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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: m.2 install demiurge3141, Jul 9, 2020 at 7:07 PM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: Moved PCI SSD, now prompted for boot drive. TimJongILL, Jul 10, 2020 at 10:26 AM
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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: Help with hard drives Potplanty, Jul 10, 2020 at 10:49 AM
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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 10, 2020 at 6:45 AM
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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 raymocal, Jul 8, 2020 at 8:10 AM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Ozito tool batteries - battery protection? Butcher9_9, Jul 9, 2020 at 2:18 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Best CPU block for AM4 OzJustin, Jul 9, 2020 at 10:04 PM
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    5. Business & Enterprise Computing

      Star-trekkin', across the univ.. no, wait.
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      Latest: Azure networking questions wintermute000, Jul 9, 2020 at 8:00 PM
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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: Consolidated Invite Request Thread waltermitty, Jul 10, 2020 at 8:31 AM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: SSD Price Discussion cvidler, Jul 10, 2020 at 9:37 AM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: To QVL or Not! Hotrod2go, Jul 9, 2020 at 11:11 AM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: MSI Cubi 5 Plonkflopped, Jul 10, 2020 at 7:56 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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    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 3000 series CPUs RnR, Jul 10, 2020 at 9:52 AM
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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 teej, Jul 10, 2020 at 10:22 AM
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    4. Other CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of VIA, ARM, MIPS, etc
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      Latest: The 'Raspberry Pi' thread elvis, Jul 6, 2020 at 7:21 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, Jul 10, 2020 at 10:36 AM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Linux Gaming quannum, Jul 10, 2020 at 9:10 AM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Call of Duty - Modern Warfare (2019) Madengineer, Jul 10, 2020 at 9:40 AM
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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: ALT Coin discussion Optimus., Jul 9, 2020 at 11:04 AM
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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: Bracing for a 75" TV Wall Mount nico6, Jul 9, 2020 at 7:53 PM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: Plant Based Diets RnR, Jul 10, 2020 at 10:20 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: Close please rbialek, Jul 2, 2020
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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      Latest: TikTok mtma, Jul 9, 2020 at 11:40 PM
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Apple iPhone 12 JamesR, Jul 10, 2020 at 9:17 AM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: iRig 2 HD / Virtual amp software gtarmanrob, Jul 8, 2020 at 4:12 PM
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    9. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: RC Multicopter Discussion Thread Nethiuz, Jul 9, 2020 at 10:59 AM
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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: Canon EOS R5 Pbx_Jnr, Jul 10, 2020 at 10:52 AM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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