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So I never have been in the laptop scene much but I bought one yesterday and Im not sure if its working properly or not. What got my attention is i was only getting 30 fps on dota 2 no matter what graphic settings I was using. So laptop has Intel HD 530 and Nvidia 970m. My first thought was it may have been using the Intel graphics instead of the Nvidia gpu. So I went into the device manager and disabled the Intel graphics. I went to open my Nvidia control panel and it said the display isnt connected to a nvidia gpu.

What??? doh.gif

So a few questions for the laptop people. Can the Nvidia gpu run completely by itself or does it need the Intel graphics enabled? Does it look like I have something wrong with it? Is something setup wrong?

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https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/infraworks-360/troubleshooting/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/How-to-force-your-laptop-to-Run-with-Graphics-Processor-vs-the-default-Integrated-Graphics-for-InfraWorks.html
Use this for DOTA 2, you are probably running it on integrated graphics.
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Yeah Optimus still has a few kinks. Most games need to be set to use the dedicated GPU. Which is easier than you think, just set the global application setting to High Performance Nvidia GPU in the control panel and you're golden.
     
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