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February 11, 2016, 07:12:24 PM
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I would like something with Windows installed that could be used for Linux
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February 11, 2016, 07:16:57 PM
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That isn't a great explanation a really old computer can do the same. Be more specific about what you your minimum specs are you want.

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February 11, 2016, 10:14:14 PM
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you have also need to inform us with your budget because when it comes with computers the more money you have to spent the better computer you will have
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February 11, 2016, 10:42:44 PM
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if you mean laptop
i am using Toshiba Satellite L70-C-125 i7 (W10) Intel® Core™ i7 5500U 2,4 Ghz 17,3" 8 GB 1 TB Windows 10 Notebook
it is really good laptop i advice to you it
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February 11, 2016, 10:44:55 PM
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If you budget allow you - i7, 4 cores. >8GB ram, better 16. And you will use iy for at least couple of years.
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February 11, 2016, 11:45:27 PM
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I would like something with Windows installed that could be used for Linux
buy lenovo,i think that's good,and you can make dual boot betweeen windows and linux,i also ever put dual boot on my lenovo computer Grin
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February 12, 2016, 06:39:10 PM
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My suggestion is to buy Apple IMAC why bcz it's brand and user friendly.
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February 12, 2016, 06:55:53 PM
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I would like something with Windows installed that could be used for Linux

Pay attention to hardware if you want to run linux on it. Nvidia or Intel graphics work well. Atheros, Ralink, and Intel wireless work well although many others are supported. Avoid Broadcom wireless.

Not all name brands are linux friendly. I've heard some Asus machines are problematic. Dell is normally linux friendly. 

You must be able to disable "secure boot" via the bios to install and run linux in most cases.  Make sure this option exists.


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February 12, 2016, 07:58:28 PM
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I prefer Amd platforms, and nvidia graphics..
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February 14, 2016, 03:45:42 PM
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Both HP and Dell are really good and serves well for long time. You can try one of it.
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February 14, 2016, 03:47:09 PM
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Hit the pawn shops.  You can usually find a computer for about half the price.  Just make sure they have not been abused too much. 

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February 15, 2016, 06:14:06 AM
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Buy Dell i7 processor computer it's very good laptop for normal users.
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February 15, 2016, 09:55:04 AM
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Give some budget and you will get many more suggestions. i7 FTW
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February 18, 2016, 03:12:10 AM
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I prefer you to buy computer with i core 5 and have good vga like AMD or Nvidia
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February 18, 2016, 03:20:54 AM
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I am currently typing this message on a Macbook Pro. I strongly suggest you do not make the same mistake I did. Go PC
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