GPU support is not as good on linux, as it’s on windows. This is true for nvidia and AMD, with Nvidia giving you better support.
With Windows, your system is locked down every time there is an update. Your system also depends on the internet for usage. With linux it will work even when outdated. You only need internal account to run the computer.
Depending on the distro, linux is heavly documented, just search for it on search engine.
With Windows, there are people watching you. With Linux, you are kept private.
If you go with Linux, forget about your video games, they will not work on Linux. Windows has all the games.
Windows has the best game developer tools and SDK. Linux has game developer tools, the difference is the license. Linux has been used by major game studios for the production of games, because of it’s tools.
Windows requires money, and lots of it. Linux only asks for donations, which most people never give.
Linux is nicer, Windows is more aggressive. Windows takes up processing power and memory for things that don’t matter. Linux only uses what’s needed, which can be fine tuned.
A problem with linux is drivers. You might need some fancy hardware to further your hobby. But after buying the expensive thing, you find out there is no support for it. Windows has better support, but only for new hardware. You cannot save money by getting used in most cases.
Windows is dangerous, Windows has put thousands of people into prison with 1 million dollar fines. Linux doesn’t care if you share. The police think you should only use Windows. Your teachers think you should only use Windows.