Oculus Rift is finally here; it has started taking pre-orders last month, and in accordance with an official acceptance of the gadgets inclusion into the world of electronics, there are Oculus-ready laptops that have been released and you can pre-order them starting February 16th. The Oculus Rift is going to be shipped with not only the headset but also a microphone, an Xbox controller and sensors. In order to have the complete package, you can order the Oculus-ready laptop with it.
In order to be able to use Oculus Rift with your computer, you need to have high-end specifications, such as 8 GBs or more of RAM, NVIDIA GTX 970 or AMD R9 290 graphics, processors that are Intel Core i5 4590 or greater, with HDMI 1.3 outputs, and at least Windows 7 Service Pack 1. The laptops that have been released are coming with the required specifications or more.
Oculus Rift headsets will become available to the common man in March, and while critics have raised issues about the high price the gadget is coming in, complete with the $600 headset and the laptop that should cost quite a lot given the specifications, the spokespersons of the OR have stated that they have hardly any profit with the hardware and given the advanced nature of the technology, they expect potential users to pay the right price for its possession.
Dell, Asus, and Alienware have come up with the said computers and you can buy them on Amazon, Best Buy. Most of us can’t wait to take a first look at the combo and assess its capabilities.