Danthus

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    You can buy them direct cheaper. :D
     
  16. Marine-RX179

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    Next up:

    RGB Gaming toilet with rumble effect, built-in speakers, Bluetooth connection and army of USB ports for connecting VR headset

    :D
     
  17. labbby

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    and smell vision :D
     
  18. subbytna

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    Think they have the full stop one digit wrong to the right.
     
  19. pigeonguyuk

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    Overpriced desks being sold as "Up Market" high-end products from a fairly local company (2-hour drive). Make me think OCUK's new product buyer might have a "mate" who works there. Just doesn't seem like the normal OCUk product to be bought in
     
  20. dfour

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