Power use on notebook graphics cards Tags: Graphics Cards Notebooks Power Overclocking Last response: September 3, 2006 8:50 PM in Overclocking Share notquitehere188 August 14, 2006 4:30:17 AM do graphics cards in notebooks use a lot more power than integrated intel? if so, is it possible to underclock them when not playing games to lower power use or do they use the same power regardless im asking because when i am running on batteries i will generally not be gaming, so it would be a waste to power a big graphics card to do word processing More about : power notebook graphics cards dougie_boy September 3, 2006 8:50:55 PM GPUs now day have 3 settings 2d, 3d, 3d high power. if u stay in windows ur GPU will stay in 2d mode which is very low power. dont worry about it. they have thought of this allready. if u want to fiddle more have a wee look at rivatuner and then u can lower the core clock even further when in 2d work. lower fan speeds. that sorta malarky... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedwhy do graphics cards use a lot less power than it is said on the websites? Forum SolvedCan you use two different graphics cards at once to get more power? Forum SolvedDoes my graphics card use my power supply? Forum What good graphics cards to use for an entry-level power supply Forum Solvedwich is better to use as adapter for graphics card power Forum Solvedhow many power do graphics card really use? Forum SolvedCan I use one 4 pin molex to power a 6 pin graphics card (nvidia GeForce gtx 650)? Forum Solveddo graphics card use your power supply? Forum How much power do these graphics cards use? Forum can you use a pci-e power splitter for one graphics card? Forum SolvedWill I be able to use a CX500 to power a ASUS HD 7790 Direct CU II OC 1 GB Graphics Card Forum SolvedWhat type of power supply and graphic card can i use to replace the ones in my HP pavilion? Forum Why dont big notebook manufacturers use intel iris 5200 graphics? Forum What graphics cards use little power? Forum SolvedI have a nvidia gts 250 graphics card what power supply should i use? Forum SolvedCan I put a new graphics card in my notebook? (laptop) Forum SolvedUsing a Graphics Card with 20 pin Power to 24 pin Motherboard Forum R9 290: Low fps in minecraft. Graphics card not using all its power. Forum A simple Graphic card power use chart? Forum SolvedCan using a under powered laptop charger make my notebook shut down under heavy load? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !