Aero Glass on older video cards, possible? Tags: Graphics Cards Hardware Graphics Last response: November 28, 2009 9:53 AM in Graphics & Displays Share rickzor November 26, 2009 11:24:28 AM Okay to the common day to day enthusiast this is a stupid question but i always had it in my mind! Is there some way around to make aero glass work on older video cards like geforce 3 or 4? Please don't tell me to buy new cards, because i love old hardware and that's not the point of my thread Aero glass is more like a marketing strategy to make people with older hardware to move onto newer hardware, but i find these older cards still pretty decent for some of the games i play so... Aero glass is nothing less then eyecandy but i like it, and runs on pixel shader 2.0, and the cards i mentioned above run on pixel shader 1.0 or 1.1 . Do any of you know if there is some way around to make aero glass to run on this sort of hardware? I would be very pleased to know, thanks in advance for your atention : ) More about : aero glass older video cards rickzor November 28, 2009 7:14:45 AM No more oldschoolers i guess. brockh a b U Graphics card November 28, 2009 7:24:00 AM It requires a WDDM driver, so no way; not to mention the pixel shader version disparity, sorry. You may be able to find something that emulates its functionality though, which is what XP users attempted to do when Vista came out. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rickzor November 28, 2009 9:53:13 AM Now isn't that unfair! Those cards have more then enough raw power to process that sort of effects, and the fact it uses pixelshader2.0 is definately a marketing strategy since pixelshader1.0 could do aero glass just fine! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Motherboard Video that Supports Aero Glass Forum Card for Vista Aero Glass on development machine Forum 3 monitors + 2 different video cards + Windows 7 aero Forum SolvedBuying older video cards? Forum i have no video card but window 7 run good in my pc but aero is not work Forum Windows 7 certified video cards aero Forum SolvedNewer video card in older mobo Forum Vista 64 Aero problem w/ 3 monitors and 2 video cards... Forum Solvedis it possible to run two programs on two seperate video cards without sli with two monitors? Forum SolvedBuying a new pc with integrated graphics vs older pc with a new video card. Forum SolvedChanging video cards from AMD to nVidia: is it possible to replace cards before uninstalling the old drivers? Forum SolvedOlder system needs a new video card (GeForce 8500GT) Forum SolvedRequest assistance for upgrading of video card for older computer Forum Video card compatible with Windows 7 AERO Forum no video on older motherboard with new graphics card Forum Solved2 video cards possible? Forum SolvedIs two non sli Video Cards different brand and dual monitors possible? Forum Need help figuring out budget low profile, low PSU video card to play older game (TF2) Forum Video Card compatible with aero Forum Video card going out in older system Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !