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Does my current PC work with Fedora as the main OS?

asked 2016-11-16 23:49:41 -0500

Hi,

I'm currently a Windows 10 user. After learning about privacy and security issues with Windows, I would like to change my operating system to Fedora. However, I tried searching about my hardware to see if it is supported by Fedora. I couldn't find anything definite so was wondering if anybody could give me some advice on how I should find it out.

I plan to do my daily computer browsing on Fedora and will play some games which I would probably use Windows to access some steam games or to play League of legends. Should I pick up another hard drive an do a dual boot? Or should I try to use WINE to play some games?

My current specs are:

Cpu: AMD FX-4100 Motherboard: M5A99FX PRO R2.0 GPU: AMD Gigabyte windforce 6970

Do let me know if my setup will work.

Thanks for your help!

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answered 2016-11-17 02:01:05 -0500

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It would work without problem. But before you do, research if your GPU drivers are available for Fedora version of your choice.

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Booting a live DVD/USB stick is the best way of finding out hardware compatibility/issues

fcomida gravatar imagefcomida ( 2016-11-17 07:36:26 -0500 )edit

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