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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: How to kill a PC prior to disposal or sale. Rod M, Jul 13, 2024 at 9:35 AM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: Toshiba Qosimo X770 Screen Issue glenpinn, Jul 15, 2024 at 2:14 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: Project Eternity - Water Cooled Wallmount PC Butcher9_9, Jul 11, 2024 at 5:53 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 Printing Requests Jumpingmanjim, Jul 14, 2024 at 10:34 PM
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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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      Latest: Lian Li O11 Dynamic Samicans, Jul 14, 2024 at 10:31 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 Ratzz, Jul 15, 2024 at 1:15 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: HDD prices RamboKazoo, Jul 13, 2024 at 12:00 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: Clocked Unbuffered DIMM (CUDIMM) RnR, Jun 24, 2024
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: Framework Modular Laptop MUTMAN, Jul 11, 2024 at 7:43 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 let's play July 2024: Mechwarrior 2 (1995) Myne_h, Jul 14, 2024 at 11:17 PM
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    1. Intel x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of Intel's chipset and CPU products..
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      Latest: Intel 14th gen discussion The Beast, Jul 14, 2024 at 5:40 PM
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    2. AMD x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Athlons, Durons and Hammers, oh my!
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      Latest: Ryzen™ 9000 Series Discussion RnR, Jul 14, 2024 at 12:33 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 Blinky, Jul 4, 2024
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Windows 11 Mega thread adamsleath, Jul 6, 2024
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Linux Gaming GumbyNoTalent, Jul 6, 2024
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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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      Latest: Programming Jokes Thread GumbyNoTalent, Jul 13, 2024 at 8:07 PM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: Consolidated Crypto Traders/Chat Thread r3s, Jul 10, 2024 at 3:33 PM
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    6. General Software

      Software that doesn't fit in the specific forums.
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      Latest: logi options+ .....! scruffy1, Jul 14, 2024 at 2:37 PM
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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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      Latest: OLED's OLED's OLED's! dirkmirk, Jul 15, 2024 at 3:51 AM
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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: Upgrade of PC Pbx_Jnr, Jul 12, 2024 at 9:51 AM
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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: ALDI USB Condenser Mic th3_hawk, Jun 25, 2024
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU Guitar Players Club 3 shino, Jul 15, 2024 at 3:56 AM
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    9. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: General RC Discussion BIG DWIFTER, Jul 12, 2024 at 7:07 PM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Woolworths Pet insurance sjaeger172004, Jul 9, 2024 at 5:43 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

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      Latest: flat photo/scan into pseudo painting effect bonox, Jul 14, 2024 at 4:40 PM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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      Latest: Falcon 9 / Dragon Quadbox, Jul 13, 2024 at 1:06 PM
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