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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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    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: Help me build a $900-1000 Gaming PC adamsleath, Feb 25, 2018 at 10:21 PM
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    1. Modding

      Improving the functionality or looks of your PC.
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      Latest: Resurrect a Lianli Defyant, Feb 26, 2018 at 12:22 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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      Latest: DIY Solar panel setup on a budget MUTMAN, Feb 25, 2018 at 9:03 PM
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    3. Electronics & Electrics

      If ohmly I could resist those capacitors..
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      Latest: 3m run 5V vs 12V LED strips on batteries merlin13, Feb 23, 2018 at 6:27 PM
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    4. Extreme and Water Cooling

      Watercooling, phase-change etc. AIRCOOLERS GO IN OC&HW!
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      Latest: Cooling 8700K with a monoblock, worth it? glnn_23, Feb 25, 2018 at 7:52 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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      Latest: Splitter Cable that Actually Works? radeon_freak, Feb 25, 2018 at 6:04 PM
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    7. Networking, Telephony & Internet

      LAN's and WAN's and fixed line phones.
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      Latest: How close is your NBN? steffan72, Feb 25, 2018 at 11:13 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: HP Proliant Generation 8 Microserver Club Kosti, Feb 25, 2018 at 8:48 PM
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    10. Memory

      Tasty DIMMs & SIMMs. SDR, DDR, DDR2 etc.
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      Latest: 12GB ram query Revenger, Feb 25, 2018 at 1:58 AM
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    11. Portable & Small Form Factor

      Laptops, notebooks, PDAs, SFF's, mini-barebones, etc
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      Latest: Alienware Alternatives in Aus? AfterBurner1, Feb 26, 2018 at 2:01 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: XT Restoration & Re-Build Kafoopsy, Feb 26, 2018 at 12:39 AM
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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? Lloyd84, Feb 25, 2018 at 11:30 PM
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    2. AMD x86 CPUs and chipsets

      Athlons, Durons and Hammers, oh my!
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      Latest: Threadripper owners club lazjen, Feb 25, 2018 at 5:24 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: VIA, anyone? MR CHILLED, Nov 21, 2017
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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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    3. PC Games

      Gotta use all that PC grunt for something, right?
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      Latest: Fortnite Boneman, Feb 26, 2018 at 12:31 AM
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    4. Programming & Software Development

      10 PRINT “HELLO WORLD”; 20 GOTO 10
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      Latest: Nvidia GPU clock (&TDP) scheduling ni9ht_5ta1k3r, Feb 21, 2018 at 8:44 PM
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    5. Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mining

      Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc
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      Latest: NiceHash josh1990, Feb 25, 2018 at 9:47 PM
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    6. General Software

      Software that doesn't fit in the specific forums.
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      Latest: Parental Software for Kids Laptop /invariance\, Feb 26, 2018 at 12:09 AM
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    1. Audio Visual

      Hi-Fi, Home Theatre etc.
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      Latest: What do you use as your HTPC/ Media Player theyesmen, Feb 25, 2018 at 6:37 PM
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    2. Game Consoles

      PSP, Xbox etc
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      Latest: Fortnite Battle Royale (XB1) devolutionary, Feb 24, 2018 at 12:55 AM
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    3. Geek Food

      Yummy, quick and easy to make!
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      Latest: OCAU Whisky appreciation cevad, Feb 25, 2018 at 4:26 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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    5. Holidays & Travel

      Jet-settin' about
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      Latest: Cheap Motel in Sydney Madengineer, Feb 25, 2018 at 7:11 PM
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    6. Mobile Phones & Devices

      Ring ring, bling bling.
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      Latest: Android and Internet/LAN detection waltermitty, Feb 25, 2018 at 8:53 PM
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    7. Musicians

      Learning, playing and writing music.
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      Latest: beginner - hammer ons Fireblade, Feb 23, 2018 at 3:44 PM
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    8. Other Toys/Hobbies

      RC toys, hobbies etc, that don't fit anywhere else.
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      Latest: FPV R/C cars ShadowBurger, Feb 25, 2018 at 10:46 PM
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    9. Pets & Animals

      Big'n'little critters.
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    10. Photography & Video

      Film or digital
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    11. Science

      Science news and discussion
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