1. You may have noticed things look a little different around here - we've switched to a new platform (XenForo) and have some new forum styles and features. This how-to guide will help you find your way around. If you find anything that looks strange, post it in this thread.

HP dv6/dv7/Envy 17 Intel Sandy Bridge Discussion

Discussion in 'HP & Compaq' started by justinkw1, Dec 15, 2010.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. User Retired 2

    User Retired 2 Notebook Nobel Laureate NBR Reviewer

    Reputations:
    4,127
    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2008
    Messages:
    7,897
    The HM55 switchable graphics systems bootup with the Intel IGP AND the ATI GPU enabled with the IGP as primary. If the IGP isn't enabled on boot then there is no way to switch if over using the standard ATI drivers. I'd assume the HM65 system will use a similar setup.
     
  2. earthlings.com

    earthlings.com Notebook Geek

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2010
    Messages:
    97
  3. Bravoexo

    Bravoexo Notebook Evangelist

    Reputations:
    78
    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2008
    Messages:
    365
    well, I don't see it. I'll take a snap of the bios after the recovery discs are done writing.
     
  4. Bravoexo

    Bravoexo Notebook Evangelist

    Reputations:
    78
    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2008
    Messages:
    365
    Darn... ha ha It's a full circle.
     
  5. hispeed4567

    hispeed4567 Notebook Evangelist

    Reputations:
    63
    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2010
    Messages:
    400
  6. Bravoexo

    Bravoexo Notebook Evangelist

    Reputations:
    78
    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2008
    Messages:
    365
    Not here on mine. Though some features it mentions, like chiral scrolling is available already. (multiple finger tracking too, upto 3 for now)
     
  7. Bravoexo

    Bravoexo Notebook Evangelist

    Reputations:
    78
    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2008
    Messages:
    365
    Bios snapshots

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  8. inm8#2

    inm8#2 Notebook Evangelist

    Reputations:
    162
    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2007
    Messages:
    634
    All eyes on you!
     
  9. kyo86sg

    kyo86sg Notebook Consultant

    Reputations:
    39
    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2007
    Messages:
    208
    I admit defeat....i7-2630QM eat my 920XM (overclocked) for breakfast...
    3Dmark 06, Vantage..its stock beats my 920XM overclocked..

    *Run away crying*~ :( (Hiding back at my Alienware Forum corner)

    my $1000 USD chip fails to hold the old i7 ground~
     
  10. Karamazovmm

    Karamazovmm Overthinking? Always!

    Reputations:
    2,358
    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2009
    Messages:
    9,438
    life is just a sad panda aint it?

    or for some its happy time! Now I can ditch my old p7350 and get myself a nice quad...
     
Similar Threads: dv6/dv7/Envy Intel
Forum Title Date
HP & Compaq Hp 6115et intel hd 3000 problem Jul 23, 2012
HP & Compaq How to make Intel HD GPU default? Sep 23, 2010
HP & Compaq Intel Wireless-N Card with Bluetooth?? Sep 12, 2010
HP & Compaq Buying Envy17-1011NR and and Intel SSD Jul 20, 2010
HP & Compaq dv9000 + Intel X-25M SSD = getting hot May 21, 2010

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page