Forum discussion tagged with oculus-rift.
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    Solved! So I want to get into VR Gaming, and have some questions.

    Hey all. So I am looking for advice on getting into VR. My rig should be powerful enough. I have a i7 7700k 5.0GHZ OC and two GTX1080 TI EVGA FTW3 Hybrids as well. M.2 970 Samsung Pro and 4266MHZ Trident Z Ram. I been hearing about how new headsets are coming out and what not, and I am...
  2. M

    Low settings vr

    So i wanted to get an oculus rift for my pc. I have an AMD 10-7860K CPU and wanted to get a gtx 1060 6gb. Would i be able to run games like budget cuts on low settings and it run fine?
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    Solved! I need help upgrading my computer for Oculus Rift

    As the title says, I need help upgrading my computer for VR games. Most games run fine, but a game called Beat Saber (beatsaber.com, https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1304877726278670) was laggy, so I upgraded my video card from an MSI Afterburner GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GT OC to a ZOTAC...
  4. T

    Solved! I need help about my motherboard

    Hello I have question. I'm going to buy a Oculus rift and I'm wondering can I use pcie USB 3.0. my motherboard is MSI H81M-p33. I don't know if it is 1x 1.0 or 1x 2.0. or just buy USB hub that will work with Oculus ?
  5. L

    Solved! Oculus Rift: displayport adapter

    Hello everybody. I bought an Oculus Rift VR headset (it will be delivered next week). I have a GTX 1080 Ti VGA card with ONE HDMI 2.0b and THREE DisplyPort 1.4. The HDMI port is connected with my Samsung 4K HDR 60Hz TV...so I can not plug the Oculus Rift there. I ask you if there is any good...
  6. N

    Is the 'Dell Latitude E6540 Game i7' fit for Oculus Rift VR?

    I am searching for a budget game laptop that can handle vr on low settings while also having enough ports for an oculus rift setup. I came across this one: 'Dell Latitude E6540', and I think it's good enough and has enough ports, but as I'm worried I may have overlooked something I wanted to ask...
  7. L

    Solved! Other ways around Oculus SetUp

    I've got an Oculus Rift again, and I'm trying to install the set up. I'm using the Win + R window to get it to download into my hard drive instead of my limited SSD (because just clicking the setup from my downloads folder causes it to tell me I don't have enough space. Despite having changed my...
  8. T

    Will my PC be good enough fro VR

    Hi, I've recently decided to purchase the Oculus Rift, but before I go ahead with it I just wanted to make sure that my PC will be able to handle it. My specs are as follows: GTX 1060 3gb OC Core i5 6400 B150 Plus Mobo Seagate 1tb storage 240gb kingston SSD 550W 80+ Silver PSU Thanks in advance
  9. edesart

    Oculus Rift problems

    Hello, I bought an oculus rift and it's great! Except after one day it stopped working. Oculus support hasn't been much help yet. They said the drivers stopped working and to reinstall them. I already had done that. Plus tried different ports plus tried uninstalling and reinstalling. It sees the...
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    Looking between an HP Omen or Lenovo Legion

    Hello. I have about $1200 to spend on a laptop that can run my Oculus Rift on the go. I have to buy from B&H since I have credit to spend with them. I'm looking between 2 laptop models with similar specs and wanted to guage some opinions if i may. HP OMEN 15-dc0030nr http:// Lenovo Legion...
  11. T

    Solved! Will 1060 handle Oculus Rift VR with my my Asus Prime X470 Pro, Ryzen 7 2700x and 2 16 GB DDR4 3200?

    1070 Ti's price too high, still. Previously thought 1070 Ti would be affordable.
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    Solved! Oculus Rift choppy

    So i have this weird problem with my Oculus rift where on my computer screen everything looks fine but in the oculus headset when i turn my head its like laggy or choppy its not a smooth experience ive reached out too them and they even sent a different headset and nothings changed my specs...
  13. J

    Solved! Not enough HDMIs

    Hello. Im having a bit of trouble with my monitors setup I currently have 2 24" monitors 1 via DVI and the other via Display Port. Also have a 49" 4K TV connected to my PC to enjoy 4K HDR games on the big screen conected through HDMI. The problem comes with my last acquisition, an Oculus Rift...
  14. clutchc

    Oculus Rift + Touch now or wait for next gen

    I was playing around with someone else's Oculus Rift + Touch recently and decide I had to have one. But I'm really put off by all the cabling. The loss of up 4 x USB ports. 5 if you get the rear sensor. And I was also wondering if the resolution would be better with the next gen; not so much...
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    Solved! Will it run VR?

