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graphic card access

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by nivram, Jul 16, 2017.

  1. nivram

    nivram Member

    Ok this has me baffled.
    Was checking the settings for alibre and noticed that only the Intel HD graphics chip is selectable.

    I updated the drivers for the Nvidia Geforce GT750M...but Alibre still does not see the card.
    I disabled the onboard Intel chip, but then laptop defaulted to MS standard rendering.

    How do I get the laptop/Alibre to use the Nvidea graphics card?
    Using WIn 10, totally up to date.
     
  2. Nick952

    Nick952 Senior Member

    Right Click on the Desktop, then select the Nvidia control panel.
    From the 3D Settings tab, select "Manage 3D Settings"
    Then under the "Program Settings" Tab, add Alibre in position 1 and then select the Nvidia card in psition 2, save and you should be good to go.

    Nick.
     
  3. nivram

    nivram Member

    Thanks Nick.
    had totally forgotten how to do it.

    Colin
     
  4. keith20mm

    keith20mm New Member

    Unfortunately, this works not for me. Is there any other setting that must be performed? AlibreLocation.JPG AlibreSetup.JPG DeviceManagerLists2.JPG Nvidia Settings.JPG
     
  5. Nick952

    Nick952 Senior Member

    Try the Graphics Display drop down option and select the Nvidia Card if it is shown as an option:-
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    Another possibility is via the desktop shortcut (Also make sure you are running Alibre as Administrator):-
    upload_2021-3-26_11-4-27.png

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    Last edited: Mar 26, 2021
  6. simonb65

    simonb65 Alibre Super User

    In win10, let windows do the management of which graphics card ...

    upload_2021-3-26_11-41-23.png
     
  7. simonb65

    simonb65 Alibre Super User

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