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05-17-2020

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The Lenovo Ideapad S540-GTX1650 BIOS Option to switch Graphics Cards Does Not Work

2020-05-17, 23:15 PM

The Lenovo Ideapad S540 Model with a GTX 1650 has an option to switch the graphics in the BIOS. It doesn't function properly. The option between UMA Graphics which seems to just disable the dedicated graphics card is completely useless as the laptop uses the Intel Graphics by default and you could disable the dedicated gpu either way through device manager, and when connected via HDMI the Graphics card is using the Dedicated graphics card by default and there is no way to switch to Intel graphics to save battery.

 

The switchable graphics option on laptops with two GPU's is used to enable you to switch graphics cards connected to the HDMI port. Could Lenovo release an update enabling this feature?

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The Lenovo Ideapad S540-GTX1650 BIOS Option to switch Graphics Cards Does Not Work

2020-05-17, 23:17 PM
The exact laptop model with this issue is the S540-15IWL GTX Laptop (ideapad)
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Re:The Lenovo Ideapad S540-GTX1650 BIOS Option to switch Graphics Cards Does Not Work

2020-10-14, 15:33 PM

Any updates on this? I am having the same issue

 

EDIT: Using Ubuntu 20.04

 

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