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Well, I installed Windows 8 and found multiple incompatibilities with my hardware. I experienced freezes while shutting down and restarting Windows 8.
I'm totally new to Ubuntu, and before trying it out, I would be pleased to know, if the following hardware combination functions fully with Ubuntu, without occurring bugs mentioned above.

My hardware specifications:

Intel Extreme DZ77GA 70K
RAM - 16GB G-Skill Ripjawsx 1866MHz (1.65V)
HDD - 1TB Toshiba MK1002TSKB (7200rpm)
VGA - 2GB EVGA GT640**

Does Ubuntu have drivers for the above specs? Will Ubuntu run smoothly on my machine without any conflicts?

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I want to know about it toooo! –  Naveen Feb 20 '13 at 12:49
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Try a liveDVD or liveUSB first without installing anything. It's the best way to test. –  To Do Feb 20 '13 at 13:00
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I will address the ones that matter, which are Motherboard and Video Card (The rest I know they work and will get detected correctly).

VIDEO - For the Nvidia card the answer provided in Driver to use when installing an Nvidia, Ati or Intel video card which covers many of the issues Ubuntu users suffer sometimes. Some more than others. But if you do the guide it will save you a lot of trouble.

MOTHERBOARD - For any chipset based on the Intel DZ68 or DZ77 it will work out of the box (The ones I have tested so far). There are no issues that I am aware of right now about the DZ77 Chipset (Including the Extreme Editions). What I do suggest is upgrading the firmware for them. They Extreme Editions do get a lot of firmware updates so it is always a good idea to have the latest update.

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