Oculus last year announced the new Oculus Ready PC program, designed to make it easy to buy a great PC for Rift. They have identified a recommended spec for Rift to ensure a great experience and simplify development. Today, Asus and Dell has started taking pre-orders for Oculus Ready machines powered by NVIDIA, AMD and Intel. Oculus Rift + ASUS Oculus Ready G11CD-WS51 Desktop PC Bundle costs $1499 and comes with the following spec,
- Includes: Oculus Rift headset with built-in headphones and mic, sensor, remote, Xbox One Wireless Controller, and an ASUS Oculus Ready G11CD-WS51 Desktop PC.
- PC specifications: Intel core i5 6400 2.7 GHz, 8GB RAM, 1TB 7200 rpm Hard Drive, NVIDIA GeForce GTX970 graphics card.
- Oculus Rift’s advanced display technology combined with its precise, low-latency constellation tracking system enables the sensation of presence.
- Discover and download games across genres ranging from action RPGs, sci-fi shooters, mind-bending puzzle games, and more – and play them from an entirely new perspective. Lucky’s Tale is included with every Rift purchase.
- Latest 6th generation Intel Core i5-6400 Quad Core 2.7 GHz processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.3 GHz)
- Fast performance with 8GB DDR4 (2133Mhz) memory and 1TB 7200RPM
- Immerse yourself in astounding visuals with NVIDIA GTX 970 4GB DDR5
Oculus Rift PC requirements:
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970/AMD R9 290 equivalent or higher; Intel® Core™ i5-4590 equivalent or higher; 8GB RAM or more; compatible HDMI 1.3 video output; 3 USB 3.0 ports plus 1 USB 2.0 port; Windows 7 SP1 64-bit or later.