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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: Plantronics Savi 740 Firmware Corrupted Chadrowe, Apr 3, 2020 at 8:24 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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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: Watercooling an eGPU rthorntn, Apr 2, 2020 at 3:37 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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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Need help with resetting microcomputer chip dakiller, Apr 3, 2020 at 2:57 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Bykski block spit051261, Apr 3, 2020 at 10:21 AM
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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: The best PC internal soundcard is? Maldark, Apr 2, 2020 at 9:52 AM
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    7. Networking, Telephony & Internet

      LAN's and WAN's and fixed line phones.
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      Latest: The Great Big NBN Sticky Thread caspian, Apr 3, 2020 at 11:57 AM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: Advice on new video card. walker_2003, Apr 3, 2020 at 5:18 PM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: Ram Prices Butcher9_9, Apr 1, 2020 at 7:34 PM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: First Mini LED Laptop? raincloudx, Apr 3, 2020 at 11:44 AM
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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: eXoDOS darkmenace, Apr 3, 2020 at 9:31 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: What memory speeds can you expect from Ryzen? MUTMAN, Apr 3, 2020 at 7:46 PM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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      Latest: imac 27" 2011 ssd upgrade JamesR, Apr 3, 2020 at 11:05 AM
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    4. Other CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of VIA, ARM, MIPS, etc
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Windows 10 Mega thread ChinoPD, Apr 2, 2020 at 2:25 PM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Perpetual Linux Distro Thread waltermitty, Apr 3, 2020 at 9:11 PM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: What are you playing during lockdown? macktheknife, Apr 3, 2020 at 9:31 PM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Simple Script Critique GumbyNoTalent, Apr 3, 2020 at 12:07 PM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: ALT Coin discussion whatdoesthisdo, Mar 18, 2020
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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: OLED's OLED's OLED's! JSmithDTV, Apr 3, 2020 at 9:17 PM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: Final Fantasy VII Remake zed_kid, Apr 3, 2020 at 5:06 PM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: Groceries running out Lost Property, Apr 3, 2020 at 4:31 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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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Qantas Flight Refund glenpinn, Apr 3, 2020 at 6:41 PM
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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Are there any decent small smart phones? SpaceFrog, Apr 3, 2020 at 11:14 AM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU DJ Thread shino, Apr 1, 2020 at 4:19 PM
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    9. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: Colour Run Digit, Apr 3, 2020 at 8:35 PM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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