Is Linux GPU programming possible on recent notebooks?


I am looking for a new notebook to learn about AI but most important to do ROCm GPU programming i.e. extend opensource applications to leverage the compute performance of recent AMD(!) GPU generations.

What confuses me are strange comments in notebook reviews on Youtube stating, that it’s not possible to bypass integrated GPUs?!

It’s called MUX switching and apparently few notebooks support it.

Is GPU programming possible on such a notebook?

On my 6 years old notebook, I can define whether the integrated GPU is used or the dedicated one (to run applications written in cuda) by means of an Nvidia application / “control center”.