Set discrete graphics card as default

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Set discrete graphics card as default

For computers with dual graphics card (discrete+integrated), the Windows 10 system automatically selects the graphics card by default. You can also manually select the discrete graphics card for a specific app or a program, but the signal output will be processed by the integrated graphics card.

There are two ways to set discrete graphics card as default.

Global settings

Applying discrete graphics card to all apps and programs:

  1. Right-click any blank space on the desktop and choose NVIDIA Control Panel.

  2. Click Manage 3D settings, go to Preferred graphic processor, and select High-Performance NVIDIA processor and then Apply.

Program Settings

Applying discrete graphics card for a specific app or program:

  1. Right-click any blank space on the desktop and choose NVIDIA Control Panel.

  1. Click Manage 3D Settings and select Program Settings. Click Add to add applications, select High-Performance NVIDIA Processor, and then click Apply.

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