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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: Cinebench Benchmarking and Ranking Thread !!! Dannyboi, Jun 5, 2020 at 10:10 AM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: RAM soft errors. Motherboard issue? Kelvin, Jun 5, 2020 at 11:43 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: Vintage PC Build shredder, May 29, 2020
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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: Help with Anycubic Kossel Linear Plus CQGLHyperion, Jun 5, 2020 at 1:24 PM
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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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      Latest: Fractal Define 7 / 7XL Build (First timer) argent, Jun 5, 2020 at 9:49 AM
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    5. Business & Enterprise Computing

      Star-trekkin', across the univ.. no, wait.
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      Latest: General InfoSec discussion monaro327, Jun 5, 2020 at 1:35 PM
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    6. PC Audio

      Sound cards, computer speakers etc.
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      Latest: Corsair Virtuoso Wireless Will S, Jun 4, 2020 at 3:03 PM
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    7. Networking, Telephony & Internet

      LAN's and WAN's and fixed line phones.
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      Latest: Measure your Internet Connection. GTR27, Jun 5, 2020 at 1:47 PM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: AMD Radeon RX5000 Series - First "Navi" Cards 335 GT, Jun 5, 2020 at 1:39 PM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: MLC versus PLC SSD wwwww, Jun 4, 2020 at 9:32 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: Confusion about best ram to buy kogi, Jun 5, 2020 at 11:36 AM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: Updating BIOS of MSI z370i with no cpu Myne_h, Jun 5, 2020 at 10:14 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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      Latest: Streets of Rage 4 bester, Jun 5, 2020 at 1:47 PM
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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 3000 series CPUs jpw007, Jun 5, 2020 at 1:28 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: The 'Raspberry Pi' thread GumbyNoTalent, Jun 5, 2020 at 10:10 AM
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Gone back to WIN 7 millsy, Jun 3, 2020 at 3:01 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: Star Citizen MightyOz, Jun 5, 2020 at 1:20 PM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Create VPN status icon elvis, Jun 4, 2020 at 10:50 AM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: ALT Coin discussion FuzwaldQO, May 8, 2020
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    6. General Software

      Software that doesn't fit in the specific forums.
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      Latest: Best free alternative to Pingdom Rockersz, Jun 3, 2020 at 12:22 PM
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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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      Latest: OLED's OLED's OLED's! Luke212, Jun 5, 2020 at 7:45 AM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: Final Fantasy VII Remake MrBS, Jun 4, 2020 at 7:45 PM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: Store bought gnocchi, WTF? jpw007, Jun 5, 2020 at 12:48 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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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Japan? Japan! chainbolt, Jun 5, 2020 at 12:55 PM
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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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      Latest: FUJI - App Makes Mirrorless into a Webcam RnR, Jun 4, 2020 at 4:26 PM
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Smart Watches MR CHILLED, Jun 5, 2020 at 11:31 AM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: iRig 2 HD / Virtual amp software gtarmanrob, Jun 5, 2020 at 9:03 AM
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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, Jun 4, 2020 at 7:54 PM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: First nature photos for about 6 years! Azrael, Jun 5, 2020 at 10:03 AM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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      Latest: Falcon 9 / Dragon Sphinx2000, Jun 4, 2020 at 5:06 PM
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