Page 2 - Forum discussion tagged with Oculus.
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    osvr hdk 2.0

    I'm considering getting an OSVR HDK 2.0 because it is the most affordable headset that is on spec with Vive and Rift. But I have some concerns about compatibility, so just wondering if anyone here has got it to work with games for Vive and Rift? How well can it play those games if at all? And...
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    Fix Oculus Rift Black Display

    To fix a blank/black Oculus play [that previously worked] go to the following folder: Local Disk (C) → Program Files → Oculus → Support → oculus-drivers then run oculus-driver.exe wait about a minute for the drivers to reinstall [No Dialog or window will appear] Then reconnect Oculus.
  3. M

    Multiple Monitor/Card question about VR

    I'm planning on getting the rift for Christmas but I have an unusual setup I need to make it work with. I currently use my computer for stock trading... I have six monitors and I'm running SLI with two GTX 660's. So obviously I know I have to upgrade my card. My problem is if I were to...
  4. king3pj

    Vive or Occulus Touch

    I've been wanting to get a VR setup for a long time but didn't think there were enough actual games I wanted to play yet to justify the $800. Seeing the Giant Bomb guys play Superhot VR last week makes me think I might be ready to finally take the plunge. That game looks amazing. I always...
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    Oculus compatible ?

    I have a gtx 1070 And 8320 overclocke to 4 ghz 16 gb of ram Mother board is asrock 970 exteme3 r2 I notice the gpu barley fit
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    Second thoughts about VIVE and (Now) Oculus Touch?

    Has anyone considered going with a Oculus touch instead of a VIVE, now that the touch controllers have come out? I recently got to test drive an Oculus Rift with the touch controllers. And they were outstanding. However I do have a VIVE on the way and I have tried it and clearly I was blown...
  7. S

    fx 6300 rift

    I want to get an oculus rift. The tool says my pc wont work. I have been considering upgrading to an i7. right now i have a fx 6300 overclocked at 4.5gz with an r9 290x. will this be enough to runs games well. I cant buy the oculus and the upgrade at the same time. I'd rather not buy the oculus...
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    Please help me choose upgrades for VR (I know nothing)

    I have an okay computer, but it needs upgrading for oculus or vive... I am not sure which one i am going to get yet, but probably oculus. I am unsure if the upgrades i have in mind even work with my computer/motherboard and if they are solid choice. Please help I currently have: CPU: i5 3570K...
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    GTX 780 6GB for Oculus?

    I'm looking to buy either an Oculus or a Vive, but want to make sure my PC can handle it. I have an i5 4460, 12GB RAM, and an Asus Strix GTX 780 6GB with a heavy over clock. Can I play VR fluently until around summer 2018 when I upgrade? I want to wait for the 1180.
  10. KaDeTime

    Is oculus VR risky since HTC is working with Steam?

    as title stated i want to get the Oculus i will only have room for a desk set up and decided on the Rift vs HTC but with HTC working with steam is this a bed decision? thanks for the input
  11. Mark Spoonauer

    VR Is a Bust for 2016, But There's Real Hope for Next Year

    Between complicated and expensive setups and underpowered mobile experiences, the virtual reality revolution didn't take off this year. But 2017 should be very different. VR Is a Bust for 2016, But There's Real Hope for Next Year : Read more
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    Vive now or wait for Oculus + Touch? "does" v "can do"

    Mid life crisis big birthday coming so need a toy to reassure me there's still youth in me. I tried an Oculus Rift. Blew me away but not enough to spend a lot of money on or believe it'd replace my 3 monitor eyefinity setup. Tried HTC Vive recently and OH MY GOD COMPLETELY BLOWN AWAY almost...
  13. AndrewFreedman

    Developers Ditching Oculus Over Luckey's Pro-Trump Memes

    Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus, is financially supporting a Pro-Trump organization dedicated to posting Anti-Hillary Clinton memes, and developers aren't happy. Developers Ditching Oculus Over Luckey's Pro-Trump Memes : Read more
  14. K

    Help with re-installation of Oculus Software causing weird behaviour!

    Okay so i read how to move your current Oculus Software games collection to another drive, i followed these steps right to the end however it didn't work for me and i got some weird behaviour...
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    Oculus CV1 Positional Tracking

    Hello ive seen the HTC Vives amazing Positional Tracking but i wonder if CV1 can do that since it comes with a camera and is there any program to make vive games compatible with CV1
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    Occulus rift shipping?

