Linux HCL - optical drive and HDD

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  1. ninja_zx9r

    ninja_zx9r New Member

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    Hello everybody,


    I'm building a new system and wants to run any Linux (SuSe, Debian would be fine) instead of Windows.
    Sadly I couldn't find an up-to-date Linux HCL. Does anybody knows one?

    Primary goal is to find a SATA CD/DVD drive/burner and a valueable HDD (1 - 2 GB, SATA)
    Can anybody give me a tip which HW is compatible?

    Currently I have the following hardware:
    Mainboard: Gigabyte Z77-DS3H
    CPU: Intel Core i5 - 3570K
    RAM: 2 x 4 GB Kingston HyperX PC3-12800 (1600 MHz) DDR3-RAM
    SSD: Samsung 840 Series All-in-One Installation Kit internal SSD-HD 120GB (2,5 Zoll), 256MB Cache, SATA III)
    Graphics: onboard (intel HD Graphics 4000) optionally: AMD Radeon HD 7870 OC 2048MB, Sapphire
    Power Supply: Be quiet BQT L7-350W Pure Power PC-Netzteil 350 Watt
    Has anybody information about trouble with this HW and Linux?

    Thanks for your support
  2. grash

    grash New Member

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    Well if was me I would download and burn a live DVD and check it out myself. Most modern hardware is supported by linux these days.
  3. McCody

    McCody New Member

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    MotherBoard:-Gigabyte P35-DS3R(I recommend)

    Processors:- U can choose any..

    Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450 2.66GHz
    Intel Core i3-550 3.2GHz
    Intel (R) Core(TM) i7
    Intel Atom 330
    Intel Celeron
    Intel Core 2 Duo
    Intel Core 2 Duo Q660
    Intel Core 2 Quad
    Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Yorkfield 2.83GHz LGA 775 95W
    Intel Core Duo
    Intel i7-3770
    Intel Pentium D
    Intel Pentium Dual-Core
    Intel Pentium II
    Intel Pentium III



    Ram:- choose from any..

    Kingston ValueRAM 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1333 KVR1333D3N9K2/4G
    Kingston HyperX 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 CL9
    Kingston KHX1333C9D3B1K2/4G
    Kingston KVR1333D3N9/2G
    Kingston PC2-6400 CL6


    Rest is your choice...
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    McCody New Member

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    This are best for Linux Distro Ubuntu... and for fedora too...
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  5. ninja_zx9r

    ninja_zx9r New Member

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    Thanks for your response.

    Meanwhile I've built the following system:
    Sharkoon T9 Value blue edition
    Be quiet BQT L7-350W Pure Power PC-Netzteil 350 Watt
    Gigabyte GBT GA-Z77-DS3H Mainboard Socket 1155 Z77 4x DDR3 ATX
    Intel Core i5-3570K Quad-Core Processor (3,4GHz, Socket 1155, 6MB Cache, 77 Watt)
    Arctic CPU Cooler Freezer XTREME Rev. 2 (1366 1155 1156 775 FM1 AM3+ AM3 AM2+ AM2 939 754)
    Kingston HyperX PC3-12800 RAM 8GB (1600 MHz, 240-polig) DDR3-RAM Kit
    Samsung 840 Series All-in-One Installation Kit internal SSD-Drive 120GB (6,4 cm (2,5 Zoll), 256MB Cache, SATA III) anthrazit
    WD WD20EARX 8.9cm (3.5") 2TB HDD SATA3 64mb Green
    DVR SATA Plextor PX-891SA black Retail
    OS: Linux openSUSE 12.2

    Everything is working fine. Just the onboard LAN wasn't recognised by YaST automatically and must be installed and configured.

    System runs stable, fast and with verly less power consumption (30-32W standard, max. 71W)
    Boot time: 8 sec.
    Duration of OS installation: 8 min.

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