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Which PC VR glasses should I choose?

Choosing the right PC VR headset is not always obvious. The functions may differ slightly from device to device. A connection to a computer system must also be established. It can be used specifically for VR applications. In many cases it is also possible to update an existing system with a VR headset. If it is not immediately clear which PC VR glasses are best suited for use, you should first contact us for individual advice.

Are there system requirements for the PC?

The minimum system requirements for a PC are:

CPU: Intel Core i3-8100
GPU: RX 570 (or GTX 1060 3GB)
Motherboard: ASRock Z370 Pro4
Storage 1: Seagate Barracuda 1TB HDD
Storage 2: None (or Crucial MX500 250GB SSD)
Power Supply: Seasonic S12II 620
Case: Corsair 200R
CPU Cooler: Stock (or Deepcool Gammaxx 400)
Operating System: Windows 10

What is PC VR?

There are two ways to enter a virtual environment; standalone and as an accessory. Standalone has all hardware and software, no cables are needed. With PC VR, the Virtual Reality glasses for PC are an accessory that is linked to a PC or laptop. The advantage of this is that you can use the extra processing power that a computer offers, in addition, there is more freedom for custom software development. PC Virtual Reality is particularly suitable for individual use, for professionals to carry out their work or for demonstrations per individual. In addition to 360 video and games, it is possible to create fully room-scale virtual environments with complete freedom of movement. VR controllers play an important role in this to enable interaction.

There are good arguments for choosing standalone Virtual Reality equipment, the ease of use of which is number one. Nevertheless, you will have to make substantial concessions in terms of employability and technical functionality. Quite simply put, standalone VR is primarily intended for media consumption, while PC VR is particularly suitable for productivity. Think of CAD software, prototyping or medical research.

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