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Should I remove NVIDIA PhysX?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #70
United States Rank #133
Reach 6.4339%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.92 days
469.67 days >
Average installed length: 246.77 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
9.14.0702 8.30%
9.14.0610 0.00%
9.13.1220 3.89%
9.13.0927 0.01%
9.13.0725 2.55%
9.13.0604 0.64%
9.13.0325 0.06%
9.12.1031 21.92%
9.12.0904 0.02%
9.12.0807 0.03%
9.12.0613 5.62%
9.12.0612 0.00%
9.12.0604 0.08%
9.12.0507 0.01%
9.12.0213 2.00%
9.12.0209 0.02%
9.12.0203 0.00%
9.11.1111 4.33%
9.11.1107 2.34%
9.11.0621 0.13%
9.10.0514 2.93%
9.10.0513 13.98%
9.10.0512 0.71%
9.10.0224 3.95%
9.10.0223 0.45%
9.10.0222 1.56%
9.10.0129 5.30%
9.09.1112 2.04%
9.09.0930 0.01%
9.09.0914 0.00%
9.09.0814 5.41%
9.09.0720 1.53%
9.09.0428 2.81%
9.09.0209 0.11%
9.09.0203 6.01%
9.09.0121 0.05%
9.09.0025 0.31%
9.09.0010 0.89%

Typically installed together

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NVIDIA PhysX

What is NVIDIA PhysX?

PhysX is a proprietary realtime physics engine middleware SDK. Video games supporting hardware acceleration by PhysX can be accelerated by either a PhysX PPU or a CUDA-enabled GeForce GPU offloading physics calculations from the CPU, allowing it to perform other tasks instead. This typically results in a smoother gaming experience and additional visual effects.

About  (from NVIDIA)

NVIDIA PhysX is a powerful physics engine enabling real-time physics in leading edge PC games. PhysX software is widely adopted by over 150 games and is used by more than 10,000 developers. PhysX is optimized for hardware acceleration by massively parallel processors. GeForce GPUs with PhysX provide an exponential incr...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 9.12.1031, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named i4jdel0.exe. The setup package generally installs about 34 files and is usually about 63.65 MB (66,743,886 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.geforce.com/hardware/technology/physx
Help link: www.NVIDIA.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\PhysX\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DA909E62-3B45-4BA1-8B58-FCAEBA4BCEC9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 63.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA PhysX

Program executable:i4jdel0.exe
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\i4jdel0.exe
MD5:262fffa7dae3043393153e2d5c19698c
Additional files:
  • PhysXCplUI.exe - NVIDIA PhysX Properties Control Panel User Interface
  • GRB_1_x86.dll - GPU accelerated Rigid Body Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCooking64.dll - PhysXCooking 64bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXLoader64.dll - PhysXLoader 64bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCore64.dll - PhysXCore 64bit Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCooking.dll - PhysXCooking Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXLoader.dll - PhysXLoader Dynamic Link Library
  • PhysXCore.dll - PhysXCore Dynamic Link Library
  • cudart32_41_22.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.1.22 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.1.22)
  • cudart32_60.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 6.0.37 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 6.0.37)
  • cudart64_41_22.dll
  • cudart64_60.dll
  • PhysXDevice.dll - NVIDIA PhysX Device Module
  • PhysXDevice64.dll
  • APEX_BasicFSCHECKED_x86.dll - APEX Dynamic Link Library
  • APEX_BasicIOSCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_FieldSamplerCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_IOFXCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_Particles_x86.dll
  • APEX_ParticlesCHECKED_x86.dll
  • APEX_TurbulenceFS_x86.dll
  • APEX_TurbulenceFSCHECKED_x86.dll
  • cudart32_30_9.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 3.0.9 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 3.0.9)
  • cudart32_41_4.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.1.4 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.1.4)
  • cudart64_30_9.dll
  • cudart64_41_0.dll - NVIDIA CUDA 4.1.0 Runtime (NVIDIA CUDA Runtime, Version 4.1.0)
  • PhysXUpdateLoader.dll - PhysXUpdateLoader DLL (PhysX Update Loader DLL)
  • PhysXUpdateLoader64.dll
  • PhysX3Gpu_x86.dll - PhysX (PhysX3Gpu 32bit Dynamic Link Library)

How do I remove NVIDIA PhysX?

Quickly and completely remove NVIDIA PhysX from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NVIDIA PhysX from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program NVIDIA PhysX, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove NVIDIA PhysX.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#70

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.52%
Windows 8 24.84%
Windows XP 4.16%
Windows Vista 3.44%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Windows 8.1 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.93%
Windows 7 Professional 8.54%
Windows 8.1 8.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.45%
  Germany 9.22%
  United Kingdom 4.68%
  France 4.15%
  Canada 3.32%
  Italy 2.47%
  Iran 2.37%
  Australia 2.21%
  Brazil 2.21%
  Netherlands 1.83%
  Russia 1.66%
  Sweden 1.27%
  Poland 1.26%
  Turkey 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.78%
Acer 22.54%
Dell 15.35%
ASUS 12.24%
GIGABYTE 10.10%
Toshiba 7.37%
Lenovo 3.52%
Samsung 3.22%
Medion 1.03%
Intel 0.99%
MSI 0.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.68%
ASUS All Series 4.83%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.88%
Acer Aspire 5750G 3.33%
Acer Aspire 5742G 2.65%

About NVIDIA

Nvidia is known for its graphics processing units and dominates the high performance GPU market.
Publisher URL: www.nvidia.com

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