Article ID : 00014370 / Last Modified : 08/16/2015

Graphics appears to lag when playing video games

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This can happen if you are trying to play games while operating the computer with the battery only. When using the battery, the low-performance graphics card will engage. To get smoother graphics performance, plug the computer in using the AC adapter. This will cause the computer to automatically switch to high-performance mode when playing graphics-intensive programs.