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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: Random Power Drop Outs MR CHILLED, Jul 16, 2018 at 12:52 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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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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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: Aluminium Plate dr_deathy, Jul 17, 2018 at 7:36 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Battery interconnects for SLA battery bank? paulvk, Jul 17, 2018 at 8:55 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: X1000 Tazor, Jul 16, 2018 at 11:24 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: Onboard vs Sound for gamer Maka0, Jul 17, 2018 at 5:48 PM
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    7. Networking, Telephony & Internet

      LAN's and WAN's and fixed line phones.
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      Latest: How close is your NBN? Dr Evil, Jul 17, 2018 at 12:22 AM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: Which VR headset? bart5986, Jul 18, 2018 at 12:12 AM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: NAS basic info please Gooliez, Jul 17, 2018 at 2:02 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: Simple Ram Question dasa2, Jul 16, 2018 at 11:11 PM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: What expensive indie SFF case is the best? Tazor, Jul 16, 2018 at 9:43 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: i7 in laptop vs PC BuD, Jul 16, 2018 at 4:05 PM
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    2. AMD x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Athlons, Durons and Hammers, oh my!
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      Latest: is a threadkiller overkill for gaming? dr_deathy, Jul 16, 2018 at 9:57 AM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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      Latest: New Mac Pro - 2018? mr camouflage, Jul 16, 2018 at 9:50 PM
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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: Windows 10 - Monitor won't go to sleep power, Jul 17, 2018 at 10:20 AM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: easy-actions Statitica, Jul 17, 2018 at 8:56 PM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Renegade40D, Jul 17, 2018 at 11:03 PM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: The PSION Adventure (2018) Wako, Jul 14, 2018 at 8:35 PM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: NiceHash AERO, Jul 16, 2018 at 5:01 PM
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    6. General Software

      Software that doesn't fit in the specific forums.
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      Latest: Password Managers - school me please. blankpaper, Jul 17, 2018 at 4:48 PM
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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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      Latest: Xiaomi Mi Box Revenger, Jul 18, 2018 at 1:36 AM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: Octopath Traveler - Switch - July 2018 MrBS, Jul 17, 2018 at 10:58 AM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: OCAU Whisky appreciation Ma Baker, Jul 17, 2018 at 9:05 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: Graphic design competition. ASIGN_Baz, Jul 17, 2018 at 9:10 AM
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Japan? Japan! zeropluszero, Jul 16, 2018 at 11:15 AM
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    6. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Pokemon Go For IOS/Android qwertylesh, Jul 17, 2018 at 5:19 PM
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    7. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU Guitar Players Club 3 Bold Eagle, Jul 10, 2018
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    8. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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    9. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Got a dog? post it here! Sledge, Jul 17, 2018 at 9:50 PM
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    10. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: Sony A7III FranchiseJuan, Jul 17, 2018 at 10:13 PM
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    11. Science

      Science news and discussion
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