Virtual Reality

Forum discussion tagged with Virtual Reality.
  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. Kevin00812

    Question Error when connecting device to windows 10

    When i'm trying to connect my oculus quest 2 to my computer i get this error every time: The last usb device you connected to this computer malfunctioned and windows does not recognize it. I have updated drivers, deleted drivers and reinstalled them, tried on different comuputers (worked) and...
  3. J

    Question Using iGPU and discrete card for monitors and VR

    Hoping that someone can educate me... I have an RTX2080 Super and a Valve Index VR headset. I was using the DP(RTX) for the headset and two HDMI(RTX) for the monitors. Integrated graphics were disable by default (MSI Mag Mortar B460M) but there were two ports for monitors on the MoBo. I...
  4. ludovico.fabbri

    Question Card for gaming, VR and Neural Networks

    Hi guys! I am looking for a card which can offer good performance for gaming, VR (Oculus Quest 2 etc) and Neural Networks training (using CUDA). Right now I have an NVIDIA GTX 960, which it is a bit underpowered for VR. Do you have anything to suggest (budget 200 - 500)?
  5. T

    Question VIVE Cosmos, Basestations

    Hi! I have a regular non-elite HTV VIVE Cosmos and i was wondering, if i buy 2x basestations will it be compatible with my headset and controllers?
  6. C

    [SOLVED] Will the Ryzen 5 3600 and the EVGA RTX 2060 KO Gaming be able to run VR games like Half Life Alyx at 72 FPS?

    I'm building a PC with a Ryzen 5 3600, RTX 2060 KO and 16GB 3200 MHz RAM. Will these specs be able to run VR Games like Half Life Alyx and Boneworks at 72 FPS Ultra Settings? Here are more detailed specs.
  7. 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...
  8. Mustang1138

    Question USB issues on Gigabyte A320-S2H, need help with upgrade.

    Hi, I've been having issues with my usb ports recently (started about a week ago), were my keyboard, mouse and vr gear began to disconnect from my computer randomly then reconnect for the time I have my computer on. I have a GIGABYTE GA-A320M-S2H and have already contacted gigabyte support over...
  9. C

    [SOLVED] I need help building a pc!

    I need help building a VR ready pc. i was going to buy a prebuilt but couldn't find any. If anyone knows a good prebuilt vr ready pc please leave the link. the pc i have is and im trying to sell it for a new pc. i built a pc on PcPartPicker...
  10. OblivionsEdge

    [SOLVED] Best Sub-£350 gaming pc

    My girlfriends birthday is coming up, and in the summer we were planning on buying and building a PC as it is something I am interested in and she wanted to learn a bit about it. However, being the genius bf I am I didn't have a clue what to buy her, so I thought I'd buy the parts for the PC...
  11. R

    [SOLVED] VR Build Final Draft

    Ladies and Gentlemen, I humbly put up this ~$1K VR-ready build up for review to be critiqued, because I do not want to make any mistakes in this final draft. This is my first build, I am unbelievably nervous and inexperienced, and I've gone back and forth with a few people on this discord for...
  12. L

    Question Building a 1k VR ready PC for a friend of mine

    My friend is new to PC gaming, and he is interested in building a rig himself that can handle the OCULUS RIFT. Here is the first draft of the build we put together. Tell us what you think. Any advice is appreciated. Extra Details Our goal is to see what we can build on a budget of 1k - 1.5k...
  13. 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...
  14. M

    [SOLVED] Valve Index "Headset Disconnected"

    My Valve index arrived earlier this week, and it worked fine during the set up and for the 40 minutes or so that I used it afterwards. Now when I load up SteamVR it flashes "Headset Disconnected, Your headsets's display cable has become disconnected. Please check your headset's connections and...
  15. F

    [SOLVED] Can I connect a GSYNC monitor and a VR headset to one display port?

    Hey so I've got a 144hz gsync monitor that obviously uses a display port. However I would also love to be able to simultaneously use my Oculus Rift which also uses a display port. Problem is that my GPU only has one display port output. So my question is.. is there some sort of splitter I can...
  16. nickfix

    [SOLVED] Looking for a graphics card to pair with my Ryzen 5 3600

    I'm looking to make my build more VR-friendly, as I find myself playing more and more inside virtual reality. I just upgraded my CPU to a Ryzen 5 3600 just a few days ago and noticed a slight performance increase, but I feel as if it could be better. My current GPU is an MSI GTX 1070 Ti 8gb. I...
  17. B

    [SOLVED] 2600x to 3600 worth it for VR?

    Hey guys. Right now I'm running the current specs CPU: 2600x GPU:5700 XT RAM: 16GB 3200MHZ MOBO: ASROCK B350M I'm planning to purchase a Valve Index when they restock to be able to play Boneworks, Half Life; Alyx, and other demanding vr games. I was wondering how significant the upgrade to a...
  18. J

    Question Multiple room vr, gaming PC setup

    Hello guys, I am trying to setup a desktop and vr setup to be able to play vr in one room and then your normal PC gaming in another with a multiple monitor setup. I am wanting to do this over the network if possible by either having the PC and vr setup in one room and then the full usable...
  19. T

    [SOLVED] Using a secondary Video Card for VR

    Hi there! I have an odd question. I recently got a video card upgrade (MSI R9 390 8G) but it doesn't have the hdmi outputs necessary to operate an oculus rift. My old card (1050ti) ran the oculus very well and had 3 hdmi outputs. The headset required 2. My question is this: Could I simply have...
  20. G

    [SOLVED] GPU is not as fast as it used to.

    I got my Radeon RX570 around 1 year ago and then I took SteamVR Perfromance Test and then it's results were VR Ready. I even have a screenshot. View: Now when I took the test, the results were just Capable. Its over 100 fps at all times. Can anyone please tell me...
  21. 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...
  22. M

    [SOLVED] would this system be ready for vr?

