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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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    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? havabeer, Apr 6, 2020 at 8:00 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? sammy_b0i, Apr 6, 2020 at 12:22 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 aXis, Apr 6, 2020 at 11:07 AM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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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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    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: Daily data limit on Windows 10 merlin13, Apr 6, 2020 at 2:45 PM
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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 walker_2003, Apr 6, 2020 at 8:05 PM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: Data hoarding / downsizing question... ae00711, Apr 6, 2020 at 9:33 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: CJR Tuning Butcher9_9, Apr 6, 2020 at 6:01 PM
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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? Hater, Apr 6, 2020 at 2:17 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: Where are the retro bargains? List here! Pierre32, Apr 6, 2020 at 9:31 PM
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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 6, 2020 at 6:17 PM
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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 Recharge, Apr 6, 2020 at 9:33 PM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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      Latest: Are battery cycles hard coded? Hater, Apr 5, 2020 at 10:06 PM
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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 _zak, Apr 6, 2020 at 2:24 PM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Call of Duty - Modern Warfare (2019) rthy, Apr 6, 2020 at 9:28 PM
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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: Website design with live chat options elvis, Apr 6, 2020 at 9:18 PM
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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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      Latest: T95x android box NerfDude, Apr 6, 2020 at 8:10 AM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: Final Fantasy VII Remake LaMMi, Apr 6, 2020 at 12:16 PM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: Groceries running out MR CHILLED, Apr 6, 2020 at 6:22 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: Japan? Japan! chainbolt, Apr 6, 2020 at 8:05 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: The Android App Thread sir_bazz, Apr 6, 2020 at 7:11 PM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU DJ Thread shino, Apr 1, 2020 at 4:19 PM
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    9. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: Lego! Do Not Link To Your Sales In This Thread! Brett, Apr 6, 2020 at 9:35 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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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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