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There is a sentence in this article:

Continue reading to begin your crash course in PC spec-speak.

Googling gave some links to MaximumPC and another article with the title «Architectual spec-speak».

I'd like to know what does this word exactly mean? Does the meaning depend on context? And the hyphen, is it optional?

  • It means the same thing as "techno-babble". (Basically, it just means the technical jargon related to the sort of technology being considered. Not a specific language, and may be very vaguely interpreted to mean anything from highly technical stuff to text that's merely filled with silly acronyms.) – Hot Licks Dec 11 '15 at 1:31
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"spec" is short for "specification". You're about to hit a section specifically devoted to discussion of PC Specifications - spec-speak.

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