The game often defaults laptop users to integrated GPU, this guide should help you to switch the games GPU to the one used for actual gaming.
Switching to the dedicated Nvidia GPU
- First, open the Nvidia Control Panel. One way to do that is right-clicking on an empty space on the desktop and choosing Nvidia Control Panel from the menu.
- Navigate to 3D Settings > Manage 3D Settings.
- Open the tab Program Settings and choose the game from the dropdown menu.
- If your game is not there, quickly run it then exit it, start this guide again and when you get to this point click Add and you should see LOTDGame, select it and press at the bottom Add selected program.
- Next, select the preferred graphics processor for this program from the second dropdown. Your Nvidia GPU should show as High performance Nvidia processor.
Finally, save your changes. Your game should now run with the dedicated Nvidia GPU.
Switching to the dedicated AMD GPU
- First, open Radeon Settings. One way to do that is right-clicking on an empty space on the desktop and choosing Radeon Settings from the menu.
- Navigate to Preferences > Additional Settings > Power > Switchable Graphics Application Settings.
- Select the game from the list of applications. If it is not in the list, click the Add Application button and select the *.exe-file of the game from the game’s installation directory. This adds the game to the list and you’ll be able to select it afterwards.
- In the column Graphics Settings, assign the High Performance profile to the game.
Finally, apply your changes. Your game should now run with the dedicated AMD GPU. Director’s Cut