Oculus

Forum discussion tagged with Oculus.
  1. D

    Question Use mobile phone VR headset on Windows PC ?

    Hello Everyone, I don't know if this has been asked before, but I was wondering if it's possible to purchase one of those Android or iOS VR headsets(20-50$) and use them on Windows PC. I am only interested in a VR headset, I wanna play the games with my mouse and keyboard, controller or flight...
  2. Serenity213

    Question Oculus Rift controllers not showing up ?

    I recently move to a more powerful gaming system, my vr worked on my old system, but when I have everything hooked up to the new system the remotes won't show up when I have the helmet on, and the buttons do nothing. The Oculus software says they're connected, but steam vr says they're not. I've...
  3. OneOddWolf

    Question Pc Shuts off when playing vr.

    So... every time when I play VR, I don't get a warning or anything like that, when it shuts off: Pc Shuts Down With No Windows Shut Down Logo, the screen just gets black FANS 100% for 0,5 sec Shut Off Pc On I might slowly feel like it's the PSU, cause the CPU is at 69c and my GPU is at 60c. But...
  4. Z

    Question Is Oculus Rift S worth it?

    Hello everyone I was browsing a site with used hardware and many people are selling their oculus rift S for 300 EUR - 360 USD and Quest 1(64gb) with VR link at 350 EUR - 425 USD I have an I3 10100 , RX 5500XT 8GB , 16 gb ram so I am comfident that either option will function properly I only...
  5. Wheel in the Sky

    Question Will an "Oculus Link" cable function as a normal USB cable for other devices? Having issues...

    I bought a "Newpow Oculus Link Cable 13ft, High-Speed Data Transfer and Fast Charging, USB 3.2 Gen2 10Gbps, USB A to C" from Amazon because I wanted a USB 3.1 Gen 2 cable that was type A-to-C, and this one was a good price ($13.99) and plenty of length (13ft). I assume them calling it "USB...
  6. M

    [SOLVED] PC upgrade advice wanted so i can play Alyx

    Hi all, I was pointed towards the below template regarding request for PC upgrade advice - would appreciate your input. Current gaming build Approximate Purchase Date: no rush, but within next few month Budget Range: approx £300 on top of whatever i make selling the current components...
  7. M

    Question Alyx - min CPU spec required

    Hi all. I own an Oculus Quest 2 and really want to play Alyx. I'm told my PC (see build here at pcpartpicker) won't be able to play it due to Alyx's CPU demands (see min specs for Alyx below). Should I try and find a better CPU for my build, or should I sell up and build a newer PC (am4; ddr4...
  8. mossi

    Question Oculus Quest 2 - Do I need wifi 6? what would be enough for use without the link cable?

    Hi all I'm looking to buy an Oculus Quest 2 and I'd like to use it over wifi instead of the link cable. I have a standard router from Sky broadband in the UK. I think that does 100mbps via ethernet. Got 2 problems.. I think my router isn't fast enough in general and I connect to my PC via...
  9. Halo Diehards

    Question What should be in Windows 10 Start Menu folder?

    I'm having trouble understanding how Windows 10's Start Menu works. In Win 7, "Start Menu" meant programs you wanted to start up when you booted up your pc, right? This Win 10 Start Menu system has me seriously confused, and the Microsoft (un)help pages aren't. It appears that in Win 10 "Start...
  10. BobMcSmith

    [SOLVED] Interface not working after moving computer

    Hello! I had temporarily moved my computer (for a vr test) , and didn't bring my interface with, and now, after moving back to my original spot, my interface is no longer detected by my computer. I've tried reinstalling audio drivers and the like, but to no avail. i5-7600k H170 PRO GAMING GTX...
  11. HarryGRGamer

    [SOLVED] is VR worth it with my specs or should I upgrade first?

    Hello. I'm thinking about buying a VR Headset I'm between buying a used Oculus CV1 from ebay or an Oculus Quest from Amazon. I'm wondering if I could run games alright with my specs that I have right now or if I should spend my saved money better on a new GPU or RAM, I've read that Oculus has...
  12. M

    [SOLVED] Peripherals and Monitors blink in and out when i plug my Oculus in

    I doubt this is a power supply issue so I am posting this here My Setup: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/cGYjb8 Recently moved and when i got my station setup i moved on to setting up my 2 Oculus sensors. after that and plugging in my headset i noticed one of my monitors blink on and off for a...
  13. M

    Question Active USB 3.0 cable not working

    Hello together, I recently bought an active USB 3.0 extension cable to power my Oculus Rift Sensors. (Link) Now that I tested the cable I found out it wont work. I plugged it into an external power supply but oculus and other software tells me that the device is operating at USB 2.0 speeds...
  14. HarryGRGamer

    [SOLVED] Is there a difference between cheap and expensive PCIe USB 3.0 extension cards

    PC Specs I7-3770 (non k) GTX 970 8GB DDR3 1600mhz ASUS P861 LX3 PLUS R2.0 Hello there! I've been thinking recently about buying an Oculus CV1 through eBay (Oculus sadly doesn't ship to Greece) because I think it will be a reasonably good first experience. I've searched a lot of forums already...
  15. Iniaskle

    [SOLVED] Need advice about valve index and rift s.

