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Hp pavilion 15-e033tx switchable graphics problem

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    Hp pavilion 15-e033tx switchable graphics problem


    I have hp pavlion laptop with windows 8. It has intel hd 4600 and ati radeon 8670m. The problem is when ever i play any game it runs on intel instead of ati. For example in gta 4 benchmark it shows that its running on intel 4600 and also when i play splinter cell blacklist..it lags alot.

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    Orbiting the Moon
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    Windows 10 x64


    Welcome tho the forums.

    Sometimes this issue comes up because the game is not detected by the graphics (not added on a profile list). Try to install the AMD application profiles, it will add some support even without Catalyst setup:
    AMD Catalyst

    Make sure the graphic drivers are up to date and the profiles installed. In case it all fails, try running with the selected card manually:
    Right click on the game's exe/shortcut and choose: "Run with graphics processor" then select the radeon.
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    Windows 8

    Thank you but i need more help!


    I have installed AMD APP PROFILE but cant see how to use it...also no option of "running with a graphic processor" is available...
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    Orbiting the Moon
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    Windows 10 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by Salman View Post
    I have installed AMD APP PROFILE but cant see how to use it...also no option of "running with a graphic processor" is available...
    The option is added by the Radeon driver itself (context menu option), containing the Catalyst Control Center (CCC: check the options there, see if some context menu options can be enabled) so you should install the latest driver from their site, to be safe, new driver/install may fix the right click menu (reboot as well after the install).

    Example for Nvidia, should be similar for AMD:
    Click image for larger version

    Since I don't know if you're on 64 or 32bit OS, here are the pages for the graphic drivers:
    AMD Graphics Drivers & Software

    Select all the right options for your graphics, get the driver and install it.

    The Intel one is also recommended to be updated, you or the automatic updaters have to do it.
    https://downloadcenter.intel.com/default.aspx

    That's all.

    Good luck
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    Orbiting the Moon
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    Windows 10 x64


    It seems you are on 64bit OS.

    Make sure you check the HP drivers page for your model:
    Software & driver downloads HP Pavilion 15-e033tx Notebook PC | HP® Support

    It contains recommended drivers, see these all and of course the graphic ones (in case the ones from AMD and Intel fail, it's just a backup because some models don't like other drivers than from manufacturer and some people have difficulties installing some drivers).

    All needed installers should work just fine.
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    Windows 8


    YOU see that the option of choosing high perfomance graphics is only available in nvidia...not in amd plus how do i use AMD APP PROFILES! also i have installed all the drivers and latest ones
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    Orbiting the Moon
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    Windows 10 x64


    Yes it is, many have reported that.

    The laptop must have other default options.
    Check the graphic settings, somewhere the option exists.

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    Windows 8


    How did you open it! This is all i get in my cccClick image for larger version
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    Orbiting the Moon
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    Windows 10 x64


    Unfortunately that's just an example since I don't have any AMD cards (most likely my next hardware).

    Look at all the options there that say switchable graphics.

    Do you have any graphics options if you right click on the desktop? What do you see?
    If you right click a program shortcut, is there no option?
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    Windows 8


    this is all i get when i right click on an icon Click image for larger version
    And this is what i get when i right click on an icon or a game shortcutClick image for larger version
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