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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: Post your novabench scores philquad, Oct 23, 2020 at 3:37 PM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: RAM Troubles HopHead, Oct 23, 2020 at 4:00 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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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: Reverse intake fans? Ramses, Oct 23, 2020 at 3:20 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, Oct 23, 2020 at 1:52 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Ozito 18v battery or charger probs hippyhippy, Oct 22, 2020 at 10:15 AM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Terrabyte's #2 attempt at custom WC Dingostolemyghz, Oct 23, 2020 at 1:47 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: The Great Big NBN Sticky Thread alexc, Oct 23, 2020 at 3:18 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: SSD Price Discussion sammy_b0i, Oct 23, 2020 at 4:00 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: Which 3600Mhz DDR4 for Ryzen 3900X Build Blinky, Oct 20, 2020 at 5:29 PM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: Dell G5 SE 15 4600h/5600m [updated] C0V3R, Oct 21, 2020 at 9:02 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: Retro screen upgrades for portables Jumpingmanjim, Oct 23, 2020 at 4:00 PM
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    1. Intel x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of Intel's chipset and CPU products..
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      Latest: How old is your current Intel PC platform? Rod911, Oct 22, 2020 at 10:21 PM
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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 Luno, Oct 23, 2020 at 10:35 AM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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      Latest: mac book pro boot problem teej, Oct 22, 2020 at 4:04 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 Myne_h, Oct 21, 2020 at 7:21 PM
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: massive MS outages NSanity, Oct 23, 2020 at 8:24 AM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: BSD 6.8 release Quadbox, Oct 19, 2020 at 9:33 PM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Minecraft PureFire, Oct 23, 2020 at 3:33 PM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Automated PDF Encryption Script beaco, Oct 19, 2020 at 9:41 AM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: Consolidated Tax/ATO discussion thread omnivl, Oct 19, 2020 at 2:44 PM
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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: Budget Android TV Box? Deus_Ex_Machina, Oct 23, 2020 at 1:45 PM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: Xbox Series X/S Dienk, Oct 22, 2020 at 6:09 PM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: The Coffee Thread Zee, Oct 22, 2020 at 4:28 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, Sep 3, 2020
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Camping General Thread apsilon, Oct 22, 2020 at 6:54 AM
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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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      Latest: post your twitch profiles so i can/we can watch SSJ4, Oct 17, 2020 at 8:07 AM
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Apple iPhone 12 Dilbery, Oct 23, 2020 at 3:55 PM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: RIP Eddie Van Halen pksw, Oct 12, 2020
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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! Azrael, Oct 22, 2020 at 4:22 PM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Got a dog? post it here! lxboston, Oct 19, 2020 at 11:11 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: General Photography Banter Thread Hater, Oct 23, 2020 at 12:05 PM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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      Latest: Falcon 9 / Dragon MUTMAN, Oct 23, 2020 at 2:44 PM
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