If you are using a computer that integrates 2 graphics cards: Intel HD Graphics and AMD Radeon. By default, Windows automatically determines which application will use graphics card based on power used.

In addition, you can also track which Graphics Card is used by application and switch Graphics card from Intel HD Graphics to AMD Radeon or vice versa depending on purpose of using application.

Switch Graphics Card for application with Amd Settings

First of all, you can right-click on Desktop and choose AMD Radeon Settings. And in first Screen, switch to System.

And then, in Switchable Graphics you can see recent application is using graphics card. To change, choose on arrows and there are 3 options:

  • Power Saving: application will use Intel HD card
  • High Performmance: application will use Amd card
  • Based on Power Source: application will use graphics by Windows automatically determines.

If you want to change for all applications installed, choose Running Applications and switch to Installed Profiled Applications. And then, Amd Settings will list all applications installed and you can change one by one.

After changing graphics card for each application, how do you know it works properly with settings?

In Windows 10, you can use Task Manager to track. At GPU engine column, Windows will tell you which Graphics Card is used by application.

  • GPU0-3D: application is using Intel HD memory card
  • GPU1-3D: application is using AMD memory card.

In addition, you can switch to Performance tab to see type of card and performance you are using.

Hope this article will be helpful to you.

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