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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: Very long BIOS boot time tiimo, Apr 10, 2021 at 8:54 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: Why no odd number of intel cpu lt_matthew, Apr 10, 2021 at 2:56 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: What have you done to your PC today? Butcher9_9, Apr 6, 2021 at 6:55 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: The Snapmaker Diary aokman, Apr 10, 2021 at 5:47 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Soldering iron for beginner Aussiejuggalo, Apr 10, 2021 at 7:13 AM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Dead AIO, some "horror" pics :) ibace, Apr 10, 2021 at 10:23 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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    7. Networking, Telephony & Internet

      LAN's and WAN's and fixed line phones.
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      Latest: Google demanding "age statement" l_ QuadX_l, Apr 10, 2021 at 6:39 PM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: Crazy video card pricing 2021 phreeky82, Apr 10, 2021 at 9:40 PM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: Synology Questions McRutch, Apr 10, 2021 at 11:03 AM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: Need help picking new Ram The Beast, Apr 6, 2021 at 6:18 AM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: Inwin Chopin (cpu cooler issues) Blinky, Apr 8, 2021 at 11:33 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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    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: Ryzen 5000 Series Discussion RnR, Apr 10, 2021 at 12:53 PM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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      Latest: Apple to Announce its own Mac Processor alexc, Apr 7, 2021 at 7:45 PM
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    4. Other CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of VIA, ARM, MIPS, etc
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      Latest: The 'Raspberry Pi' thread elvis, Apr 10, 2021 at 11:06 PM
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Windows 10 Mega thread coolroy, Apr 10, 2021 at 11:58 PM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: MythTV General Discussion and Support HyRax1, Apr 9, 2021 at 10:47 AM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Official Diablo 3: Reaper Of Souls Thread FuzwaldQO, Apr 11, 2021 at 12:21 AM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Programming Jokes Thread RnR, Apr 10, 2021 at 12:11 PM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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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. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: kitchen knives SpicEwEazle, Apr 10, 2021 at 6:42 PM
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    3. Graphic Design & Digital Art

      Digital Art, Illustration, Painting, and Graphic Design – Let’s get creative!
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      Latest: Blender PC upgrade advice. proffesso, Apr 10, 2021 at 11:38 AM
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    4. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Qantas Flight Refund caspian, Apr 8, 2021 at 9:58 AM
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    5. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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    6. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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    7. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU Guitar Players Club 3 GarethB, Apr 2, 2021
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    8. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: Anyone got Gel ball guns? Chamelion, Apr 10, 2021 at 7:39 PM
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    9. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Got a cat? Post it here! BurningFeetMan, Apr 10, 2021 at 8:45 AM
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    10. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: General Photography Banter Thread spankyofoz, Apr 10, 2021 at 5:53 PM
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    11. Science

      Science news and discussion
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      Latest: Falcon 9 / Dragon Quadbox, Apr 9, 2021 at 5:03 PM
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