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System Requirements for V-Ray.


V-Ray is a 3D rendering software that is compatible with most of the major digital content creation applications including Autodesk's 3ds Max, Maya and Revit, Trimble's SketchUp, McNeel's Rhino, and Foundry's Modo, Nuke, and Katana. V-Ray is also available for Houdini, Unreal, Cinema 4D, Blender, and formZ.

In this blog, we will discuss the system requirements for V-Ray to function smoothly.

Below mentioned are the basic system requirements for V-Ray:



The desired processor for V-Ray to function smooth are: 1st Gen Intel® Core™ or compatible processor with SSE4.2 support (64-bit)


A minimum of 4 GB RAM is required for the plugin to work proper

Operating System:


While selecting the operating system make sure it is any of the below:

Windows® 8 and later, Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 7.2 WS, or CentOS 7, and later, macOS 10.10 and later

Hard disk and video card are also of important notice here, below specifications for the same will work fine

-Hard Disk Space 1 GB free

-Video Card

V-Ray GPU CUDA: Maxwell-, Pascal-, Volta- and Turing-based NVIDIA card(s) with the latest recommended video driver or at least version 441.20.

The minimum required to compute capability is 5.2*

V-Ray GPU RTX: RTX cards with the latest recommended video driver or at least version 441.28

Internet Internet access (for submitting results)

(Source of info: chaosgroup)


V-Ray has been one such handy and friendly plugin that works smoothly with most of the rendering software. With the extensive library, materials and plenty of other options, V-ray continues to be the favourite of many.