Clube do Hardware

Based in Brazil, Clube do Hardware (meaning "Hardware Club" in Brazilian Portuguese) is one of the largest websites about computers in South America and also one of the biggest in the world. According to Alexa, as of 2018, Clube do Hardware is the 185th most accessed website in Brazil.[1]

Clube do Hardware publishes tutorials, articles, reviews, and news about computer hardware and has a very active forum where users can discuss technology topics.

It has a very engaged community, with the largest Brazilian team at the Folding@Home project.[2]


It was created in 1996 by the Brazilian PC hardware expert Gabriel Torres, initially as a personal webpage on Geocities with the title "Hardware by Gabriel Torres" as a portfolio of his work. In 1997 the author registered the domain with the website, changing its name to "Hardware Site." The final name, Clube do Hardware, was adopted in 1999.[3]


  1. ^ " Traffic Statistics". Alexa. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  2. ^ "Folding@Home Team Statistics". Stanford University. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  3. ^ Torres, Gabriel (2001-05-09). "Clube do Hardware: 5 anos! Conheça nossa história!". Clube do Hardware. Retrieved 2018-06-29.

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