Arion technology software and hardware compatibility

Software compatibility

Arion standalone and Arion plug-ins are designed to run on Windows Vista, Seven and Windows Eight.

Hardware compatibility

Arion can run on any CPU with SSE instructions.

Arion support fully the Shader model 2.0 and 3.0. The shader model 1.1 (GeForce series 200 and prior, Quadro series 4000 and prior as well as Tesla series 1000 and prior) are no longer supported by Arion.

The charts below will help you choose the right GPU for Arion and Arion plug-ins:

Professional GPUs

GPU Model Recommended
Tesla seriess
Tesla K20X
Tesla K20
Tesla K10
Tesla C/M2090
Tesla C/M2075
Tesla 20-series
Quadro series
Quadro Plex 7000
Quadro 6000
Quadro 5000
Quadro M series
Quadro K5000M
Quadro K5010M
Quadro K4000M
Quadro 4000M

Desktop GPUs

GPU Model Recommended
GeForce 700 series
GeForce GTX 780
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
GeForce GTX 770
GeForce GTX 760
GeForce Titan series
GeForce GTX Titan
GeForce 600 series
GeForce GTX 690
GeForce GTX 680
GeForce GTX 670
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
GeForce GTX 660
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
GeForce GTX 650
GeForce GTX 6400
GeForce GTX 630
GeForce GTX 620
GeForce GTX 610
GeForce 500 series
GeForce GTX 590
GeForce GTX 580
GeForce GTX 570
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
GeForce GTX 560
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
GeForce GTX 545
GeForce GTX 530
GeForce GTX 520
GeForce GTX 510
GeForce 400 series
GeForce GTX 480
GeForce GTX 470
GeForce GTX 465
GeForce GTX 460
GeForce GTX 450
GeForce GTX 440

Mobile GPUs

GPU Model Recommended
GeForce 700M series
GeForce 730M
GeForce 600M series
GeForce 680MX
GeForce GTX 680M
GeForce 675M
GeForce 670MX
GeForce 670M
GeForce 660M
GeForce 650M
GeForce 645M
GeForce 640M LE
GeForce 635M
GeForce 630M
GeForce 625M
GeForce 610M
GeForce 500M series
GeForce GTX 580M
GeForce GTX 570M
GeForce GTX 560M
GeForce GT 555M
GeForce GT 550M
GeForce GT 540M
GeForce GT 525M
GeForce GT 520MX
GeForce GT 520M
GeForce 400M series

Drivers black-list

In this table you will find video drivers versions that we have tested and have been black-listed for being unstable and/or not working:

Driver version Recommended

Arion hardware compatibility list.

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