Why Nvidia Is Ending Support For 32bit OS:- The biggest graphic card maker recently announced a major change. Is this change is for good? Is this decision will harm Nvidia? The decision made by Nvidia is actually right and the company is playing a big game.
Nvidia is ending support for the 32bit version of operating system. There will be one last officially support update for 32-bit Operating System will be launch soon in January. The Nvidia is only going to support 32-bit drivers for 2019 with this latest update. But the 64bit will continue to get the update for the Nvidia graphic card drivers.
The Operating System included are Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, Linux and FreeBSD. The upcoming build 390 is the last update for the 32-bit operating systems.
Why Nvidia Is Ending Support For 32bit OS?
The company recently announced that no new features are going to release for these old 32 bit OS. Only the security fixes for 32-bit operating systems will be released, until January 2019.
NVIDIA’s officials explained in a post that: “After Release 390 NVIDIA will no longer release drivers for 32-bit operating systems for any GPU architecture. Later driver release versions will not operate, nor install, on 32-bit operating systems. Driver enhancements, driver optimizations, and operating system features in driver versions after Release 390 will not be incorporated back into Release 390 or earlier versions.”
NVIDIA only provide general security updates for graphic card NVS 310 and NVS 315 until 2019, while the critical security bugs will be addressed until December 2021.
Why Nvidia Is Ending Support For 32bit OS:- NVIDIA’s decision to end support for older devices is a good thing and makes sense since most of the gaming computers are now comes with the 64-bit version of operating systems. If you are still using a 32-bit system, you should upgrade to the latest hardware.
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