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/r/buildapc - planning on building a computer but need some advice? This is the place to ask!

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> Filter: > Help / > Ready / > Complete / > Troubleshooting / > Discussion

Planning on building a computer but need some advice? This is the place to ask!

New Here?

Please keep in mind that we are here to help you build a computer, not to build it for you. If you don't know where to begin, start by reading the BuildAPC Beginners Guide.

> Rules: > > * Be respectful to others > * No facilitating piracy, linking to pirated software or tools to pirate software > * Don't cite rumors and anecdotes as fact > * Post sales & deals in /r/buildapcsales > * Use the proper tag when submitting > * Tagged posts, image posts, and others should be done as self-posts > * More subreddit rules

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> Submission Guidelines > ===== > Please read the rules and these guidlines before posting. > > Link Submissions > > > In most cases you should make a text submission, but there are a few reasons to post a link.
> > > Please do post: PC building guides, tutorials and announcements regarding relevant new hardware or retailers. > > > > Please don't post: memes, jokes, images, sales, deals, pictures of your computer, rumors, or anything that should be a text submission. > > Text Submissions > > > Most text submissions require a tag. Choose the most appropriate one, and type it in the beginning of the submission title: > > > > * [Build Help] - if you need help deciding what parts you should buy. This applies to both new builds and upgrading old ones. > > * [Build Ready] - if you have chosen your parts and want someone to look over the build before you buy it > > * [Build Complete] - if you have completed your build and want to show it off (this usually involves pictures; please use > > * [Troubleshooting] - if you are having trouble putting together or powering up your new build. You might also try /r/techsupport. > > * [Discussion] if you want to start a discussion about a certain aspect of PC building. > > > > If your submission does not fit under these categories, don't use a tag. If you are unsure which tag to use, message the moderators for help.

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The 2012 /r/Chrome Survey Results (by /r/SampleSize) are in!

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Computer Science: Theory and Application

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Welcome Computer Science researchers, students, and enthusiasts. The aim of this subreddit is to share interesting papers, blog posts, and questions about topics such as algorithms, formal languages, automata, information theory, cryptography, machine learning, computational complexity, programming language theory, etc...

If you are new to Computer Science please read our FAQ before posting. Your question might have already been answered!

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Computer Systems Mimicking Biological Cognition

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Anything relevant towards advancing the future invention of computer systems mimicking biological cognition. Particularly, the paper of Papers outlining the methods of neuronal processes that cause a collection of neurons to bring forth "that thing in the back of your eyes" when you awaken in the morning.

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Computer Graphics

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Welcome to r/computergraphics.

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Interactive Fiction Text Adventure Games

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News on interactive fiction, TADS, Inform and other related stuff.


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Open Directories

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Unprotected directories of pics, vids, music, software and otherwise interesting files.

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