    Hi! I have PSVR because at the time I bought it, I didn't have a good enough pc to run VR. Now I really love VR but PSVR is just not really good compared to any PCVR. There are a few reasons why I should get a Rift S or Valve Index. I will write the pros and cons of each headset so I can get...
  16. T

    Question Should I buy the Oculus Rift S or Quest?

    I've been looking to buy a VR system this Christmas and I've been doing lots of research on which one of these systems I should get. Here are a few things that could help: I want to be able to use VR both wireless and wired to connect to a PC, I have a high end PC that can handle VR great (i7...
  17. T

    Question Oculus Rift S, jittering/graphic issues. How to fix?

    Hi guys and girls. The oculus rift S is know to be a little jittering due to some anti aliassing or texture problems. In het game Arizona Sunsine it is really bad and al the shadows and edges are 'walking/jittering/flashing'. But i have that problem also in the main menu of the oculus. I made...
  18. M

    Question fixed

    So, I updated my GIGABYTE motherboard BIOS for compatibility for a PCI-E USB 3.0 that I had just put into the motherboard (that the motherboard was not detecting...?) so that I could use my Oculus Rift S (I had Etron USB 3.0 before, which is not supported by the Rift S) Anyways, every time I...
  19. D

    Question Using a DVI-D Dual-to-Displayport Adapter for 1920*1080@144hz

    My Graphics Card has one Displayport 1.4, one, one HDMI 2.0 and one DVI-D Dual port. I am planning to buy an Oculus Rift S, for which I will need that one Display Port, but I don't want to sacrifice my monitors framerate or resolution. Yet that monitor has only two ports, one Displayport 1.2 and...
  20. V

    Question Quick question

    Hi, I bought the RTX 2060 some time ago, and I see that when I for example play Beat Saber on my PC with this GPU on Oculus Rift, it doesn't lag at all, but when I try to record/stream when I play Beat Saber, It lags like crazy! So is it the GPU I have to upgrade to not make it lag so much or...
  21. H

    Question Oculus Quest or Oculus Rift?

    I have a good gaming PC, so what are the pros of buying the Oculus Quest instead of the Oculus Rift? Which should I buy and why?
  22. C

    Question need a new card to run vr

    currently have a cheap setup runs with a rx560 needs to upgrade to run vr what's a good card that can be paired to my PC CPU is AMD ryzen 3 2300x quad core processor core clock is at 1196mhz and monitor is off my TV so its 1080 but dont know if the vr needs 4k or something new to vr it's the...
  23. Discussion Community Questions: On the Road to VR

    With upcoming releases from Oculus, and fresh competition—yes, of course I’m talking about the Valve Index—the state of VR hardware is as vibrant as ever. Since the Oculus Rift came out for consumers 3 years ago headsets, controllers, and GPUs have all improved. While the latest hardware is not...
  24. kcarbotte

    Question Oculus Quest Review: VR Just Ditched The PC

    The Oculus Quest could be the device that turns the VR market around and attracts the masses. It’s basically a game console built into a headset, done right. Oculus Quest Review: VR Just Ditched The PC : Read more
  25. Coltin S

    Question VGA monitor suddenly reads "No VGA Cable"

    As said in the title, my VGA capabilities suddenly ceased to work on my monitor. I had recently gotten an adapter to connect my VGA monitor to my DVI graphics card. Once I plugged it in and turned on the PC, everything was working perfectly. Then, I went to plug in my Oculus Rift into the HDMI...
  26. R

    Question Bad GTX 1060 Performance in VR

    I bought an Oculus 5 Months ago, and it's been working all fine with my Laptop until now. Today I only got about 20 to 30 FPS in every Game and the Tracking was not working every now and then. But my GPU usage is always at about 30 percent. I don´t know what´s the reason for that Problem, I´ve...
  27. R

    Question Can an oculus rift or HTC Vive work on my rtx ROG strix gpu?

