I guess that you are planning a new build and therefore are unable to run a live Linux DVD to test component compatibility.
As mentioned above, Linux supports most major motherboards these days, so you are not taking much of a risk.
You would need to spend time searching for the manufacturer's information on which chipsets/drivers they use for ethernet, audio etc.
Is it worth it?
As an alternative to Asus, you could look at a similar Gigabyte board:
Items like CPUs and graphics cards are glamorous and exciting. A PSU is unglamorous and it is invariably the last item on a new build shopping list, when the budget is almost exhausted.
This often leads to a wrong choice of PSU based solely on cheapness.
A quality PSU should be the first item on the list.
Here are two 430W examples.
Corsair CX430M PSU:
I am sure that you have already done your research on nvidia Linux drivers for your EVGA graphics card, similar to this:
You may need a decent CPU cooler, like this Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO, to replace the OEM one on the AMD Athlon X4 860K, especially if you are considering overclocking: