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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: reliable printers cvidler, Oct 25, 2021 at 7:33 AM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: RTX 2080 Ti - Issues if slightly bumped? Captain_Jonno, Oct 24, 2021 at 10:33 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: 3D Printing Requests tangcla, Oct 24, 2021 at 1:52 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Belkin Wemo Light Switches and Three Way Lights Bretta78, Oct 24, 2021 at 11:16 AM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Storm Waterblock (FAQ in first post) duck_boy, Oct 24, 2021 at 10:18 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: New house, need network advice caspian, Oct 24, 2021 at 4:06 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: DDR5 Memory micsway123, Oct 24, 2021 at 2:23 PM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: ACER Nitro 5 - AN515-55-5838 - Brief Thoughts groovetek, Oct 23, 2021 at 10:22 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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      Latest: My Astro City Project CRTified, Oct 25, 2021 at 6:29 AM
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    1. Intel x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of Intel's chipset and CPU products..
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      Latest: 12th gen Intel Desktop Alder Lake CPU(tba) Butcher9_9, Oct 24, 2021 at 1:37 PM
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    2. AMD x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Athlons, Durons and Hammers, oh my!
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      Latest: Overclocking 5700G SKITZ0_000, Oct 23, 2021 at 9:32 AM
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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 aokman, Oct 25, 2021 at 7:10 AM
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    4. Other CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of VIA, ARM, MIPS, etc
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      Latest: The 'Raspberry Pi' thread Blinky, Oct 23, 2021 at 9:14 PM
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Windows 11 elvis, Oct 24, 2021 at 8:21 PM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: [SOLVED] my ubuntu server HyRax1, Oct 23, 2021 at 11:01 AM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: The Game Completion Challenge! power, Oct 25, 2021 at 8:59 AM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Programming Jokes Thread RnR, Oct 1, 2021
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: Consolidated Crypto Traders/Chat Thread AERO, Oct 25, 2021 at 1:07 AM
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    6. General Software

      Software that doesn't fit in the specific forums.
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      Latest: LanCache - WindowsUpdate/Game caching Symon, Oct 24, 2021 at 9:56 PM
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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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      Latest: OLED's OLED's OLED's! MR CHILLED, Oct 25, 2021 at 7:15 AM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: Ps5 controller noise Gunna, Oct 23, 2021 at 1:51 PM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: What Are You Drinking Now Smegenstein, Oct 25, 2021 at 8:31 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: Digital cosmic art dravyn, Oct 11, 2021
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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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      Latest: Are there any cheap cameras with clean HDMI? teej, Oct 23, 2021 at 11:50 AM
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Android 12 General Discussion Thread mtma, Oct 24, 2021 at 12:19 AM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU Guitar Players Club 3 Perko, Oct 4, 2021
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    9. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: Help securing mask over helmet. xc351, Oct 24, 2021 at 8:09 PM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Got a cat? Post it here! Recharge, Oct 19, 2021 at 12:33 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: Your Photo of the Week (24th of October 2021) Deftone2k, Oct 24, 2021 at 11:30 PM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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