Oculus has released the recommended system specifications for running its Rift headset on a PC.
The Oculus system, which is owned by Facebook and is scheduled to ship to consumers in Q1 of 2016, will require a high-end graphics card, an i5 processor, and 8GB or more of RAM to run optimally.
“The goal is for all Rift games and applications to deliver a great experience on this configuration. Ultimately, we believe this will be fundamental to VR’s success, as developers can optimize and tune their game for a known specification, consistently achieving presence and simplifying development,” said Oculus.
The recommended system specs are detail below.
- 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