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aznphatb0i

Latest drivers (3xx) on UL80VT with working Optimus ?

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aznphatb0i

User on this thread: http://forum.notebookreview.com/asus/474538-modded-197-16-hybrid-graphics-driver-ul30-50-80vt-34.html#post8681857

claims that he was able to install 3XX series optimus drivers and latest intel graphics drivers and instantly have working Optimus support

is he correct? Can I just install

Latest intel: http://www.eightforums.com/graphic-cards/4418-mobile-intel-series-4-intel-hd-graphics-1st-generation.html
Latest nvidia: http://www.nvidia.com/object/notebook-win8-win7-64bit-326.80-beta-driver.html

and have working Optimus?

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aznphatb0i

Bump! 


What is the latest driver package that can be used on the UL80VT-A1 and still have Optimus or Hybrid support? What special steps need to be taken?

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LSudlow

As far as I can tell, all the recent NVidia mobile drivers have optimus built in, although it's installed/updated silently. If you extract any of the recent mobile drivers to an empty folder, you'll see the optimus folder is there. So yes, I think you can just install it.

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aznphatb0i

As far as I can tell, all the recent NVidia mobile drivers have optimus built in, although it's installed/updated silently. If you extract any of the recent mobile drivers to an empty folder, you'll see the optimus folder is there. So yes, I think you can just install it.

LSudlow, the recent NVIDIA drivers obviously have Optimus -- the issue is that the UL80VT is a *hybrid graphics* notebook and not Optimus!

There are 'Optimus on Hybrid' sets posted here, so it seems that an Optimus driver will not automatically work / modifications have to be made? However that users post is to the contrary.

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clayton9610

Sorry to respond to an old post but hopefully this helps someone that still gets use of the Asus Ul80vt. After a few frustrating days I managed to install the Nvidia 341.81 driver with working optimus. I used the 341.81 modded inf from: http://www.komeil.com/blog/nvidia-driver-windows-7-laptop-modded-inf

Method:

uninstall both Intel and Nvidia drivers, reboot, cleanup with driver fusion or similar, reboot, install Intel driver, reboot, disable Intel, reboot, install Nvidia driver, reboot, enable intel, reboot.

I am using the 2869 Intel driver version.

Cheers.

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