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I'm planning to purchase a new computer with the most-recent hardware and I just want to make sure that Ubuntu and the Linux kernel support the hardware to buy. One point is that I want to build my own computer, instead of buying some computer from big companies because I don't want a Windows copy :)

The central point is whether intel i7 2600 (sandybridge) is supported by the latest ubuntu and linux version. Also, is there any motherboard that linux cannot understand?

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A good rule of thumb is Intel chip-sets are always well supported due to them having open source drivers at least for there video chips. –  Shutupsquare Oct 25 '11 at 9:34

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