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Is it possible to support an ISA card in 64 bit windows versions?

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Depends if there are drivers from teh card manufacturer. More info on the card may assist –  Dave M Feb 25 '13 at 18:56

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Technically possible: Yes.


  • Good luck finding new hardware which is modern enough to have a 64 bit CPU yet still has ISA slots. Or replacements for them when they die.
  • ISA is limited to 16 MB address space. Thus the driver for the device will need to use bounce buffers. That will limit performance.
  • Finding the X64 drivers for the device can be interesting.
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