What are the minimum computer specs for running Oculus Rift?

November 10, 2015 Ryan Cooper

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It was on March 24th 2014 when Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that he was going to acquire virtual reality pioneer Oculus VR — the official ‘number’ was for $2,001,985,000.

Today Oculus Rift is currently set to make its highly-anticipated debut early Q1 of 2016.

For all inquiring minds wondering whether or not your computers are compatible with the Oculus Rift headset, we have listed the minimum computer specs below for your perusal.

The minimum computer specs required for running Oculus Rift are:

– Nvidia GTX 970 / AMD 290 equivalent or greater
– Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
– 8GB+ RAM
– Compatible HDMI 1.3 video output
– 2x USB 3.0 ports
– Windows 7 SP1 or newer

The augmented and virtual reality industry currently is on pace to hit $150-billion and expected to disrupt the mobile industry by 2020.

You have been warned…

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