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Switchable Graphics Problems For Radeon HD 8610G + R7 M260

Discussion created by ineros on Apr 29, 2020

Hello AMD Community , i have seen many post about this, but most of them or nearly all of them don't have the information needed to get an answer, so here i am trying to see if i cant get one.

 

My Laptop Specifications:

 

APU:

AMD A10-5745M .

 

GPU:

AMD Radeon HD 8610G (Primary) .

AMD Radeon R7 M260 (Linked).

 

Laptop Model

HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC , Product Number: F4J02LA#ABM.

 

Operating System:

Windows 10 (Default Operating System On Purchase Was Windows 8).

 

Driver Version Installed:

Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Beta For Non GCN Products.

 

Bios Version/Date:

American Megatrends Inc. F.46, 4/18/2018.

 

RAM:

12GB.

 

 

The Thing is this, technically i have the drivers that supposed to have installed and they are working, but the system NEVER uses de Linked Radeon R7 M260 Card , even if you use the High Performance profile.

 

 

Now How Do I Know This? , Launching the game and seeing in The AMD System Monitor , That indeed my R7 M260 is doing Nothing:

 

 

Now i know that my system recognize the cards :

 

 

But something is going wrong with the driver and its decision of witch card to use, now.. what concerns me the most .. its that windows , does not show me the option to run programs with this card:

 

 

 

 

My Hopes on getting a solution for this are quite low , since i know this is a very old device, but anyways i wanted to see if i can get answered of which could be the problem here. 

ty to all the people who take the time to read the post , and i'll be here for all your suggestions

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