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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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      Latest: Sergei Strelec Adona, Jul 18, 2018 at 7:25 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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      Latest: Advice for claiming warranty on laptop parts? asho444, Jul 18, 2018 at 9:34 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: DIY motion actuator OCMunkee, Jul 20, 2018 at 1:06 AM
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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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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: NPN proximity sensor sanity check kjparker, Jul 19, 2018 at 9:18 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Watercooling Pay It Foward Thread! kooliez, Jul 19, 2018 at 9:52 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: BGP Peering Does Not Re-Establish itsmydamnation, Jul 19, 2018 at 10:20 PM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: Which VR headset? Sphinx2000, Jul 19, 2018 at 7:09 PM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: Simple Ram Question dasa2, Jul 16, 2018 at 11:11 PM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: What expensive indie SFF case is the best? Tazor, Jul 16, 2018 at 9:43 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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      Latest: Sonic Mania Grant, Jul 19, 2018 at 10:17 PM
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    1. Intel x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of Intel's chipset and CPU products..
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      Latest: Z390chipset, i9 9900k i79700k and i5 sammy_b0i, Jul 19, 2018 at 10:59 AM
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    2. AMD x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Athlons, Durons and Hammers, oh my!
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      Latest: is a threadkiller overkill for gaming? Hotrod2go, Jul 18, 2018 at 11:57 AM
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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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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: easy-actions Statitica, Jul 18, 2018 at 8:49 PM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: No Man's Sky PabloEscobar, Jul 19, 2018 at 10:54 PM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: The PSION Adventure (2018) Wako, Jul 14, 2018 at 8:35 PM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: Consolidated Crypto Traders/Chat Thread douver, Jul 19, 2018 at 7:44 PM
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    6. General Software

      Software that doesn't fit in the specific forums.
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      Latest: CPU-Z bench tab? Bourke, Jul 19, 2018 at 8:36 PM
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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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      Latest: Soundbars - Any good??? nico6, Jul 19, 2018 at 3:24 PM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: N64 Mini power, Jul 19, 2018 at 10:34 AM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: Japanese Canned Drink Appreciation Thread Ronald Reagan, Jul 19, 2018 at 12:38 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: Graphic design competition. ASIGN_Baz, Jul 17, 2018 at 9:10 AM
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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    6. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Pokemon Go For IOS/Android gloonk, Jul 19, 2018 at 6:13 PM
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    7. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU Guitar Players Club 3 Silenius, Jul 19, 2018 at 3:20 PM
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    8. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: Any woodworkers? oculi, Jul 19, 2018 at 11:10 PM
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    9. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Got a dog? post it here! scon, Jul 20, 2018 at 1:17 AM
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    10. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: Sony A7III Xang, Jul 19, 2018 at 9:45 PM
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    11. Science

      Science news and discussion
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