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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: Beeping POST & HDD Unrecognised C.Y, Apr 18, 2024 at 3:45 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: First upgrade in a decade, thoughts? Pilot., Apr 19, 2024 at 10:46 AM
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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? brat81, Apr 19, 2024 at 10:41 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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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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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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    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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    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: 256gb ddr5? HobartTas, Apr 17, 2024 at 9:20 PM
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    2. AMD x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Athlons, Durons and Hammers, oh my!
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      Latest: Ryzen Mobile 8000 Discussion/Speculation RnR, Apr 21, 2024 at 6:51 AM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

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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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    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: Fallout: New Vegas macktheknife, Apr 21, 2024 at 4:48 PM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

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    6. General Software

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    1. Audio Visual

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    2. Game Consoles

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    3. Geek Food

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    4. Graphic Design & Digital Art

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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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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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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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    11. Photography & Video

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    12. Science

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