Oculus Rift: see if your PC is Compatible with VR Glasses

The Oculus VR, virtual reality devices company, started the pre-sale for the Oculus Rift, its anticipated virtual reality goggles (VR). The gadget is priced at $ 599 and will begin to be sent from March 28, with guaranteed delivery to 20 countries.

In addition to the headset with headphones and a microphone headset, the box contains an external monitoring camera and the Oculus Remote, a control that makes the most intuitive VR experience by facilitating the adjustment for non-gamer.

The kit also includes a controller and brings the titles Lucky's Tale, virtual reality game developed by Playful and EVE: Valkyrie. The order also ensures place in line to buy the Touch, control done by Oculus optimized for virtual reality.

Those who bought the glasses in 2012, through the crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter will receive a free Oculus Rift. The disclosure page, the company also released a tool that lets you verify that your computer meets the specifications required by the glasses.

If the answer is negative, the user can purchase a package that encompasses a Rift and Oculus Ready PC, computer ready for use. The pre-sale combo will open in February and will have an initial price of US $ 1,499.

Check the minimum specifications that the PC must have to run the Oculus Rift and get ready to enjoy the virtual reality.

According to Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook that acquired the company responsible for developing the Oculus Rift, the gadget may change the way we live and communicate. "Today is an important step to achieve this future," he wrote.

System Requirements (PC)  for Oculus Virtual Reality (VR) Glasses

- Video Card: NVIDIA GTX970 / R9 290 AMD equivalent or higher.
- Processor: Intel i5-4590 equivalent or higher.
- Memory: 8GB RAM
- Video output: HDMI 1.3.
- USB ports: 3x USB 3.0 and 1x USB 2.0.
- Operating System: Windows 7 SP1 64-bit or higher.