I want the old skin back
Narrow skins make forums more easy to read.
And something else:
I mentioned this before many times, but the paths to the forum and other content are illogical (and have been like this for years).
(the ads don't really fit the layout; the design could be improved so they don't look out of place)
None of the titles (<title>) of these pages include the name Tech-Forums. I know the name Computer Forums is necessary for google, but I don't think it would do much harm to add 'Tech-Forums' to the title.
And I would improve the contrast of these icons :