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What Linux Users Need To Know When Holiday Shopping For PC Hardware

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If you plan to upgrade your Linux desktop hardware in the near future or will be shopping for new PC hardware this holiday season, here's a few words of advice on recommended components and manufacturers to go with for the best Linux hardware experience.

Based upon my Linux hardware encounters in running Phoronix the past eight and a half years, dealing with hundreds of different hardware components during this time, written hundreds of Linux hardware reviews, and written hundreds more articles on the state of Linux hardware support, driver compatibility / tweaking, etc, here's a random collection of purchasing thoughts I have for those that may be looking towards a Christmas PC upgrade.

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