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System requirements

On this page you can find the system requirements for Varjo Aero.

Hardware requirements

See below for a list of the hardware requirements.

 

Desktop computers

These are the hardware requirements when using Aero with a desktop computer:

Component Recommended Minimum
Processor 4-core CPU

For example:
Intel Core i5-4590
Intel Xeon E5-1620
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
or better

GPU* NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
NVIDIA RTX A4000
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
NVIDIA RTX A2000
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 4000
Memory 8 GB
Storage space 2 GB
Video output 1 x DisplayPort 1.4
USB connectivity 1 x USB-A 3.0 / 3.1
Operating system Windows 10 (64-bit)

* Aero is compatible with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20- and 30-series GPUs that meet the minimum requirements.

For recommended desktop computer configurations, see Varjo-Ready computers for Varjo Aero.

 

Laptop computers

Varjo Aero is compatible with laptop computers. Depending on your application, you may experience decreased performance when using a laptop. Read more about how to improve application performance by adjusting the image quality settings in Varjo Base.

These are the hardware requirements when using Varjo Aero with a laptop computer:

Component Recommended
Processor High-end mobile CPU
GPU* High-end NVIDIA laptop GPU with a total graphics power (TGP) of 135W or more

For example:
NVIDIA Geforce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU
NVIDIA RTX A5000 Laptop GPU

Memory 8 GB
Storage space 2 GB
Connectivity 1 x USB-C 3.1 port

Use the laptop adapter sold separately in Varjo Store to connect Aero.

Note that the USB port on the laptop must be routed directly to the dedicated NVIDIA GPU and include support for Alternate Mode. These ports are typically marked with a Thunderbolt or DisplayPort symbol.

Operating system Windows 10 (64-bit)

* Note that while mobile and desktop GPUs may have identical product names, performance is significantly lower when using mobile GPUs.

For recommended desktop computer configurations, see Varjo-Ready computers for Varjo Aero.

 

Software requirements

The following software is required to use Aero:

Software
Requirement Where to get it
Varjo Base An Aero-compatible version of Varjo Base will be released later this year. Download Varjo Base

Note that you will need a Varjo Account to download Varjo Base.

Windows 10 OS version v. 1809 or later Navigate to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update on your Windows 10 computer.
NVIDIA GPU driver We recommend using the latest version. Download from NVIDIA
SteamVR* We recommend using the latest version. 1.  Download the Steam desktop application
2.  Create a Steam account
3.  Download SteamVR
(For offline use, install SteamVR for Enterprise / Government use instead)

* The SteamVR software is required when using SteamVR™ Tracking.

 

 

 

 

Organizations

As a business customer, you have access to our full product range.

  • Varjo XR-3
  • Varjo VR-3
  • Varjo Aero

Available in over 35 countries

Individuals

Private customers can order Aero through our webstore.

  • Varjo Aero

For private customers, Varjo Aero is currently available in the United States, United Kingdom, and all EU countries.

Organizations

As a business customer, you have access to our full product range.

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Individuals

Private customers can order Aero through our webstore.