Each laptop brand has a different way of using the MUX switch to enable or disable Optimus. This guide will show you where the setting is for all of the main gaming laptop brands.
A MUX switch lets you disable the integrated graphics in your gaming laptop, giving you a performance increase in games at the expense of worse battery life.
Nvidia have announced Advanced Optimus, a new way to get the best of both worlds between integrated and discrete graphics in laptops. Let’s recap how Optimus previously worked, and see how the new Advanced Optimus improves this design.