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Windows 7: Dual Graphic Card Problem

22 Aug 2012   #1
cruzz

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Dual Graphic Card Problem

I have 2 graphic cards installed on my laptop, intel and nvidia, but the priority goes to intel and i want to change that priority to nvidia, what i must do?
thank you


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22 Aug 2012   #2
BugMeister

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 

check your manual to see how to access the boot menu
- you can make the necessary change there..

- be very careful and follow the instructions to the letter..
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22 Aug 2012   #3
cruzz

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

boot menu or bios menu?
because i already go boot menu but there is only boot menu for harddisk
and i didn't find anything about graphic card in bios menu
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22 Aug 2012   #4
Plates

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cruzz View Post
boot menu or bios menu?
because i already go boot menu but there is only boot menu for harddisk
and i didn't find anything about graphic card in bios menu
It's just Optimus switching to the CPU to save power. To change it follow the best answer from here.
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22 Aug 2012   #5
bobafetthotmail

Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601
 
 

Well, if it's equipped with Optimus (and you are not running Win 7 Starter) and if you don't have any trouble when doing things requiring an actual GPU and not the intel graphics chipset, it's far far better to leave it as it is.

Unless looking at videos or playing games or video-editing or using programs with CUDA support (or GPU acceleration), Intel's chipset is more than enough, and batteries will last more on a full charge.
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23 Aug 2012   #6
cruzz

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Plates: i already done that instructions, but still can't do
bob: but i can't play well with that
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23 Aug 2012   #7
Plates

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Cruzz, did you try setting the nvidia card to be always on in the global settings panel in nvidia settings? Also, what nvidia card do you have if you don't mind me asking?
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24 Aug 2012   #8
cruzz

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

yes, i always set it on global setting, and my nvidia is nvidia GeForce 610M 2GB
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24 Aug 2012   #9
Plates

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cruzz View Post
yes, i always set it on global setting, and my nvidia is nvidia GeForce 610M 2GB
When you go to the BIOS, does it say anything about the graphics? Mine has switchable graphics enabled. So try that.
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27 Aug 2012   #10
cruzz

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

bios do not say anything about raphics
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