    The real question is with the ports on the 2060 will I be able to plug in a oculus or vive even if I don’t have a usb c plug on my gpu. Or is there a converter plug I should use? I’m new into Vr idk what needs to be plugged in where. Help plz 👍🏻
  28. L

    Question IS 144 Hz monitor good for this pc?

    CPU: RYZEN 5 2600 GPU: AMD RX SAPPHIRE NITRO+ 580 8 GB PSU: EVGA 450W B3 SSD: WD GREEN 240 GB SATA 2,5 RAM: 16 GB HyperX Black Fhry Black Series 2x8 GB 2933 MHz
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    Question Which RX 580 Card is the best for $200?

    I am building a gaming PC in the next 2 weeks for gaming in 1080p and am wondering what the best RX 580 would be for around $200. My complete parts list is here https://pcpartpicker.com/list/wCb6bX I don't care in any way about looks or lights, I'm going purely for performance in 1080p. Is...
  30. paytong

    Question What is this sound?

    Good evening all, hope everyone is having a great weekend! I was hoping someone could help me out with a sound that is coming from my pc. The youtube video link is below. Over the past week my computer has started having this cycling "grinding" noise, which can be heard about a second into...
  31. Zorozephyr09

    [SOLVED] Graphics Card Upgrade: Choices and Avoiding Bottlenecking

    My pc currently has an Nvidia Geforce GTX 650 ti for a gpu and an Intel core i5-2500k processor. I'm looking for a suitable gpu upgrade that would allow me to (and this is the primary motivation for my upgrade) play The Witcher 3 at 60+ fps and high settings with no issues. Also the gpu has got...
  32. S

    Question 980Ti performing worse than 960

    Hello About 8 months ago I bought a used 980Ti off of a norwegian-like Craigslist. I swapped out my 960 for the 980Ti. Computer recognizes it as a 980Ti but for some reason im getting worse performance than i used to get with my 960? I used to get about 250+ fps in csgo but now im getting...
  33. L

    [SOLVED] Game for i3-6100u (2,3 GHz) nvidia 920 mx , 8GB RAM

    hey everybody can you help me to find game for my laptop with this specification CPU : intel core i3-6100u (2.3) Ghz RAM : 8 GB GPU : nvidia geforce 920mx you think i can play watch dogs 1 or gta v? hey everybody can you help me to find game for my laptop with this specification CPU : intel...
  34. HaggisMuncher42

    Question Disabling Secure Boot Blind

    Strange question: Does anyone know how to disable secure boot without seeing what they’re doing? I have a Dell Optiplex 3010 that I accidentally put into secure boot mode. While resetting, my HDMI port stopped working and my TV has no VGA port. I believe putting it in secure boot prevents...
  35. [SOLVED] I7-4790 playing games shoots up to 100 in temp!

    Hey guys and gals, my comp is : CPU: i7-4790 CPU COOLER: stock MOBO: asrock B85m-HDS RAM:16gb ram GPU: zotec 1050ti 4gb mini just swapped a new cpu from a i3-4130 to a i7-4790 and starting check out my new cpu perfomance with Msi Afterbuner and Prime95 and intel burn test, core temp 1.3. and...
  36. M

    [SOLVED] Will this case be compatible with my new amd msi x470

    Rosewill ATX Case, Mid Tower Case with Blue LED Fan/Gaming
  37. R

    What does "V"/ circle mean in memory QVL?

    Can someone explain in detail what does "v"/Circle mean in memory QVL. The memory I chose(vengeance) has "v" under 1 and 2 but not on 4. Does that mean 4 sticks of memory wont work on the motherboard ? Its a X370 Board
  38. X

    2x8 or 1x16

    I am looking for new ram and i can either get 2x8 or 1x16 and the obvious awnser is to get 2x8 gb for 16gb of ram but if i want to upgrade to 32 down the line because i only have 2 ram slots ill have to sell them to get 2x16. So should i get 2x8 and get the best performance or 1x16 and get a bit...
  39. J

    [SOLVED] Laptop Memory upgrade

    I have only one memory slot with 2GB ram but i wanted to upgrade with 4GB RAM. So I'm worry that whether i have to re-install all my software again into the new memory as i have to remove the old 2GB RAM and replace with 4GB RAM? or everything will be remain the same even though i remove the...
  40. H

    Gaming PC Build

    Hey guys I am going to buy a computer in a few days and I wanted to know your opinion on the build. The budget is around 1500€ in Portugal and I have an Asus VG258Q monitor (1080p 144Hz 1ms) to go along with the computer. Motherboard - Asus ROG Strix H370-F Gaming CPU - Intel Core i5 8600 CPU...