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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: Cinebench Benchmarking and Ranking Thread !!! Ratzz, Apr 7, 2020 at 10:50 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: Is it possible to build a budget RDR2 PC? Jonesy_sa, Apr 7, 2020 at 8:44 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: am4 ghetto cooling scruffy1, Apr 8, 2020 at 8:34 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: CNC Mill/Router Build Log PheonixV2, Apr 7, 2020 at 6:20 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Using LAN cable for 'other' purposes HSV_Enigma, Apr 8, 2020 at 9:26 AM
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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: General InfoSec discussion millsy, Apr 7, 2020 at 6:14 PM
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    6. PC Audio

      Sound cards, computer speakers etc.
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      Latest: The best PC internal soundcard is? Maldark, Apr 2, 2020 at 9:52 AM
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    7. Networking, Telephony & Internet

      LAN's and WAN's and fixed line phones.
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      Latest: wifi extension guidance Myst, Apr 8, 2020 at 10:46 AM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: Dual GTX 970s v Single Card performance thug, Apr 8, 2020 at 11:08 AM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: HDD prices MUTMAN, Apr 8, 2020 at 7:28 AM
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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: Green PC. is that even a thing now? everybodies, Apr 8, 2020 at 11:23 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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      Latest: Overclocking modern Intel with Mr spit051261 shane41, Apr 8, 2020 at 6:55 AM
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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 neRok, Apr 8, 2020 at 10:10 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? Butcher9_9, Apr 8, 2020 at 10:55 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: Cannot permamently disable defender Foliage, Apr 6, 2020 at 10:15 AM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Linux CLI Utilities - consolidated list GumbyNoTalent, Apr 7, 2020 at 10:09 AM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Star Citizen FoxMaN, Apr 8, 2020 at 10:38 AM
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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 at 12:07 PM
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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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      Latest: Zoom Meeting Bradzac, Apr 8, 2020 at 9:15 AM
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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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      Latest: Cheap and Nasty 4k JSmithDTV, Apr 8, 2020 at 9:55 AM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: The Last of Us Part II elvis, Apr 8, 2020 at 11:12 AM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: Groceries running out MR CHILLED, Apr 8, 2020 at 5:06 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: Tassie in May Daft_Munt, Apr 7, 2020 at 6:28 PM
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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. sanjay, Apr 8, 2020 at 10:11 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: Consolidated Slot Car thread. FIREWIRE1394, Apr 7, 2020 at 6:05 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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