HOWTO buy a Linux compatible Motherboard

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Research the available hardware

The following links are suggested by Shannon C. Dealy :

http://www.yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/LinuxTutorialHardware.html Hardware selection and general information on building your own PC
http://www.acme.com/build_a_pc/ Hardware selection and general information on building your own PC
http://www.tomshardware.com/ Hardware reviews
http://www.anandtech.com/ Hardware reviews
http://www.silentpcreview.com/ If noise and power are important
http://www.motherboards.org Motherboard selection
http://iceberg.pchomeworld.com/cgi-win/mobotGen/mobot.asp Motherboard selection

Possible places to buy

The following links are suggested by Shannon C. Dealy :

http://www.tigerdirect.com/ Computer parts
http://www.compuplus.com/ Good prices. Limited selection.
http://www.cdw.com/ Computer parts
http://www.crucial.com/ Memory and storage
http://www.pcpowercooling.com/home.htm power supplies and sometimes cases
https://www.casedepot.com/index-s.html Cases


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