The Oculus Rift System Requirements needs some of the latest PC setups for today and sometimes it depends on what kind of content you are trying to view so you have to check first on the Oculus store for details.
By the way, Oculus rift is not currently supported in the Mac so it’s PC all the way for now. If your PC has a higher spec than the Oculus System Requirements then there is no need to follow the recommended or minimum specs.
There is a recommended and a minimum requirement to run the Oculus Rift smoothly for a more immersive and satisfying experience.
First off, the basic of the basic – the Operating System. It should be a Windows 7 to meet the recommended requirement and for the minimum requirement a Windows 8.1 or a later version.
The memory for both requirements is the same at 8GB+ RAM.
The Graphics card for the recommended requirement is an NVIDIA GTX 1060 / AMD Radeon RX 480 or higher, although many says that Invidia is the best, Radeon rocks depending on the game. For the minimum you need NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti / AMD Radeon RX 470 or higher, I you realize it is only a ten level difference in both requirements.
The CPU for the recommended spec is Intel i5-4590 / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X or a higher version for the minimum it is Intel i3-6100 / AMD Ryzen 3 1200, FX4350 or a higher version.
The video output is the same for both a compatible HDMI 1.3 video output.
For the USB Ports the recommended is a 3x USB 3.0 ports, plus 1x USB 2.0 port. While for minimum it only needs 1x USB 3.0 port, plus 2x USB 2.0 ports.
So there you have it. Follow the specs to the letter to get the best experience from Oculus Rift.
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