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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: New Silverstone case! FT05 successor? raincloudx, Aug 3, 2021 at 12:34 AM
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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: HP N40L Microserver as NAS via Acronis true Image Agg, Aug 2, 2021 at 11:53 PM
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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 Printer General Chat elcarter1, Aug 2, 2021 at 6:16 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: TIFU.. help me fix my flir one goldpenis, Aug 1, 2021 at 7:28 AM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: AquaComputer Inline Temp Sensors juzz86, Aug 2, 2021 at 10:11 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: Build Log: Bye Bye NBN, HELLO 4g! Version 2.0 alexc, Aug 2, 2021 at 3:42 PM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: Crazy video card pricing 2021 The Beast, Aug 2, 2021 at 9:02 PM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: Synology dsm 7 issues Stanza, Aug 2, 2021 at 11:18 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: Royal 3600cl14 4x8 Overclock Advice micsway123, Aug 2, 2021 at 11:50 PM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: mini-STX with Cezanne (AM4 5xxxG) support? OCMunkee, Aug 2, 2021 at 10:05 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: 12th gen Intel Desktop Alder Lake CPU(tba) Matthew kane, Aug 2, 2021 at 10:53 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 Borg3:16, Aug 2, 2021 at 2:17 PM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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      Latest: Publisher software for Mac drunkntigr, Jul 24, 2021
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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, Jul 30, 2021 at 7:56 PM
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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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      Latest: Perpetual Linux Distro Thread gdjacobs, Aug 3, 2021 at 12:38 AM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds the_pessimist, Aug 3, 2021 at 1:03 AM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Visual Studio 2022 - Preview Yehat, Jul 29, 2021 at 2:56 PM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: Chia Specific Matthew kane, Aug 2, 2021 at 10:50 PM
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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 Blinky, Jul 31, 2021 at 7:28 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, Aug 2, 2021 at 7:09 PM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: Grand Theft Auto V PureFire, Aug 2, 2021 at 10:35 AM
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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: illusion or im mad? mtma, Jul 5, 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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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Hero Wars thread slavewone, Aug 1, 2021 at 11:16 PM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU Guitar Players Club 3 shino, Aug 2, 2021 at 6:42 PM
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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

      Film or digital
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      Latest: Your Photo of the Week (1st of August 2021) Deftone2k, Aug 2, 2021 at 9:46 PM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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