    Hello I was just wondering if my friends build will be able to run Oculus Rift? https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/4Cr3sJ Thanks.
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    Laptop, Oculus Rift CV1, eGPU, Possible?

    I'm new to this eGPU thing, but have an Asus laptop , Oculus Rift CV1 with a 1050ti and would like to know is it disaster to put the Rift's HDMI in not... the constantly not detected laptop port, but rather in the HDMI port on the back of the graphic card while it's on the EXP GDC beast dock?. I...
  17. Nervly

    Solved! Upgrading CPU for VR! (i5-6500 > i7-7700k vs i7-8700k)

    I currently own an i5-6500 with 8GB RAM and a GTX 1060 3GB. My motherboard is a MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Carbon. Most games I play are alright though sometimes I experience a lot of ghosting when spinning my head due to the FPS drops and some actually stutter when something faster's going on in the...
  18. M

    Solved! VR build upgrade (need advice)

    I am looking into getting an oculus rift in the future but need to upgrade my specs i was wondering should i upgrade my gpu or cpu and what i should upgrade it to with a budget of around 200 euro Any help appreciated Specs: CPU-AMD A10-6700 GPU-GTX 960 4gb 8gb 800mhz ddr3 ram
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    What would you upgrade for oculus rift?

    CPU: Intel Core i5-6600 Graphics: Asus Radeon R9 390X 8GB Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x 8GB) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H110M-A I am not an endless pile of money but want to upgrade my son's computer so that he can play Lone Echo. I know that there are much...
  20. M

    Htc Vive or Oculus Rift

    So im in college and money is tight, ive found a couple of vives for 250$ and found a couple of oculus rifts for 180$ which should i buy. Ive used both at a VrLounge and the vive felt better but is it worth it?
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    USB-C 3.1 to USB 3.0 Hub and Oculus Rift

    I recently picked up an Acer Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop and I would like to use it for showing off VR to friends and family without them having to come to my house. It's advertised as "VR Ready" by Acer, and as far as the specs are concerned it should do all right with most titles. The...
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    What is the weight of these remotes i cant find it anywhere?

    I have looked all over the web to find the weight of the htc vive and oculus rift remotes. So for anyone that has the or know could you tell me?
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    will Corsair cx450 450w PSU be enough for Oculus Rift?

    I just recently upgraded my PC with a EVGA GTX 1060 6GB SSC video card. Found out my previous PSU wasn't good enough. Decided to purchase a Cosair CX450 450W (2017). My next big purchase will be an Oculus Rift. Will the Cosair be enough to power everything up? CPU: Intel i5 7600k GPU: EVGA GTX...
  24. C

    Oculus rift won't turn on?

    I've had this headset for 7 months and haven't had a single problem with it until now. I have no idea why and no reason for this happening. I have tried uninstalling the software, unplugging and plugging it back in, I have tried everything my small mind can think of. I would like some help from...
  25. T

    Upgrading PC for vr

    I currently have an i3-6100 and an Rx 460 and 16gb of ram. I have enough money to get an oculus rift and really want to. My PC isint great though so I know I won't be able to run alot but will it suffice for a month until I have enough to upgrade to a 1060 and an I5 or should I just wait. I just...
  26. Tyler LM

    Oculus Rift USB Bandwidth question...?

    If I have the two main 3.0 sensors on the same Controller with 10ft extenders and the last sensor on 2.0 with a 15ft extender and the HMD on the same controller will I come across issues? My MOBO is a H110M-K from ASUS.... The Sensors need around 76 MB/s of Bandwidth per sensor on 3.0, and on...
  27. Tyler LM

    Oculus Rift and PSVR FOV Differences Question

    So I know the PSVR is listed to have an 100 degree of FOV while the Rift and Vive is 110 however those are not necessarily true or exact.... My question is on your experience what one has the better FOV (Non modded "Stock") I use the PSVR adjusted to be as close to my face as possible using the...
  28. M

    HTC vive or Oculus Rift

    So for my 18th birthday i get to choose what i want. (i usually get books and stuff so this is a first). I get to choose between the oculus rift and the vive, now i love fallout 4 and open world games, and i use steam alot. I have a 1050 ti but will buy a 980. I dont care about the look or...
  29. T

    Solved! HTC Vive vs Oculus Rift

    If i can buy the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift (with touch and 3 sensors) for about the same price (400$) which one should i buy and should i even buy one even if i can afford it? My PC has a GTX 1060, a i5-8400, 16GBs of DDR4 RAM and a 256GB SATA 850 Evo SSD with an extra 1 TB harddrive (WD Blue)
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    Samsung HMD Odyssey movement tracking

    So i know that with the vive and oculus your able to walk around the room so im wondering if I were to by the samsung odyssey would i be able to move around to or would be sationary Any help would be greatly appricated
  31. M

    Heavy gaming PC required?

    Are you required to use Oculus Rift with a PC that only supports heavy gaming if just using for Google Earth Street View? For 80 yr old not play games.
  32. K

    Can i run oculus rift?

    Hi can i run oculus rift with fx 6300 8gb ram and gtx 1050ti??? games(job simulator and drunk bar fight)
  33. T

    I have one hdmi what extender should I use for my oculus?

    So i bought a oculus rift only to realize when I was setting it up you need two hdmi’s and I have one
  34. R

    Would this setup be good enough for oculus rift?

    Specs Windows 10 i5 4690k EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB SC GAMING Gigabyte - GA-H81M-S2H Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard 8gb ram I just wanted to see people's thoughts on whether this setup would provide a smooth/enjoyable experience with the oculus rift or any suggested upgrades. :>
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    My Windows 7 PC doesn't know that my Oculus Rift CV1 is plugged in. HELP!

    So I plugged in the USBs and HDMI cables into the right places, and I am 100% sure they work, but the Oculus app just has those spinning circles. The Rift isn't in device manager either.
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    Will they run!

    I have two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 Lightning in SLI, i just ordered the Oculus rift yesterday, will it be good to run on this system? The rest of the specs are; i7 at 3.70Hz x 4cores 16 Gigs of ram Win 10 Pro PS: I'm like 90% sure it will but still got to ask lol! Thanks for the help!
  37. C

    How many HDMI ports do i need to have on my gpu to use Oculus Rift?

    My pc has 1 HDMI port on the gpu and 1 HDMI port on the motherboard can i plug my monitor into the HDMI port on my mother board and oculus rift into the gpu?
  38. N

    Can my pc Run the Oculus rift please help

    Hello i have been thinking in getting a oculus rift but i want to see if my computer can run it i have been on the site and did there performance test it said i meet the min specs but i want to make sure im good before i buy and run really hard games here are my specs i5-4570 3.20GHZ 8GB...
  39. S

    Which should I get

    So im building a PC (specs in my other thread comment on it) and I'm planning on buying a VR now I've done some research and the vive and the oculus rift are the ones I am most interested in. Now from what I can see the oculus cost less and has better remotes. While since the vive has been "out...
  40. tyclipscomb

    Room scale with Oculus Rift DK2?

    so one of my friends has an oculus DK2 and says i can have it for around $135. Can it do room scale? I'm willing to buy other items like sensors to make it work.
  41. M

    New PC Build - Verify I'm on the right path

    Hi, Building a new PC for an Oculus Rift VR system, for the kids (yeah, that's it, for the kids!). Not looking to skimp, but have something that will last a few years - but I don't need to over-spend. Anything in this list look like it doesn't belong? Zalman ATX Mid Tower Case...
  42. B

    Need help on my Build And VR

    I am building a new PC as I am fully in the PCMR ecosystem and have some cash to spend after spending summer saving up. I have an idea of all the components which includes: NZXT S340 Elite, Ryzen 5 1600, GTX 980 SC EVGA, 8GB HyperX Fury DDR4 2400Mhz Ram, MSI B350M Gaming Pro, CoolerMaster Seidon...
  43. C

    Do I need to upgrade my cpu for the oculus rift?

    I have an i5-4460 and a GTX 1060 6GB. I thought that it would be enough but most of the games say i5 4590 or higher. I don't know if I should upgrade or not. Specs: CPU: i5-4460 GPU: GTX 10606gb RAM: 16gb MOBO: ASROCK Z97 LGA 1150 ANNIVERSARY EDITION
  44. C

    144hz or Oculus Rift?

    I'm having a hard time deciding what to get with all of the sales, and I know this post is kind of silly. I would like some help on deciding what to get. I feel like I would get a lot of enjoyment out of VR (for a while), but for like the 10 games I'll have and DOOM, Fallout 4 being vive...
  45. Y

    Wait or buy?

    Hello. It's late 2017, almost 2018 and a week ago I tried Oculus Rift for the first time. I really want to buy myself one but I have seen HTC Vive on internet and it sad it's a bit better for room scale are there any more big differences between HTC Vive and Oculus Rift? I don't have a lot of...
  46. not you

    Is it possible to play any pc game with oculus rift?

