Please type your message and try again. In reply to sphere68’s post on September 23, The Virtual Agent is currently unavailable. This includes installing new Crimson drivers, amungst other setups. Sorry this didn’t help. External power AC adapter connected By default, a computer with Fixed Mode switchable graphics uses the discrete, or high-performance, GPU while on external power to more easily handle graphically intense activities such as watching an HD movie or playing a 3D video game. Switchable Graphics is a technology that utilizes both the graphical processing capabilities of a discrete graphics adapter and the power efficiency of an integrated graphics adapter.

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This thread is locked. Seems to be some driver issue. On the Catalyst Control Center screen, click Power. To change the default switchable graphics settings in the Catalyst Control Center software, follow the steps below.

Use this document to understand the difference between Dynamic and Fixed Mode switchable graphics and to learn how to use and configure switchable graphics on computers with dual Intel and ATI GPUs. Im buying new laptop A with r5 m graphics card. Available options in the Catalyst Control Center software vary based on whether the computer is on external power AC adapter connected or on battery power AC adapter disconnected.


By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Then choose either High performance, Power saving, or Based on power source.

In the properties window, change the executable name in the target text box to the renamed value. You can still run high-performance programs, videos, and games but you may notice lower frame rates, dropped frames, and choppy animations and transitions. Hi, We apologies for the delay in response. Using Fixed Mode switchable graphics with default settings.

The AMD Radeon software determines which GPU an application will use by default, and this is supposed to be configurable, but I’m having difficulty finding the right control panel. See the Changing Dynamic Mode switchable graphics default settings section switchabld this document for more information on accessing the Catalyst Control Center software.

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Placing the computer in a clean boot state can reduce software conflicts and help identify the root cause of the issue. Switchable Graphics offers several standard operating modes and can also be configured to run a specific application using the graphhics GPU.

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Dynamic Mode switchable graphics were introduced in HP switcuable because Dynamic Mode preserves maximum battery life and is configurable based on your preferences.

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In reply to Perrinbrown’s post on February 21, The high-performance GPU generates a noticeable amount of heat while running graphics intensive software and, to keep the computer from overheating, the fan noise increases with increased fan use. Please refer to the article below for steps to perform a clean boot. If and are compatibility issues, they need to publish those issues and provide a solution in a time-bound manner.

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However, if catalyyst OEM drivers then install just the drivers from the laptop manufacturer’s website. Select Preferences near the bottom left-hand corner and then Radeon Additional Settings near the top left-hand corner. I believe your m is pre-GCN so you might have to use legacy driver for Crimson.