    How long till ships? What shipping do they use after charging 30$ shipping? I live in Michigan where would they ship from?
  17. M

    Making my own Oculus Rift (HMD) -- Need help!

    Hello! I am building a head mounted display--much like the Oculus or Vive. I really am a fan of the new StarVR headset, but cannot bear to image the cost. I do not want it to be like the Vive in the sense that it tracks room scale, but will be using it with something like the Virtuix Omni. I...
  18. rhsnipes

    Setting up Oculus DK2 on Windows 10

    Installed firmware... Installing Oculus Setup error message: Oculus requires a CPU with SSE 4.2 support What do you recommend? If I have to upgrade my pc, what's the route for best value? Can I keep everything the same and just upgrade the CPU to fix the set up (and upgrade the GPU to...
  19. N

    How to use the Oculus Rift with SteamVR

    If you want to use your Oculus Rift with SteamVR this tutorial will provide all the important information on how to use it. The process is simple and your Oculus is supported by the SteamVR. To successfully finish the process follow this steps: Step 1. Use the back button on your Xbox...
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    Need a need MB/CPU, but no clue about intel

    So, with my new Oculus on the way, need to upgrade my MB and CPU. I normally would go AMD, but don't take any chance, so looking for well priced, but highly liked CPU's and MB's.
  21. N

    How To Perform A Factory Reset On The Oculus Rift

    With every device you buy from the field of VR you should be prepare to have some kind of problem (this does not have to be the case). We are not still aware of an option how to make a factory reset but you will be presented with the reset opportunities that will easily solve your type of...
  22. N

    How To Manually Update Your Firmware On The Oculus Rift

    It's very important to make the update for the latest firmware because it keeps your Rift to work properly in VR. So you should check the state of your firmware update. Follow this guide so you can finish this process successfully. This are the required steps for you : Step 1. Open the...
  23. N

    Fix the Stuck Pixel Column Error On The Oculus Rift

    When you start using your Oculus Rift headset you may notice some stuck pixels across the screen. This problem will be annoying for anyone because it will distract you while you are using your headset. If you have noticed some stuck pixels on your screen follow this guide so you can successfully...
  24. N

    How To Set Your Download Location For The Oculus Rift

    You have couple of options how to set your download location for the Oculus Rift. Follow this guide how to successfully finish the different ways for this typical question. Install Oculus Rift runtime in different directory. Step 1. With the new release of Oculus runtime you can change the...
  25. N

    How To Use The Oculus Rift With SteamVR

    If you want to install the SteamVR properly so it can work with your Oculus Rift you will need to take couple of required steps, so the process can be done successfully. With this few quick steps you will be able to play Steam and SteamVR games when you use your Oculus Rift headset. Follow this...
  26. K

    Oculus Rift CPU Upgrade - Worth the Investment?

    Over the last few weeks I've been upgrading my build for the first time since 2012 to get prepped for my CV1 Rift, which came in yesterday. The only thing I haven't replaced is my i5-3550 (@3.6GHz) CPU, which is below recommended specs. I've used a dev version of the Rift before and was...
  27. Shaun_6

    Would my PC work well with VR? Is SLI ok with it?

    I was told my machine is a bit to old for VR, and that sli doesn't work great with it? Here's the specs. What do you guys think? (I just copy and pasted out of the for sale ad) Motherboard: Asus ROG X79 Rampage IV Extreme LGA 2011 CPU: 6 core Intel I7 Sandy Bridge-E 3970x 3.5Ghz @4.7Ghz...
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    msi gx70 destroyer with oculus

    Hi team, just wondering if the msi gx70 will work with the oculus dk2 or the htc vive. I dont really need it for games, just want to run the virtual desktop to see if it can help me trade stocks and look at charts. Is this laptop capable of running dk2 smoothly? thanks
  29. Metalmario66

    Oculus/vive alternative for cheap.

