Check If Your Computer Is Ready For Oculus Rift

The year 2016 is going to be the year of virtual reality, preorders for the virtual reality headset, the Oculus Rift, has been finally opened to general public and shipping will start from March 28th to 20 countries.

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What is Oculus Rift?

Oculus Rift is a virtual reality head mounted display developed by Oculus VR. A system that completely immerses you inside virtual world. Read more

But before ordering this, you need to make sure that your system is compatible or not for it. For better experience with the device, they have recommended the following PC configuration:

Graphics card: NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD R9 290 equivalent or greater

Processor: Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater

Memory: 8GB+ RAM

Output: Compatible HDMI 1.3 video output

Input: 3x USB 3.0 ports plus 1x USB 2.0 port

Operating system: Windows 7 SP1 64 bit or newer

Also you can check whether your current system meets their recommended specification or not, by downloading their software ‘Oculus Compatibility Tool’.

Download the software and run it, no installation is required. When you click the start button, it will analyze your system and will display a list of hardware components that are compatible and those which are not compatible with the Oculus Rift. It will also display minimum requirement for each component in drop-down menu.




Download the compatibility tool to check whether your system is Oculus Rift ready.

via Lifehacker

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