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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: Isobar On UPS? Recharge, Mar 29, 2020 at 10:51 AM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: Need advice about boot files... terrastrife, Mar 29, 2020 at 1:04 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: Coolermaster Elite 341 Narcoticx2, Mar 28, 2020 at 12:35 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: DM-01 Hyper Case Defyant, Mar 29, 2020 at 10:28 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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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: So I Got a Pick and Place Machine dirtyd, Mar 27, 2020 at 10:48 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Changing and building a new loop Will S, Mar 28, 2020 at 1:05 PM
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    5. Business & Enterprise Computing

      Star-trekkin', across the univ.. no, wait.
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      Latest: Asus UX431F, Recommend me a dock for my boss archie, Mar 29, 2020 at 12:20 AM
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    6. PC Audio

      Sound cards, computer speakers etc.
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      Latest: The best PC internal soundcard is? adamsleath, Mar 29, 2020 at 7:23 AM
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    7. Networking, Telephony & Internet

      LAN's and WAN's and fixed line phones.
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      Latest: NBN100/40 only getting 2mbit up via Pfsense evilasdeath, Mar 29, 2020 at 10:11 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 kogi, Mar 28, 2020 at 9:16 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: TeamGroup TForce 4000mhz cbjaust, Mar 28, 2020 at 11:03 AM
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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: Overclocking modern Intel with Mr spit051261 spit051261, Mar 24, 2020 at 6:29 PM
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    2. AMD x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Athlons, Durons and Hammers, oh my!
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      Latest: AMD as a daily pc (convert me) Kelvin, Mar 28, 2020 at 10:48 PM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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      Latest: "New" Mac Air (2020) Azrael, Mar 24, 2020 at 9:36 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, Mar 24, 2020 at 8:58 AM
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Windows 10 Mega thread ChinoPD, Mar 28, 2020 at 12:20 AM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Dual Boot or ... flu!d, Mar 29, 2020 at 8:20 AM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Battlefield V elcarter1, Mar 29, 2020 at 10:31 AM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Simple Script Critique waltermitty, Mar 28, 2020 at 12:40 PM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: ALT Coin discussion whatdoesthisdo, Mar 18, 2020
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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: Foxtel pricing + other Foxtel discussion FuzwaldQO, Mar 27, 2020 at 1:09 PM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: PS5 Update: Launches "Holiday 2020" jpw007, Mar 28, 2020 at 9:43 PM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: Groceries running out Lord Belial, Mar 29, 2020 at 10:33 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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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Travelling Horror Stories Pbx_Jnr, Mar 26, 2020 at 12:42 AM
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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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      Latest: Youtube streaming from web site login g@z, Mar 27, 2020 at 10:08 PM
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Samsung Galaxy S20 family aka S11. Digit, Mar 28, 2020 at 1:27 PM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU Guitar Players Club 3 IzzyBlues, Mar 27, 2020 at 11:07 PM
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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 dog? post it here! mjunek, Mar 23, 2020 at 12:55 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: Your Photo of the Week (29th of March 2020) Deftone2k, Mar 29, 2020 at 10:13 AM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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      Latest: Falcon 9 / Dragon SLATYE, Mar 19, 2020
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