    Hey I was just wondering if you guys would know of any cheaper alternatives to the oculus/vive for the PC for around $270 or under with a good FOV and good resolution. Thanks
  30. AndrewFreedman

    Still Waiting for a Rift? Head to Best Buy (and Pray)

    Oculus' retail headsets will hit some store shelves before pre-orders are done shipping. Still Waiting for a Rift? Head to Best Buy (and Pray) : Read more
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    How To Recalibrate and Reconnect your Oculus Rift Controller

    How To Re-calibrate and Reconnect your Oculus Rift Controller Your possibilities to move properly while playing VR games is of great importance to you. Well, to do that you will need to work carefully on adjusting your sensor because it is going to be responsible for tracking and matching your...
  32. N

    Easy Virtual Reality Set Up Guide for Oculus Rift

    Easy Virtual Reality Set Up Guide for Oculus Rift Before starting please read if your computer meets the System Specifications recommended by Oculus. 1. Installing the Oculus Software · Go to https://www.oculus.com/setup and click Start Download. · Once downloaded run the...
  33. N

    How to Re-calibrate your Oculus Rift

    How to Re-calibrate your Oculus Rift To start the whole VR experience it's very important to calibrate your headset. This will allow your sensors to work with your headset and track or match your desired moves in VR. The tracking for your VR headset you can calibrate after setting up Rift...
  34. N

    How to Optimize your room for Oculus Rift

    How to Optimize your room for Oculus Rift Whether you are thinking about buying a brand new Oculus Rift or you already have bought one, you may want to think about optimizing your room so you can have the best experience while enjoying the Rift. There are several things we want to mention...
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    How to get the Oculus apps for Gear VR

    Ok, to start off, this might not be the right area to post this but where do I find the Oculus app for the gear VR? I think it'll install when you plug in the BR for the first time but I'm trying to get the 6 free games which ends in about 2 weeks but my unit (From the S7 promo) doesn't arrive...
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    What VR Headset should I get if I want a sit down experience?

    Hello! I've been saving for VR for a while now and I have seen the HTC Vive and Oculus as the two main contenders (The ones I've seen the most about) from what I can understand the HTC Vive is kind of like Wii in VR and the Oculus is a more sit down experience? I only really want to have the sit...
  37. T

    oculos rift help!

    I've been looking at the oculos rift for a good while now, but before i buy it, i want to test it out somewhere.does anyone know a place where i can test an oculus rift? Thanks!
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    Oculus + second monitor for mirroring (without warp and stereoscopic view)

    Hi, we have the following process/toolchain and would like to have one question answered: start Open Broadcaster Software (mirrors one screen to second screen, in our case Oculus VR DK2 image to normal monitor) -> start vorpX in the mirrored broadcast -> start the game (rFactor 2) in the...
  39. lepermessiah

    Anyone received an Oculus Rift yet? Impressions?

    Curious about your specs and experiences.
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    is gear VR good?

    so i was thinking about getting the gear vr with the s7 edge but i'm afraid that it'll be bad....i've never ever tried vr before not even cardboard...so some people say that it's really bad and not immersive at all..and some other are saying that it's really immersive..my question is.is the gear...
  41. O

    VR Desktop Build vs Oculus Bundle?

    I'm planning on building my first desktop later down the line this year and my primary goals for the build are: a) That it's VR ready b) Has at least 16GB RAM c) Cumulatively below $1000 (including monitors, mouse, and keyboard) I've been using a gaming laptop for the past 3 years to serve as...
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    Gaming laptop: Budget £1000

    Hi, I am looking for a gaming laptop that will play strategy, MMORPG and some FPS games well and smoothly with a budget of £1000. I understand a gaming pc would be a better choice but I am after a gaming laptop. Hope you could help, Many thanks. ~Gautemalan Fish
  43. assassin445522

    Virtual Reality the next big thing?

    Is vr going to become a big thing? there is so many VR projects there holo lens for xbox one project Morpheus for ps4 there's oculus rift for pc soon, None of them are realy fully ready, but do you guys think this will be the next big thing? at e3 already VR is a big thing there is billions...
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    Are you VR ready?

    Occulus Rift is probably less than a year away, these are the requirements as it stands now. NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD 290 equivalent or greater Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater 8GB+ RAM Is now the time to start upgrading to this or better, or should I wait and see if the specs drop...
  45. PhilipMichaels

    An Oculus Rift Could Set You Back $1,500

    Speaking at this year's Code Conference, Oculus CEO Brandon Iribe said the virtual reality headset and the PC you'll need to run it will cost in the neighborhood of $1,500. An Oculus Rift Could Set You Back $1,500 : Read more
  46. fantasie

    Best Under $1200 Laptop for Oculus Rift Dev Kit 2/Unity3D and doing demos/workshops?

