This page provides information on what hardware and operating systems are required for V-Ray to work properly.
New VFB is available in 3ds Max 2018 or later. Older 3ds Max versions only support the previous V-Ray VFB.
The requirements listed here are for the latest version of V-Ray in 3ds Max.
Please make sure that your system meets the requirements listed below before installing V-Ray.
1st Gen Intel® Core™ or compatible processor with SSE4.2 support (x64)
Minimum 8 GB RAM, recommended 64 GB RAM
|Operating system||Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 or Windows 10 operating system|
|Autodesk® 3ds Max||3ds Max® 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 (64-bit)|
|USB port||Required for customers using legacy hardware lock, preferably USB 2.0|
|TCP/IP||Only IPv4 required for distributed rendering is supported. IPv6 is currently not supported.|
|License Server||5.5.0 or later|
NVIDIA CUDA with minimum required compute capability 5.2*: Maxwell-, Pascal-, Volta- and Turing-based NVIDIA card(s) with latest video driver or at least version 442.54;
V-Ray Production Denoiser: AMD or NVIDIA GPU supporting OpenCL 1.2;
NVIDIA AI Denoiser: Maxwell, Pascal, Volta or Turing-based NVIDIA card with driver version 441.28