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Question Do old GPUs work fine with new versions of Windows 10?

Feb 26, 2020
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This may be a really dumb question, but I've been looking around eBay for graphics cards in the <$50 range for a LAN/backup PC. I just wanted to know, before I buy something, if old graphics cards (such as GTX 700 series and earlier/Radeon HD cards) would work with new Windows 10 versions. It'd also be awesome if I could get any suggestions for cards; I'll list the basic specs below.

Many thanks to those that provide answers. :)

Pentium G4600
Gigabyte B250M-Evo
Corsair Vengeance LPX 1x8GB DDR4-2400
(Somewhat of a "pass-down" system; it has been paired with an EVGA 1050Ti SC and Sapphire RX 570 4GB in the past)
 

navask01

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There shouldn’t be any reason why the GTX 7xx series card wouldn’t be supported by the nvidia drivers. If this is purely for a backup PC, and not for intensive gaming, you’d be fine.

One thing that I would tell you to note is the power supply in the PC. The newer cards are more power efficient compared to the older ones, so you’d best have a decent power supply.
 
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Thanks.
Would a cheap GTX 295 be a decent choice? I like that era of GPU.
The plan is to use an EVGA 450W 80+B or buy something new like a SeaSonic 500W 80+B.
 
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Thanks.
Would a cheap GTX 295 be a decent choice? I like that era of GPU.
The plan is to use an EVGA 450W 80+B or buy something new like a SeaSonic 500W 80+B.
That is a very old series of GPU's,and I do not think you should buy it

Firstly it is ancient,secondly the Nvidea driver support for it is extremely poor.

And i seriously doubt it will perform well.

With your proccessor,I would suggest going for a GTX 750 ti,or atleast a GT 1030.
Please note that a GT 1030 will only perform well with low resource demanding games.

Your PSU should support these cards easily.
 

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