Dynamic switching broken after EFI update

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by sulhaq, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. sulhaq macrumors regular


    Jul 29, 2006
    Hey guys,

    So I did the EFI firmware update and now my dynamic switching is broken. I cannot watch any video on the internet in fullscreen that has a 480p or lower resolution. Whenever I switch to fullscreen, the video becomes extremely choppy. This, of course, happens because the graphics card does not switch from Intel to nVidia.

    Anyone else have any similar issues or any idea how to fix them?

    I'm on a 17'' Core i7 Macbook Pro.
  2. Macsavvytech macrumors 6502a


    May 25, 2010
    If its in the firmware.......
    where's your the nearest apple store someone may be able to help you however i recommend taking it to an apple repair agent
  3. tjb1 macrumors 68000

    Aug 26, 2010
    Pennsylvania, USA
    You can get gfxcardstatus and switch it manually until its fixed... I find though my MBP is almost always running the nvidia side, and I mean 99.9% of the time.

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