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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: Question about RGB Install Procedures... ibace, Jul 4, 2020 at 7:00 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: IMON Front LCD Repair TheJay, Jul 5, 2020 at 3:44 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: Laser Cutting Requests m3k, Jul 5, 2020 at 3:31 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: DAC kinda died - worth fixing? shiny1, Jul 4, 2020 at 11:23 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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    5. Business & Enterprise Computing

      Star-trekkin', across the univ.. no, wait.
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      Latest: Restore on Reboot connico, Jul 5, 2020 at 2:56 PM
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    6. PC Audio

      Sound cards, computer speakers etc.
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      Latest: USB audio card or Motherboard Audio? Vanne, Jul 5, 2020 at 12:54 PM
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    7. Networking, Telephony & Internet

      LAN's and WAN's and fixed line phones.
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      Latest: Wifes business email has been hijacked kogi, Jul 5, 2020 at 1:58 PM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: Unigine Superposition spit051261, Jul 5, 2020 at 7:27 PM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: SSD Price Discussion coolroy, Jul 5, 2020 at 6:47 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: new ram to try spit051261, Jul 5, 2020 at 9:46 PM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: Mini ITX Owners Club and Discussion SomeBoredGuy, Jul 5, 2020 at 9:52 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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    1. Intel x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of Intel's chipset and CPU products..
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      Latest: 12th gen Intel Desktop Alder Lake CPU(tba) Myne_h, Jul 3, 2020 at 10:24 PM
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    2. AMD x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Athlons, Durons and Hammers, oh my!
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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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, Jul 4, 2020 at 12:24 AM
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Windows 10 Mega thread wwwww, Jul 5, 2020 at 9:48 PM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Haiku OS Beta 1 :D Vanne, Jul 5, 2020 at 8:31 PM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Elite: Dangerous MoonSha, Jul 5, 2020 at 10:12 PM
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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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    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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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: The Last of Us Part II Sphinx2000, Jul 5, 2020 at 5:06 PM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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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: Close please rbialek, Jul 2, 2020 at 11:28 AM
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Qantas Flight Refund Smoothie, Jul 3, 2020 at 9:18 AM
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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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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: looking to learn the electric guitar spokeydokey, Jul 3, 2020 at 7:30 AM
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    9. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: Lego! Do Not Link To Your Sales In This Thread! Brett, Jul 5, 2020 at 4:45 PM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Got a cat? Post it here! lazjen, Jul 5, 2020 at 10:24 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: Your Photo of the Week (5th of July 2020) Deftone2k, Jul 5, 2020 at 10:44 AM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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