Forum discussion tagged with Oculus.
  1. Lorenzo Chica

    Solved! Can my laptop handle vr? or which headset will run better on it?

    Ok so I didn't really like to get a 2GB program just for a VR check, so I would rather make the question here, can my ASUS X550ZE laptop work for vr? System specs: Operating System: Windows 10 Home Single Language 64-bit (10.0, Build 19041) System Manufacturer: ASUSTeK...
  2. B

    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...
  3. B

    Oculus playing with vive

    If I get an oculus, can I play games with my friends on Vive? Which games can I not if so. Thanks ks
  4. S

    Solved! Lots of general "Before you buy" questions on vr

    Well, as someone who has been only in 1 vr headset, in 2014, for 5 minutes, and hasnt seen one since, you could say im a noob. Im here to ask a couple of question just before I buy my headset, so ill be in your care to answer them. thanks in advance~ first of all, how much space will I need for...
  5. A

    Rift over vive?

    Ive been thinking about buying a vr headset for a long time now after spending a couple of days with an HTC vive at a friends. I have a bit of space for room scale vr (about 2x3 meters) and id read a lot about how the vive is better at room scale tracking compared to the Rift,. But the price of...
  6. 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...
  7. T

    Solved! could my mac run VR?

    Hi, I was just wondering if my 2014 mac could run VR with an oculus or something like that if I used an eGPU (any suggestions which or which card?) and a program to run windows like parallels. My mac has: i5 4690 CPU AMD Radeon R9 M290X 2048 MB GPU 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 RAM Feel free to...
  8. G

    The 20 Best VR Games to Play Right Now

    From PSVR to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, here are the best virtual reality games to play right now. The 20 Best VR Games to Play Right Now : Read more
  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...
  10. D

    PC Displayport/USB-C > Receiver HDMI = no 5.1 only stereo

    Hi guys. I'm pretty stuck there. My setup: - 2080ti with 2 displayports, 1 HDMI and 1 USB-C. - Oculus Rift - Receiver - 4k 60hz TV Connection: PC > Receiver > TV My goal is to setup PC with receiver somehow not through videocard's HDMI to get 4k 60hz and 5.1 sound. Oculus fails to run...
  11. misssmith11

    Oculus Quest Hands-On: The New King of Mobile VR

    The Oculus Quest is an exercise in carefree exploration that shows if nothing else, that virtual reality isn't dead (for now). Oculus Quest Hands-On: The New King of Mobile VR : Read more
  12. F

    What can vive do with oculus

    I have some friends that have oculus rifts but im getting a vive what can i do with them and can i join ther oculus home or something like that.
  13. M

    Solved! Is the HTC Vive worth it right now?

    After alot of research and seeing the pros and cons of the HTC Vive they say that you have to wait till all games are released but its been 2 years now So was wondering will there be any sale on amazon or a new version of oculus(like pro) coming out Because i got a deal for 550$ for the HTC Vive...
  14. D

    Oculus go and gun club vr

    So my question is pretty simple. Will Gun Club VR run on the Oculus go that's pretty much all there is to it and if not, will it run Gun Club 3. And if so what are the differences between the two
  15. 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...
  16. G

    Best Oculus Go Games

    From dueling wizards to rocking out and beating baddies, these are the best games on Oculus Go. Best Oculus Go Games : Read more
  17. K

    What VR Headset Should I Buy?

    I want to buy a VR headset but I'm not sure if the Oculus is worth the extra 200$. Right now I'm looking at windows mixed reality because they are on sale for around 250. Should I spend the extra money for the Oculus? If I shouldn't which windows mixed reality headset should I get?
  18. G

    How to Pre-Order the Oculus Go

    The $199 headset is ready for pre-order at Amazon. And now's the time to buy it. How to Pre-Order the Oculus Go : Read more
  19. Bscull12

    Ovulus Rift Extension Cables?

    So I am thinking about buying an Oculus Rift but I would need the cables extended about 15 feet. Is this possible to do with a GTX 1080 and some extension cables? I would think it would have enough power to push the extra length but I don’t know. If you have any recommendations please post...
  20. T

    Solved! Mixed reality using mixed technology

    I was wondering if you could theoretically use a windows mixed reality headset with a set of Oculus touch/Vive sticks by using their proprietary sensors and a Bluetooth adapter in the PC to connect them, providing a sort of "mixed" mixed reality.
  21. J

    Will a Ryzen 3 2200G work with Oculus

    Will a Ryzen 2200G be acceptable for VR? Its not listed as VR ready on the AMD website but it looks to be just a tad less than the Ryzen 5 1500x and a great deal better than the Ryzen 3 1200. I want to make sure I'm not buying a chip that won't support VR
  22. Agent Dash

    Can I use my 2nd graphics card HDMI for Oculus?

