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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: Bios display Bold Eagle, May 26, 2019 at 8:36 PM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: Syncing phone to pc CAPT-Irrelevant, May 26, 2019 at 9:48 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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      Latest: MAD MAX TRIBUTE CASE MOD PC BUILD mnpctech, May 25, 2019 at 6:02 AM
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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: Cheap 3D Printers? Aussiejuggalo, May 26, 2019 at 9:32 AM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Nicked an SMD or 2 off a RAM stick fad, May 26, 2019 at 6:42 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Custom ITX case with small custom loop Tazor, May 25, 2019 at 2:09 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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      Latest: What amp/dac & headphones/speakers are you using? Camm, May 26, 2019 at 11:59 PM
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    7. Networking, Telephony & Internet

      LAN's and WAN's and fixed line phones.
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      Latest: NBN Data point question Warface, May 26, 2019 at 5:06 PM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: Acer XZ321QU review terroristone, May 26, 2019 at 8:26 PM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: SSD Endurance Tests adamsleath, May 26, 2019 at 8:35 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: XMP profile keeps reverting rubber duck, May 25, 2019 at 6:26 PM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: possible to extend internal lcd cable? Luke212, May 27, 2019 at 5:52 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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    2. AMD x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Athlons, Durons and Hammers, oh my!
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      Latest: Ryzen 3000 series CPUs jimbogimp, May 27, 2019 at 7:51 AM
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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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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Gone back to WIN 7 Hotrod2go, May 25, 2019 at 11:53 AM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Perpetual Linux Distro Thread Quadbox, May 26, 2019 at 12:46 PM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Free Games MKII MR CHILLED, May 27, 2019 at 6:25 AM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Web Hosting ni9ht_5ta1k3r, May 26, 2019 at 11:47 PM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: Consolidated Crypto Traders/Chat Thread Gunna, May 27, 2019 at 7:06 AM
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    6. General Software

      Software that doesn't fit in the specific forums.
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      Latest: Chrome mouse wheel scroll bug FerrisXB9R, May 26, 2019 at 9:53 AM
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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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      Latest: OLED's OLED's OLED's! mtw, May 27, 2019 at 12:42 AM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: OUYA game console powered by Android Draxx, May 26, 2019 at 11:23 AM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: Your favourite ALDI buys MR CHILLED, May 26, 2019 at 12:14 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! MR CHILLED, May 25, 2019 at 10:40 PM
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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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      Latest: Overlay Design Feedback SSJ4, May 25, 2019 at 8:47 AM
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: LG V20 secure start-up loop Intensify, May 27, 2019 at 7:35 AM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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    9. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: RC Multicopter Discussion Thread sanjay, May 26, 2019 at 3:16 PM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: R.I.P Thread broccoli, May 26, 2019 at 9:17 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: General Photography banter thread herzeg, May 26, 2019 at 10:33 PM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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      Latest: Falcon 9 / Dragon Sphinx2000, May 26, 2019 at 3:26 PM
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