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Hey all.
After setting up my rig, configing everything to the way I like it and overclocking the hell out of it,one dumb question has struck my head!

Do I honestly need the Nvidia driver processes running in the background?

I know they don't take a lot, but I'm a RAM w*ore and I usually do anything I can to get to minimum RAM usage.
This goes to the following processes:
nvSCPAPISvr.exe - 2268 k
nvvsvc.exe - 3180 k
NvXDSync.exe - 9308 k
nvtray.exe - 15,744 k

That's a total of 30,000. Yes, I'm b*tching over 30k.
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yes, you do need to use that 30 KB of RAM
    
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you coud probably close the tray but thats about it.
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there are far less important tasks you should kill before considering the NVIDIA ones.
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Yes you need them.without them your gpu would not work correctly.
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Yes, I'm b*tching over 30k.
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post #7 of 7
Kill them and see what happens?


However, the time and effort to save 0.0003% of RAM could much be better spent doing other things...
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