Topic Title: Laptop is crossfire ready
Topic Summary: Hybrid crossfire with AMD apu (A8 - 3530mx apu with radeon hd) + 1gb dedicated gpu
Created On: 09/29/2012 02:06 AM
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 09/29/2012 02:06 AM
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ericzalameda
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Laptop: http://www.futureshop.ca/en-CA/product/samsung-samsung-15-6-amd-a8-3530mx-laptop-np305v5a-s04ca-black-np305v5a-s04ca/10214611.aspx?path=c515b66b245a6e34722f38f45f247622en02

 

This had been driving me crazy since when I've found out about this but I'm having issues to with regards to crossfire on settings. When I play i game, wether it's configured on switchable graphics, noticed that my fps doesn't go much higher than I expect it to (ofcourse it's crossfire) but then I started to do some reseach about this settings and some friends of mine told me that this is impossible to do (apu + dedicated 1gb gpu). So i turned off the crossfire and hey, fps went up to 70+. I'd like to know, if this is truly impossible, and if i turned crossfire settings off, which of the two gpu am i using, the apu one or 1gb dedicated? and If possible, how am i able to utilize max performance? Thank you. NOTE: i've updated my driver software before posting.

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 09/29/2012 07:21 AM
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zipsi
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Its not crossfire, its dual graphics mode, unique thing to APU's and usually the dedicated gpu is more powerful by itself than in dual graphics mode.



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