    Any product suggestions? Anything under $1200 before tax. I was looking at sagers from xoticpc, was just wondering if there are any other products/deals to consider. Thank you so much!
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    FPS Drop on League of legends

    So before the new redesign of the map of summoners rift I was getting about 320 fps, after the redesign it dropped to about 290. The game had a recent patch, I get into a game and my fps drops from 290 to like 59.... i dont get it
  48. A

    Access Google Street View in Oculus Rift

    The Oculus Rift is an amazing virtual reality headset that was designed with gaming in mind. The device is now being used for a variety of other activities, including watching movies and browsing the web. It is possible to use Google Street View with Oculus Rift. Here is how. 1. Go to Google...
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    Create an Oculus Rift alternative using Google cardboard

    The Oculus Rift is a pretty incredible device that was created primarily for gaming. The device is a virtual reality headset that allows gamers to go right inside their favorite video games. The Oculus Rift device can actually be duplicated using a Google cardboard VR toolkit. Here is how to...
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    Watch Movies on Oculus Rift

    The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset makes playing video games incredible. Players become part of the game as they feel like they actually step right into the game. The headset can also be used to watch movies. Here is how. 1. Connect your Oculus Rift to your personal computer or laptop. 2...
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    Browse the Internet with Oculus Rift

    The Oculus Rift allows viewers to step right into the world of video games. There is more to the Oculus Rift than just gaming experiences, though. Here is how you can browse the Internet with the device. Step 1: Connect the Oculus Rift to your computer. When you put the Oculus Rift on, you will...
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    Reduce the Screen Door Effect on Oculus Rift

    Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset that can be used to play video games. Players use the headset to step into the virtual world of their game. The headset sometimes suffers from a screen door effect, which causes the picture to be unclear. Here is how you can reduce that screen door effect...
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    Set up Minecraft for Oculus Rift

    Minecraft is one of the most popular computer games around today, and many believe the game would work well with the Oculus Rift DK2. Developers have not yet gotten around to making Minecraft compatible with the Rift on its own, but you can download a mod called Minecrift (not a typo) to help...
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    How To Minimize Oculus Rift Motion Sickness

    With the rise of virtual reality gaming, some people are noticing that systems such as the Oculus Rift can cause simulator sickness, which is similar to motion sickness. You can feel dizzy, nauseous and might even vomit. In the few years since virtual reality gaming has emerged, developers have...
  55. A

    Connecting Oculus Rift to a PC

    When you first get your Oculus Rift, you may wonder how to connect everything to your PC. The Rift comes with a few cables to plug into your computer and into an electrical outlet. You will need some basic specifications on your computer, but besides that connecting the Rift to your computer is...
  56. A

    Calibrate and Configure an Oculus Rift

    Using an Oculus Rift can take your gameplay to the next level. The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset that lets you step into many video games, such as Team Fortress 2. It’s a gaming experience that can’t be beat. When you first receive your Oculus Rift, you need to download some software...
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    Use TriDef 3D With Oculus Rift

    TriDef 3D is an application for the Oculus Rift that is used to convert files multimedia and game files. It is currently the best app out there for converting non-Rift compatible files into compatible ones. It’s still in its beta stage for the DK2 version of the Rift but any kinks are being...
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    Safely Clean an Oculus Rift

    The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset used primarily with video games. It is currently only available as a development kit, though the company promises a retail model will surfa e one day. Once the Rift is released taking care of it and making sure it’s clean and able to run properly will...
  59. valentinalucia

    Warner Bros Bringing Batcave to Oculus Rift

    In collaboration with OTOY and Bruce Timm, the 1992 Batcave will soon be reborn for virtual reality headsets. Warner Bros Bringing Batcave to Oculus Rift : Read more
  60. rutherfordsc

    Oculus Unveils Crescent Bay Prototype at Connect Event

    At the inagural Oculus Connect developer conference, the team showed off a new virtual reality headset prototype codenamed Crescent Bay. Oculus Unveils Crescent Bay Prototype at Connect Event : Read more