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VGA Bios & Mainboard Bios Interaction Win7 vs Win8

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    Win 7 Pro 64

    VGA Bios & Mainboard Bios Interaction Win7 vs Win8

    Just a thought......
    Currently we build around 80,000 pc's a year here, with a fairly low attach rate of Nvidia Cards (Geforce G210, Quadro 600 and Quadro 2000D). I was just speaking to one of my Taiwanese colleagues who said their new G210 VGA Cards with a UEFI Bios will not work on Windows 7 Machines/Mainboards with a Legacy Bios, and vv, Older G210 cards that we currently have a Legacy VGA Bios won't work on Windows 8 Machines/Mainboards with UEFI Bios.

    Is this right ? or am i being a bit stupid..... ?

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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit

    Um, I'm not sure I follow but my Asus M4N68T-M V2 µATX Motherboard and NVIDIA Geforce GT 220 PCIe Video card both work just fine with Windows 8. Neither one has a UEFI BIOS. I have to admit to having little to no experience with UEFI. I wasn't aware that a Video card had to have or even had a UEFI BIOS.
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