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    1. Overclocking & Hardware

      General technical discussion of topics not covered by the other forums.
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      Latest: 5900x unstable at stock speeds? UnexpectedError, Jul 25, 2021 at 12:52 AM
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    2. Troubleshooting Help

      Problem with your PC? Ask here!
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      Latest: PSU fan 151528, Jul 24, 2021 at 8:45 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: What should I do with my Spare Systems vuu, Jul 23, 2021 at 5:24 PM
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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: 3D Printer General Chat Azrael, Jul 25, 2021 at 12:15 AM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: Consolidated Soldering and Rework thread unifern, Jul 25, 2021 at 2:32 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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    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: Cisco 6120xp / 5010 flaky console? evilasdeath, Jul 25, 2021 at 7:01 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: New Partition / Initialise Disk Azzan, Jul 25, 2021 at 2:15 AM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: CJR Tuning dasa2, Jul 24, 2021 at 5:31 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 Kelvin, Jul 25, 2021 at 2:33 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: Where are the retro bargains? List here! sammy_b0i, Jul 25, 2021 at 7:34 AM
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    1. Intel x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Discussion of Intel's chipset and CPU products..
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      Latest: 12th gen Intel Desktop Alder Lake CPU(tba) groovetek, Jul 22, 2021 at 7:56 AM
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    2. AMD x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Athlons, Durons and Hammers, oh my!
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      Latest: Ryzen 3600 - 101c?! nCrypt, Jul 24, 2021 at 9:20 PM
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    3. Apple Desktop Hardware/Software

      PowerMac, iMac, OS X, etc
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      Latest: Publisher software for Mac drunkntigr, Jul 24, 2021 at 11:24 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 millsy, Jul 23, 2021 at 8:50 AM
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    1. Windows Operating Systems

      All turn towards Redmond and bow..
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      Latest: Windows 11 xplod140, Jul 23, 2021 at 6:45 PM
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    2. Other Operating Systems

      *ix, *BSD, BeOS, Palm.. etc.
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      Latest: Perpetual Linux Distro Thread kogi, Jul 17, 2021
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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Free Games MKII MR CHILLED, Jul 25, 2021 at 7:43 AM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Visual Studio 2022 - Preview ashenIC, Jul 24, 2021 at 9:51 PM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: Consolidated Crypto Traders/Chat Thread havabeer, Jul 25, 2021 at 7:34 AM
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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: Recommend me an 85" TV lonewolf1983, Jul 25, 2021 at 12:18 AM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: PS3 Functionality rireland, Jul 23, 2021 at 7:57 AM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: What Are You Drinking Now clonex, Jul 24, 2021 at 12:54 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: illusion or im mad? mtma, Jul 5, 2021
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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Adelaide - worth a holiday? rthy, Jul 14, 2021
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    6. Live Streaming & Content Creation

      Ha ha! I'm using the Internet!
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    7. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Fast charging Ratzz, Jul 25, 2021 at 6:26 AM
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    8. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: OCAU Guitar Players Club 3 GarethB, Jul 23, 2021 at 7:01 PM
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    9. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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    10. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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      Latest: Ferret ownership in NSW MR CHILLED, Jul 24, 2021 at 6:59 PM
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    11. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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    12. Science

      Science news and discussion
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