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What are the latest PC specifications?

PC specifications (January 2024)

Important: Vicon Motion Systems Limited provides these specifications for guidance only and reserves the right to make changes to them without notice.

Before purchasing your own PC, please contact Vicon.

FLIR cameras

  • For systems that include up to 4 FLIR cameras, see the ‘Standard + Video PC specification’ below.
  • For systems that include up to 8 FLIR cameras, see the ‘Advanced + Video PC specification’ below. For more information, please contact Vicon Support.
  • If you are sourcing your own hardware, see the ‘Buy your own machine’ specification below and contact Vicon Support for further advice. In addition, please ensure your hardware meets or exceeds the specifications inRecommended Teledyne FLIR Blackfly S hardware for Nexus‘ in the FLIR Cameras Setup Guide, including a suitable USB 3.1 host controller card and high-speed (M.2) SSD.

Vicon-supplied machines

Important: These PC specifications are subject to continual updates. For the latest information, please contact Vicon Support.

Standard PC specification, for systems of up to 40 cameras

Supported operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 10, 64-bit (Vicon-recommended OS): Fully supported and tested
  • Microsoft Windows 11: Supported and has undergone limited testing

As supplied by Vicon Motion Systems Ltd, Oxford, UK

System Size Up to 40 Valkyrie / Vantage / Vero cameras
Model / Chassis Strongbox acoustic MIDI tower
CPU 12 th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-12700 (12-core, 25 MB cache, base 3.6 GHz, up to 5.0 GHz)
Motherboard

ASUS Prime Z690-P WiFi

Graphics Card

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060, 12 GB

Memory 32 GB (2X16 GB) DDR5 4800 MHz
OS Hard Drive

1 TB Samsung 980 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD

Video Hard Drive 1 TB Samsung 980 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
Data Hard Drive

4 TB Seagate Barracuda 3.5" HDD

Network Card Intel® Ethernet 10 GB Dual Port X550-T2 Adapter NIC PCIe Card
Wireless Adapter* Built in to motherboard.

* WiFi adapter included as part of the motherboard configuration

As supplied by Vicon Motion Systems, Inc., Denver, USA

System Size Up to 40 Valkyrie / Vantage / Vero cameras
Model / Chassis

Fractal Design Define 7 Compact Mid Tower

CPU 12 th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-12700 (12-core, 25 MB cache, base 3.6 GHz, up to 5.0 GHz)
Motherboard

ASUS Prime Z690-P WiFi

Graphics Card

ASUS Dual GeForce RTX™ 4060 OC 8 GB GDDR6

Memory

Kingston Fury Beast  32 GB (16 GB x2) DDR5 5200MT/s Non ECC DIMM

OS Hard Drive 2 TB Samsung 980 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
Video Hard Drive 2 TB Samsung 980 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
Data Hard Drive 4 TB Seagate BarraCuda 3.5" HDD – SATA – 64 MB buffer
Network Card Intel® Ethernet 10 GB Dual Port X550-T2 Adapter NIC PCIe Card
Wireless Adapter*

Built in to motherboard

* WiFi adapter included as part of the motherboard configuration


Standard + Video PC specification, for systems including up to 4 FLIR cameras

Supported operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 10, 64-bit (Vicon-recommended OS): Fully supported and tested
  • Microsoft Windows 11: Supported and has undergone limited testing

As supplied by Vicon Motion Systems Ltd, Oxford, UK

System Size Up to 4 FLIR cameras
Model / Chassis Strongbox acoustic MIDI tower
CPU 12th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-12700 (12-core, 25 MB cache, base 3.6 GHz, up to 5.0 GHz)
Motherboard

ASUS Prime Z690-P WiFi

Graphics Card

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060, 12 GB

Memory 32 GB (2X16 GB) DDR5 4800 MHz
OS Hard Drive

1 TB Samsung 980 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD

Video Hard Drive 1 TB Samsung 980 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
Data Hard Drive

4 TB Seagate Barracuda 3.5" HDD

Network Card Intel® Ethernet 10 GB Dual Port X550-T2 Adapter NIC PCIe Card
FLIR Connection FLIR USB 3.1 4-port
Wireless Adapter* Built in to motherboard

* WiFi adapter included as part of the motherboard configuration

As supplied by Vicon Motion Systems, Inc., Denver, USA

System Size Up to 4 FLIR cameras
Model / Chassis

Fractal Design Define 7 Compact Mid Tower

CPU 12 th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-12700 (12-core, 25 MB cache, base 3.6 GHz, up to 5.0 GHz)
Motherboard

ASUS Prime Z690-P WiFi

Graphics Card

ASUS Dual GeForce RTX™ 4060 OC 8 GB GDDR6

Memory

Kingston Fury Beast 32 GB (16 GB x2) DDR5 5200MT/s Non ECC DIMM

OS Hard Drive 2 TB Samsung 980 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
Video Hard Drive 2 TB Samsung 980 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
Data Hard Drive 4 TB Seagate BarraCuda 3.5" HDD – SATA – 64 MB buffer
Network Card Intel® Ethernet 10 GB Dual Port X550-T2 Adapter NIC PCIe Card
FLIR Connection FLIR USB 3.1 4-port
Wireless Adapter*

Built in to motherboard

* WiFi adapter included as part of the motherboard configuration


Advanced PC specification, for systems greater than 40 cameras

For larger Shōgun systems, we recommend using an Advanced PC.

