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Old 10-06-2014, 09:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have Geforce 8600GT (and Windows 7 32-bit). How do I find out if 8600GT supports 64-bit Windows 7?
8600GT specs page states "Memory Interface = 128 bit, Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec) = 8.6".
Is the Memory Interface the system bit rate?
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It's not the card that supports 64bit or not, but the drivers. And yes, there are 64bit drivers for the 8600GT.

v340.52 are the latest for it that nVidia shows.
NVIDIA DRIVERS GeForce 340.52 Driver WHQL
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It's not the card that supports 64bit or not, but the drivers. And yes, there are 64bit drivers for the 8600GT.

v340.52 are the latest for it that nVidia shows.
NVIDIA DRIVERS GeForce 340.52 Driver WHQL
In case you didn't know, Nvidia canned support for anything less than 400 series after that driver. I found this out the hard way when 344 was released with 900 support.
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In case you didn't know, Nvidia canned support for anything less than 400 series after that driver. I found this out the hard way when 344 was released with 900 support.
Didn't know that for sure, but assumed support was cut for lower series when I saw nVidia only gave me the 340 driver when I searched for that card. Just didn't know what their cut-off was. TIL.
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