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What is ntuneservice.exe?

Part of NVIDIA nTune by NVIDIA

What is it?

NVIDIA Performance Service is part of NVIDIA System Tools (nTune), a collection of utilities for accessing, monitoring, and adjusting system components, including temperature and voltages with user-friendly control panels within Windows, rather than through the BIOS. System Tools has a feature that automatically adjusts settings and tests them to find what it believes to be the optimal combination of settings for a particular computer hardware configuration.
Description of ntuneservice.exe from NVIDIA
Enables one of the safest and easiest ways to automatically optimize your PC. nTune automatically detects the application running and dynamically optimizes the PC settings. Faster than tuning by hand, nTune delivers optimal settings for bus speeds, HyperTransport, memory timings, CPU registers, fans, and voltages in a safe, easy-to-use Windows interface. Provides the ability to overclock system settings without entering the BIOS or changing hardware jumpers.
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How does ntuneservice.exe run?

Service - ntuneservice.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'nTuneService' (Performance Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Performance Service runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the ntuneservice.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of ntuneservice.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is ntuneservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00024% CPU2387.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
9.03 MB RAM41.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\nvidia corporation\ntune\ntuneservice.exe

Are there other versions of NVIDIA nTune?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by NVIDIA nTune.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
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File details

File name: ntuneservice.exe
Publisher: NVIDIA (verified)
Name: NVIDIA nTune
Description: NVIDIA Performance Service
Version: 6.05.26
Size: 270.1 KB
Original file name: nTuneService.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 9/1/2011
Expiration date: 9/1/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0007363089%
Privileged CPU: 0.0004975699%
User CPU: 0.00023873900937%
Privileged CPU time: 4212027 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,938,755,438
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 69.02 MB
Peak committed memory: 77.52 MB
Paged memory: 9.03 MB
Peak paged memory: 9.23 MB
Paged system memory: 113.07 KB
Non-paged system memory: 13.1 KB
Working set memory: 13.33 MB
Peak working set memory: 13.41 MB
Min working set memory: 11.42 MB
Private memory: 9.03 MB
Page faults: 26,297
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 190
Total read transfer: 20.74 MB
Total write operations: 7
Total write transfer: 996 Bytes
Total other operations: 16,243
Total other transfer: 2.42 MB
Handle count average: 234
Thread count average: 5

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\nTune\nTuneService.exe" /StartService

Service details

Name: Performance Service
Service name: nTuneService
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Service to allow a remote administrator to access this machine for gathering information, and performing performance updates”

Image hashes

MD5: ff39fa39b7865aac6edcc185c63d7d14
SHA-1: 76da68c106a34151f0a5358846673371479b1da7
SHA-256: f58d20cb10ae9fa4f655fe1a63c329e8991a2e9ee75019649066c4adc0eedda5

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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