Should i disable Intel Graphics while running discrete GPU. Tags: Intel CPUs Graphics Cards MSI Graphics Gtx GPUs Last response: February 10, 2014 8:13 PM in Graphics & Displays Share austenwhd February 10, 2014 7:43:22 PM iGPU - Intel HD 4600 GPU - MSI GTX 660 2 GB If not, what are the benefits or issues that might happen? More about : disable intel graphics running discrete gpu hdshatter a b U Graphics card February 10, 2014 7:50:18 PM You can if you want to. I leave mine turned off. Most games will go off which port your monitor is plugged into for the gpu so as long as you keep the gpu as the display output you shouldn't have to do anything. m 0 l austenwhd February 10, 2014 8:11:42 PM Does that affect performance anyhow? Turning off iGPU surely does keeps CPU cooler and power usage down, as far as i have experienced. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Gam3r01 a b å Intel a c 325 à CPUs a c 359 U Graphics card February 10, 2014 8:13:33 PM It reduces strain on the cpu yes. I personally would turn it off, because if its not being used why bother. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Disabling Discrete Graphics/ Running off HD Graphics Forum Solvedwhy is disabling intel graphic cards gave me black screen while i had nvidia gforce GT 540M Forum Solvedi disabled intel integrated graphics and screen has turned black... what should i do? i have a loptop not a pc Forum Is my GPU capable of Ultra graphics while running 3 monitors? Forum If I disable the intel graphics card in device manager, will my main Nvidia GPU be my main GPU? Forum SolvedShould i install an old GPU with Intel Haswell graphics HD4600? Forum gpu running, but computer detecting intel integrated graphics only? Forum [Resolved] Integrated Graphics will not run while GPU is plugged in Forum What graphical settings should I be able to run on this CPU/GPU combo? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !