Virtual Reality

Forum discussion tagged with Virtual Reality.
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    Why HoloLens 2 Is a Big Step Forward

    We got to spend some time using HoloLens 2 and learned why Microsoft thinks it will shape the future of tech. Why HoloLens 2 Is a Big Step Forward : Read more
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    Info Microsoft Reveals $3,500 HoloLens 2 Developer Kit

    Microsoft launched today the HoloLens 2 Development Edition, a $3,500 package designed to help developers build for mixed reality. Microsoft Reveals $3,500 HoloLens 2 Developer Kit : Read more
  3. misssmith11

    Review Oculus Quest Review: VR the Way It’s Meant to Be

    The Oculus Quest offers high-resolution VR graphics, the ability to cast to devices and over 50 games in a wireless setup. Oculus Quest Review: VR the Way It’s Meant to Be : Read more
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    Will my system handle the Vive pro or go with og Vive?

    I’m currently running an i5 6600k (not oc), gtx 1080 and 16gb of ram. After playing around on my psvr and trying out the Vive a couple of times, I’ve decided to go for a pc vr setup. With the money I’ve earmarked, I can either get the Vive pro, or I can go for the og Vive and upgrade either my...
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    2060 graphics for FX 8150

    Lookin' to upgrade AMD FX 8150 with a 2060 graphics card for VR. worth it or go for new build?
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    Questions about usb ports for VR

    I plan to get a VR set soon, specifcally the Oculus Rift. My rig is powerful enough to run VR, but I've seen some complaints around the internet about usb tracking problems. The only things I have connected to my pcie ports are an Inateck 5 usb 3.0 card and a gtx 1060. I plan to connect all the...
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    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...
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    1050ti for VR

    Not that it makes any difference to me but can you do VR on a 1050ti???? Or on integrated graphics in ryzen 7 1700x???
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    Samsung Patents Curved VR Display With 180-Degree Field of View

    The new design will increase the headset’s field of view without making it larger. Samsung Patents Curved VR Display With 180-Degree Field of View : Read more
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    What would I need to upgrade my boyfriend's computer for VR?

    Hey! So, I'm wondering if anyone could help me with what I'd need to purchase as a gift for my boyfriend to upgrade his pc. We own an HTC Vive, but I know what we're running it off probably isn't giving us the best experience we could be getting. Please excuse my lack of knowledge about...
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    Small Form Factor PC for VR Development?

    Hello, I am trying to choose parts for a small form factor PC I want to make. It needs to be somewhat portable, but I will have a lot of peripherals. I am unsure what CPU to go with, how much wattage I need from PSU, and how to sort out airflow in a small case. RAM: 2x16gb DDR4 GPU: Asus GTX...
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    PLease help me buy the right vr computer

    I am doing research for a 2ed vr computer. a lot of miss info out there for a newbi like me. Im hopping this form can help me. Im using a Vive pro w/ lens Mod i have this now, and i want the next one better. this HP is challenging to upgrade the gpu...
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    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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    Upgrade from 1060 to?

    Hi, I only use my comp for Oculus rift and I have a fairly large VR library. Since the RTX cards have come out I've been itching to upgrade my 1060 6gb. I'm just looking at this like a stepping stone to a completely new rig maybe later this year or next year. My question is: should I even...
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    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 (, was laggy, so I upgraded my video card from an MSI Afterburner GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GT OC to a ZOTAC...
  16. misssmith11

    HTC Unveils Vive Cosmos to Fight Oculus Go

    HTC just announced two brand new headsets: the HTC Pro Eye and the HTC Cosmos. HTC Unveils Vive Cosmos to Fight Oculus Go : Read more
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    How to Watch Netflix in Virtual Reality (VR)

    Virtual Reality is the next game. Moreover, Netflix being at the prime center of customer-friendly entertainment service, it is now available in Virtual Reality devices too providing an immersive experience to watch movies or your favorite episodes. Let’s walk through the process of watching...
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    Is my rig good enough for vr?

    Intel i5 6600k 8gb ddr4 Gtx 1060 6gb Be quiet pure rock slim ASRock B250M-HDV
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    You Can Finally Buy Vuzix’s AR Glasses (For a Measly $999)

    Vuzix is finally shipping out its AR, Alexa-enabled smart glasses. But they don't come cheap. You Can Finally Buy Vuzix’s AR Glasses (For a Measly $999) : Read more
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    Acer, Windows mixed reality left controller doesnt respond

    I bought my headset and controllers 3 days ago and hooked them up to a cousins laptop because i was missing a bluetooth adapter and a cord. Everything worked fine on his laptop except the left controller, it would lose tracking and start flying off alot. I assumed it was just because his laptop...
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    Low end vr with fx 6300 and gtx 960 2gb

    Basically what the title says, do you guys think that playing vr with the acer windows mixed reality headset would be possible with an amd fx 6300 if I overclocked it to something like 4.4 and ran it with a gtx 960 2gb? I don't plan on playing any super intensive vr games, just things like...
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    HTC Vive controller tracking issues

    I'm having a problem with controller tracking ever since moving into my new house. I've almost never had any tracking issues with this Vive before so I know it's not a defective product. THE ISSUE: When I start playing games, sometime the controllers fly off in random directions or sense...
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    Help choosing vr laptop

    looking for opinions. I'm want to buy a gaming laptop. I'm looking at the hp 15t and 17t. Both have 144hz screens 8gb memory8th gen i7. The main differences are that the 15 has a 1070 maxq and weighs about 5.4 pounds with about 3 hours battery life, and the 17 has a full 1070 and weighs around...
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    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...
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    Looking for a PC compatible VR Headset

    Alright, so long story short, I tried VR and I want a VR headset, not for gaming, but for videos/movies/TV. Sadly, most of the 'affordable' VR headsets require a specific phone... I'm not in the market to spend that kind of money, especially with the cost of phones these days... hell, that's...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Is it too late to get a OG VIVE?

    Ive been thinking about getting an HTC Vive for a very long time now, after spending a couple days with it while staying at a friends. Ive done the Steam VR test and my PC should run the system fine, but im wondering if its worth waiting a bit longer for a possible price drop, or just waiting...
  29. Wolfshadw

    VR Games on Windows Mixed Reality

    I was looking for a Descent-like game for my Lenovo Explorer Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) headset. Turns out there are a couple of teams working on Descent type games; one with some of the actual 1990's Descent programming team. They've come up with a project called Overload. The only problem...
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    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
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    Solved! 1050ti enough for VR?

    Hi! So, I got an HTC Vive for christmas and I watched a few videos and also played a few games that are not GPU intensive but the real question is , can an 1050TI run Skyrim VR with mods(not graphical mods, content mods), my config: -Palit GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Dual -8GB Ram DDR4 3000Mhz -AMD Ryzen 5...
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    Mixed Reality Graphics Card Help

    Hi, I know you get a lot of questions about minimum requirements so I hate to add another one but I keep seeing mixed answers online. Looking into getting a Lenovo Explorer VR headset and I'm not sure if my graphics card on my laptop will run VR. Here are my computers stats, HP Notebook...
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    Is the core i5 960k good for smooth vr?

    Is the intel core i5 9600k good for smooth vr? I’m planning to urn it with a 6gb gtx 1060. Is this setup good for vr I’ve never found many trusty results for vr so I want to ask for a result from a person who is well into this stuff.
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    Solved! MSI laptop crashed and no longer boots, help?

    I was playing fallout 4 VR on my MSI laptop and it got slightly laggy so I decided to save. As I was trying to do this, steam vr froze and was accompanied by a buzzing of the current sounds repeating rapidly. I took off my headset and to my dismay, the ':( sorry your computer has encountered...
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    New VR Display Makes Images Indistinguishable From Reality, Eliminates Motion Sickness

    At 1,411 pixels per inch, these VR panels more than double the highest resolution available in a commercial headset. New VR Display Makes Images Indistinguishable From Reality, Eliminates Motion Sickness : Read more
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    Solved! Geforce GTX 1050

    My PC has a GEFORCE GTX 1050 in it. The minimum specs VR (suggested by oculus) are a GTX 1050 Ti or a GTX 960. Is the 1050 compatible? The clock speed of the 1050 is higher than the 960 so I would assume so but I am not sure.
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    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...
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    Computer Crashes During Complex VR Imagery.

    I am new to computers and never owned a gaming system. I just bought a used computer to use with my new Dell Windows Mixed Reality system. The computer meets all requirements for the headset. It is a Lenovo core i5 4460 with a Nvidia GTX 970, an Insignia 550w power supply (bronze) and 8GB ram...
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    Solved! Can my rig run VR games smoothly?

    OS: Windows 10 ultimate - 64-bit CPU:AMD RYZEN 5 1500X Cooler: COOLER MASTER MASTERLIQUID 240 Liquid Cooler GPU: Palit 1060 3GB RAM:2x G.Skill Trident Z (RGB) 8GB 2400ghz =16GB SSD: 525 GB Crucial 300M m.2 PCI-E SSD Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING I'm just curious because im...
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    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
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    Solved! Can my GTX1050 2GB laptop run VR?

    Below are the specs of my laptop: MSI GL73 8RC-049CA Gaming Notebook 17.3" FHD (1920x1080) Intel Core i7-8750H (2.20 GHz) 16GB DDR4, 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX1050 2GB Windows 10 Home Can this laptop run the Oculus or HTC VR?
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    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...
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    Is VR playable with GTX 1050 2GB VRAM?

    I've been wanting to get the Oculus Rift for some time now and I checked the system requirements for it and it says that I need 4GB VRAM. Right now I have only got 2GB VRAM. My question is if it still would be possible to play VR despite my VRAM? Also my specs are CPU - Intel i7 7700k GPU -...
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    Is there a recommended 3.1 Gen 1 and or 2 Front panel expansion panel?

    Into a Corsair 600T Graphite Series I installed an ASUS Prime X470 Pro M/B with a Ryzen 7 2700X. I would like to have all possible 3.1 USB Gen 1 and/or 2 connections available at front panel for VR controller/sensor usage. Anyone have any experience with this addition?
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    could this run VR?

    hello im getting a gtx 1060 3gb and a i5 7400 soon and i want to know if it could run VR? i have 12gb ddr4 2113 and a 450w psu?
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    can my pc run vr

    i wanted to know if my pc can run vr. ive ran the steam vr test and it said it was ready but i wanted a second opinion before i drop 400+$ Specs CPU- Intel Pentium g4560 Ram- 8gb g.skills 4 ddr4 GPU- Evga GTX 1060 6GB SSC HDD- WD BLUE 1TB SSD- SILICON POWER128 PSU- sea-sonic 520w bronze
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    PC Build VR

    Hi all, I've been reading a little on this site and I love the passion everyone has when answering a question. As a first time PC builder, I'm not sure what specs are required for a decent VR experience but I am liking the look of an i5 8th Gen CPU and a 1080/2070 GPU. My budget is pushing a...
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    Is it VR Ready?

    Okay so I have a new gaming pc and I was wondering if it is VR ready. -Windows 10 -GTX 1060 6gb -i3 8100 -16gb ram -1TB storage I am not an expert in gaming pc's so that's why I ask it here. Oculus says I can handle vr but a friend says it can't handle it. I really want to play games like beat...
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    Star Wars AR Kit Just Dropped to $50

    Train like a Jedi for a fraction of the cost with this Star Wars Black Friday deal. Star Wars AR Kit Just Dropped to $50 : Read more
  51. misssmith11

    The HTC Vive Pro Gets a $100 Price Cut

    Currently, on sale for $699, the Vive Pro is the way to go for VR app and game developers, or for aficionados who want a more immersive experience than the original Vive. The HTC Vive Pro Gets a $100 Price Cut : Read more
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    Great VR Deal: Oculus Rift Just Dropped to $349

    Curious about virtual reality? Now's the time to buy. Great VR Deal: Oculus Rift Just Dropped to $349 : Read more
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    VR Xmas Gift

    Hi guys, totally useless with computers but I have an Acer aspire E 17 laptop I got to use Ableton DAW on for fun. My son would love Oculus rift VR and a couple of games for Xmas, could my laptop handle this with a view to getting him a proper gaming laptop for his bday a few months after Xmas...
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    VR Headsets to watch slide show

    I just want a simple headset to mirror monitor So no need for true VR, just slideshows and plain movies.
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    Can my PC run a vive?

    I'm wondering if my pc with these specs can run Skyrim VR, Budget Cuts, and Gorn with high-medium settings at 90+ fps. GTX 970 Intel(R) Core™ i7-4790K 4.0 GHz 16 GB ram
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    Help me make my PC VR ready

    My brother gave me his pc when he went off to college and I've been wanting to play vr games for forever now. I checked if his pc was vr ready with the steam vr test thing and it said it wasn't.. Could someone so kindly tell me what I have to upgrade in order to play vr games at a moderate fps...
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    Google Working On VR Shoes That Let You Walk Forever In Your Living Room

    I would walk 500 miles and I would walk 500 more. Google Working On VR Shoes That Let You Walk Forever In Your Living Room : Read more
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    How to Use the Netflix VR App

    Netflix is an American-based media-streaming service that started around 20 years ago. It is now the highest grossing service of its kind in the world. It charges viewers monthly with the first month being a free trial. It has a very wide range of genres to choose from, and it can be viewed on...
  59. misssmith11

    Remember Hololens? It Just Got a Huge Update

    Microsoft finaly re-released the Windows 10 October Update and with it a slew of features for Hololens and the Mixed Reality headsets. Remember Hololens? It Just Got a Huge Update : Read more