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CNET's hardware forums are the best source for computer troubleshooting and buying advice from a community of experts. Discussion topics can range from tips and tricks, troubleshooting desktop and laptop issues, getting help choosing a processor, upgrading or installing hardware components such as hard drives, memory, or video cards, and buying advice on peripherals. It's all about PC and Mac hardware here.

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Desktops

CNET's Forum on desktop PCs is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. Discussion topics include Intel and AMD CPUs, PC upgrades, installing RAM, hardware compatibilities, installing a new hard drive, custom builds, and gaming rigs.

Last post: Thoughts on PC Builds
By WestHartfordResident 03-29-2014

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Laptops

CNET's laptops forums is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. Discussion topics include upgrading your laptop, installing laptop components, Netbooks, tablet PCs, MacBooks, ThinkPads, Dell laptops, and HP laptops.

Last post: HP ZD8000 No Power/Won't Start
By Nytestorm-001 03-31-2014

Laptops subforums: Buying advice, Trouble shooting, Hardware component and upgrades, Gaming laptops, Laptop accessories

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  • Threads: 482

Netbooks

Discuss anything and everything on Netbook, mini-laptops, and ultraportable PCs.

Last post: Inspiron Net Book battery
By ilsham 03-16-2014

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Tablets

CNET's Forum on tablets is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. Discussion topics include configuring your tablet, installing tablet apps and accessories, Apple iPads, Samsung Galaxy, Windows tablets, ASUS tablets, Andriod tablets, and much more.

Last post: Tablet for graphics_choice advice
By bluenitepk 04-14-2014

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Mac hardware

CNET's Forum on Mac hardware is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. Discussion topics include MacBook Pro, MacBook, iMac, iPhone, PowerBook, upgrading Mac RAM, upgrading Mac components, Mac OS X, iBook, Mac printers, and Mac monitors.

Last post: Which Macbook PRO hardware is compatible with mine?
By macliker 09-10-2013

Mac hardware subforums: Desktops, MacBooks, Peripherals

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PC hardware

CNET's Forum on PC hardware is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. Discussion topics include choosing a processor, installing hard drives, adding RAM, upgrading video cards, sound cards, DVD drives, Blu-ray drives, PSU, and much more.CNET's Forum on peripherals is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. Discussion topics include laser and inkjet printers, external hard drives, Webcams, monitors, keyboards, and mouse questions.

Last post: PC build- Everything look good?
By chubster3000 04-23-2014

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Peripherals

CNET's Forum on peripherals is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. Discussion topics include laser and inkjet printers, external hard drives, Webcams, monitors, keyboards, and mouse questions.

Last post: Monitor resolution problems when using VGA extension
By tsunami87l 04-23-2014

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Storage

CNET's Forum on peripherals is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. Discussion topics include SATA drives, USB drives, external hard drives, RAID arrays, backup, IDE drives, network attached storage (NAS), thumbdrives, Western Digital, Kingston, LaCie, and SanDisk.

Last post: How can I secure my external hard drive?
By Lee Koo (ADMIN) 04-02-2014

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Networking & wireless

CNET's Forum on networking and wireless is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. Discussion topics include Wi-Fi setups, 802.11, Linksys routers, D-Link routers, Belkin routers, Netgear routers, wireless printers, security settings, setting up a home network, Mac networking, and file sharing.

Last post: Wired router with gigabit switch
By obrti01 04-21-2014

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