Find Out If Your PC Is VR-Ready With the Oculus Rift Compatibility Tool

The Oculus Rift VR headset pre-orders are finally open to everyone, but you’ll need a powerful Windows PC to use it. This tool will scan your system and determine what you need to update so that you are ready to launch in May.

The future of virtual reality is, of course, quite exciting, but also expensive. Not only will you need to shell out over $ 600 for an Oculus Rift headset , you will also need an incredibly powerful rig to use it. A typical gaming PC will likely need an upgrade, and even high-end gaming rigs will likely need a new graphics card. Here are the minimum recommended specs :

Video card: NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD R9 290 or better

CPU: Intel i5-4590 equivalent or higher

Memory: 8GB + RAM

Video Output: HDMI 1.3 compatible video output

USB ports: 3 USB 3.0 ports and 1 USB 2.0 port

OS: Windows 7 SP1 64 bit or newer

If you want to know where your computer needs a bit of power, follow the link below and download the compatibility tool.

Oculus Rift Compatibility Tool | Oculus


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