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System requirements

On this page you can find the system requirements for XR-1 Developer Edition, VR-2 Pro, VR-2, and VR-1.

 

Hardware requirements

These are the hardware requirements for XR-1 Developer Edition, VR-2 Pro, VR-2, and VR-1:

XR-1 Developer Edition VR-2 Pro, VR-2, and VR-1
Component Minimum Recommended Minimum
Motherboard See the list of compatible motherboards. No specific requirement
Processor Intel Core i7-7820X Intel Core i7-8700
AMD Ryzen 7 2700
Intel Core i7-6700
AMD FX™ 9590
GPU* NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
NVIDIA Quadro P5000
Memory 32 GB 32 GB 16 GB
Storage space 2 GB
Video output** 2 x DisplayPort 1.2
or
2 x Mini DisplayPort 1.2
2 x DisplayPort 1.2
or
2 x Mini DisplayPort 1.2
USB port** 1 x USB-A 3.0 / 3.1 port
Thunderbolt™ port** 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 port
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. AMD graphics cards are currently not supported.*
** Note the requirements regarding connectivity and ports. We cannot guarantee full functionality when using adapters. Only use cables to connect the headset.

 

Compatible computers

Varjo headsets are compatible with a broad range of Windows 10 computers. See examples of tested computers and motherboards.

 

Software requirements

The following software is required to use XR-1 Developer Edition, VR-2 Pro, VR-2, and VR-1:

Software Requirement Where to get it
Varjo Base We recommend using the latest version. 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
Thunderbolt™ driver Required for XR-1 Developer Edition only.

Install the latest Thunderbolt™ software and driver from your motherboard manufacturer’s website, regardless of whether the Thunderbolt™ software is pre-installed.

ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming

ASUS Prime Z390-A Motherboard w/ ThunderboltEX 3 expansion card

Gigabyte z390 Aorus Extreme

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 regardless of the tracking method you will use.

 

 

 

 

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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.