    Hello Im thinking about buying an oculus rift to try if its good but most of the games developed for it doesnt seem like my taste But i would very much like to try call of duty ww2 dying light battlefield 1 sw battlefront 2 and maybe shadow of war (i know not fps but i love the game) I know...
  47. A

    HTC Vive or Occulus Rift for this end of year? ...

    Hi everyone, First of all, sorry for my english, It's not my native language but I'll try to write as smooth as possible ^_^ I really want to have VR for many reasons : new way to play, parties with friends that can test horror VR games, etc... The thing is that I'm really hesitating between...
  48. C

    Oculus Rift questions from a newbie

    Im fascinated by this machine but I have never tried it but I really want to get it. Is it worth it? is it all its made out to be? If I do get one, which components do I need to actually play because I see all these different sets out there. I need the headset I know that. I need a controller...
  49. S

    Reusing "older" PC for Oculus Rift

    So I am looking to "rebuild" my older computer (about 4 years old) for Oculus rift. At this point, I will need a new video card, so I'm looking to a GeForce GTX 1060 6GB card. That I have to buy (or some video card). My question is more on the CPU and other components. I have a Core i5 3570S...
  50. L

    Is a GTX 970 REQUIRED for the Oculus to even allow you to play games?

    I am thinking about getting an Oculus Rift but I am not sure if it requires a GTX 970 to not make them look bad if your game is slow, or if it is just a recommendation. I have a GTX 760 and it runs most games very well. I get 90+ frames on COD IW, WW2 Beta, R6 Siege, BF1, and other titles. Any...
  51. Nerdy Nerd

    Discussion: HTC Vive vs Oculus Rift

    So this is a discussion as you can tell by the title. I want this to be a thread where people who are interested in VR (Virtual Reality) can go to see the differences between the two VR sets and what each VR has going for them. So things to talk about with each one is: 1. Price 2. Types of...
  52. X

    Buying an Oculus rift

    Ok for those who already buy an Oculus rift I need some advise from you. I plan to buy an Oculus rift but I want to know what are you thinking about the headset, is it wow why I wait that long to buy one, its ok or why I spend that much on a device I while not used again. Did you use it again...
  53. T

    Oculus rift usb problem

    I only have 6 usb ports on my mobo and I want to do vr will this work for my needs?
  54. V

    A terrible mistake, Need help!

    Hi guys, I just made a big mistake. I bought Oculus Rift thinking that my GTX1080 would do the job as it does with all games so far. But I didn't look at the CPU requirements and when installing the software I get the error that my CPU is not supported. I have a AMD Phenom2 x4 965 ona a ASUS...
  55. T

    Oculus Rift or Computer upgrade

    I can either upgrade my computer or buy vr i would upgrade my computer for vr cant do both Specs gtx 970 A10 7870k (OC x4 860k equivalent) 8gb ram my delema is i want to get into vr but i dont know with my cpu if i would get acceptable results i got a vrmark score of 4153 is it worth it to...
  56. T

    i5 4690k vs i7 4790k in VR

    Hi guys, considering changing my i5 4690k to i7 4790k in my PC mainly for VR use with Oculus Rift..will I see some noticeable improvements in terms of performance or am I stay with current CPU? My GPU is GTX 1080 right now.
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    Deepoon E2 vr comes with 1080p. is that 1080p enough for great gaming and great virtualization?

    Deepoon E2 vr comes with 1080p.is that 1080p enough for great gaming and great virtualization?
  58. L

    Watch 360 Youtube Videos on Oculus Rift CV1

    So I want to watch 360 videos on my Oculus but I have been having problems, and there is no easy way or step-by-step guide. I will list my specs and set up below first: - i7 Skylake Processor - 16gb ram - MSI GTX 980 Ti - Z170X Gaming 7 Mobo - Windows 10 So the way I normally play Oculus, is...
  59. D

    Can This Run Oculus Rift VR?

    Hey guys here will be my soon to be rig, I'm just wondering if it can run an Oculus Rift VR as I have heard the PC requirements for that is high. -AMD Ryzen 5 1600 -Nvidia GTX 1060 6gb -16gb 3200MHz My motherboard should have 3 usb 3.0 ports as well. Thanks in advance for the help!
  60. Z

    Can a GeForce GTX 590 support Oculus Rift?

    Hi, I read online that people have gotten their GTX 590 to work with the Rift. However, I'm having some problems with mine. I can get to the "home" screen in VR, but no games will play. I have the perpetual "floating sign" saying that my system does not meet the minimum specifications for Rift...