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Old 04-09-11, 05:04 PM   #31
Gusar
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Default Re: Linux drivers for GE Force 500M Series (GT 540M in particular)

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Originally Posted by LLStarks View Post
to the best of my knowledge, no current-gen optimus (400 and 500 series) laptop has a BIOS option for a direct path from the GPU to the display and avoid the IGP.

it just can't be done.
There's some Sager models where you can use only the nvidia card: http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p...1.html#6634751. No idea how much these things cost though, could be quite something, considering they're high-end models.
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