Hardware Configurations

List of Supported GPUs

Hardware Configuration Single GPU System Dual GPU System Two systems, each with GPU Microsoft Hybrid Equipped
Graphics Frame Debugger
Direct3D and OpenGL 4.2 - 4.62, and Vulkan3
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Supported GeForce GPUs GTX 600 series or better, including TITAN V and RTX 20-series
Optimus Equipped
Microsoft Hybrid
Supported Quadro GPUs Quadro K-Series, M-Series, P-Series, and RTX-Series, or better
Display driver Please use the latest driver for best results. Download the latest drivers here.
See here for a complete list of officially supported hardware
[1] Ensure the laptop is set up for Microsoft Hybrid mode.
[2] Many OpenGL extensions are supported.
[3] Many Vulkan extensions are supported.


Operating System Requirements
  • Windows 7 or Windows 10 (RS4/17134, RS5/17763, 19H1/18362)
  • 64-bit
C++ Capture Build Requirements[4] One of
  • Visual Studio 2017 Community Edition, Professional Edition, Enterprise Edition
  • Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition, Professional Edition or better
[4] A C++ Capture may be generated without these tools, and freely copied across machines, but building within the Nsight™ Graphics environment will require a compatible tool to compile the C++ source code.


Operating System Requirements

Minimum supported distributions:

  • Ubuntu v16.04, v18.04
  • Redhat v7.5
  • Centos v7.5
  • Fedora 28
C++ Capture Build Requirements
  • GCC 5.0 or later
  • GNU Make