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Nvidia dropping support for older gen cards

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    W10 Pro X64

    Nvidia dropping support for older gen cards


    Nvidia has announced that it is going to be dropping driver support for a large number of its old graphics cards, including essentially the entire 8-series, 9-series, 100-series, 200-series, 300-series, and one card (the GeForce 405) from its 400-series. This includes mobileand desktop products. Support for a number of professional workstation products is also being terminated.

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  2. #2


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    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    It happens. They can't waste resources on legacy cards/chips. Heck, I have some really old cards in a box somewhere, don't expect to pull them out and install on Windows 8.
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    So now my card appears on the list (9800GT). It never worked beyond the 295.73 set of drivers dating back to 2012!
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Nvidia dropping support for older gen cards
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