Originally Posted by Gusar
There's Bumblebee, which is a sorta solution for Optimus. But yeah, if you can in any way, try to get a non-Optimus laptop. A lot of Asus models provide a hardware mux, which allows graphic card switching, so you can switch between Intel/Nvidia/Optimus.
Any idea how I can find out if I have this mux on my laptop or not? In my case it would be an Asus N55SF-S1232V.