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Last response: in Open Source Software
July 4, 2009 12:28:56 AM

Trying to find out if my current build will be functional with Ubuntu. Here's the hardware, I'm including the entire build as I don't know what parts are/are not affected:

NZXT Alpha case

Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 processor


OCZ Reaper HPC Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800

SAPPHIRE 100265HDMI Radeon HD 4830 512MB 256-bit GDDR3

LG Black 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X

Western Digital Caviar GP WD5000CSRTL 500GB 7200 RPM

Rosewill RG700-S12 Single +12v Rail 80 PLUS Certified 700W

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July 4, 2009 3:17:13 AM

Yeah, it should work :) 

If ubuntu doesn't work Fedora almost definitely will.

I have a 4870 1GB working fine on Fedora and ubuntu boots up from the live CD, so it should be ok.

If the 4830 doesn't work an nvidia 8600GT / 9600GT or equivalent will work.

Good luck :) 
July 4, 2009 3:57:58 AM

thanks, i'll give it a go