This page gives some details on what hardware and operating systems are required for V-Ray to work properly.


Windows


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/IPOnly IPv4 is supported. IPv6 is currently not supported
Operating System (64-bit only)Windows ® 7 SP1, Windows ® 8,  Windows ® 8.1 Professional, and  Windows ® 10 Professional 
HoudiniHoudini 16.5.473 and above
GPU SupportMaxwell-, Pascal-, Volta- and Turing-based NVIDIA card(s) with latest video driver or at least version 411.31

Houdini Indie is also supported with the following limitations:

  • Maximum render size for animations is 4096 x 4096.
  • .vrscene export is not supported.

 

Linux


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/IPOnly IPv4 is supported. IPv6 is currently not supported
Operating System (64-bit only)Red Hat ® Enterprise Linux® 6.2+ WS,  Fedora™ 16+, or CentOS 6.2
HoudiniHoudini 16.5.473 and above
GPU SupportMaxwell-, Pascal-, Volta- and Turing-based NVIDIA card(s) with latest video driver or at least 410.48

 

macOS


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/IPOnly IPv4 is supported. IPv6 is currently not supported
Operating System (64-bit only)Apple ® Mac OS ® X 10.10.2+
HoudiniHoudini 16.5.473 and above

 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).

 

*Check also the Houdini system requirements page: https://www.sidefx.com/Support/system-requirements/ 


 

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