Ready PC for HTC Vive VR

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Vive itself is working with industries to build ready PC for their own HTC Vive VR, they have checked the PC from the leading manufacturers to bring ready gaming machine for Vive devices right out of the box. Combination of speedy Processor, Graphics card, Motherboard, Memory and Storage space, these PCs deliver a greater VR experience beyond the imagination for the users. For a real experience room-scale game-play with precise motion tracking and natural controller gestures these PC are best. Get a glimpse of the real world when you need it. Open apps and games without taking off your headset.

If you want to make your own PC then recommended computer specification from HTC Vive are as follows:

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4590 / AMD FX 8350 / equivalent / better.
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 / AMD Radeon RX 480 / equivalent / better.
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM or more.
  • HDD: Minimum 1TB 7200 RPM HDD.
  • Power Supply Unit: 600W Power Supply.
  • Video output: 1x HDMI 1.4 port / Display Port 1.2 / newer.
  • USB: 1x USB 2.0 port / newer.
  • Operating system: Windows 7 SP1 / Windows 8.1 / later / Windows 10.

For additional graphics cards:

From NVIDIA: Titan X, GTX Titan X, GeForce GTX 970, GeForce GTX 980, GeForce GTX 980 Ti, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1080, Quadro K6000,Quadro M6000,Quadro M5000.

From AMD: Radeon R9 290, Radeon R9 290X, Radeon R9 295X2, Radeon R9 390, Radeon R9 390X, Radeon R9 Nano, Radeon R9 Fury, Radeon R9 Fury X, Radeon RX 480, FirePro W9100, Radeon Pro Duo.

HTC-Vive ready-PC from the manufacture:

MSI:

Optimized for HTC Vive and equipped with the best-in-class hardware and with stylish look, MSI Gaming Notebooks are one of the best platforms for VR. The leading gaming brand manufacturer in the world is MSI, they always delivers the greatest and latest gaming solutions. Specially designed gaming series laptop from SMI is GE62, GT73 and VR ONE to power the HTC Vive. With the powerful NVIDIA Graphics card and an overclock-ready Intel Core i7 processor, massive amount of memory will give you a real and mind blowing VR experience. They support the greatest immersion with smooth running and minimum latency. These Gaming Notebooks are fully equipped with high-level stuffing for VR experience.

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HP:

HP PC has been tuned and tested for optimal performance with the HTC Vive devices. The HP OMEN is specially engineered for the future of virtual gaming. Power through the latest games with gigantic memory and storage, plenty of ports, over-clocking capability and powerful NVIDIA / AMD GPU. An optional liquid cooling system keeps everything quiet and cool while you play.

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ALIENWARE:

The dynamic looks of the PC from Alienware makes it a perfect pair with HTC Vive for its customizable lighting, uncompromising performance and distinct. Whether it’s the unprecedented power of the Area-51 or the tool-less access of the Aurora, VR-ready PCs from Alienware will make you among the first to experience the future of gaming. Alienware and HTC have partnered to provide a range of systems that will take you to the next level and beyond, ensuring an incredible VR experience today and tomorrow.

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HTC-Vive GPU from the manufacture:

AMD:

AMD Radeon graphics card enables immersive, intuitive and interactive VR experiences for the users delivering lifelike realism, rich and amazing that seems to be the real world. AMD innovative the LiquidVR technology that enables the users to build a single or multi GPU-System recommended for VR. It enables near-photorealistic imagery in real time at high resolution in stereo and at high refresh rates.

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GPU from NVIDIA:

The ultimate graphics platform for VR experience is GeForce GTX from NVIDIA. For amazing and whole brand new VR experience and to enter the world of immersive gaming with blazing-fast performance, just plug-and-play compatibility and industry-leading NVIDIA GameWorks VR technology that only high-end GTX GPU can provide.

Thanks a lot.

Related:

A New VR Experience with HTC Vive

Oculus Rift VR and Ready-PC

Virtual Reality Game List for HTC Vive VR

Locomotion game list for Oculus Rift