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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: MathBenchmark comparison thread shane41, Nov 26, 2020 at 8:51 PM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: Easy Anti cheat making pc black screen reboot? nope, Nov 26, 2020 at 12:52 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: New Build B550M shutting down nope, Nov 26, 2020 at 1:45 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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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 426, Nov 26, 2020 at 10:02 AM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Wireless Deadman swich xc351, Nov 17, 2020
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Xtreme Cooled Case Gallery Malakai, Nov 25, 2020 at 10:15 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: small but good speakers Benno1988, Nov 26, 2020 at 5:23 PM
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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 MR CHILLED, Nov 26, 2020 at 4:41 PM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: AMD Navi 2x (RDNA2) Speculation and Hype thread Frag, Nov 26, 2020 at 8:50 PM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: Building a PhidoNAS cvidler, Nov 26, 2020 at 10:35 AM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: Which 3600Mhz DDR4 for Ryzen 3900X Build Blinky, Nov 20, 2020 at 9:04 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 akromatic, Nov 24, 2020 at 9:39 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: Where are the retro bargains? List here! houseofvictor, Nov 26, 2020 at 8:32 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 5000 Series Discussion Malakai, Nov 26, 2020 at 8:29 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 flu!d, Nov 26, 2020 at 6:33 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 GumbyNoTalent, Nov 26, 2020 at 3:28 PM
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Windows 10 Mega thread nope, Nov 26, 2020 at 3:07 PM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Antivirus in the modern unix world Quadbox, Nov 25, 2020 at 12:02 PM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Star Citizen DangerMaus, Nov 26, 2020 at 7:38 PM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Automated PDF Encryption Script beaco, Nov 16, 2020
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: Ethereum mining rig suggestions Jaco, Nov 26, 2020 at 8:45 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: Audio setup for media room Luno, Nov 26, 2020 at 8:45 PM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: Nintendo Switch Users Apocalypse, Nov 26, 2020 at 6:12 PM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: Groceries running out mesaoz, Nov 26, 2020 at 4:51 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 theshopfloor, Nov 22, 2020 at 11:27 PM
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Camping General Thread timsarg, Nov 23, 2020 at 11:50 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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      Latest: Samsung Galaxy S20 family aka S11. MR CHILLED, Nov 25, 2020 at 3:40 PM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: RIP Eddie Van Halen pksw, Oct 12, 2020
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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, Nov 26, 2020 at 11:22 AM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Got a dog? post it here! Nightwish, Nov 26, 2020 at 6:19 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: recommendations on wide angle lens for 5d alexc, Nov 26, 2020 at 7:45 PM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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      Latest: Falcon 9 / Dragon MUTMAN, Nov 26, 2020 at 7:32 PM
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