The site desperately needs a "Hardware" forum.


Catnip

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Please, oh, pretty please? Hardware discussion is getting drowned out in the noise of the "Devices" forum. I solve the problem by asking any hardware related questions over at TenForums, but it would be nice if we had a dedicated hardware forum here.

Just a suggestion. :)
 

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Yep. Especially since Win 11 has hardware requirements. ^^
 

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    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?183088-5000-B-E-on-M2N32-SLI-Dlx-Overclocked&p=2891724#post2891724

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I don't see a desparate need for a 'Hardware' forum, the 'Devices and Drivers' forum is forum #4 or #5 in terms of # of posts or # of threads, respectively. I'd vote to retain the status quo (y)

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How does a Hardware forum differ from a Devices forum?

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10F - Drivers and Hardware
11F - Devices and Drivers

It's the same thing, just with the wording more aligned to the OS terminology.
 

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Catnip

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Sorry, I guess I confused everyone (cold medicine will do that to ya). I meant a PC Custom Builds and Overclocking forum. That would be a nice addition for those of us with hardware and build questions.

Sorry for the confusion.
 

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    Ryzen 5800X
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte x570 Aorus Elite Wifi
    Memory
    32 GB GSkill Trident Neo
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS TUF GAMING RTX 3070 Ti
    Sound Card
    On board Realtek
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Samsung 32 inch curved
    Screen Resolution
    1920 x 1080
    Hard Drives
    1 TB Samsung 970 EVO Nvme, 2 x Samsung 970 2TB SATA
    PSU
    EVGA 1000Q
    Case
    Rosewill something or other
    Cooling
    Corsair 100i 240 mm
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