- HTC Vive or Oculus Rift headset
- Graphics Card: NVIDIA GTX 980 / AMD R9 390 equivalent or greater
- CPU: Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
- Memory: 8GB+ RAM
- Video Output: Compatible HDMI 1.3 video output
- USB: Ports 3x USB 3.0 ports plus 1x USB 2.0 port
- OS: Windows 7 SP1 64 bit or newer
Two computers meeting these specifications:
Laptop: ASUS GL502VM Gaming Laptop with GTX 1060 GPU
Desktop: ASUS G20CB-WS71 Gaming Desktop with GTX 980 GPU
Using a VR headset like the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive requires the high-processing and rendering capabilities of a "VR-Ready" PC, which mostly boils down to a powerful graphics card (GPU). You can compare the performance of different GPUs here: Passmark GPU Comparison. The above requirements should be considered a minimum. For the best performance, we suggest purchasing one of our recommended PCs.
Not sure if your PC meets these requirements? You can download this tool from Oculus to automatically scan your system.Note: Oculus, which has many consumer users, has different minimum requirements than Prospect. It is necessary to cross-check the results of this tool against the minimum requirements listed on this page.
For HTC Vive users, HTC has a similar tool that is available on Steam.
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*We do not recommend the Asus ROG G752 laptop. We have received feedback that it does not detect the HTC Vive headset.