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    Strix GL503 - dedicated GPU for external monitor?

    Hello,

    I bought a monitor capable of 4K otput @ 60FPS via HDMI for my laptop (Strix GL503, it has a GTX 1050 which should be capable for that - note that I do not intend to game on this thing, just office productivity work) but the best I can get is 4K @ 30FPS and it's through Intel HD 630 and the image displayed on the monitor is choppy. I'm running Windows 10 and cannot for the life of me find a setting which would allow me to force the dedicated GPU for video output instead of Intel graphics.
    Any help guys?

    Kind regards!

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    The GL503VD has an HDMI 1.4 port which is limited to 4k 30hz. The GPU does not matter because the port is the limitation. You can run a higher refresh but you will have to lower the resolution. Depending on the monitor 1920x1080 may look clear for desktop work because it is exactly 1/4 of a 4k display.
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