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


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

Minimum 8 GB RAM, recommended 16 GB RAM

Hard Disk Spaceminimum 2GB, recommended 12GB (includes additional downloadable content)

TCP/IP

Only IPv4 is supported. IPv6 is currently not supported

Operating System

Windows® 8.1, Windows 10.

SketchUp

SketchUp 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

GPU Support

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

 

V-Ray Vision requires a Graphic card with DirectX 11 or DirectX 12 and Shader Model 5.0 capabilities.


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

Minimum 8 GB RAM, recommended 16 GB RAM

Hard Disk Spaceminimum 2GB, recommended 12GB (includes additional downloadable content)

TCP/IP

Only IPv4 is supported. IPv6 is currently not supported

Operating SystemApple® macOS 10.10.x or higher
SketchUpSketchUp 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021

 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.

 

Support is available only for V-Ray 5 and V-Ray Next (V-Ray 4). Earlier versions are no longer supported.