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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: Understanding CPU power stuff? theSeekerr, Sep 22, 2021 at 11:07 PM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: PSU only has 2 X 8 pin for PCI but GPU requires 3 151528, Sep 23, 2021 at 12:56 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: Psu selection Kelvin, Sep 17, 2021 at 11:27 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: Asus Striker Extreme 680i computer Elmf, Sep 23, 2021 at 11:28 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: 3D Printer General Chat Spanos, Sep 23, 2021 at 1:12 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Where to get a custom PCB designed? dirtyd, Sep 22, 2021 at 9:33 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: so i think i have everything i need mibberz, Sep 23, 2021 at 1:09 PM
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    5. Business & Enterprise Computing

      Star-trekkin', across the univ.. no, wait.
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      Latest: How do techs raise requests in your company? EvilGenius, Sep 22, 2021 at 2:10 PM
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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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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: Crazy video card pricing 2021 lonewolf1983, Sep 23, 2021 at 11:47 AM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: HDD prices MUTMAN, Sep 23, 2021 at 1:13 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: DDR3 Ram - Mix and Matching rthy, Sep 23, 2021 at 12:37 PM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: SSUPD Meshlicious woja, Sep 21, 2021 at 7:19 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: Sir Clive Sinclair passes, aged 81 Kev, Sep 23, 2021 at 12:41 PM
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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) c4dderly, Sep 23, 2021 at 10:03 AM
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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 151528, Sep 22, 2021 at 6:36 PM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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      Latest: iPhone 13 power, Sep 15, 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 flu!d, Sep 18, 2021 at 1:26 PM
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Windows 11 genxor, Sep 23, 2021 at 11:18 AM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Proxmox noob need help planning storage randomman, Sep 21, 2021 at 4:19 PM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: What Games have you rehashed during lockdown? brycer, Sep 23, 2021 at 12:28 PM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Programming Jokes Thread RnR, Sep 20, 2021 at 8:57 AM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: Consolidated Crypto Traders/Chat Thread cvidler, Sep 23, 2021 at 1:10 PM
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    6. General Software

      Software that doesn't fit in the specific forums.
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      Latest: Epik (Domain Registrar) Hacked KriiV, Sep 15, 2021
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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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      Latest: The new post pics of yer HT thread.... MUTMAN, Sep 23, 2021 at 10:19 AM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: Nintendo Direct 24.09.21 | 8:00am AEST elvis, Sep 23, 2021 at 11:06 AM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: OCAU Whisky appreciation MR CHILLED, Sep 23, 2021 at 10:40 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: Started making holiday bookings yet? the_fuzz, Sep 22, 2021 at 5:47 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: iOS15 Discussion passwordistaco, Sep 23, 2021 at 12:58 PM
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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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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Putting down pets and children rickbishop, Sep 22, 2021 at 5:10 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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