VR can I run it and is it worth it .

Holt__hamlett

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I am running a 6600k at 4.2 and a bios hacked gtx 970ssc 4gb ummm I mean 3.5gb lol any way I am looking in to getting in to VR and was wandering 1 if my pc has what it takes and if so rift or HTC price is a factor I know the rift is 399.99 with controls and 2 Sensor and 59.00 for a 3rd for room Scale and the HTC is 599.99 so I guess what I am asking is the HTC worth the price jump
 

toshibitsu

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That being the case, once you have the 1070 then you will be good to go with VR. The only downside then would just be that "screen door effect" I mentioned. It may or may not bug you too much.... but due to the resolution on the headsets, when you look around... everything looks a tad grainy/blurry. Especially stuff off in the distance. Almost makes you feel like you have to clean the lens.
 

toshibitsu

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Well, a 970 is the minimum required for VR. Also, if you mean 4GB(3.5) of Memory, the minimum is 8GB. So, you'll need to upgrade your memory. So VR with a system like that isn't going to be a good experience. There's also the issue with current generation VR headsets in which the graphics quality has some issues, "screen door effect" is what it's being called.
I would say wait until you've upgraded your system some(or gotten a new PC) and wait for VR headsets with better resolution.
 

Holt__hamlett

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Sorry I have 16gbs of ram the 970 is a 4 gb card witch it only has 3.5gbs I have a 1070 on back order should be here in 2 to 3 weeks as of the last time I looked ... did not mean to down vote your answer toshibitsu on a pos cellphone
 

toshibitsu

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That being the case, once you have the 1070 then you will be good to go with VR. The only downside then would just be that "screen door effect" I mentioned. It may or may not bug you too much.... but due to the resolution on the headsets, when you look around... everything looks a tad grainy/blurry. Especially stuff off in the distance. Almost makes you feel like you have to clean the lens.
 

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