@davidrevoy If you're in the USA, System76 is one of the "go to" linux hardware vendors. They can / will ship international but customs and VAT can be a problem from what I've heard. Both the desktop and laptop I've gotten from them have been reliable machines.
I have heard good things about Tuxedo comptuers (based in Germany I believe) as well but I don't have any personal or second hand experience with them
@davidrevoy I know System76 specifically is working towards an entirely free computer, some of their laptops ship with libre BIOS now. So at minimum I'd say they are worth keeping an eye on even if you don't buy one this time around. Unfortunately most vendors do go with the Nvidia GPUs which means proprietary blobs / drivers. 😭
@dnwlsn Thanks, I'll have a look; I had feedback on another channel it's possible to config on their website a AMD graphic setup. I'll check it!
Well: I'm interested to know your sources sincerely because the measured benchmarks always tend to proof something totally different (and that's sad): https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=nvidia-nouveau-2019&num=2 (hundreds other: https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=search&q=Nouveau ) 😔 I wish the driver would work even just a bit lower in perf than the proprietary (I would accept that) but we are still in a situation where Nouveau has very little of the perfo of the real CGcard ability...
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