Originally Posted by Lemmiwinks
In my opinion, having two graphic cards in one laptop is completely useless. I really doubt that you would save any relevant amount of power, as long as the main graphics chip has a good power management which underclocks/-volts properly when being idle (as most recent Nvidia chips do pretty well).
So why having another crappy intel chip, which just wastes valuable battery time?
Personally i am a bit worried if all new nvidia-card laptops will ship with Optims & co.
I am a nvidia fan (i was even before i used Linux), but now i dont see other choice but to buy an AMD laptop (those have quite good prices btw and their drivers are improving)...