I use a Windows computer in my day-to-day operations, but I’ve been using Linux on and off for many years. While I can’t switch completely to Linux, it’s time that I have a dedicated Linux workstation on my desk. Here is the hardware I’ve spec’d out for this build. It doesn’t need super mega high performance, or have ultimate graphics, so keep that in mind. My goal is a small footprint, and as inexpensive as possible while getting the most bang for my buck.
|Case||Cooler Master Elite 130 Mini-ITX Tower||$49.99|
|Power Supply||Corsair Semi-Modular ATX CX450M||$59.99|
|Motherboard||ASRock - H170M-ITX/DL||$84.99|
|CPU||Intel Core i3-6100 BX80662I36100||$115.94|
|RAM||Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB PC4-24000||$69.99|
|Storage||Samsung 850 EVO 250GB SSD||$85.85|
Overall this seems like a pretty solid hardware selection. I can’t wait to get started!