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Windows 7: Graphics card for WIN 7

12 Jun 2018   #1

Windows 7 64bit
Graphics card for WIN 7

I'm on my second NVIDA GeForce GTX 970 graphics card in 3 years and it's starting to act strange like the first one did before crapping out.

Do the newer graphics cards work OK with WIN 7 Pro 64bit? I'm assuming they should be backwards compatible, right?

I'd like to try something other than NVIDA this time around so if anybody has any suggestions on a card that is comparable to the NVIDA GeForce GTX 970 please let me know

I'm leaning towards the MSI Gaming Radeon RX 570 but I'm open to other suggestions

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17 Jun 2018   #2
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3

Hi Rockrz,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rockrz View Post
Do the newer graphics cards work OK with WIN 7 Pro 64-bit? I'm assuming they should be backwards compatible, right?
I think for your own piece of mind and to be completely confident that they will work you will need to research what OS they are compatible with on the Internet.

I hope this helps!
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17 Jun 2018   #3
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot

Who makes the GTX 970 that you own? I just wouldn't buy that brand any more.

There is no reason that the GTX 970 should not be compatible with Win 7 x64. Many forum users are using them as well as the 1070 with no issues. I think you just got a bad card.
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