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I've recently needed to actually set the discrete graphics on my W500...Before it came with Vista and you could do the switchgraphics thingie...then I went to a Win 7 Professional and didn't even bother fixing it.

Now I require the discrete graphics. I looked online everywhere and saw that there was no sure solution. In particular many solutions on Super User and other tech forms suggested changing the BIOS. I went into the BIOS and changed it from integrated to discrete but now I've come to another impasse - how do I manipulate the settings and/or increase the quality of the video card? By default doesn't, it just has some stupid settings.

As of this moment, my dxdiag window shows that I have ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 - instead of FireGL V5700...I need to be able to increase my graphics output it seems laggy and stupid even when attempting to play the simplest of games.

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"The FireGL V5700 graphics card is in fact a Mobility Radeon HD3650 with optimized drivers" so here you go. –  Tomas Voracek Dec 21 '11 at 2:39
    
Possible duplicate of superuser.com/questions/31978/… –  Tomas Voracek Dec 21 '11 at 2:43
    
I've checked that post out and attempted to see that fix through - nothing has changed nor has it detected the card that I actually have. –  Jedi Vik Dec 21 '11 at 2:44
    
Did you check Lenovo forums? You surely are not only one having this issue. –  Tomas Voracek Dec 21 '11 at 2:47
    
I also checked them out. There wasn't anything of use on there. –  Jedi Vik Dec 21 '11 at 2:59

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