[Guide] How to Disable Discrete Graphics in Dual GPU Laptops (NVIDIA/AMD)

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So you mean using that ssdt alone, doesn't provide the power savings and performance boost?
As per my check.
 
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Patched DSDT/SSDT to disable NVIDIA graphics. No change (I tried to enable backlight control).
Uploaded Patched files.
 

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Patched DSDT/SSDT to disable NVIDIA graphics. No change (I tried to enable backlight control).
Uploaded Patched files.
Incomplete PR files attached.
IOReg, disassembled files and the origin must be attached.
 

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It's got disabled.