Supported operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 10, 64-bit (Vicon-recommended OS): Fully supported and tested
  • Microsoft Windows 11: Supported and has undergone limited testing

As supplied by Vicon Motion Systems Ltd, Oxford, UK

System Size > 40 Valkyrie / Vantage / Vero cameras
Model / Chassis Strongbox acoustic MIDI Tower
CPU AMD Ryzen™ PRO 5975WX
Motherboard ASRock WRX 80 Creator R2.0
Graphics Card MSI GeForce RTX™ 4070
Memory 32 GB (2×16 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz
OS Hard Drive 2 TB Samsung 980 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
Video Hard Drive

1 x 2 TB Samsung 980 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
1 x 2 TB Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe M.2 SSD

Data Hard Drive 4 TB Seagate Barracuda 3.5" HDD
Network Card Intel® Ethernet 10 GB Dual Port X550-T2 Adapter NIC PCIe Card
Wireless Adapter* Built in to motherboard

* WiFi adapter included as part of the motherboard configuration

As supplied by Vicon Motion Systems, Inc., Denver, USA

System Size > 40 Valkyrie / Vantage / Vero cameras
Model / Chassis

Fractal Design Mid Tower

CPU AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper 5975WX
M.2 Expansion Card

Asus Hyper M.2 x16 Gen 4 card

Motherboard

ASRock WRX 80 Creator R2.0

Graphics Card

ASUS Dual GeForce RTX™ 4070 OC 12 GB GDDR6X

Memory

Corsair Vengeance LPX 64GB (2x32GB)

OS Hard Drive 2 TB Samsung 990 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
Video Hard Drive 2 x  2 TB Samsung 990 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
Data Hard Drive 4 TB Seagate 3.5" HDD – SATA 6GB/s – Enterprise 7200 rpm 256MB Cache
Network Card Intel® Ethernet 10 GB Dual Port X550-T2 Adapter NIC PCIe Card
Wireless Adapter*

Built in to motherboard

* WiFi adapter included as part of the motherboard configuration


Advanced + Video PC specification, for systems including up to 8 FLIR cameras

Suitable for use with Theia3D

Supported operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 10, 64-bit (Vicon-recommended OS): Fully supported and tested
  • Microsoft Windows 11: Supported and has undergone limited testing

As supplied by Vicon Motion Systems Ltd, Oxford, UK

System Size > 40 Valkyrie / Vantage / Vero cameras
Model / Chassis Strongbox acoustic Tower Torrent
CPU AMD Ryzen™ PRO 5975WX
M.2 Expansion Card Asus Hyper M.2 x16 Gen 4 card
Motherboard ASRock WRX 80 Creator R2.0
Graphics Card MSI GeForce RTX™ 4070
Memory 64 GB (2×32 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz
OS Hard Drive 2 TB Samsung 980 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
Video Hard Drive

1 x 2 TB Samsung 980 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
1 x 2 TB Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe M.2 SSD

Data Hard Drive 4 TB Seagate Barracuda 3.5" HDD
Network Card Intel® Ethernet 10 GB Dual Port X550-T2 Adapter NIC PCIe Card
FLIR Connection 2 x FLIR USB 3.1 4-port
Wireless Adapter* Built in to motherboard

* WiFi adapter included as part of the motherboard configuration

As supplied by Vicon Motion Systems, Inc., Denver, USA

System Size > 40 Valkyrie / Vantage / Vero cameras
Model / Chassis

Fractal Design Mid Tower

CPU AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper 5975WX
M.2 Expansion Card

Asus Hyper M.2 x16 Gen 4 card

Motherboard

ASRock WRX 80 Creator R2.0

Graphics Card

ASUS Dual GeForce RTX™ 4070 OC 12 GB GDDR6X

Memory

Corsair Vengeance LPX 64GB (2x32GB)

OS Hard Drive 2 TB Samsung 990 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
Video Hard Drive 2 x  2 TB Samsung 990 Pro NVMe M.2 SSD
Data Hard Drive 4 TB Seagate 3.5" HDD – SATA 6GB/s – Enterprise 7200 rpm 256MB Cache
Network Card Intel® Ethernet 10 GB Dual Port X550-T2 Adapter NIC PCIe Card
FLIR Connection

2 x FLIR USB 3.1 4-port

Wireless Adapter*

Built in to motherboard

* WiFi adapter included as part of the motherboard configuration


Buy your own machine

Basic laptop specification, for systems of up to 20 cameras

Vicon does not supply this machine: the following information is provided as a guide, to enable you to buy a reliable, basic system that is capable of running up to 20 Valkyrie / Vantage / Vero cameras.

Supported operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 10, 64-bit (Vicon-recommended OS): Fully supported and tested
  • Microsoft Windows 11: Supported and has undergone limited testing

Before purchasing your own PC, please contact Vicon.

System Size Up to 20 Valkyrie / Vantage / Vero cameras
Model / Chassis XPS 15 (9510)
CPU 11th Generation Intel® Core i7-11800H (24 MB Cache, up to 4.6 GHz, 8-core)
Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti 4 GB GDDR6
Memory 32 GB DDR4 3200 MHz, 2×16 GB
OS Hard Drive 1 TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
Network Card Sonnet Solo 10 GbE Thunderbolt 3 Adapter
Wireless Adapter Killer WiFi 6 AX1650 (2×2) and Bluetooth 5.1

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