Clients can now preorder the Oculus Rift VR headset, which is scheduled to ship in June 2016.
Nevertheless, the headset requires a strong PC for it to work with no points. Whereas there are specific gaming PCs from Dell and Alienware which might be already suitable with the headset, there are clients who appear reluctant to buy VR headset due to compatibility points.
Fortunately, there’s now a Rift compatibility device that potential clients can download and run on their PC with a purpose to discover out if their machine meets the necessities.
In response to Oculus, the Rift VR headset would work nicely with PCs which have the next specs: a CPU that’s equal to an Intel i5-4590 or higher; a video card equal to Nvidia GTX 970 or AMD R9 290 or higher; memory that measures as much as 8 GB RAM or greater; a suitable HDMI 1.3 video output; 4 USB ports whereby three can be 3.0 whereas one can be 2.0; and Home windows 7 SP1 64-bit OS or newer.
If the consumer’s PC is discovered not Rift-prepared after operating the check, a pop-up window will seem with the next message:
“Your pc doesn’t meet the really helpful system specification for Rift. Please examine the outcomes under to study extra, or discover out extra about Rift at oculus.com/rift.”
The website additionally signifies a number of the PCs which were optimized for the Rift VR headset.
“Oculus partnered with prime producers of PC methods and elements to offer a variety of methods which are optimized for Rift,” stated Oculus. “They have been designed, assembled and examined with Rift in thoughts, so that you may be assured they will ship an awesome VR expertise. Oculus Ready PCs can be obtainable beginning subsequent yr.”
Aside from Dell and Alienware, one other PC system suitable with the Rift know-how is Asus. The firm’s G11CD and ROG G20CB PCs are each designed to offer players with an genuine and immersive digital actuality gaming expertise.
Asus Rift-prepared PCs begin on the price of $ 949 whereas each Dell and Alienware supply PCs at a beginning price of $ 999.
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Source : Techtimes