Building a Desktop Computer

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Solid State Hard Drives (SSDs)

Johnny Lucky's SSD Review Database - incredibly comprehensive listings of devices and their reviews!

Tom's Hardware - SSD Reviews

Ars Technica - Inside the SSD Revolution - Answers the question, "why are larger SSDs faster?"

If your drive is 2.5" and you'd like to secure it in a 3.5" slot, you'll need a bay converter like the Silverstone 3.5" to 2x2.5" Drive Bay Converter ($7.99).

Newegg - SSDs

Amazon - SSDs

Power Supplies

Newegg - Thermaltake TR2 430W ATX12V (regularly $25 after mail-in rebate)

Network Adapters

Wireless Networking

All recommended hardware is fully Linux compatible!

Requires compiling a driver and is generally a pain:

Wired Networking

Card Readers