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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.


Requirements


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.

 

Processor

1st Gen Intel® Core™ or compatible processor with SSE4.2 support (x64)

RAM

Minimum 8 GB RAM, recommended 64 GB RAM

Operating systemMicrosoft® Windows® 8.1 or Windows 10 operating system
Autodesk® 3ds Max3ds Max® 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 (64-bit)
USB portRequired for customers using legacy hardware lock, preferably USB 2.0
TCP/IPOnly IPv4 required for distributed rendering is supported. IPv6 is currently not supported.
License Server5.5.0 or later
GPU Acceleration

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;

NVIDIA RTX with compute capability 5.21: RTX cards with latest recommended video driver or version 442.54; 

2GB VRAM

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

 

 

 

 

CUDA compute capability and card reference