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The Virtual World of Oculus: Oculus Rift Specs

Short tutorial on Oculus

What's in the box?

1. Headset

A soft, comfortable headset with custom optics provide incredible visual fidelity and a wide field of view.

2. Touch controllers

Touch is a pair of tracked controllers that provide intuitive hand presence in VR—the feeling that your virtual hands are actually your own.

3. Two Sensors

Rift sensors track constellations of IR LEDs to translate your movement into VR whether you’re sitting down or standing up.

Oculus Rift Minimum Requirements

Component Recommended Specs Minimum Specs
Processor Intel i5-4590 / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X or greater Intel i3-6100 / AMD Ryzen 3 1200, FX4350 or greater
Graphics Card NVIDIA GTX 1060 / AMD Radeon RX 480 or greater NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti / AMD Radeon RX 470 or greater
Alternative Graphics Card NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 290 or greater NVIDIA GTX 960 4GB / AMD Radeon R9 290 or greater
Memory 8GB+ RAM 8GB+ RAM
Operating System Windows 10 Windows 10
USB Ports 1x USB 3.0 ports 1x USB 3.0 port
Video Output Compatible DisplayPort video output Compatible miniDisplayPort video output (miniDisplayPort to DisplayPort adapter included with Rift S)

Physical Space Requirements

For room scale Oculus Rift you will need a minimum of 2 meters by 1.5 meters of free space (6.5ft x 5ft), and the maximum distance between base stations is 5 meters (16ft). 

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