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  1. Joined : Apr 2015
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    eight(10 on currently boxed tower)
       19 Oct 2015 #1

    star trek online below par perormance


    so..I put startrek online through the paces tonight on the new hardware and one fact became readily apparent, no matter what graphics settings I chose, I was seeing below par performance and indeed even real noticable slowdowns at times. what options should I consider tweaking in the os, or the nvidia control panel, to boost performance?
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  2. Joined : Apr 2015
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    eight(10 on currently boxed tower)
       19 Oct 2015 #2

    side note..where within windows 10 can I find my model number and product serial number?
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  3. Joined : Apr 2015
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    eight(10 on currently boxed tower)
       20 Oct 2015 #3

    additional information, while poking about the invidia control panel, I noticed its pulling 6gb shared memory..does that mean my onboard gpu is active and set to use as primary? now how do I go about making my gpu the primary?
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  4. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 16
    Windows 10
       20 Oct 2015 #4

    Are you on a desktop or laptop? It might be defaulting to your on-board card. Since you have an nVidia card you can try and right-click the Star Trek icon and choose Run with graphics processor > and then your nVidia card.
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  5. Joined : Apr 2015
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    eight(10 on currently boxed tower)
       20 Oct 2015 #5

    desktop.
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  6. Joined : Apr 2015
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    eight(10 on currently boxed tower)
       26 Oct 2015 #6

    how do I switch from my onboard graphics chip over to the dedicated card?
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  7. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 16
    Windows 10
       26 Oct 2015 #7

    xraiderv1 said: View Post
    how do I switch from my onboard graphics chip over to the dedicated card?
    Look at my previous comment
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  8. Joined : Apr 2015
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    eight(10 on currently boxed tower)
       26 Oct 2015 #8

    I want to do a permanent switch, not tell it to every time.
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  9. Joined : Aug 2015
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    win 10
       26 Oct 2015 #9

    Try the bios
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  10. Joined : Oct 2015
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    Windows 10
       26 Oct 2015 #10

    xraiderv1 said: View Post
    I want to do a permanent switch, not tell it to every time.
    Open your nVidia control panel and set it from there. It's in the manage 3D settings tab. Find the game and set it to default to the GPU you want.
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