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Build Your Own PC Guides
Toms Hardware - How To Build A PC
Building your Machine - with Pictures
HTPC Building - HTPC Forum
Where to learn and Buy?
List of Hardware sites; both reviews and retail
Budget Gaming PC Guide*
A comprehensive guide to every plug and socket you'll ever see inside a machine
Some general info about PSUs
Who made your PSU and learn more about them
eBay Tips And Tricks
B&U Bargain Alerts and related discussion
To discuss Retailers
To discuss upcoming and current computer hardware
To discuss overclocking, casemods and other user DIY hardware modifications
Overclocking & Modding Forum
To discuss (or just stare at shiny pics of) everyone's PCs and components
Shiny-new-tech-you-bought pics & discussion
Completed build pics & discussion*
Off-Topic Thread V3.0 - dedicated to jebidiah! (V2.0 - closed) (V1.0 - also closed)
* - thread DEstickied as of last edit