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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: Brainstorming Power Issue Iron_Horse, Jan 22, 2022 at 8:37 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: Sticky Tomahawk Evasive, Jan 22, 2022 at 2:21 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: What have you done to your PC today? OCMunkee, Jan 21, 2022 at 1:11 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: Filament dry/hot box containers mtma, Jan 20, 2022 at 2:59 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: making a small video player? _zak, Jan 20, 2022 at 5:22 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Back to Black with a Shade of Noctua Spyder6052, Jan 22, 2022 at 7:57 PM
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    5. Business & Enterprise Computing

      Star-trekkin', across the univ.. no, wait.
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      Latest: Fans in HP DL560 G8 won't ramp down on idle juz88, Jan 20, 2022 at 3:44 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: USB Wired NIC cevad, Jan 22, 2022 at 3:07 PM
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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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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: Ram Cooling micsway123, Jan 22, 2022 at 12:12 PM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: Thoughts on vertical-oriented mini ITX cases? Wacko02, Jan 22, 2022 at 2:49 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 Sankari, Jan 19, 2022 at 8:47 PM
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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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      Latest: nVidia is looking at buying ARM RnR, Jan 20, 2022 at 5:01 PM
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Need Software for file level backup to B2 kogi, Jan 22, 2022 at 12:15 PM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Microsoft Buys Activision-Blizzard. RamboKazoo, Jan 22, 2022 at 5:30 PM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Fully searchable PDF check (OCR) smack01, Jan 21, 2022 at 4:31 PM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: Consolidated Crypto Traders/Chat Thread douver, Jan 22, 2022 at 7:56 PM
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    6. General Software

      Software that doesn't fit in the specific forums.
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      Latest: how to make chrome go full screen in a window? Wombycat, Jan 16, 2022 at 7:31 PM
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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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      Latest: We Can But Dream. Audionut, Jan 22, 2022 at 3:41 PM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: Horizon II Forbidden West PS4/5 Trizae, Jan 22, 2022 at 12:03 AM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: Handy Kitchen/Cooking Tips Thread 2022 Madengineer, Jan 22, 2022 at 11:09 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: Show us your 2D/3D/4D work Akh-Horus, Jan 14, 2022
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Returning to Australia - a chronicle! qwertylesh, Jan 18, 2022 at 2:49 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 PrawnBoy, Dec 8, 2021
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Samsung S22 Ultra..early 2022. thecondor, Jan 22, 2022 at 11:51 AM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: Meatloaf has died rickbishop, Jan 22, 2022 at 4:13 PM
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    9. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: Pens, Paper & Ink - Offical OCAU club/thread bym007, Jan 22, 2022 at 1:58 PM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Got a dog? post it here! Madengineer, Jan 22, 2022 at 12:10 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: passport photo print at kiosk pezzy, Jan 20, 2022 at 2:41 PM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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      Latest: New SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant discovered lxboston, Jan 22, 2022 at 8:39 PM
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