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Can't choose AMD GPU on switchable graphics options

I have HP Pavilion dv6 6b80ee with AMD Radeon 6770M. We all know how to use AMD switchable graphics by right-click on the desktop then choose configure switchable graphics. The problem is that on ...
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In Windows 7, how should I set up duplicate dual monitor configurations?

I'm fixing to set up my home office once we've cleared (most of) the junk out of it. I already have a non-adjustable standing desk and I'd like to put a sitting desk right next to it so I can take ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on my HP Pavilion g4 windows 7

I have AMD Radeon HD 6470M and AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6620G in my display adapter. But, when I configure my switchabel graphics, it's not working. Please Help.
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How do I switch back to Ati after changing to Intel on Linux Switchable?

I have a laptop with Ati/Intel combo. I am using Amd driver on Debian Jessie 64. I was able to use the Ati driver with it for a while. Then I decided to switch back to Intel card using the Ati/Amd ...
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Switchable Graphics: High-Performance GPU active, but Windows 7 x64 complains of low system performance

First of all, I have to say that I am using an HP ProBook 4530s notebook equipped with a 2nd Gen Core-i5, Kingston HyperX 3k SSD, 8GB RAM running Windows 7 x64 connected to an Asus HD ProArt 23" ...
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AMD switchable graphics are not working OR I don't know how to make them work

I don't know if this is the right place for this question, but I'll give it a shot. I have a Dell Inspiron 17R 5721. It's supposed to be using switchable graphics. It has an Intel HD 4000 and a Radeon ...
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Is my mobile AMD card being used?

I have a new Sony E Series Vaio with an intel i5 and an AMD 7xxx mobile card. Despite making sure sure my app (game) is set to High Performance in switchable gfx and choosing high performance power ...
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How to Check the AMD Card Installed on my System (Switchable Graphics)

I have a Dell Laptop and it has the Switchable Graphics Technology in it. I know what it is all about but if I want to check the specs for the AMD card, from where can I check it. If I check it in ...
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How to force games to use AMD graphics?

I have a HP g6 2004tx laptop, config is : i5 2nd gen processor (2.4 or 2.5 GHz), 4GB RAM, Windows 7 Ultimate and an AMD Radeon 7670m with 2GB memory. However, a lot of games use the Intel HD Graphics ...
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I cant update my VPCEC15FG to Windows 8

I am using a Sony VAIO VPCEC15FG computer. I want to install Windows 8 in my system. I successfully install it, but my graphics driver is nor t working well. When I searched on the internet it says ...
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Does the Vostro 3460 have Nvidia Optimus technology? [closed]

I am researching this laptop if it has Nvidia Optimus technology. If it does I would not buy it due to problems with it. My research is unclear and comes from a Gentoo Linux install guides. Dell ...
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AMD discrete GPU doesn't work, only the motherboard integrated graphics does [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I ensure my Samsung Series 7 is actually using the Radeon switchable graphics? I recently installed Windows 8 on my Samsung Series 7 laptop. It's working ...
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How to get AMD Catalyst working on Arch x86_64

I've got a Dell Inspiron 15R 7520 with AMD's hybrid "PowerXpress" graphics. The integrated graphics card is (if I understand it correctly) integrated with the i7-3612QM processor, and the discrete ...
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Where Catalyst stores applist for switchable graphics?

I cannot add an app to the list to manually set it to high performance (Radeon instead of Intel HD). When I browse for an exe, nothing happens, the list is still empty. So, maybe I can edit some .cfg ...
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Force the computer to always use current display settings

So I'm having a terrible black screen problem with my new installation of Windows 8. The screen basically goes to black every time I turn it on or sleep, or connect to an external or monitor. I dont ...
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New drivers, now switchable graphics won't work

I have an ASUS notebook with dual AMD/ATI graphic cards. Before I've been able to switch individual programs in the Vision Control Center from high performance to energy saving and the other way ...
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How to solve ATI Radeon 7670M/ Intel HD Switchable Graphics recurring BSOD error?

I recently bought a VAIO E Series laptop with an ATI Radeon 7670M and Intel HD Switchable Graphics. Around about one month ago, my computer started shutting down with atikmpag.sys blue screen error ...
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Can't Use Switchable Graphics

I can't get my switchable graphics cards working on my Acer 4820TG laptop. It came installed with Windows 7, but I've installed the RTM build of Windows 8. I have to keep the "Graphics" setting on the ...
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Disable Intel HD Graphics 4000

A while back, I called HP, asking how to disable the Intel Graphics and force the computer to use my ATI Radeon. They had me go through the BIOS settings, and I managed to get my laptop to only use my ...
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Windows fails to boot after setting “Switchable Graphics” to “Fixed Mode” on laptop

I have a HP DV6 6140tx which has an i7, and AMD 6770M . The games I played are sort of laggy (i.e 18-22fps on Fraps). I heard about switchable graphics and after searching a lot, I heard that ...
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How can I use my built-in AMD Radeon 7670m instead of Intel HD 4000 Graphics?

i recently bought a DELL Inspiron 15R 2012m Series Laptop. It comes with a built-in AMD Radeon 7670m graphics card. I installed PES 2012, when I checked the system specification (an option in that ...
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Stop graphics from switching on UAC prompt

I have a (minor) problem with switchable graphics on my laptop (Lenovo T520, NVidia Quadro NVS4200M and some Intel, drivers up-to-date). When I run an action on Windows 7 that requires an UAC ...
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How can I ensure my Samsung Series 7 is actually using the Radeon switchable graphics?

I have a Samsung Series 7 with the Radeon 6750M switchable graphics. The ATI software lets you force programs to use the dedicated card. However, I'm not convinced it is actually ever using it, as the ...
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In newer laptops with switchable graphics, can the high performance card typically be completely disabled?

My laptop is due for upgrade soon and I'm quite keen on the Sony VAIO VPC-CB35FG because of the 1080p display. It comes with Intel/ATI switchable graphics. I use Ubuntu and from what I can tell ...
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How do I switch graphics?

I have just installed "AMD Catalyst 12.3 RC" How do I switch to Intel graphics (e.g. disable ATI graphics)? The weird thing is that the laptop fan is very quiet, which means one of two things: ...
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What kind of switchable graphics technology does ATI/AMD have?

AMD (formerly ATI) seems to have a lot different products (or names) for hybrid graphics technology. Which technologies does AMD have and what are the differences between those? NVIDIA has just one ...
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How to make Nvidia chip available in a switchable graphics laptop?

I've got a Lenovo U460 with switchable graphics (an Nvidia G305M), running Windows 7. I'm trying like hell to just get the NVidia graphics to work at all, and it's very frustrating. At one point ...
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Windows 7 Not Recognizing the GPU on a Apple Macbook

First, my apologies for any lack of specific information - asking this question for someone else, based on a phone call I had with him playing "family tech support expert". My brother has a 15 inch ...