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I purchased a laptop with a 770GTX and HD 4600. Nvidia optimus of course...

I have no postprocessing in games, any games, with latest drivers.

Apparently this is an old problem. How have people gotten around it? (Have they?)
post #2 of 9
If it isn't plugged in it won't use the discrete graphics.
I hope that isn't the problem. You should be able to select power settings in nvidia control panel
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post #3 of 9
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It's plugged in.

Tried Skyrim, Deus Ex.

Both lack postprocessing. Seems like low quality rendering.

770GTX (3GB memory) with latest driver from intel and nvidia. Optimus running.

Maybe I need to configure 3D options? It's running on a Win7 32bit computer with 8gb ram (3.17 usable).
post #4 of 9
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It's plugged in.

Tried Skyrim, Deus Ex.

Both lack postprocessing. Seems like low quality rendering.

770GTX (3GB memory) with latest driver from intel and nvidia. Optimus running.

Maybe I need to configure 3D options? It's running on a Win7 32bit computer with 8gb ram (3.17 usable).

Maybe the programs are thinking of the HD4600 as the primary GPU. I'm not sure.... And not to be a d*** but, Why did you by a 32 bit OS computer? Could that cause an issue? who knows.. Everything from Intel is pushing 64 bit, and i'm pretty sure your processor is 64 bit.
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That's the windows 7 I have. I hate windows 8 wink.gif
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That's the windows 7 I have. I hate windows 8 wink.gif

I agree too lol but while it may seem a little odd that this can happen, everyone who games has a 64 bit OS on their 64 bit processor. I'm not saying that this issue could be the cause of it but its definitely an outlier. See if you can buy Windows 7 64 bit if you cannot find a solution to this problem. If you have found a solution then don't worry about it. The Intel HD4600 really needs 64 bit code from the OS.
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post #7 of 9
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The windows 7 32 bit drivers for the HD 4600 exist however, and most of these games are not new. They work fine with GTX desktop cards for current hardware on the same kind of windows 7 32 bit.
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The windows 7 32 bit drivers for the HD 4600 exist however, and most of these games are not new. They work fine with GTX desktop cards for current hardware on the same kind of windows 7 32 bit.

Well that's all I got for you man haha. Good luck.
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post #9 of 9
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Maybe I need to install some extra redistributables?

This is on a clean Win 7 32 install.

I have visual C redistributable installed and directx redistributable. Intel driver and nvidia notebook driver. Audio driver. That's it.
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