    I got an Oculus Rift today and all HDMI/display ports on my graphics card are being used for my monitors. I have a second Graphics card in SLI but when I connect the Oculus to its HDMI it won't work. How can I fix this?
  23. 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
  24. B

    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.
  25. R

    What is better the Oculous Rift or HTC VIVE

    im thinking of getting vr and i dont know which one is better!
  26. K

    Looking to buy a VR headset for PC.

    I am looking at getting a VR setup for my pc, for use with Steam VR. Obviously there is alot of talk about the VIVE and RIFT. But has anyone here had experience with the Windows Mixed Reality Headsets? are they any better than the rift? I aim to play VR games in a small space (standing only...
  27. R

    Which should i buy Vive or oculus.

    Ok so i have 900€ and the oculus (with touch bundle) costs 450€ where i live but the vive costs around 700€ and i really want to get the nintendo switch and if i get the vive i won't be able to. I want to kinda get the oculus because of the money and since you get some free games with it. The...
  28. G

    Oculus Rift Is Now Black Friday Cheap at $379

    But the deal won't last forever, so move quickly. Oculus Rift Is Now Black Friday Cheap at $379 : Read more
  29. R

    Oculas Rift Question

    How Does one take the oculas rift sdk and make a virutal reality launcher that runs any game in virtual reality a simple one not advanced im confused
  30. 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.
  31. D

    Black Friday 2017: $599 HTC Vive vs $349 Oculus Rift + touch

    For a long time now, everyone has been saying to get the HTC Vive but Oculus has dropped their prices again for Black Friday. To make things worse, the Vive is also throwing in a bunch of accessories too. Now I am confused and wondering which VR headset because every other source of information...

    Fx 6300 and gtx 1060 for oculus

    *disclaimer* I know that this has been asked a few times by people, but i kind of want a more updated answer as the old forum posts were close to a year old that I've seen. I currently own a fx 6300 cpu and a gtx 950, but I've been interested in buying the oculus. I was planning to get the gtx...
  33. S

    Any glove controller accessories for oculus/Vive yet?

    As it says ... Gloves for VR .. I find it strange no one made this yet. for Virtual fingers in games can be really awesome and open alot of possibilities and ideas for puzzle/Control/ touch experience.
  34. 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...
  35. N

    Would My Computer Be VR Ready? + Vive VS Oculus?

    so ive been upgrading my computer a bit lately. here are the specs i7 7700k MSI GTX 970 16 GB RAM and a bunch of other stuff that doesnt really matter i think my computer would be VR ready but some people say its not sadly. btw would it be better for me to get the oculus or the vive? money isnt...
  36. V

    How do you connect Rift VR with only 1 HDMI port on the GPU?

    Right now I use my Rift in my office with my PC that has a GTX1080 in it with 2 HDMI ports...figured that was just standard on all cards. I want more room for VR so I'm upgrading my i5-2500K desktop in my living room with a new GPU, probably the GTX 1060 6GB and right before buying it I happen...
  37. T

    What has better games psvr or oculus

    I want vr but i cant decide between oculus rift and psvr if i get oculus I would have to uprade my pc but i might get a ps4 pro with vr anyway so my question is does psvr have better games and does that justify the worse experience also how much worse is it with PS4 pro
  38. H

    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?
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. C

    Oculus Rift Touch Order

    Has anyone purchased the Rift during their summer sale? Have you received yours yet? I just ordered mine yesterday off the Oculus website and I want to know if I'll receive it anytime soon or if it's gonna take a few months.
  42. AndrewFreedman

    The Oculus Headset We Really Want is Almost Here

    Your next VR headset won't require you to be tethered to a computer or put a smartphone on your face. The Oculus Headset We Really Want is Almost Here : Read more
  43. A

    Does anybody use their Oculus or Vive outdoors?

