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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: Dell Laptop Stopped Working CAPT-Irrelevant, Apr 17, 2024 at 1:36 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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      Latest: Building and Buying New PC Tower: Best way? philquad, Apr 16, 2024 at 4:37 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? WishBone17, Apr 15, 2024 at 7:44 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: Bambu Lab A1/P1S/P1P/ X1C 3D Printer Thread Hp88, Apr 17, 2024 at 9:14 AM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Dimension Weighing Scale Scanner archie, Apr 17, 2024 at 5:21 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: WTF did Go Chiller do to my system? The Beast, Apr 17, 2024 at 4:33 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: Unifi AC Pro placement for 2 storey home Pugs, Apr 17, 2024 at 8:15 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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      Latest: The Big UnRAID thread brayway, Apr 17, 2024 at 11:16 AM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: DDR5 Zarok77, Apr 16, 2024 at 10:36 PM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: Smallest Windows device Daft_Munt, Apr 17, 2024 at 5:47 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 Mickatroid, Apr 17, 2024 at 9:40 PM
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    1. Intel x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of Intel's chipset and CPU products..
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      Latest: 256gb ddr5? HobartTas, Apr 17, 2024 at 9:20 PM
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    2. AMD x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Athlons, Durons and Hammers, oh my!
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      Latest: AMD Desktop 8000 series Zarok77, Apr 17, 2024 at 6:31 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 Azrael, Apr 11, 2024 at 11:09 AM
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    4. Other CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of VIA, ARM, MIPS, etc
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      Latest: BirdNET-Pi MUTMAN, Apr 3, 2024
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Suddenly no sound via HDMI - how to fix? Mickatroid, Apr 17, 2024 at 7:30 AM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Perpetual Linux Distro Thread Jonesy_sa, Apr 14, 2024 at 10:52 AM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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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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      Latest: Welcome to the new VR/AR section of OCAU. :) qwertylesh, Apr 16, 2024 at 9:20 PM
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    2. Game Consoles

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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: OCAU Whisky appreciation Mickatroid, Apr 17, 2024 at 9:44 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: Bangkok to Siem Reap bus recommendations? doug81, Apr 15, 2024 at 3:24 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: Vodafone incoming calls going to Voicemail Azure-Drued, Apr 16, 2024 at 12:22 PM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU Guitar Players Club 3 Willybomb, Feb 22, 2024
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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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    11. Photography & Video

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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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