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Windows 7 certified video cards aero

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
October 26, 2009 3:40:09 AM

my nvidia 8600 GT will not run aero. what is a better choice that will and run my games decently and not break the bank?
a b U Graphics card
a b Î Nvidia
October 26, 2009 4:37:44 AM

Your GF8600GT Will run Aero, all that is required is a capable DX9 (PS2.0) card with 128MB of VRAM, specifically what is your issue with it?

If you're looking to upgrade for games, that's a different story, which needs your budget, the rest of your specs (including res), and the games you like to play.
a b U Graphics card
October 26, 2009 4:42:04 AM

My 7600GT runs aero just fine. Did you get the latest nvidia drivers?

4670, 4770, 9600GT, GTS250 are all relatively cheap choices. I'd suggest going no lower than a 4670 or 9600GT as any card below that usually can't run today's games on high @ 1280x1024.
October 26, 2009 9:02:47 PM

I ran the compatability software for windows 7 and it said it will not run aero, nvidia support said it is compatable but will not run areo. I am looking for a card that will let me run areo, play games and run dual monitors. Not expensive either. Could the info be inncorrect?