    I will be doing just that.
  44. J

    Oculus vs vive

    So I've been wanting a vr headset for awhile and i narrowed it down to the htc vive and the oculus rift and touch, I have only tried the oculus and it was awesome, but is the htc vive better, worse. (P.s I would be doing a full room and I would purchase extra sensors for the oculus)
  45. G

    Oculus Just Solved Gear VR's Biggest Problem

    Oculus is adding Chromecast support to Gear VR, potentially make virtual reality a less solitary experience. Oculus Just Solved Gear VR's Biggest Problem : Read more
  46. T

    Solved! Oculus rift sensors

    If I am getting the rift with the touch controllers I have two sensors but I am wondering whether it is enough for a good 360 vr experience
  47. F

    Oculus Vs Vive

    Need some help ive spent hours looking at both but just cant make my mind up so thought id come here for a bit of help :) Or should i wait for the vive 2
  48. D

    Can a 1st generation i7 run an Oculus rift?

    I ran the oculus pc test and it came back with my processor being the only thing below their minimum, although the steam utility said I'm fine. I've made a few upgrades since i built this back in 2010 but the processor has been able to power through everything I wanted so far. I'm running...
  49. Q

    [Build Help] Cheapest Oculus Build.

    Hello, Im looking to make cheap build for Oculus. I choose RX 480 for it, but i need help with other peripherals. From my experience CPU doesn't really matter, so please recommend anything that is fairly cheap and worthy choose. I never know for MOBO's ... rest ill manage to choose myself...
  50. J

    How to launch Gear VR apps without Oculus

    The Oculus app is a fairly reliable and stable app that is the window into VR for Samsung Galaxy phones. It loads automatically as soon as you attach your handset to the headset and loads into the home screen ready for you to launch your app or game of choice. You can also launch the Gear VR...
  51. J

    Gear VR won’t launch how to fix

    The Samsung Gear VR is an excellent headset but like any new technology has had its teething problems. It will occasionally throw up an issue that can interrupt your experience too. One of which is the where the Oculus app will not start properly. If your Gear VR won’t launch, here’s how to fix...
  52. IAmAZ3R0

    Should I wait to buy a HTC Vive?

    I'm am not going to right now, but I've been thinking, if I gained enough money for it by August, should I buy it then, or wait until after CES 2018? Yes, my PC is VR ready. I did the SteamVR test. http://bit.ly/2myf1gc I am having a hard time deciding and I would appreciate the help. I am...
  53. G

    Oculus Just Slashed Rift Bundle Price by $200

    Oculus just announced massive price cuts to its VR hardware. Oculus Just Slashed Rift Bundle Price by $200 : Read more
  54. J

    How to use Oculus Video on your Gear VR

    Oculus Video is the video app for the Gear VR. It allows you to watch your own media, Facebook 360 videos, Twitch streams, Vimeo videos and all kinds of video. It’s a neat addition to the repertoire of the device and one I use a lot. Here’s how to use Oculus Video on your Gear VR. Watch your...
  55. J

    How to download and install apps for your Samsung Gear VR

    The Oculus Store is where you download and install apps for your Samsung Gear VR. It is accessible when using the headset and makes browsing and buying simple. You can browse and download using just your handset, but that defeats the object of using VR I think. The early Oculus Store was a...
  56. H

    Oculus Client Minimal

    I am currently working on setting up a Virtual Reality activity for education, using the headsets Oculus Rift. I have got 56 Oculus rifts setup in our lab with dell precision PCs. The PC's are registered on our network and multiple users will be using these devices. One issue I came across with...
  57. oliwierek10

    Which should I buy HTC Vive or Oculus Rift Touch?

    Hello I am planing on buying a vr headset and the htc vive and oculus rift touch come in at the same price which should I get? I know the differences between the sensors the fact that the htc vive sensors shoot out lasers and the oculus rift scans for ir light which is better? I am planing on...
  58. AndrewFreedman

    Oculus Working on VR Gloves to Make You Feel Like Spider-Man

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed photos from inside the Oculus VR labs, including futuristic gloves to track your hands while wearing a Rift headset. Oculus Working on VR Gloves to Make You Feel Like Spider-Man : Read more
  59. ern88

    Need some suggestions and opinions.

    Well, I am in the market to step into the world of VR. I need some suggestions. I am looking at the 2 top and only contenders. The Rift or Vive. Now that Oculus has released the touch controllers. The Rift looks like a compete package. Also I will be buying Star Trek Bridge Crew. Just need some...
  60. G

    Facebook's Latest Move Could Set Off a VR Frenzy

    Facebook has hired a new VR boss as it seeks to take virtual reality mainstream. Facebook's Latest Move Could Set Off a VR Frenzy : Read more