Home / PC Gaming / Hardware / Store / Discord

Help on Linux for Gaming


#1

Hi community,
i am looking into buying a gaming laptop (ASUS i7-770HQ GeForce GTX 1070) that is quite expensive already, and found a version w/o OS - FreeDos preinstalled.
So my question would be: Is it worth going Linux and which should i choose, note i’ve never used Linux? or should i just buy windows and forget about it ? most concern is about driver compatibility, glitches, crashes etc.
i mostly intend to game on it. DOTA, CSGO, R6.

Thank you in advance
Stan


#2

You could buy the FreeDos version then either dual boot windows (there some pretty good tutorial) or get windows and do a clean install, if you want to have windows.


#3

Linux demands much more user-input, but the effort you put into learning this system is worth it.

I tend to alternate between Ubuntu Studio (Linux), and Windows-10 depending on my mood or work-arrangements.


#4

Thanks community.
I will try to get Ubuntu on it.
Dont want to spend additional 120€ on windows just so it spies on what kind of a person i am.
Thanks


#5

Linux mint is also a pretty good.


#6

I want to start getting on linux because eventually windows is gonna drop windows 7


#7

The Linux Youtuber English Bob created a gaming-distro called ‘Bobuntu’ which I think is still available on SourceForge.


#8

Thanks. I’ll look into it.


#9

No Worries :smiley_cat: