If the hardware doesn't work with default Windows or Linux distribution, it's shit. (think clean install).
Years ago at work, we got some new desktops.
The desktops had 4GB of RAM, but the Windows XP Pro on them could only see 3GB. One of the guys decided to put Windows 2003 on the machines to get access to all the RAM.
It turns out there were NO drivers for that hardware which existed for Windows 2003, and even getting back to XP Pro proved exceedingly difficult because
To add insult to injury, whatever idiot had ordered them got us some new-fangled wide screen monitors. The problem was that while the actual resolution of the monitor was a 4:3 aspect ratio
I 100% agree with you. Because non-standard crap from vendors makes for utter garbage machines.
I get the feeling that maybe you have no idea what you are doing....