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Is there a plist or hidden config to set my graphics/energy preference to "Always use low power/ integrated graphics"?

Seems like energy saver preferences only allow choosing between:

  1. Smart auto graphics switching
  2. Always use high-powered graphics

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gfxCardStatus is an unobtrusive menu bar app for OS X that allows MacBook Pro users to see which apps are affecting their battery life by using the more power-hungry graphics.

https://gfx.io

By this way you can simply disable your graphic card by an icon in your menu bar.

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  • It's always nice to be introduced to new/useful plugins :). Upvoted. – saphryn Nov 16 '15 at 8:40
  • @SaphrynShikaze totally agree :) – StrawHara Nov 16 '15 at 8:40

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