Well yes. I said that I am in between jobs not a bozo. Somehow managed to collect it all.
University was government funded (highest grades and what not) so didn't had to spend money on that. During studies worked a lot at nights editing photos, learning basic 3d and first 3d assignments. Some small photography assignments and cameraman tasks. Fixed other people comptuers time to time. Lived in dorms that were beyond terrible. 3 guys in small room where bed bugs and roaches where common problem.
Right after studies started to work in advertising agency as multimedia artist, got better offer as mograph guy abroad. Somehow didn't work out test period. But managed to scrape with that salary computer parts. Before that I even didn't had a case for my parts. And now freelancer with debts and cheap/bad diet.
Headphones- yes. AKG k77. Around 7 years old and time to time can refresh my soldering skills.
980Ti. because GPU rendering is a killer feature.
Laptop - yes. Got it for free. I guess previous owner didn't bother to fix it.
So I know that this still looks like a crap but to be honest- I still am happy and proud for what I got.