dGPU use

Discussion in 'Site and Forum Feedback' started by joshhedge, Jul 26, 2013.

  1. joshhedge macrumors regular

    Sep 23, 2012
    I've noticed that when browsing Macrumors my dGPU in the rPro kicks into use rather than the iGPU, but immediately when switching to the forum the iGPU returns to use.

    I'm just wondering is this necessary as sites like TheVerge and Anandtech don't even require the dGPU to render.
  2. keysofanxiety macrumors 603


    Nov 23, 2011
    Well there are a lot of YouTube videos on MacRumours' front pages, so your Mac detects that and auto-changes to the dedicated GPU.

    It's not MR, it's how your Mac works. If it annoys you that much, get gfxCardStatus and force it to the internal GPU.
  3. padapada macrumors regular

    Jun 20, 2010
    Read this, especially the clicktoplugin setting...
  4. joshhedge thread starter macrumors regular

    Sep 23, 2012
    I do use gfxCardStatus and it appears to be bugging at bit for me, not sticking on Integrated only and remaining on dynamic switching on further investigation, could be causing it!

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