[ubuntu-za] Are there any problems running Ubuntu on a Intel Quad ?

Drs JP Prinsloo Inc biocura at telkomsa.net
Thu Feb 11 12:05:04 GMT 2010


Hi Charl,

That is what I prefer and I would like. Which supplier do you use for 
building up your custom PC's?

Johan


Charl Wentzel wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-02-11 at 12:28 +0200, Ewald Horn wrote:
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>> On 11 February 2010 12:21, Andre Rossouw <andre at arnet.co.za> wrote:
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>>         On Thu, 2010-02-11 at 11:43 +0200, Helge Reikeras wrote:
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>>         > Can one actually do this?
>>         
>>         
>>
>> Yes, that OEM thing is quite a pain. What I do is I order components
>> and then build the machine myself. This way I don't pay for ANY
>> Microtos junk that I don't want.
>>
>>     
>
> I source my equipment from suppliers that build custom machines, in
> which case you have to specify Windows if you want it included.  
>
> These suppliers are not only cheaper than main retailers but you can
> still buy quality stuff such as Intel motherboards etc.  You still get a
> full warranty on the hardware without those "warrenty void if broken"
> stickers.  And best of all, you don't have to pay for Windows if you are
> not going to use it!!
>
> There are plenty of these guys online.  The drawback is that can't walk
> into a store and "pick one".
>
> Regards
> Charl
>
>
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