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05-10-2012 10:18 AM
Got the new dv6 7010tx and it seems the switchable graphics is'nt working.....its intel HD all the time,not able to use the Nvidia 630m.....help?????!!!!
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05-10-2012 02:18 PM
The switch is very subtle. Try using these tools which provide a positive feedback that the nVidia GPU is active:
I have an Ivybridge laptop with i7 and Intel HD4000 and then a switchable discrete nVidia card and have seen that the Optimus tools show that the discrete video is active when I use Google Earth in OpenGL mode and also when I run 3DMark and any game with serious 3D needs.
05-10-2012 11:03 PM
Ok i see that its on when running 3D games.......gr8 tool thankz.
But if so then why is'nt the GPU-Z software detecting it(does'nt it have support for the new 630m)?
05-11-2012 02:19 PM
Maybe because it (that program) does not trigger the discrete graphics. Try setting discrete graphics to launch when you launch CPU-Z. I had to do that with Google Earth or it was running on the Intel graphics.
05-12-2012 05:05 AM
I see the screen flickering when i open the gpuz with the nvidia chip selected as its profile......but not showing in the GPU-Z readings......still shows intel chipset.....
06-29-2012 09:09 AM - edited 06-29-2012 12:47 PM
Hello every body.
I am relatively new to this Nvidia & Intel Optimus technology.
I am thinking of buying new DV6 HP (
Anyways, I have a bad experience with ATI & Intel switching technology (owning Dv7 with 7690mxt and Intel)
Can some one answer this few questions for me, that would be great:
1. in the new DV6 HP, how well does Optimus work?
I hear some problems with Optimus randomly changing GPU during the intense 3d app.
2. Where do you "update Nvidia drivers"?
I went to the Nvida website and there was a notification stating that 630m driver doesnt work with (dual gpu laptops--- consult you manufacture)
3. Some other problems that you would like to share)
Thank you guys in advance. I hope that HP doesnt disappoint me again.