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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: Formd T1 ITX Water-cooling Adventures AdamMB23, Dec 3, 2020 at 9:58 PM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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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: Win10s Skexis, Dec 2, 2020 at 7:31 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: "Tight & Lazy"... The Ghetto Mod Thread [RMS] ST1NG3R, Dec 3, 2020 at 7:31 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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      Latest: 3d printer troubleshooting/tweaking/building cvidler, Dec 3, 2020 at 2:07 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Plug / Socket Identification [AFX]Northy, Dec 2, 2020 at 9:40 AM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Xtreme Cooled Case Gallery Malakai, Dec 2, 2020 at 8:07 PM
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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: Complete Newbie Home Network Help Needed KoiTech, Dec 3, 2020 at 11:48 PM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: AMD Navi 2x (RDNA2) Speculation and Hype thread Malakai, Dec 4, 2020 at 12:40 AM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: usb speeds philquad, Dec 3, 2020 at 12:59 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: ram undervolting scruffy1, Dec 3, 2020 at 12:44 AM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: Mini ITX Owners Club and Discussion Ravennoir, Dec 3, 2020 at 10:59 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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      Latest: Is it worth updating CPU by 1 gen? flu!d, Dec 2, 2020 at 9:51 PM
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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 James086, Dec 3, 2020 at 8:05 PM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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      Latest: Apple to Announce its own Mac Processor flu!d, Dec 2, 2020 at 9:04 AM
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    4. Other CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of VIA, ARM, MIPS, etc
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      Latest: RISC-V Elder, Dec 3, 2020 at 10:39 PM
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Windows 10 Mega thread rthy, Dec 3, 2020 at 3:39 PM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Antivirus in the modern unix world ir0nhide, Dec 3, 2020 at 9:59 AM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Cyberpunk 2077 - Witcher 2 devs macktheknife, Dec 4, 2020 at 1:31 AM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Automated PDF Encryption Script mtma, Dec 1, 2020 at 12:25 AM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: Consolidated Crypto Traders/Chat Thread ChiefBoss, Nov 28, 2020 at 12:14 AM
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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: pivoting wall mount for 55" TV ? vladtepes, Dec 3, 2020 at 10:34 AM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: PS5 Update: Launches "Holiday 2020" huskybusky, Dec 3, 2020 at 9:59 PM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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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 cvidler, Dec 1, 2020 at 9:17 PM
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Camping General Thread Zyklone, Nov 28, 2020 at 11:19 PM
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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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      Latest: New Streaming setup questions connico, Dec 2, 2020 at 6:50 PM
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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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      Latest: RIP Eddie Van Halen pksw, Oct 12, 2020
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    9. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: Blades By Baz Builds By Baz, Dec 3, 2020 at 11:11 PM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Got a dog? post it here! Sledge, Dec 3, 2020 at 4:56 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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      Latest: Falcon 9 / Dragon Quadbox, Dec 3, 2020 at 3:11 PM
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