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discrete only graphics in windows???


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why does windows only run on the discrete gpu?, can i download some nvidia drivers to switch to the intergrated one?, please help i want to be able to use it for gaming an get the most out of my new mbp??
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Discrete is the stand alone GPU and gives the best performance. The integrated GPU is the less powerful one and gaming performance will not be as good. If it is already using the discrete GPU, then you are using the better of the two already.
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Hey thanks for clearing that up for me, how do i know what one windows is running on?
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Control Panel, System, Hardware, open the hardware tree, right click on the graphics processor, select properties.

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Hi thanks for that, seems im running the discrete gt 330M so all should be good.
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