HTC Vive
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HTC VIVE headset is one of the big VR units in the virtual reality space. Unlike the Occulus it comes with controllers
HTC Vive System Requirements
1 Apr 2016 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470T 2.8GHz / AMD FX-8100
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6990 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780
  • System Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4590 3.3GHz / AMD FX-8350
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 290 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4GB
  • VRAM: 4GB
  • System Memory: 6 GB RAM
PC System Analysis For HTC Vive Requirements
The HTC Vive is one of the first dedicated virtual reality headets to hit the market. HTC and Valve have gone with nearly identical system requirements as the Oculus Rift, and you'll need a high end system with at least 4GB VRAM in order to hit the needed 90FPS at 2160 x 1200 resolution.
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HTC Vive PC Release Date:

1 Apr 2016

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