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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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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: Hyper Case DM-01 DSTM (Dougie), Sep 21, 2020 at 6:41 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: 3d printer troubleshooting/tweaking/building th3_hawk, Sep 22, 2020 at 9:47 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Xbox 360 - Dead Capacitors Mjollnir, Sep 23, 2020 at 12:59 AM
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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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      Latest: General InfoSec discussion pH@tTm@N, Sep 22, 2020 at 12:12 PM
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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: Measure your Internet Connection. connico, Sep 22, 2020 at 1:19 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: HDD prices Phido, Sep 22, 2020 at 9:07 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: Ram Prices Myne_h, Sep 22, 2020 at 11:58 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 avexdevil, Sep 22, 2020 at 9:29 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: AM4 FAQ (simple version) MUTMAN, Sep 22, 2020 at 8:44 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: The 'Raspberry Pi' thread mesaoz, Sep 18, 2020 at 5:17 PM
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Windows 10 Simplifier Script metamorphosis, Sep 20, 2020 at 11:29 AM
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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: World of Warcraft Classic. zippo87, Sep 23, 2020 at 12:52 AM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: DC Hosting for Mining Rigs chainbolt, Sep 12, 2020
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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. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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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, Sep 3, 2020
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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      Latest: What streaming software do you use (if any)? HyRax1, Sep 18, 2020 at 8:50 AM
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: iOS 14 Discussion MR CHILLED, Sep 22, 2020 at 1:08 PM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: looking to learn the electric guitar Nado, Sep 20, 2020 at 11:59 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, Sep 23, 2020 at 12:02 AM
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    10. Pets & Animals

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

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      Latest: The OCAU "film is not dead" club lithos, Sep 22, 2020 at 2:36 PM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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