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Looking at system builds (Ubuntu - multi-purpose)
jsheedy 23 Feb
Think this would be the correct area for this, if not it can be deleted or moved. thanks.

I was looking to build the following system, albeit with a new GPU at a later date when/if prices fall to a reasonable amount.

I do use Steam and will semi-frequently play both newer and older titles. I have been purchasing games since the days of lokigames, but will use this system for other things such as standing up VMs(virtualbox), development, and just a typical daily workstation.

The following is the system that will be replaced.

Processor Information:
CPU Vendor: AuthenticAMD
CPU Brand: AMD A10-7850K Radeon R7, 12 Compute Cores 4C+8G
CPU Family: 0x15
CPU Model: 0x30
CPU Stepping: 0x1
CPU Type: 0x0
Speed: 3700 Mhz
4 logical processors
4 physical processors

Operating System Version:
Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS (64 bit)
Kernel Name: Linux
Kernel Version: 5.4.0-65-generic
X Server Vendor: The X.Org Foundation
X Server Release: 12009000
X Window Manager: GNOME Shell
Steam Runtime Version: steam-runtime_0.20201203.1

Video Card:
Driver: NVIDIA Corporation GeForce GTX 1050 Ti/PCIe/SSE2
Driver Version: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 450.102.04
OpenGL Version: 4.6
Number of Monitors: 2

Primary Bus: PCI Express 16x
Primary VRAM: 4096 MB
Supported MSAA Modes: 2x 4x 8x 16x

Memory:
RAM: 16027 Mb


Projected new system
So I was just looking at suggestions on the projected build below. Good and bad of items selected, and possible changes.

I have changed it a bit and have decided to move toward a Ryzen 7 in lieu of a 5. Smaller SSD (boot) and a move towards a mechanical drive as larger (data & VMs) drive

Updated New Egg System Build

Last edited by jsheedy on 26 February 2021 at 8:16 pm UTC
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