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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: Passive HTPC w/ Linear Power Excess, Mar 21, 2019 at 2:58 PM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: How to remove protected files from within Windows. FOTW, Mar 21, 2019 at 1:36 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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    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: Cheap 3D Printers? Aussiejuggalo, Mar 21, 2019 at 2:18 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Drill chuck/gearbox getting hot to touch. merlin13, Mar 21, 2019 at 2:28 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: New custom loop, high temps. Dave, Mar 19, 2019 at 4:37 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: Sharing NBN with neighbour? phrosty-boi, Mar 21, 2019 at 3:23 PM
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    8. Video Cards & Monitors

      Video chipsets, cards, screens etc.
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      Latest: Which VR headset? bart5986, Mar 21, 2019 at 1:37 PM
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    9. Storage & Backup

      Keep your data safe and speedy..
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      Latest: SSD Price Discussion ChinoPD, Mar 21, 2019 at 3:04 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: Budget (~$500) Gaming SSF Build - Dell?! psylink, Mar 20, 2019 at 9:10 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: Things that became "retro" this year. nimmers, Mar 20, 2019 at 11:49 PM
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    1. Intel x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of Intel's chipset and CPU products..
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      Latest: Ice Lake / Sunny Cove Discussion OJR, Mar 20, 2019 at 1:20 PM
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    2. AMD x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Athlons, Durons and Hammers, oh my!
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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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      Latest: windows is a pos elvis, Mar 21, 2019 at 11:30 AM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Perpetual Linux Distro Thread GumbyNoTalent, Mar 20, 2019 at 8:32 PM
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Tom Clancy's The Division 2 SomeBoredGuy, Mar 21, 2019 at 2:58 PM
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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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    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! nico6, Mar 21, 2019 at 3:26 PM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: Monitor recommendation for ps4 PRO FerrisXB9R, Mar 19, 2019 at 4:14 PM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: They got rid of... MR CHILLED, Mar 20, 2019 at 10:36 AM
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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: Vinyl Cutter? XR6DAn, Feb 23, 2019
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: O Canada! gdjacobs, Mar 18, 2019 at 6:24 PM
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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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      Latest: Hater's blogging journey Hater, Mar 21, 2019 at 12:53 PM
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Galaxy S6 repair options supasaiyan, Mar 21, 2019 at 1:00 PM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU Guitar Players Club 3 ndt, Mar 12, 2019
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    9. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: Builds By Baz - Full Scale MK II Colonial Viper Falcon, Mar 19, 2019 at 9:08 AM
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Got a dog? post it here! broccoli, Mar 21, 2019 at 2:34 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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      Latest: White balance (?) on GoPro Hater, Mar 21, 2019 at 1:42 PM
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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      Latest: Falcon 9 / Dragon SLATYE, Mar 19, 2019 at 11:53 PM
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