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Switchable Graphics Feature FAQ

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What is the Switchable Graphics feature?

Does my computer support Switchable Graphics?

Which Intel Graphics support Switchable Graphics?

On which operating systems is Switchable Graphics supported?

How do I enable the Switchable Graphics?

My computer supports Switchable Graphics. How do I switch between using Intel graphics and the discrete graphics controller?

My computer supports Switchable Graphics, can I use Intel's generic graphics drivers from the Intel Web site?

Related topics
Intel® Driver Update Utility
Identifying your graphics controller
Computer manufacturer Web sites

Operating System:

Windows Vista 64*, Windows Vista *, Windows Vista 32*, Windows 7 *, Windows 7 (32-bit)*, Windows 7 (64-bit)*, Windows 8*, Windows 8, 32-bit*, Windows 8, 64-bit*

This applies to:

2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 3000/2000
3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 2500
3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 4000
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 4200
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 4400
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 4600
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 5000
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® Iris™ Graphics 5100
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 5200
Intel® Core™ i3 Mobile Processor
Intel® Core™ i5 Mobile Processor
Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics
Intel® HD Graphics 5300 for Intel® Core™ M Processors
Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family

Solution ID: CS-031103
Last Modified: 20-Oct-2014
Date Created: 01-Dec-2009
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