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Oculus Rift test for PC specs requirement

The Oculus Rift price has now been confirmed at $600, with pre-orders now live on the official website following on from the earlier reported countdown.

The next thing that you need to do now, is check whether you have a PC to actually support Rift. The developers have set up a Oculus Rift test to check the PC specs requirement, as you’ll need a powerful rig if you want to have the ‘best experience’ with the tech when it is launched in March.

If you go to this website, you can download a safe Oculus Rift compatibility tool which will analyse your current hardware and instantly tell you if you can support Oculus Rift or not.

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As many users are finding out though, it is proving to be a difficult challenge to receive all five green ticks on the test as you can see from the example above.

Digging further on the official Oculus Rift site, we can see that the developers have also revealed the Oculus Rift recommended PC specs.

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This includes an Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater processor requirement, NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD R9 290 equivalent or greater graphics card and at least 8GB of RAM.

Take the Oculus Rift test now and let us know if you have the hardware to support the VR headset properly.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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