Minecraft not using dedicated GPU [SOLVED]

How to fix the issue of Minecraft not using dedicated GPU

If you’re having trouble getting Minecraft to use your dedicated GPU, there are a few steps you can take to try and fix the issue.


First, open the NVIDIA Control Panel and select Manage 3D Settings. Then, select Program Settings and add javaw.exe to the list of programs (if you are not using the Java edition, then select your applicable version of Minecraft). Finally, choose High-performance NVIDIA processor as your preferred graphics processor for this program.


Try selecting the AMD GPU for Minecraft by right-clicking on your desktop and selecting AMD Radeon Settings. Then go to the System tab and select Display from the left sidebar. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and select High Performance GPU from the dropdown menu.

Check your power plan

Finally, make sure that your power plan is not set to battery saving mode as this can cause issues with Minecraft using dedicated GPU resources.

By following these steps, hopefully can get get Minecraft running on your dedicated GPU in no time!

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