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Just got my new p8z77-v pro a few days ago and I've been oogling at all the awesome features my previous p67 lacked. Stumbled across the lucidlogix virtue MVP. What does it do? And how do I use it? What I've read online is that it can switch between igpu and dedicated GPU (dgpu).
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It's meant to increase performance in gaming and normal stuff by choosing whatever gpu is best for the job.

Unfortunately, it hinders gaming performance-I tried it myself and found almost a 10 fps DROP in some cases...I would say just leave it unless you are in desperate need of Intel Quick Sync.
 
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K. Thanks for the help.
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K. Thanks for the help.

No probs smile.gif
 
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Definitely plan on testing BF3 with and without Virtue MVP.
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Definitely plan on testing BF3 with and without Virtue MVP.

I would appreciate you posting the results smile.gif
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I would appreciate you posting the results smile.gif

I have done so, and although I didn't actually run a Fraps benchmark, I had my eye on the fps meter all the time

Without virtu: Low of 40FPS, High of 55 FPS, Average of around 45 fps
With Virtu: Low of around 28 FPS, High of 39, Average of 35


So yeah, big drop, I wouldn't reccomend it.
That was with my current system: 3570k @ 4.7GHz, 560 ti @ 1040/2080, 8GB 1600MHz Corsair Vengeance.

Hope it helped!

EDIT: Sorry forgot to mention, that was on ultra settings, everything maxed out.
 
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I have done so, and although I didn't actually run a Fraps benchmark, I had my eye on the fps meter all the time
Without virtu: Low of 40FPS, High of 55 FPS, Average of around 45 fps
With Virtu: Low of around 28 FPS, High of 39, Average of 35
So yeah, big drop, I wouldn't reccomend it.
That was with my current system: 3570k @ 4.7GHz, 560 ti @ 1040/2080, 8GB 1600MHz Corsair Vengeance.
Hope it helped!
EDIT: Sorry forgot to mention, that was on ultra settings, everything maxed out.

Dang! Guess I won't install that. Thanks for the results!
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Dang! Guess I won't install that. Thanks for the results!
No probs, glad I could help biggrin.gif
 
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Well that's what it does...

Hyperformance shares workload between iGPU and dGPU maybe it can result in a few extra frames

Enabling Virtual VSYNC is actually dropping corrupt frames (teared images)... So yes you might notice lower FPS with virtu...

I tried d-mode and it works perfect... I have no tearing in VLC Player anymore... Which was impossible I thought at first... Haven't tried this with i-mode... But imagine you can play certain games on the iGPU instead of the dGPU...

When using my dGPU for gaming my pc consumes around 400W total. With virtu playing that game on i-mode i barely reach 200W

You shouldn't install it for performance but for the extra quality it can bring you. If you disable virtual vsync and enable hyperformance you can get 10 extra frames depending on the game or more even... RAM also affects iGPU performance. So you might consider 2800mhz ram biggrin.gif
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