AMD support is often better in Linux.
3mutts wrote:Alright we just returned a new laptop due to the constant BSODs it gave us, and instead of buying a new PC we are going to build one, just wonder what you guys think are good parts and where we could save some money. I do have a basic outline listed below:
Processor: Intel either Haswel or Ivy Bridge i5-i7
Graphics Card: IDK, it depends on who is better at writing drivers today (AMD or Nvidia) but I do want it to be pretty good.
RAM: at least 16GB IDK what manufacturer to go with
Motherboard: IDK depends on compatibility with the other parts and what manufacturer is known to be good I also want some room to expand the RAM later on
Wireless: Im thinking Intel, I definetly dont want a Killer Wifi card
PSU: I know to go over the amount of power the other parts draw but IDK what manufacturer to go with.
HDD: at least a 128GB SSD (IDK what manufacturer) and a 1TB HDD
Cooling: I dont know if I want to with water cooling (risky considering if the pipe breaks) but if it ends up cooling the parts better than a large fan than I may consider it
Case: Any case that can hold the parts and has some room for expansion.
OS: Windows 7 Professional (we are buying it) and I would like to dual boot it with Linux
3mutts wrote:Thanks guys, btw, I will be doing gaming on this PCand I need Windows 7 professional since its the only version that will read 16GB of RAM.
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