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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: 2600K and GTX 980 settings shane41, Mar 18, 2019 at 11:34 PM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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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: cleaning cpu pwlm1975, Mar 18, 2019 at 6:22 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: "Tight & Lazy"... The Ghetto Mod Thread datfreak, Mar 18, 2019 at 8:27 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 Alessiman, Mar 18, 2019 at 7:58 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Post application of shrink wrap? cvidler, Mar 18, 2019 at 8:05 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: New custom loop, high temps. Ratzz, Mar 19, 2019 at 1:14 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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    7. Networking, Telephony & Internet

      LAN's and WAN's and fixed line phones.
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      Latest: New Raid Card Suggestion please fredhoon, Mar 19, 2019 at 12:38 AM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: Did Crytek break Nvidias RTX heart? nope, Mar 18, 2019 at 11:52 PM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: SSD Price Discussion tensop, Mar 18, 2019 at 8:19 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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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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    1. Intel x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of Intel's chipset and CPU products..
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      Latest: Ice Lake / Sunny Cove Discussion chainbolt, Mar 19, 2019 at 12:18 AM
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    2. AMD x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Athlons, Durons and Hammers, oh my!
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      Latest: X470 ROG Crosshair VII BIOS {V|PER}, Mar 18, 2019 at 10:37 PM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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      Latest: help installing vk2fro, Mar 18, 2019 at 2:16 PM
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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 is a pos FIREWIRE1394, Mar 19, 2019 at 2:52 AM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Perpetual Linux Distro Thread self_slaughter, Mar 18, 2019 at 10:18 PM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: Mining rig raided by SAPOL MR CHILLED, Mar 14, 2019 at 10:44 AM
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    6. General Software

      Software that doesn't fit in the specific forums.
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      Latest: Choose Office 2019: 32 bit or 64 bit? vladtepes, Mar 18, 2019 at 9:44 PM
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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: PS+ freebies this month ChinoPD, Mar 18, 2019 at 2:12 PM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: Food porn thread scon, Mar 19, 2019 at 2:53 AM
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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: Vinyl Cutter? XR6DAn, Feb 23, 2019
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: O Canada! gdjacobs, Mar 18, 2019 at 6:24 PM
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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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      Latest: Hater's blogging journey Hater, Mar 16, 2019 at 8:01 PM
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU Guitar Players Club 3 ndt, Mar 12, 2019
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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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      Latest: Got a cat? Post it here! broccoli, Mar 18, 2019 at 5:22 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: Best used full-frame DSLR with video? Xang, Mar 18, 2019 at 6:39 PM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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