1650 passthrough, code 43

I have VMware ESXi 7.0.3 and a single VM with Windows 11 guest OS. The machine has a 1650 inside, which I’ve confirmed does not have a monitor attached. The bios has been configured to not post with the card. I have passed this card through to the VM.

Though the card is visible in Device Manager, Windows is using the VMware VGA adapter instead of the card. When I reboot the VM, I get an error code 43 from the device.

I was under the impression NVIDIA changed drivers around 2021 to allow passthrough of a consumer card like this. Was I mistaken? Is there some basic configuration mistake I’ve made/something extra I need to do?