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Laptops with a dedicated GPU use the Intel HD to run 2D applications then use the Nvidia chip when a 3D application is opened.
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what is optimus? Yea its an acer predator 15 970m laptop.

The Nvidia GPU is routed through the intel graphics for quick graphic switching.

So that is why it acts kinda wonky on some hardware detectors.


My laptop has this as well. You can set it to use the Nvidia graphics at all time though. I do as I only use my laptop for gaming, and rarely not plugged in. I've had troubles with it switching back and forth on web pages that are more resource heavy crashing the app.

Make sure you use the newest drivers from nvidia.

Honestly it is up to you how you want to do it.
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more n more im loving win10 n this laptop.
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more n more im loving win10 n this laptop.

I think W10 is great smile.gif
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I think W10 is great smile.gif

a lot of tricks n **** into it. i'll leARN, Bah cAPS KBOARD IA WEIRD.
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any win10 tricks n tweaks link? like ridding of ads in start menu?
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any win10 tricks n tweaks link? like ridding of ads in start menu?

Check out this video and his channel for great information regarding this.

https://youtu.be/u1kGMCfb2xw
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This website has some really useful tricks for getting rid of W10 crap http://fdossena.com/?p=w10debotnet/index_1607.frag
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Thanks guys.
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Check out this video and his channel for great information regarding this.

https://youtu.be/u1kGMCfb2xw

by far the best
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