    CPU AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor $114.99 Motherboard MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard $83.98 Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory $64.98 Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $44.99 Video...
  23. P

    [SOLVED] Can't connect my Rift S

    Hi! I just got my Rift S and it looks great but when I tried going through the setup, it couldn't detect the USB nor the graphics card cable being plugged in. I updated all the drivers, other USB port but still nothing. Also tried doing all the troubleshooting steps but nothing worked. It is...
  24. Beppone

    [SOLVED] Which Graphics Card should I buy for VR? (Oculus Rift S)

    Should I buy an Rtx 2070 Super or a 5700 xt? What I think, is that Amd cards are not well optimized for VR, and I should go for Nvidia. But Im not sure if the Price difference is worth the buy.
  25. Archimedez

    [SOLVED] Random crashes and weird performance issues after installing new GPU

    Hello, I am trying to diagnose whats wrong with my GPU. I've wanted to upgrade my PC so it can run VR games on the valve index. However I noticed that many games (Both VR and non-VR) would crash with my old GPU which was a Gtx 970. I upgraded to a RTX 2060 expecting large performance increases...
  26. F

    Question Is there something wrong with my ram?

    My memory on my pc has been maxed out here for a long while. Even when I only have brave open its normally at %90 but I always hear 8gb is more than enough ram. Is there something wrong with my sticks? It says 7.3 gb is taken up but im not sure if that much should be taken up from only a few...
  27. B

    Question Dual monitors not working lately...

    So I recently invested in a virtual reality headset and everything was going great. My system specs were: 2 x Nvidia 980 SC EVGA SuperNOVA 750W G2 PSU Intel i7 6700K 4 x 4 GB RAM DDR4 Dual monitors (HDMI, DVI) VR Headset (DisplayPort) I often let my computer go to sleep rather than shutting...
  28. D

    Question Upgrade my GPU or Get a New PC?

    What's up internet, So four/five years ago I built a PC with the following specs: EATX ASUS motherboard (I'll have to check the exact model when I get home, not sure if it's necessary for this question though) Intel i7-4960X 16 GB RAM Nvidia Titan (original one) As the years have rolled by...
  29. TheOwnKnown3

    Build Advice New PC Build time! Looking for suggestions / advice. AMD 3900x - Nvidia 2080TI Current build; CPU; AMD - Ryzen 9 3900X 3.8 GHz 12-Core Processor GPU: Asus - GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11 GB ROG Strix Gaming OC Video Card PSU: EVGA - SuperNOVA P2 750 W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply Display: 1920x1080 144hz MOBO: MSI...
  30. J

    Question Windows Mixed Reality

    Hi I'm having an issue with my lenovo explorer headset which has been working fine until today. I keep getting a very stuttery image whenever Imove my head and I have no idea what to do. My pc has a gtx 1660ti, Ryzen 5 1600 and 32gb of RAM so is more than capable of running the headset. Any help...
  31. jdmartin1106

    Question Upgrade my system VR Compatibility + better gaming performance

    I am looking to upgrade my current system to something that allows for VR compatablity as well as for better gaming performance. I am looking to upgrade the CPU and Graphics card and I am unsure what will work for my current system. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks :)...
  32. D

    Question Getting horrible performance

    Hey there. I’m fairly new to PC gaming and having Oculus, so I’m going to try my best to explain the things I’ve been experiencing so far. From what I remember, for the first week or so of oculus I had great performance with everything being very smooth and no signs of lag, but that’s changed a...
  33. Zyperspace

    Question The Vive Question of VR Gaming in 2019

    Greetings all who visit this thread! For years I've yearned to acquire a VR headset for myself but I've yet to fully decide on which to buy. Perhaps someone out there may be willing to share their thoughts and/or experiences? Standalone headsets are not what I'm looking for - It needs to be...
  34. R

    Question Can this card run VR

    I know it’s not the best card for VR at all, but I want to know if it CAN. Obviously all games would have to be at low settings and probably not a full 60fps but could it still run games like Pavlov or VR chat at a good rate. My friend really wants VR, me and my roommate both just got it, so now...
  35. Z

    [SOLVED] would my cpu be able to handle vr

    Would my 17 3700k be able to handle vr and would it be playable. Just ordered rift s and want to be prepared. I am also using 14gb ram and a overclocked asus gtx 1060 6gb. I now it meets the minimum requirements but dont now if vr will be any fun on my specs.
  36. L

    Question Arm Mali-D77 Display Chip Promises High-Res VR Without the Nausea

    Arm announced the new Mali-D77 display processor for VR headsets. It claims it can support up to 3K resolution at Arm Mali-D77 Display Chip Promises High-Res VR Without the Nausea : Read more
  37. kcarbotte

    Article HP Reverb VR Headset Review: Windows Mixed Reality Never Looked So Good

    HP Reverb is the best Windows Mixed Reality headset, but that may be its biggest downfall. It's impressive, but the included controllers ruin the experience. HP Reverb VR Headset Review: Windows Mixed Reality Never Looked So Good : Read more
  38. 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...
  39. Nervly

    Question Upgrading VR Rig, need help!

    Greetings! I'm looking into upgrading my VR Rig, which will be used to play VR games(duh) and stream some of them. I don't exactly plan to overclock and I'd like to be able to pump the Supersampling in VR games up to anywhere between 1.5x and 2.0x. (but as they say, the more the merrier) I live...
  40. AndrewFreedman

    Info HoloLens 2 Is Cool, But It's Not For Your Living Room (Yet)

    HoloLens 2 is still meant for enterprise, but Microsoft says it could go to homes one day. HoloLens 2 Is Cool, But It's Not For Your Living Room (Yet) : Read more