If an application is executed which requires the additional power of the NVIDIA graphics card, systems with NVIDIA Optimus technology seamlessly switch over to that, then turn it off when no longer required.
The switching to the NVIDIA graphics depends on application profiles. If an application has no such profile, you can assign the graphics card manually.
Note:Use of the dedicated NVIDIA graphics over the integrated Intel graphics can reduce battery life.
Click Start and then Control Panel. Select Classic View from the left side of the window.
Double-click NVIDIA Control Panel.
Click View and next Add "Run with graphics processor" Option to Context Menu. Close the NVIDIA Control Panel.
Right-click the application title and select Run with graphics processor. Then, click High-performance NVIDIA processor.
To specify settings for this application, click on "Change default graphics processor...". The NVIDIA Control Panel will be opened and have the possibility to specify the settings. After changing the settings, click the "Apply" button in the lower right corner of the NVIDIA control panel:
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