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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: Worth upgrading fans on Deepcool Assassin III Elmf, Mar 7, 2021 at 9:56 PM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: No display, not noob. 151528, Mar 8, 2021 at 9:00 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: What have you done to your PC today? ashenIC, Mar 4, 2021 at 6:59 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: Bench mounted a belt sander Andrew_Wong, Mar 8, 2021 at 12:48 AM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Simpson SWT704 7.5kg washing machine repair stalyoni, Mar 7, 2021 at 7:29 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Xtreme Cooled Case Gallery The Beast, Mar 7, 2021 at 1:07 AM
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    5. Business & Enterprise Computing

      Star-trekkin', across the univ.. no, wait.
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      Latest: Oracle VM VirtualBox backups elvis, Mar 7, 2021 at 10:43 PM
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    6. PC Audio

      Sound cards, computer speakers etc.
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      Latest: small but good speakers power, Mar 5, 2021 at 2:53 PM
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    7. Networking, Telephony & Internet

      LAN's and WAN's and fixed line phones.
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      Latest: Is 5G even possible in Australia? hawpinghaxbag, Mar 8, 2021 at 7:54 AM
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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: SSD Price Discussion stalyoni, Mar 6, 2021 at 7:47 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: Need help picking new Ram spit051261, Mar 6, 2021 at 6:55 PM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: Dell service tech in Hobart glenpinn, Mar 8, 2021 at 1:00 AM
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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 spit051261, Mar 6, 2021 at 5:53 PM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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      Latest: Big Sur Updates Failing... 2SHY, Mar 1, 2021
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    4. Other CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of VIA, ARM, MIPS, etc
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      Latest: The 'Raspberry Pi' thread flu!d, Mar 6, 2021 at 8:05 PM
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Windows 10 Mega thread sic_vl2000, Mar 7, 2021 at 12:35 PM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Grub or Windows boot manager miicah, Mar 3, 2021 at 12:51 PM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: EA Battlefield 6 151528, Mar 8, 2021 at 8:19 AM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Share Your Programs flightcrank, Mar 8, 2021 at 12:57 AM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: Consolidated Crypto Traders/Chat Thread r3s, Mar 8, 2021 at 8:15 AM
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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: OLED's OLED's OLED's! BuD, Mar 7, 2021 at 6:57 AM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: Nintendo Switch Pro (placeholder title) Sledge, Mar 5, 2021 at 6:43 PM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: What Are You Drinking Now macktheknife, Mar 6, 2021 at 6:03 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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      Latest: Show us your 2D/3D/4D work KANNIS, Mar 3, 2021 at 3:37 PM
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: quick sand hawpinghaxbag, Mar 8, 2021 at 7:27 AM
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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: Show Us Your Android Homescreens WishBone17, Mar 8, 2021 at 9:13 AM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU Guitar Players Club 3 ndt, Mar 4, 2021 at 1:36 PM
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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 ni9ht_5ta1k3r, Mar 7, 2021 at 11:22 PM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Got a dog? post it here! ruffdayz, Mar 2, 2021 at 1:19 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: Your Photo of the Week (7th of March 2021) spankyofoz, Mar 7, 2021 at 11:46 PM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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      Latest: Falcon 9 / Dragon aokman, Mar 7, 2021 at 10:44 PM
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