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This page provides information on the minimum required hardware to run V-Ray.

 Please note that V-Ray for SketchUp version 2.0 and earlier are no longer supported.


Windows


Please make sure that your system fulfills these requirements before installing V-Ray. Note that V-Ray is only supported for 64-bit operating systems and 64-bit versions of SketchUp.

Processor

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

RAM

4 GB RAM and 4 GB swap minimum – recommended 8 GB or more RAM, 8 GB or more swap file

TCP/IP

Only IPv4 is supported. IPv6 is currently not supported

Operating System

Windows® 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10.

SketchUp

SketchUp 2016 (64-bit), 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

GPU SupportMaxwell-, Pascal-, Volta- and Turing-based NVIDIA card(s) with latest video driver or at least version 411.31
For more info, see GPU Rendering.

 

Mac OS X


Please make sure that your system fulfills these requirements before installing V-Ray.  

Processor

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

RAM

4 GB RAM and 4 GB swap minimum – recommended 8 GB or more RAM, 8 GB or more swap file

TCP/IP

Only IPv4 is supported. IPv6 is currently not supported

Operating SystemApple® Mac OS X 10.9.x or higher
SketchUpSketchUp 2016 (64-bit), 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020

 V-Ray GPU works only with C++/CPU devices under macOS. V-Ray GPU can still be used in distributed rendering where a macOS machine runs the CUDA engine on a CPU device together with Windows/Linux machine(s) running CUDA engine on GPU device(s).

 

For more information on hardware, see the Hardware Recommendations article.