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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: Controlling 3 pin fans? mike-s, Apr 10, 2020 at 6:28 AM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: Ah fiddlesticks. Have I stuffed it? vladtepes, Apr 9, 2020 at 10:04 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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      Latest: Really new and lost for words chanktwo, Apr 8, 2020 at 10:27 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: Custom Peripheral/Headset Painting Sent1nel, Apr 9, 2020 at 12:38 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: Cheap 3D Printers? Franc, Apr 9, 2020 at 8:30 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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    5. Business & Enterprise Computing

      Star-trekkin', across the univ.. no, wait.
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      Latest: Emergency 'Temporary' VPN for remote users. wazza, Apr 10, 2020 at 12:11 AM
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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: Router for Gigabit Internet tobes, Apr 9, 2020 at 4:34 PM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: Recommend me a smart tv MaximusSmurf, Apr 10, 2020 at 1:59 AM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: HDD prices karun, Apr 8, 2020 at 8:40 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: CJR Tuning Butcher9_9, Apr 8, 2020 at 10:48 AM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: Old PC Upgrade Sladesurfer, Apr 10, 2020 at 6:27 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: Help with K6-2 performance Flamin Joe, Apr 10, 2020 at 7:34 AM
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    1. Intel x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of Intel's chipset and CPU products..
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      Latest: CPU upgrade help? Ryzen or Intel wintermute000, Apr 8, 2020 at 8:24 PM
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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 OJR, Apr 10, 2020 at 7:45 AM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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      Latest: Are battery cycles hard coded? m3k, Apr 10, 2020 at 2:15 AM
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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: Windows 10 Mega thread CAPT-Irrelevant, Apr 9, 2020 at 9:37 PM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: MythTV General Discussion and Support mike-s, Apr 10, 2020 at 5:45 AM
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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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      Latest: Simple Script Critique GumbyNoTalent, Apr 3, 2020
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: ALT Coin discussion whatdoesthisdo, Mar 18, 2020
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    6. General Software

      Software that doesn't fit in the specific forums.
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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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      Latest: OLED's OLED's OLED's! NSanity, Apr 9, 2020 at 7:23 PM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: The Last of Us Part II WuZMoT, Apr 10, 2020 at 4:54 AM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: What Are You Drinking Now MR CHILLED, Apr 10, 2020 at 6:32 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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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Japan? Japan! chainbolt, Apr 10, 2020 at 12:12 AM
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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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      Latest: Any Adobe AE users - bit of a quick job? vladtepes, Apr 6, 2020 at 6:44 PM
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Samsung Galaxy S20 family aka S11. MR CHILLED, Apr 10, 2020 at 5:59 AM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU Guitar Players Club 3 Vohaul, Apr 7, 2020 at 3:38 AM
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    9. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: Old School BMX pivot, Apr 8, 2020 at 8:45 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: Old school cable release with digital camera DVDHack, Apr 8, 2020 at 9:11 AM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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