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Windows 7: Would the graphics card have to be the same brand as the motherboard?

23 Feb 2013   #1

Windows 8 Professional x64
Would the graphics card have to be the same brand as the motherboard?

Hello everyone, sorry for troubling you guys again, I'm a tech noob, so I need help.

If I were to buy an ASUS motherboard. Am I required to buy an ASUS GPU with it or could I just buy one from MSI or EVGA to use on my ASUS motherboard?

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23 Feb 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1

You can buy any brand you want.
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23 Feb 2013   #3

Windows 8 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kbrady1979 View Post
You can buy any brand you want.
Short and simple. Thanks for the answer.
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 Would the graphics card have to be the same brand as the motherboard?

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