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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: Slow Boot times new build wwwww, May 29, 2022 at 1:07 AM
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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: The Ghetto Mod Thread storm-chaser, May 29, 2022 at 5:03 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 Printing Requests m3k, May 29, 2022 at 3:42 AM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Anyone made their own UPS? Zee, May 27, 2022 at 10:17 AM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Building a liquid metal coolant loop Current, May 29, 2022 at 5:49 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: The Great Big NBN Sticky Thread mesaoz, May 28, 2022 at 9:21 PM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: returning failed RAM Mudhoney, May 21, 2022
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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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      Latest: Where are the retro bargains? List here! Pierre32, May 29, 2022 at 8:16 AM
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    1. Intel x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of Intel's chipset and CPU products..
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      Latest: Gigabyte Z690I AORUS Ultra RECALL nope, May 29, 2022 at 12:43 AM
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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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    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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      Latest: Perpetual Linux Distro Thread pfrcom, May 28, 2022 at 6:55 PM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Diablo II: Resurrected h2oxide, May 28, 2022 at 9:40 PM
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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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    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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    2. Game Consoles

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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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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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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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      Latest: Removing Echo from audio in video mareke, May 27, 2022 at 6:33 PM
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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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: The OCAU Figurine Collection Thread RyoSaeba, May 29, 2022 at 2:56 AM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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    11. Photography & Video

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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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      Latest: New SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant discovered adamsleath, May 29, 2022 at 4:24 AM
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