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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: Hard drive killer in my pc? power, Mar 27, 2019 at 9:48 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: cleaning cpu l_ QuadX_l, Mar 26, 2019 at 7:09 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: Sliding mitre saw. clonex, Mar 27, 2019 at 8:30 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 DSTM (Dougie), Mar 27, 2019 at 6:13 AM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Drill chuck/gearbox getting hot to touch. shredder, Mar 26, 2019 at 12:02 AM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: New custom loop, high temps. m3k, Mar 26, 2019 at 5:18 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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    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, Mar 27, 2019 at 8:59 AM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: Which VR headset? Murmandamus, Mar 26, 2019 at 10:35 PM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: Replacing HPe SmartArray controller wwwww, Mar 26, 2019 at 8:22 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: NFC S4 Mini - 8700k and gtx1080 off a laptop psu Turbine, Mar 26, 2019 at 10:18 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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      Latest: Z390chipset, i9 9900k i79700k and i5 OJR, Mar 25, 2019 at 1:51 PM
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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 SomeBoredGuy, Mar 27, 2019 at 9:10 AM
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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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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Gone back to WIN 7 Linkin, Mar 26, 2019 at 9:56 PM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Perpetual Linux Distro Thread waltermitty, Mar 27, 2019 at 8:11 AM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Battlefield V Wojee, Mar 27, 2019 at 10:10 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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    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 krappo, Mar 25, 2019 at 8:31 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: Food porn thread harrye30, Mar 26, 2019 at 6:14 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: Vinyl Cutter? XR6DAn, Feb 23, 2019
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Skiing in Australia Cape_Horn, Mar 27, 2019 at 8:42 AM
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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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      Latest: Hater's blogging journey broccoli, Mar 26, 2019 at 3:49 PM
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: iOS 12 Discussion tobes, Mar 27, 2019 at 8:01 AM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU Guitar Players Club 3 ndt, Mar 12, 2019
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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 MR CHILLED, Mar 27, 2019 at 9:38 AM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Large humanoid cat we all love (help?) Zee, Mar 27, 2019 at 8:51 AM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: Sony A7III 13atman, Mar 27, 2019 at 7:58 AM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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