This page lists a few systems that have been tested and the results of those tests. This may help you in selecting compatible hardware for ArcaOS. This list is an evolving work in progress and is not a comprehensive list. This list is for reference only. Your results may vary.
Key (unless otherwise specified in the comments):
- Good – All standard features work (CPU, Disk, Video, LAN, USB)
- OK – Has problems but can be made to work. Some standard features may have problems or not work.
- Poor – Does not work well. Not recommended.
|2017-07-19||Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 Motherboard||Good||Board is somewhat flaky. Works well only if all overclock settings are disabled in the BIOS. Sound does not work with Uniaud.|
|2017-07-07||ECS Essentials KAM1-I Motherboard||Good||Works well. Requires PSD 3.23.06 or higher, MMRE v1.0.0 or higher, and Uniaud 2.02.04 or higher.|
|2017-07-09||Compaq CQ58 Laptop||OK||BIOS fails to configure PCI bus properly. Can be worked around.|
|2017||Lenovo T500 ThinkPad||Good||Works well including WiFi, Sound.|
|2017||Lenovo T60 ThinkPad||Good||Works well including WiFi, Sound.|
|2018||Foxconn H61AP||Good||Works well including Sound. Has AHCI disk, EHCI USB, Realtek NIC, COM, LPT, Intel video|
|2019||Lenovo S30||OK||The ACPI from Lenovo has serious problems. Requires ACPI driver v3.23.11 or higher to workaround those problems. System still has minor issues even with the workarounds.|
|2019||RTD CME 136686LX||Good||Requires ArcaOS 5.0.4 or higher. Hardware has no MTRRs so video performance is a little slow. A BIOS defect hangs the system during USB handoff and this cannot be worked around so Legacy USB support must be disabled in the BIOS.|