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I can't execute newest Blender 2.80, it says that I need a graphics card that supports openGL 3.3 or higher

Processor Description AMD A6-3670 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, 2695MHz BIOS Version: HPQOEM - 1072009
Dedicated GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6530D Graphics

This is a very old pc in fact, but when I search online it seens that theorically blender 2.8 should run since my openGL is 4.4

https://www.techpowerup.com/gpu-specs/radeon-hd-6530d-igp.c835

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Unfortunately your graphics card doesn't fulfill the minimum requirements of Blender 2.8. The Radeon HD 6530D has the old Terascale 2 architecture and GCN first generation or newer is required. You won't be able to run Blender 2.8 on your hardware.

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  • $\begingroup$ If I buy a GT 1030 will I be able to run it? $\endgroup$ – Toriality Aug 9 '19 at 23:05
  • $\begingroup$ @Toriality yes with the Nvidia Geforce 1030 GT you will be able to run Blender, however from the specification that I found GPU rendering will not be possible with it, you'll have to render on the CPU. $\endgroup$ – Robert Gützkow Aug 10 '19 at 7:52
  • $\begingroup$ I use two 2080TIs and I get this error all of the time. Blender V2.8+ is simply bugged, sometimes it works fine, and other times it won't even start. V2.79 never had nearly so many flaws.. $\endgroup$ – Logic1 Dec 19 '19 at 2:34
  • $\begingroup$ @Logic1 Sounds more like an issue with your OS or drivers to me. Make sure that you're using one of your 2080 TI to start Blender and not the integrated graphics from your CPU. Update your graphics driver directly from the Nvidia website or GeForce Experience. $\endgroup$ – Robert Gützkow Dec 19 '19 at 4:55
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    $\begingroup$ @Logic1 For the problematic file you've mentioned, try to uncheck Load UI when opening the file through File > Open. They can't fix bugs that aren't reported.. Create a bug report either through that link or Help > Report a Bug. Attach your system information, the driver versions, display configuration and affected blend file to the report. $\endgroup$ – Robert Gützkow Dec 19 '19 at 16:36

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