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Old 04-17-11, 11:14 AM   #21
LLStarks
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Default Re: No Optimus support means NO Nvidia at all or no dynamic switching?

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Originally Posted by stoppete View Post
Well, well... I will probably receive my new Dell XPS 15 tomorrow. I bought that particular laptop just because it had an nVidia card, that I trusted would be hassle-free on linux, which I use exclusively.

Apparently, all I'll have to do when I get it is to check if there is a switch to use the GT525M only in the BIOS. Since, from what I've read, it's highly unlikely there will be one, I'll just send the laptop back and get a full refund.

Never again an nVidia card. I'll also discourage anyone from getting one too... What's the point of spending the money if you can't actually use it? Yep, it's as simple as that.
Too bad for them, they won't see my money any time soon. I'll just spend them on some other product with better (well, existent...) Linux support.
There's no BIOS option.

You would've better spent your money on a 6770M in the new HP dv6t SE/QE.
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