Switchable AMD graphics card does not properly

I have a laptop Dell Inspiron 3521:

-Core i3 3227U with HD4000 Intel integrated graphics

-AMD Radeon discrete graphics HD7670M

Problem is switchable graphics do not seem to pass to Radeon on some games. They seem to work very well in Bioshock Infinite (medium setting is playable) or Borderlands 2 (FPS maxed out, decent), but in games like Assassins Creed 4 I get terrible FPS even on possible graphics configurations as low, and I know that my Radeon is capable of much more than that. Even Crysis 1, which must run on highest details with good FPS is playable through details.

I did everything the internet has suggested (update day drivers, beta drivers, switchable graphics configuration, uninstall CCC, disabling Intel HD, etc.). I'm not a tech genius, but I know such things well enough to know that some of my games (if not all, to be honest) are not running on my graphics card discrete, despite the fact that they are programmed in the Maximum performance in the catalyst.

I know people have been suffering from this, but I would like to know if someone has solved this problem, or if I have any chance to get my laptop to work correctly, after 3 months of looking for a solution.

It would actually be great, if I could just value my switchable graphics fixed rather than dynamic and just use my Radeon, but I can't, because my BIOS does not give me the option to choose. I mind as Dell support, if I was located in the United States, but since I'm not--I can't either. Help! PLEASE?

Check with the Publisher of the games that do not work - some may not support switching graphics adapters require an update or upgrade to work.

You try to run some demanding games on very, very low end hardware - which can be a problem as well.  It is simply not a game system - it can do quite well with the multimedia work, but this is just much too low end for the games you want to run - particularly given the low CPU you have.

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