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Alec
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Has any progress been made on this issue?

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It has always been possible to enable the Intel iGPU on 2018 15" MacBook Pro. The problem lies with the attachment of the internal display to the iGPU (circle dots then black screen). The only workaround so far is to use modified Radeon graphics drivers from BootCampdrivers.com to run both dGPU and eGPU. Windows Hybrid Graphics allows manual assignment of eGPU to run specific games/apps.

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Isn't hybrid graphics still pretty useless? I tried selecting the eGPU, but Windows always defaults back to the dGPU. I've only gotten hybrid graphics to work with Call of Duty games.

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@alec Not at all. I am and will be away from my external monitors for more than 3 months, and have been making good use of this for internal display acceleration with eGPU in Windows (games).

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@alec Not at all. I am and will be away from my external monitors for more than 3 months, and have been making good use of this for internal display acceleration with eGPU in Windows (games).

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good, that you found finally a way to enabled the dGPU and thus hybrid mode with AMD eGPU.  Bevor this it was a big showstopper for AMD eGPUs in Bootcamp.

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@alec Not at all. I am and will be away from my external monitors for more than 3 months, and have been making good use of this for internal display acceleration with eGPU in Windows (games).

I just tried it. It still doesn't work with emulators and lesser known games. Windows is a joke with the way it handles this.

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@alec Not at all. I am and will be away from my external monitors for more than 3 months, and have been making good use of this for internal display acceleration with eGPU in Windows (games).

I just tried it. It still doesn't work with emulators and lesser known games. Windows is a joke with the way it handles this.

@alec for your Info:

@mac_editor and I have the exact same macbook pro model (15-inch 2018) and I can assure you: It works. You can accelerate any game/application on your internal display. Windows is not a joke in this matter and handles it very well with MS Hybrid. It's not even difficult. Just follow one of my or @mac_editor's build guides.

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Posted by: OliverB
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@alec Not at all. I am and will be away from my external monitors for more than 3 months, and have been making good use of this for internal display acceleration with eGPU in Windows (games).

I just tried it. It still doesn't work with emulators and lesser known games. Windows is a joke with the way it handles this.

@alec for your Info:

@mac_editor and I have the exact same macbook pro model (15-inch 2018) and I can assure you: It works. You can accelerate any game/application on your internal display. Windows is not a joke in this matter and handles it very well with MS Hybrid. It's not even difficult. Just follow one of my or @mac_editor's build guides.

Do you have Cemu or Space Engine? It does not work on those programs.

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@alec Not at all. I am and will be away from my external monitors for more than 3 months, and have been making good use of this for internal display acceleration with eGPU in Windows (games).

I just tried it. It still doesn't work with emulators and lesser known games. Windows is a joke with the way it handles this.

@alec for your Info:

@mac_editor and I have the exact same macbook pro model (15-inch 2018) and I can assure you: It works. You can accelerate any game/application on your internal display. Windows is not a joke in this matter and handles it very well with MS Hybrid. It's not even difficult. Just follow one of my or @mac_editor's build guides.

Do you have Cemu or Space Engine? It does not work on those programs.

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Could you please provide a screenshot of the MSHybrid configuration of your system?

It should look like this:

MSHybrid

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Alec
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Mine looks exactly like that but with the GTX 1080.

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