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So hello everyone, this is my first post and I've just been wondering why my laptop computer (MSI GT70 Dragon Edition 2) isn't detecting this card as being installed or is it?

However, I did go to NVIDIA Control Panel and set the "Preferred graphics processor" to NVIDIA high-performance processor (or something like that). I also chose maximum performance in one of the options.

I then tried to run COD4 with max settings @1080p w/ 4xAA and without V-Sync I was getting 110-140 frames. So I guess the card is functioning fine?

EDIT: Nevermind. dxdiag can't detect video cards that use Nvidia Optimus technology. It's all sorted!

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