On 12/08/2017 02:43 AM, Yethal wrote:

W dniu czwartek, 7 grudnia 2017 21:23:18 UTC+1 u┼╝ytkownik Wael Nasreddine 
napisał:
Hello,

I'm looking to build a new Desktop specifically for Qubes OS, so my most 
important requirement is compatibility. I currently have 64GB (4 x 16GB) 
288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3400 (PC4 27200)[0] that I'd like to use, and I'm 
looking for a recommendation for the motherboard and CPU. Preferably a 6+ cores 
CPU. What do you guys use?

I'm aware of the HCL page, but I'm mostly interested in knowing your personal 
experience with your current hardware.

[0]: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820232264
Zero issues with i7-6800K on an AsRock X99 board. Has PS/2 port, disabling 
Management Engine is possible via built in flashing tool, all hardware sensors 
were detected and it supports PCI-E bifurcation alongside SR-IOV. I'm running 
Mini-itx version which may be unsuitable for your needs as it only takes 32GB 
of ram but it would be pretty safe to assume that full-size AsRock X99 
motherboards would also be fully compatible with Qubes.
That isn't disabling ME, nor ME cleaner - you can NOT disable ME - it is impossible even the HAP tool doesn't do so.

Your only hope is to buy hardware without it such as the new enough to be useful Socket G34 and C32 AMD PRE-PSP Systems, boards KGPE-D16 and KCMA-D8 have libre firmware available and can play video games in a VM via IOMMU-GFX, they also have dual onboard separate USB controllers (you can use the second via a breakout bracket)

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