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Switchable Graphics

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by VegaPS, Dec 17, 2011.

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  1. VegaPS

    VegaPS Thread Starter

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    I recently purchased a Samsung laptop with switchable graphics. I've selected the high performance card for GTA4, however the benchmark test for GTA4 detects the integrated card being used. Is there any way to check which card is currently active so I can determine whether GTA4 is detecting the wrong card or the Laptop is using the integrated card?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    Switchable graphics determines which card to use based on load/demand. It should switch to the non-integrated graphics card when you launch the game. Do you really need to run the benchmark? You can compare the performance to other people using a similar graphics card to see if its up to par.

    You can also do a comparison by turning off the switchable graphics in the BIOS, it can be re-enabled after doing the testing.
     
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