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Windows 7: can i change the video card in samsung r580

25 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
can i change the video card in samsung r580

Got fooled by an salesmen who said the r580 had an nvideo card... well it turns out samsung changed model but not the model number...stuck with an intel hd graphics, not bad but i use my laptop for video editing and i can't use all the effects in the program, any help would be helpful Thanks

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25 Sep 2011   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux

According to its specifications this laptop has the Geforce 310M Features and Specifications - R580 Notebook | Samsung Office
Your laptop may have a feature called Nvidia Optimus which can switch from Intel HD graphics to the Geforce one
Go to Nvidia control panel and set Preferred graphics processor to "High-performance Nivdia processor"
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