Will my system handle the Vive pro or go with og Vive?

Feb 2, 2019
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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 cpu/mobo or my gpu. I like the advantages the pro has over the original, and outside of vr I don’t go above 1080p for gaming and my games all run well on high or ultra settings.

I was reading that Htc lists the 1070 as their “recommended” gpu, but I’m hoping to get some real world insight on this one. Would I be able to run games on the pro with the pc I have, ideally then upgrading both the cpu and gpu within the next 6-12 months, or would I be better off getting the regular Vive and, if the latter, would I get a bigger benefit upgrading my gpu or cpu?
 
Oct 5, 2018
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With the vive Pro your system will run well. I’d suggest using something like this: https://www.techadvisor.co.uk/how-to/game/use-playstation-vr-on-pc-3682369/
So you don’t have to buy a headset.
 
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