1. VR Question's Avatar
    So I was wondering what kind of pc hardware would be needed to make the Vive work. (Thanks anyways)
    06-02-2016 12:50 PM
  2. pkcable's Avatar
    Check out this page from HTC...

    https://www.htcvive.com/us/product-optimized/

    Also from VRHeads....

    Everything you need to know about HTC Vive | VRHeads

    Do I need anything extra to make this work?

    HTC Vive is not self-powered, so you're going to need a fairly capable computer to drive the experience. The minimum requirements for that PC include a video card equivalent to the Nvidia Geforce 970 and 4GB of RAM, which immediately renders most laptops and desktops under $1,000 unable to power this experience.

    There are some computers that can be easily upgraded to support HTC Vive, but in many cases a new PC or laptop will less expensive than the time and money needed to upgrade.
  3. pkcable's Avatar
    Check out this page from HTC...

    https://www.htcvive.com/us/product-optimized/

    Also from VRHeads....

    Everything you need to know about HTC Vive | VRHeads

    Do I need anything extra to make this work?

    HTC Vive is not self-powered, so you're going to need a fairly capable computer to drive the experience. The minimum requirements for that PC include a video card equivalent to the Nvidia Geforce 970 and 4GB of RAM, which immediately renders most laptops and desktops under $1,000 unable to power this experience.

    There are some computers that can be easily upgraded to support HTC Vive, but in many cases a new PC or laptop will less expensive than the time and money needed to upgrade.
    LezCronut likes this.
    06-02-2016 01:59 PM
  4. MyOtherUserNameIsTaken's Avatar
    so here's a question, if I have an i3 at 3.7ghz, and 8 gigs or ram, all I would need is a graphics card and I am good?
    09-09-2016 09:02 PM
  5. girinath's Avatar
    It needs a high end pc to work...
    10-13-2016 08:29 PM
  6. raydar670's Avatar
    no luck for my pc with a gtx 760 then?
    10-14-2016 01:58 AM
  7. pioann's Avatar
    no luck for my pc with a gtx 760 then?
    Unfortunately, not really.. You'll need a new card. I'd go for a nvidia gtx 1070 or Radeon RX480.
    10-17-2016 07:40 PM

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