Newsbrief: Following up on the recent announcement of a 2016 first quarter launch window for the commercial version of its Oculus Rift headset, Oculus VR has announced recommended PC specs to run Oculus games.
Here they are:
- 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
The recommended video cards run in the $250-$350 range.
Oculus’ VR dev blog stated: “The goal is for all Rift games and applications to deliver a great experience on this configuration. Ultimately, we believe this will be fundamental to VR’s success, as developers can optimize and tune their game for a known specification, consistently achieving presence and simplifying development.”