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Old 07-12-2005, 03:15 AM   #1
firersa
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hardware config


What is the best hardware configuration for linux system building in your experience:

MB
Memory
Processor
Hard Drive
Graphics Card
Sound card
CDRw

Given driver compatability....................

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Brandon
 
Old 07-12-2005, 03:38 AM   #2
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cpu - all the AMD Athlons in my house work great. Would recommend. (I got 'AMD Athlon XP 1800 +' and other computer has '1700 +' and from all accounts the 64 bit AMDs work fine).
graphics card - nvidia, anything you can afford really. They provide free drivers.
Memory shouldn't matter, my ASUS MB works great.

I don't have much experience with hardware and linux, but i think there is a linux hardware compatability website somewhere, its a little outdated but should provide an indication.

Edit: These two might be helpful (if just for an indication):
- https://hardware.redhat.com/hwcert/index.cgi
- http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/fhard.php3

Last edited by Gay R0b0t; 07-12-2005 at 03:49 AM.
 
  


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