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Blender is a free and open-source 3D computer graphics software product used for creating animated films, visual effects, interactive 3D applications or video games. Blender's features include 3D modeling, UV unwrapping, texturing, rigging and skinning, fluid and smoke simulation, particle simulation, animating, match moving, camera tracking, rendering, video editing and compositing. It also features a built-in game engine.
Blender GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Blender GPU Analysis
Comparing Blender PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Blender is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 9 or OpenGL 2.1.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Blender, aim to have a GPU that has at least 512 MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Blender

We are advised that 13 year old graphics cards should be able to run Blender , but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the Blender graphics card requirements chart below.