This information is for Vicon Shogun 1.7. For up-to-date help, see the latest Shogun documentation.

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The specification for a PC for use with Shogun depends on the size of the motion capture system and the quantity of data to be captured and processed.

Note that the minimum recommended monitor resolution is 1080 pixels (1920 x 1080).

These guidelines may have been superseded since publication. For up-to-date information, please visit the Vicon website FAQs and select Operating systems and PC or contact Vicon Support.

Laptop specification

This specification is recommended for a Vicon system that is to run on a laptop:

System sizeUp to 20 Vantage/Vero cameras
VueUp to 2
CPU10th generation Intel® Core™ i7-10750H (6-core, 12 MB cache, up to 5.0 GHz)
Graphics cardNVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti 4 GB GDDR6
Memory32 GB (2x) 16 GB DDR4 2933 MHz
OS hard drive1 TB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive
Network cardSonnet Solo 10 GbE Thunderbolt 3 Adapter
Wireless adapterKiller Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 (2×2) and Bluetooth® 5.0

Medium-sized system specification

This specification is recommended for a small- to medium-sized Vicon system (up to 40 cameras):

System sizeUp to 40 Vantage/Vero cameras
VueAzure build: Up to 2
Blue build: Up to 6
Model/ChassisPrecision 3640 Tower (XE)
CPUIntel® Core™ i7-10700 (8-core, 16 M cache, base 2.9 GHz, up to 4.8 GHz) DDR4-2933
Graphics cardNVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2060 Super, 8 GB GDDR6, DP, HDMI, DL DVI (Precision 3640)
Memory16 GB 2X8 GB DDR4 2666 MHz or 2933 MHz
OS hard driveM.2 512 GB PCIe NVMe Class 40 Solid State Drive
Video hard driveAzure* build: OS hard drive
Blue* build: 1 TB PCIe NVMe Class 40 M.2 SSD
Data hard drive2 TB SATA 7200 rpm
Network cardIntel® X550-T2 10 GbE
Wireless adapterIntel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 802.11ax Dual Band (2×2) wireless module + Bluetooth 5

* For information on the Vicon PC builds, contact 

These PCs are based on a 10 GB Vicon system topology.

Large system specification

For information on the Vicon PC builds, contact 

For information on optimizing performance for AMD CPUs, see Improving system performance on AMD CPUs.

Supported operating system for Vicon Shogun

Shogun 1.7 is supported under the following operating system:

  • Microsoft Windows 10, 64-bit (this is the Vicon-recommended OS): Compatible with and fully supported. Installation, software operation and required third-party drivers tested.

Although Shogun may install and function under other Microsoft Windows operating systems, this is not officially supported or recommended by Vicon.

For further details, see Vicon system setup information or the PDF PC Setup for Vicon Systems.