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V-Ray GPU is full-featured 3D GPU rendering software that delivers fast, photorealistic results and instant feedback while you work.



Maximize your hardware.

Unlike other renderers, V-Ray® GPU maximizes interactive performance by using all of your GPUs and/or CPUs — and delivers identical results.

What about my CPU render farm? No problem. Take advantage of GPU speeds on your local workstation and then render on CPUs in your render farm knowing you'll get the same quality regardless of hardware configurations.

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V-Ray GPU with RTX support
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Smart UI

The new contextual UI automatically adapts to your V-Ray GPU workflow. Currently available in 3ds Max and Maya.

V-Ray GPU key features

Forest Pack support

Render incredibly detailed scenes by taking advantage of Forest Pack's powerful scattering toolset.

Forest Color support

Add realism and color variation to your scene with Forest Pack's unique Forest Color maps.

Color to bump map

Use any texture map — including procedural textures — as a bump map with the Color to Bump node.

Bercon noise

Popular third-party shader for creating procedural noise with fine control.

Stochastic flakes

Create perfect-looking car paints with procedural metallic flakes. Works great for snow and sand, too.

Displacement & Hair

Render those extra fine details in your scene with realistic hair and displacement.

V-Ray Clipper

Easily create cutaways and section views with full control over materials and lighting effects.

Low GPU thread priority

Set your GPU device to low thread priority so you can keep working in the viewport while you render.

Render elements

Render a wide range of beauty, utility and matte passes for better artistic and technical control in compositing.


Full support for NVIDIA NVLink, a high-bandwidth interconnect that shares video memory between graphics cards.

Multi-GPU support

V-Ray GPU supports as many GPUs as your system recognizes for ultrafast workflows.

Identical CPU results

V-Ray GPU produces the same result on CPUs, allowing you to leverage local or cloud networks with ease.


Faster setup of your scene's shaders and render effects based on geometry with V-Ray GPU.
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Support for Alsurface material

A general-purpose shader with layered SSS and glossy fresnel reflections on V-Ray GPU.

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Featured articles

V-Ray GPU adds support for Nvidia RTX

RTX acceleration brings a speed boost to new V-Ray Next updates.

The secrets of Ian Spriggs’ 3D portraits

Ian Spriggs takes attention to detail to the Next level. Go behind the scenes of his recent works to see how a master tells story through composition and detail.

V-Ray GPU advancements in V-Ray Next for Maya

V-Ray Next for Maya is leaps and bounds ahead of 3.6 when it comes to V-Ray GPU capabilities. We’ve compiled some of the most significant improvements.

Profiling the Nvidia RTX cards

You’ve seen the future of ray tracing and GPU rendering. Now learn how the GeForce RTX cards performed in Vlado’s benchmarking experiments, and what it means.

What does the new Nvidia RTX hardware mean for ray tracing, gpu rendering & V-Ray?

With the big announcement of new GPU ray-tracing hardware, Vlado explains what this breakthrough means for the future of rendering.

Mint Studios takes us behind its gpu rendering based workflow

Leonardo Bartz from Mint Studios renders entirely on GPU. He reveals his workflow and shows how he makes use of V-Ray Next for 3ds Max's new features.

Visual State unites V-Ray Next and VRscans for Jaguar project

Chaos Group’s next-gen tech helps creative studio create eye-popping renders.

Powered by V-Ray GPU

V-Ray GPU comes within the following V-Ray products.
We suggest starting new projects with V-Ray GPU to maximize your creative speed.
You can always transition from V-Ray GPU to V-Ray without losing any work.
V-Ray for 3ds Max
V-Ray for Maya
V-Ray for SketchUp
V-Ray for Rhino
V-Ray for Revit
V-Ray for Cinema 4D
V-Ray for Unreal
V-Ray for Houdini
V-Ray for Nuke

GPU Hardware

V-Ray GPU supports any CUDA-capable GPU including most NVIDIA GPUs from the past 7 years (Kepler generation or later).

When running on CPUs, performance is similar to V-Ray. But it's many times faster when you include one or more GPUs. See how fast V-Ray GPU is on different hardware on our V-Ray Benchmarks page.

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