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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: The Jukebox. Ratzz, Feb 25, 2018 at 5:11 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: Help me build a $900-1000 Gaming PC magius, Feb 23, 2018 at 6:29 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: Resurrect a Lianli echineon, Feb 25, 2018 at 5:38 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: DIY Solar panel setup on a budget Mathuisella, Feb 25, 2018 at 6:24 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: 3m run 5V vs 12V LED strips on batteries merlin13, Feb 23, 2018 at 6:27 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Cooling 8700K with a monoblock, worth it? DarkSnipa, Feb 25, 2018 at 5:59 PM
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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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      Latest: Splitter Cable that Actually Works? radeon_freak, Feb 25, 2018 at 6:04 PM
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    7. Networking, Telephony & Internet

      LAN's and WAN's and fixed line phones.
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      Latest: How close is your NBN? Insert Gibberish, Feb 25, 2018 at 1:16 PM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: Dell U2718Q chip, Feb 25, 2018 at 1:50 PM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: Crystal Disk Caution Message isaakk, Feb 25, 2018 at 4:31 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: 12GB ram query Revenger, Feb 25, 2018 at 1:58 AM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: Mini ITX Owners Club and Discussion AllezAllez, Feb 21, 2018 at 7:27 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: The Amiga Thread flu!d, Feb 25, 2018 at 6:36 PM
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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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      Latest: Threadripper owners club lazjen, Feb 25, 2018 at 5:24 PM
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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: VIA, anyone? MR CHILLED, Nov 21, 2017
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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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      Latest: Battlefield 1 radeon_freak, Feb 25, 2018 at 5:46 PM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Nvidia GPU clock (&TDP) scheduling ni9ht_5ta1k3r, Feb 21, 2018 at 8:44 PM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: NiceHash josh1990, Feb 25, 2018 at 5:52 PM
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    6. General Software

      Software that doesn't fit in the specific forums.
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      Latest: Parental Software for Kids Laptop antipody, Feb 25, 2018 at 2:51 PM
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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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      Latest: What do you use as your HTPC/ Media Player theyesmen, Feb 25, 2018 at 6:37 PM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: Fortnite Battle Royale (XB1) devolutionary, Feb 24, 2018 at 12:55 AM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: OCAU Whisky appreciation cevad, Feb 25, 2018 at 4:26 PM
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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: Disneyland with the kids - advice needed BigDenis, Feb 25, 2018 at 11:34 AM
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    6. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Android and Internet/LAN detection theyesmen, Feb 25, 2018 at 5:42 PM
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    7. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: beginner - hammer ons Fireblade, Feb 23, 2018 at 3:44 PM
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    8. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: Looking at buying first DJI drone... EvilGenius, Feb 25, 2018 at 4:48 PM
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    9. Pets & Animals

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

      Film or digital
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      Latest: Your Photo of the Week (18th of February 2018) NymPhD, Feb 25, 2018 at 2:09 PM
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    11. Science

      Science news and discussion
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