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What graphics card do I need to play Blu-ray/Blu-ray 3D Disc and TrueTheater 3D on my computer?
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It is recommended that you have one of the graphics cards with the following graphics processor unit (GPU) installed on your computer in order to play Blu-ray/Blu-ray 3D Disc titles and TrueTheater 3D.

Blu-ray disc and TrueTheater 3D playback

965G,  G33, G35, G45 Graphics

Minimum: GeForce 7600 GT series, GeForce 7800 GTX 512 series, GeForce 7900 GX2 series, GeForce 7900 GTX series, GeForce 7950 GX2 series.
Recommended: GeForce 8400 series, GeForce 8500 series, GeForce 8600 series, GeForce 8800 series, GeForce 9400 series, GeForce 9600 series, GeForce 9800 series, Geforce GTX 260 series, GeForce GTX280 series.

Minimum: ATI Radeon X1600 series, X1800 series, X1900 series
Recommended: ATI Radeon HD 2400 series, 2600 series, 2900 series, 3300 series, 3400 series, 3600 series, 3800 series, 4500 serids, 4600 series, 4800 series, FireGL V3750, FireGL V5700, FireGL V7750, and FireGL V8700.

530GT, 440GTX Graphics.

Blu-ray 3D disc with Hardware Acceleration

Intel Graphic Media Acceleration HD (Intel Core i3/i5).

NVIDIA GeForce GT 240/320/330/340 and GTX 400 series.


Blu-ray 3D disc without Hardware Acceleration

Intel G45 or above.

NVIDIA GeForce 9600GT or above.

ATI Radeon HD2400 or above.

We strongly recommend that you update your graphics card driver to the latest version.

Graphic Card Memory:
We recommend having at least 512 MB of video memory to ensure the smooth playback of Blu-ray/Blu-ray 3D Disc titles and TrueTheater 3D.

If you want to use digital output during Blu-ray/Blu-ray 3D Disc and TrueTheater 3D playback (through DVI or HDMI connection), make sure the graphics card is HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) compatible. If your graphics card is not HDCP-compliant but with a DVI connector, you can use a DVI-to-VGA converter (or cable) to output the video in analog format. To determine whether your graphics card is HDCP-compliant, please visit the hardware manufacturer's Web site.

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