Oculus makes recommended system requirements for Rift known




Oculus has given advice on what hardware users should have to use the virtual reality glasses Rift. It is recommended that a Core i5-4590 with Nvidia GTX 970 or AMD 290, or something similar. Support for HDMI 1.3 output is necessary.

The recommended system specifications on the website of Oculus published . According to the company, the hardware requirements in the coming years will remain constant, what must ensure that users do not upgrade to continue using their rift, and that developers will not have to worry about poorly performing content. The recommended specifications come down to a Core i5-4590 with Nvidia GTX 970 or AMD 290 or hardware offers comparable performance. In addition, 8GB RAM is recommended.

Rift also has a number of minimum requirements, including running Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 or later: support for Linux and OS X “put on hold”, says Oculus. First, they ensure that the release for Windows users smoothly. When the development of alternative operating systems, weather does not, however, made it clear start.

There are also two USB 3.0 ports required and should HDMI 1.3 with a minimum pixel clock speed of 297MHz are supported. Because of the latter include many laptops are left out. According Oculus such system requirements needed to smoothly rotate the VR content. Thus the rift had circulated a resolution of 2160×1200 pixels on two screens and the image is refreshed with 90Hz, making so much graphics power is needed.

Oculus is planning to Rift early next year on the market bring . A developer version is already available for some time. Meanwhile, several other manufacturers have released or announced a consumer version of VR glasses, including Samsung and Sony.


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