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Question how make games use nvidia card card by default instead of intel hd?

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1)) on a laptop, how do you make ALL games use nvidia card instead of intel hd in one easy step? (i hate computers, cant even do the most simple of things)

i wasnt able to find a comprehensive source when googling around, but maybe you'd know of a helpful one one option seems to use the 'nvidia control panel' but nothing comes up when i search it on w10

2) what makes a game use the nvidia card or intel hd?

3) and what is the purpose of a laptop having both nvidia card and intel hd? is it a good or bad thing?

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  1. The laptop does that by itself. When it needs the performance, it uses the dedicated GPU.
  2. See #1
  3. Battery life. When not needed, don't use the power hungry GPU.
That's absolutely all reasons. For the low performance apps notebook usually choose Intel but if you want you can choose which gpu you want you use on Nvidia Control Panel--3d settings you can choose. Sometimes you can choose with right clickin' app and choose GPU over there.
Different then battery life Nvidia Gpu using much power and it causes much heating. So Intel Gpu is nice for device life
 
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since you're the only person so far that said one of the options to ' how make games use nvidia card card by default instead of intel hd?'

by way of nvidia control panel, i had already said in op of how do i access it? since i cant

you also said we can right click the app and choose nvidia, what do you mean by that exactly? cos right clicking an app doesnt lead to choosing a gpu
 
since you're the only person so far that said one of the options to ' how make games use nvidia card card by default instead of intel hd?'

by way of nvidia control panel, i had already said in op of how do i access it? since i cant

you also said we can right click the app and choose nvidia, what do you mean by that exactly? cos right clicking an app doesnt lead to choosing a gpu
That means that you installed drivers that broke the default set up of the laptop.
You can use DDU to uninstall both the intel and nvidia drivers and then only install what the laptop maker gives you.

Or you can use windows graphics settings,just type in graphics on the search bar,select each game you want to play and select high performance to use nvidia or power saving for intel.
 
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installed drivers that broke the default set up of the l
i didnt install anything

the nvida control pan still shows on bottom right if you restart pc

so that means this 'installed drivers that broke the default set up of the' isnt the case

after you acess nvidal control pan what do you do to 'make all games use nvidia not intel' ?

or how to reach this goal: 'make all games use nvidia not intel'
 
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solution was something with the drivers in how it came installed

uninstall, clean install done

since drivers are among the common problems i guess? i feel that ppl that know bout computer stuff should've known this, and been able to help effectively
 
since drivers are among the common problems i guess? i feel that ppl that know bout computer stuff should've known this, and been able to help effectively
That means that you installed drivers that broke the default set up of the laptop.
You can use DDU to uninstall both the intel and nvidia drivers and then only install what the laptop maker gives you.
Ok nobody can figure out that the laptop-maker himself made a bad driver or installed it wrong,
especially since you thought that people that know about computer stuff should be able to guess this info without even knowing the laptop model.
 

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