Multi GPU Issues

If you have two GPUs in your system you have to make sure that Enscape uses the dedicated NVIDIA or AMD graphics card and not your onboard Intel integrated GPU.

Mobile NVIDIA graphics card

NVIDIA GPU Control Panel

Mobile AMD graphics card

Please follow these instructions to switch from your onboard graphics to AMD:

  • Right Click your Desktop
  • Select “Configure Switchable Graphics”

Configuring an AMD GPU

  • The AMD Catalyst Control Center should have opened so you can take the following steps:
    • (1) – The “list” of programs
    • (2) – “Add Application”, if Revit is not contained in the “list”
    • (3) – “revit.exe” select this list item
    • (4) – Select “High Performance” under “Graphics Setting”

The AMD Catalyst Control Center

  • Finally, click Apply and close the window.

General Solution for Intel HD (Desktop + Mobile)

If the solutions above do not work for you, or you are working on a desktop machine, please follow these instructions to disable the Intel graphics card via the Windows Device Manager:

WARNING: On some systems, the following steps may be harmful and can only be reverted via Windows Safe-Mode.

  1. Pressing Windows + S will open the native Windows search function, perform a search for ‘Device Manager’
  2. Expand the Display adapters from the list displayed in the Device Manager.
  3. If you see an ‘Intel HD Graphics’ card listed, right click on it and choose Disable from the menu.

Windows Device Manager

Your system will now automatically use the second GPU in your system. This solution does work for desktop and mobile machines. However, if you are using a notebook, you probably want to follow the instructions above, because disabling your Intel HD graphics card can increase your power consumption and therefore reduce your battery time.

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