Oculus Rift Recommended Specs

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The Oculus Rift will be available in the very near future. You are going to need a decent computer to put your headset to good use though. To get the full Rift experience, you are going to need a machine with:

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  • 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

There are more powerful machine available on the market. But a system with the above specs should be capable of handling virtual reality games and apps. Of course, if you are planning to buy a new PC, you may want to wait a few months to get a system that is fully compatible with future VR systems.

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