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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: Upgrade AIO with SSD Deus_Ex_Machina, Aug 16, 2022 at 11:11 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: Next build from 6700k sjaeger172004, Aug 13, 2022 at 8:43 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: Fan Bracket for Over PCIe Slots rthy, Aug 16, 2022 at 11:49 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 General Chat Defyant, Aug 16, 2022 at 7:52 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: EV charging/ circuit capacity question ArmoureD, Aug 16, 2022 at 6:58 AM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Concrete Slab water cooler loop - Hooked up!!! Current, Aug 16, 2022 at 5:32 AM
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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: When is consumer 10GbE going to happen? Blinky, Aug 16, 2022 at 5:24 PM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: Recommendations for a new monitor macktheknife, Aug 17, 2022 at 12:11 AM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: SSD Price Discussion mikezilla2, Aug 16, 2022 at 8:23 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: Go to guide for overclocking B DIE DDR4? dasa2, Aug 12, 2022 at 4:18 PM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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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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    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 Daft_Munt, Aug 13, 2022 at 3:17 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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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

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      Latest: Ethereum mining rig suggestions groovetek, Aug 16, 2022 at 10:16 PM
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    6. General Software

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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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      Latest: The Audiophile thread :) DVDHack, Aug 15, 2022 at 2:53 PM
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    2. Game Consoles

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    3. Geek Food

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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: Dall-E 2.0 - text to image AI BurningFeetMan, Aug 16, 2022 at 10:49 AM
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Traveling to England for a week l_ QuadX_l, Aug 16, 2022 at 3:48 PM
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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: Samsung S22 Ultra..early 2022. MR CHILLED, Aug 16, 2022 at 7:37 PM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: ETI 4600 synthesizer artwork ernie, Jul 22, 2022
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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 caspian, Aug 15, 2022 at 3:16 PM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Got a dog? post it here! BlueRaven, Aug 16, 2022 at 10:56 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

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      Latest: Using OEM batteries on your cameras Deftone2k, Aug 16, 2022 at 11:04 PM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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      Latest: NASA's Space Launch System BlueRaven, Aug 16, 2022 at 11:30 PM
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