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==Optimus==
 
==Optimus==
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Nvidia Optimus is an optimization technology created by Nvidia to save battery life by automatically switching the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) off when it is not needed and switching it on when needed again. The technology mainly targets mobile PCs such as notebooks. When the GPU power is off, the driver redirects graphics commands to the integrated graphics chip (e.g. Intel GMA). Currently only Windows 7, 8, and 10 are officially supported, however the open source project Bumblebee brings support to Linux.
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Nvidia Optimus is an optimization technology created by Nvidia to save battery life by automatically switching the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) off when it is not needed and switching it on when needed again. The technology mainly targets mobile PCs such as notebooks. When the GPU power is off, the driver redirects graphics commands to the integrated graphics chip (e.g. Intel GMA). Currently only Windows 7 is officially supported, however the open source project Bumblebee brings support to Linux.
  
 
===Optimus Troubleshooting===
 
===Optimus Troubleshooting===
 
Several issues have been noted when it comes to using integrated Nvidia graphics cards alongside an integrated Intel GPU (Note: Some of these suggestions are difficult and may brick your computer. Perform them only if you know what you are doing)
 
Several issues have been noted when it comes to using integrated Nvidia graphics cards alongside an integrated Intel GPU (Note: Some of these suggestions are difficult and may brick your computer. Perform them only if you know what you are doing)
 
* In case the Nvidia graphics fails to show up in the device manager, install the latest BIOS available from your computer or motherboard manufacturer
 
* In case the Nvidia graphics fails to show up in the device manager, install the latest BIOS available from your computer or motherboard manufacturer
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* Install the latest drivers for your integrated GPU, Nvidia GPU, and Motherboard may help to eliminate some problems.
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* Install the latest drivers for your integrated GPU, NVidia GPU, and Motherboard may help to eliminate some problems.
 
* If a DirectX 8 game refuses to run on your Nvidia GPU, place [https://github.com/crosire/d3d8to9/releases d3d8to9] in the location of the game executable.
 
* If a DirectX 8 game refuses to run on your Nvidia GPU, place [https://github.com/crosire/d3d8to9/releases d3d8to9] in the location of the game executable.
  
 
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