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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: 5900x overclocking tasker, Jun 29, 2022 at 2:19 PM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: PC throttling gigabit speeds? no47, Jun 27, 2022 at 1:44 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: dont know where to put this, keyboards macktheknife, Jun 28, 2022 at 9:35 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: The Ghetto Mod Thread BlueRaven, Jun 27, 2022 at 6:19 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: What did you print today? Icarus, Jun 30, 2022 at 9:59 AM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Power Board - US sockets - AU wall plug? DNX, Jun 27, 2022 at 5:09 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: First WC loop - Shopping list + advice Rabe, Jun 29, 2022 at 8:10 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: Is this Audio port done for? andurils_sheath, Jun 29, 2022 at 3:41 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 caspian, Jun 30, 2022 at 4:33 PM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: AMD RDNA3 Speculation Thread RnR, Jun 30, 2022 at 4:56 PM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: Kingston NV1 M.2 missing contact strips epictetus, Jun 30, 2022 at 1:10 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: G.Skill Trident Z XMP errors nope, Jun 24, 2022 at 1:04 AM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: Asrock x300 Owners Club - Phido, Jun 29, 2022 at 12:58 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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    2. AMD x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Athlons, Durons and Hammers, oh my!
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      Latest: Ryzen 5000 Series Discussion OJR, Jun 30, 2022 at 12:40 PM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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      Latest: New Macbook Pro Purchase mr camouflage, Jun 28, 2022 at 12:28 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 teej, Jun 29, 2022 at 5:47 PM
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Windows sticks on product key page rdokoye, Jun 28, 2022 at 1:36 PM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: cpuinfo wanted for p/e-core config CPU Quadbox, Jun 28, 2022 at 1:21 PM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Fallout 4 Eimi, Jun 30, 2022 at 4:37 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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      Latest: Ethereum mining rig suggestions apemann, Jun 30, 2022 at 9:09 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: Dali Concept Sub issue flu!d, Jun 30, 2022 at 1:18 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: Pizza Thread Fireblade, Jun 30, 2022 at 4:43 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: Melbourne for the weekend Smoothie, Jun 28, 2022 at 7:33 PM
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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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      Latest: YouTube Channels Promotion ShadowBurger, Jun 27, 2022 at 8:39 AM
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Google Pixel 6 Pro leaks in new renders Sankari, Jun 28, 2022 at 7:07 PM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU Guitar Players Club 3 Franc, Jun 24, 2022 at 4:45 PM
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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, Jun 29, 2022 at 11:10 AM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Fish Swap/Giveaway Thread MUTMAN, Jun 28, 2022 at 12:45 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: Your Photo of the Week (26th of June 2022) MR CHILLED, Jun 27, 2022 at 9:22 AM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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