Anything just works. Initially it had a Sempron 3000 but was upgraded to an X2 64 4200+ and an SATA 1000 gig drive.
NVidia 7300 GT graphics card with propr. NVidia driver
It's still a dual-boot with w7 but w7 crashes regularly. Mint Julia crashed never ever. :)
It's the main machine for my 11 yo son when he needs some computer gaming ...