Here Are The VR System Requirements Needed To Run The HTC VIVE
 
 

Scaling Mt. Everest or exploring the ocean depths requires rigorous training and specialized equipment when attempting in the physical world. But as a virtual adventurer all you need is a your Vive and a VR ready computer to accomplish these challenges right at home!

Before buying your Vive it’s important to make sure that your PC is VR ready to ensure a top of the line experience. Follow this checklist of recommended computer specs when searching for a VR ready system to guarantee that your PC will be able to fully take advantage of all that Vive has to offer:

Processor: Intel™ Core™ i5-4590 or AMD FX™ 8350, equivalent or better

Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce™ GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon™ RX 480, equivalent or better

Memory: 4 GB RAM or more

Video output: 1x HDMI 1.4 port, or DisplayPort 1.2 or newer

USB: 1x USB 2.0 port or newer

Operating system: Windows™ 7 SP1, Windows™ 8.1 or later or Windows™ 10

Unsure if your computer meets these requirements? You can download and take the Vive performance test here: https://www.vive.com/us/ready/

For those of you who are in the market for a VR ready computer along with the Vive headset, make sure to check out our financing bundles that will equip you with all the necessary hardware in one click of a button: Vive Ready MSI Laptop Bundle