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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: Cinebench Benchmarking and Ranking Thread !!! Zarok77, Aug 10, 2020 at 9:10 PM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: dead pixel pwlm1975, Aug 10, 2020 at 7:36 PM
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    3. Newbie Lounge

      Flame-free zone for people who are new to hardware and overclocking. No question too stupid, nothing taken for granted. Please read back in the forum and see if your question was already asked (and answered) recently. Non-newbie threads and threads on specific topics should be posted in an appropriate forum below. Troubleshooting or help threads should be posted in the Troubleshooting Help forum.
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      Latest: why 5 wires for power? ViPeR-7, Aug 10, 2020 at 8:15 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: HP Z420 into Fractal XL case 42RU, Aug 7, 2020 at 10:01 PM
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    2. Hobby Engineering

      Discuss CNC Mills, Laser Cutters, 3D Printers, etc, and the projects involved in building with these devices.
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      Latest: 3D Printing Requests m3k, Aug 9, 2020 at 2:21 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Safely switching mains for Arduino callan, Aug 8, 2020 at 6:09 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: First go at water cooling M1ck1, Aug 10, 2020 at 7:54 PM
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    5. Business & Enterprise Computing

      Star-trekkin', across the univ.. no, wait.
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    6. PC Audio

      Sound cards, computer speakers etc.
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      Latest: How is onboard sound these days? power, Aug 10, 2020 at 8:21 AM
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    7. Networking, Telephony & Internet

      LAN's and WAN's and fixed line phones.
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: nVidia Hints at Ampere 7nm at GTC2020 Plonkflopped, Aug 10, 2020 at 6:38 AM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: Best way to destroy HDDs? digamma, Aug 10, 2020 at 9:23 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: Why don't we have DDR5/6 on Desktop? Butcher9_9, Aug 10, 2020 at 6:57 PM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: FormD T1 Releases Saturday 2AM SSJ4, Aug 10, 2020 at 6:36 PM
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    12. Retro & Arcade

      Love Retro Machines and old Arcade Machines/Games? This is the place to discuss it.
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      Latest: Retro FAQ: Sony PlayStation mobius.ro, Aug 10, 2020 at 9:17 PM
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    1. Intel x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of Intel's chipset and CPU products..
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    2. AMD x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Athlons, Durons and Hammers, oh my!
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      Latest: Ryzen 4000 Series Discussion neRok, Aug 10, 2020 at 12:06 PM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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      Latest: Apple to Announce its own Mac Processor Azrael, Aug 5, 2020 at 10:10 PM
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    4. Other CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of VIA, ARM, MIPS, etc
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      Latest: The 'Raspberry Pi' thread Blinky, Aug 10, 2020 at 8:19 PM
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Windows 10 Mega thread metamorphosis, Aug 6, 2020 at 9:03 AM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Switching from Windows to Linux gav1ski, Aug 10, 2020 at 6:55 PM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: World of Tanks (F2P) mtma, Aug 10, 2020 at 8:04 PM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Programming Jokes Thread JSmithDTV, Aug 10, 2020 at 10:43 AM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: Consolidated Crypto Traders/Chat Thread shredder, Aug 9, 2020 at 12:49 PM
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    6. General Software

      Software that doesn't fit in the specific forums.
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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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      Latest: iView without antenna? JSmithDTV, Aug 10, 2020 at 7:30 PM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: Nintendo Switch Users Joeking, Aug 9, 2020 at 9:03 AM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: What Are You Drinking Now theSeekerr, Aug 9, 2020 at 9:59 PM
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    4. Graphic Design & Digital Art

      Digital Art, Illustration, Painting, and Graphic Design – Let’s get creative!
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      Latest: Show us your 2D/3D/4D work KANNIS, Jul 24, 2020
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Good beaches in (F)NQ? Fred Nurk, Aug 4, 2020 at 8:01 PM
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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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      Latest: TikTok Samicans, Aug 6, 2020 at 2:04 PM
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Smart Watches th3_hawk, Aug 10, 2020 at 3:27 PM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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    9. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: The OCAU Figurine Collection Thread RyoSaeba, Aug 10, 2020 at 10:14 AM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Plant swapping yangby, Aug 10, 2020 at 1:57 AM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: General Photography Banter Thread Hater, Aug 10, 2020 at 9:09 PM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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