View Full Version : [ubuntu] Building new system - recommendations?

November 17th, 2008, 08:52 PM
Over the next week, I'll be identifying the components to put together a new system.

I plan on building it around the most powerful Intel chip & lastest mother board that Ubuntu will support.

I'm considering this processor:

Intel BX80574QX9775 Core 2 Extreme QX9775 Yorkfield XE 3.20 GHz CPU

Anyone have any recommendations? How can I check if Ubuntu supports different hardware? Where is the diffinative list?

Does Ubuntu support dual core? How about hyper-threading?

Is DDR3 currently the best/fastest RAM?


November 18th, 2008, 01:21 AM
yes duel core is supported,best bet is to look at the two sticky posts in this forum
Search the forums and also use google to check compatibility.

eg I search
hda intel linux
hda intel debian
hda intel ubuntu

also worth looking at the ubuntu community docs (https://help.ubuntu.com/)
and ubuntu wiki (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/)