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The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset from Oculus VR. The consumer version of the Oculus Rift is arriving in Q1 2016, and will come with a launch line-up of titles from Oculus VR and its partners. The Oculus Rift headset offers improved head-tracking and a high-resolution, 90Hz screen for optimal presence, immersion, and comfort.
Oculus Rift System Requirements
7 Oct 2016 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-6300 3.8GHz / AMD FX-4350
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 380 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2GB
  • VRAM: 4GB
  • System Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 1 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Official Recommended Requirements

  • NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD 290 equivalent or greater
  • Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
  • 8GB+ RAM
  • Compatible HDMI 1.3 video output
  • 2x USB 3.0 ports
  • Windows 7 SP1 or newer
PC System Analysis For Oculus Rift Requirements
Oculus Rift will require Radeon R9 290 graphics card with a Core i5-4590 3.3GHz or FX-8350 processor to reach the recommended specs, achieving high graphics setting on 1080p. 8 GB will also be needed to achieve the Oculus Rift rec specs and get 60FPS. Oculus Rift needs a graphics card thats at least as powerful as a GeForce GTX 960 2GB/Radeon R9 380 paired with FX-4350/Core i3-6300 3.8GHz CPU to match the min specs. This PC setup will deliver 25-35 Frame Per Second at Low graphics setting on 720p resolution. Don't try and play Oculus Rift without 8 GB, which helps get the 30FPS We suggest a 7 year old PC to play smoothly.
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Oculus Rift PC Release Date:

28 Mar 2016

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Erm, your might struggle a bit, this is dependent on the games you want to play as-well. Remember that

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ok so can i run drunk bar fight or job simulator?

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would the oculus rift work alright on my system


cpu: intel i5 3570k 3.4ghz
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The compatibility tool says my cpu doesn't meet their recommended specifications and that I need a i5-4590 or better. But I was under the impression the i7 3930k was still pretty good despite its age. Do I seriously have to upgrade? It seems to handle anything I have thrown at it thus far so…

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Can i run oculus rift with this spec ?

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Nope, the problem is CPU and GFX

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How about my new rig ? http://enterkomputer.com/preview.php?name[]=Intel%20Core%20i5-6500%203.2Ghz%20-%20Cache%206MB%20[Box]%20Socket%20LGA%201151%20-%20Skylake%20Series%20(Ready%20Stock%20!!!)%20(Rp%202605000)&name[]=MSI%20B150M%20BAZOOKA

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This VR look very nice, but requirement of GPU for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are way too high to my current card I will upgrade GPU to GTX 1070 when it is released. Also almost none of gaming laptop running VRs.

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The search page gives me a "High system performance running" check for all fields, but this page gives me a flat-out "No" for the graphics card.


But I heard that the G751JY, when overclocked, can run the Oculus Rift.


I love confusion.

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New test rig in place, ignore this.

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Puts in Intel Core i5-6500 @3.2ghz quad and a MSI Geforce 960 2gb


Tells me to downgrade is a gtx780 and the cpu can't run it


EXPLAIN YOURSELF!

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Would my CPU cause any problems with the Rift?

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I don't think so. You could get a little overclocking done if you need to. I have the same chip and mines running at 4Ghz on a h55 with no problems.

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Thanks for the answer, have an upvote :)

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