Forum discussion tagged with VR.
  1. A

    [SOLVED] How to use oculus link on PC with outdated motherboard?

    My PC has old motherboard which is h61. It has no USB 3.0. But, it has RX 570 graphic card. It also has outdated CPU: i5 3570. Its RAM is 2x8GB DDR3. Can I run oculus link with Oculus Quest 2 in this PC? If yes, how to do that? Please help me
  2. C

    Question Brothers New VR gaming machine

    Hey so I just wanted to get some feedback on a new system I'm building for my brother or more like an upgrade path. old system imgur: System that I built: and I'm open to suggestions and criticisms. and with most of the parts i gave him different options like with the ram, cooler, power...
  3. C

    Question PC upgrades for my brothers new found VR obsession.

    Hey so recently my older brother purchased a valve index the top-of-the-line VR headset and at the moment his PC can run some VR games but he really wants to play half-life Alyx and what I've learned it is very demanding game. he currently has an intel I5 6500 and a GTX 1060. he assigned me to...
  4. 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...
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    Question RTX 3070FE ~30% usage while i7-7700K is at ~50% ?

    I've been struggling to figure out why my RTX 3070 card has been performing terribly in VR. Pavlov VR runs at 50-70FPS on high settings and Half Life: Alyx barely runs at 30-40 FPS on low. I've tried every fix I could other than downgrading drivers, overclocking or a full re-install of Windows...
  6. Knnight

    [SOLVED] Bluetooth

    Hi i don't have Bluetooth on my new motherboard and i have a HTC Vive and i need bluetooth for it. I was wondering if the (ASUS USBBT500 Bluetooth Smart Ready Adapter) would allow the HTC vive connect to my computer?
  7. toshibitsu

    [SOLVED] VR headset (or strap) for someone with a large circumference?

    Hello, I currently have an Oculus Quest 2 and have both the original strap that came with it as well as the 'Elite Strap'. Both straps feel really tight on my head. I've tried contacting Oculus, but they were no help. Does anyone know if there's a 3rd party strap for big heads? Or what about...
  8. Can I flip the connection on my Samsung Gear VR?

    So I have a Note 9 which only fast charges one direction of the cable, the other direction is very-very slow charging.( Not cable issue, not usb port issue 100%). And I am so lucky that my Gear VR(SM-R325) is connecting to my phone exactly in the direction where slow charging occurs so it is not...
  9. P

    [SOLVED] Downloading VR Games

    I am soon getting the Oculus Quest 2, and it will be my first ever VR system. I know that it comes in two options, 64 Gb or 258 Gb. I was wondering if you had to download games you want to play directly on to the VR, or could you download them on your pc and play them from there. Thank you for...
  10. aryan826

    Question HTC Vive new HDMI cable but black screen?

    so my 3 in 1 cable HDMI pooped out so i got a replacement HDMI cable but now the screen is black, I have looked into it quite a bit, and read something about forcing 'direct mode' the instructions on how to do so, in typically steam fashion, no longer works as the setting have been moved or...
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    [SOLVED] Is my laptop compatable with VR gaming?

    Earlier this year I bought a brand new laptop for school, a Dell G7 17 with an RTX 2060 and a i7-9750H. Obviously those specs would be just fine on a desktop to run any VR games with ease but my problems stem from somewhere else. I wanted to do some research before i purchased an HTC Vive to see...
  12. A

    [SOLVED] Will this PC build be quiet and stable?

    Hi I'm trying to build a PC that is optimized for working in VR. I was wondering if these specs would make for a quiet and stable PC. Any recommendations for better hardware would be appreciated! -be quiet! Dark Base 900, No PSU, E-ATX, Black, Full Tower Case -ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Hero...
  13. RJGray

    [SOLVED] Should I wait for VR or upgrade my PC?

    Howdy to all who read! I'm looking to get my first personal VR headset. I've been saving up and now have money (around $500) set aside to do just that. I don't care about cables or no cables, but I do care about being able to connect to Steam, and I do care about minimizing potential nausea...
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    [SOLVED] Which GPU to buy for VR ?

    So i'm looking to upgrade my RX 460, i'm between to an RX 5700 XT and 2070 super but the thing is, i want to get to the VR world too but which one of them is better for VR ? I saw the 5700 XT has almost identical performance to the 2070 super in games for less price but i'm curious about the...
  15. beefycactusyt

    [SOLVED] Use one modem to link 2 devices and another for internet

    Looking around a fair bit but probably using the wrong key words. I want to set up Virtual Desktop for the Oculus Quest and i can do this on my first modem (internet access). I bought a second modem to link the pc and Oculus Quest together as it takes a lot of local bandwidth (80-100mbps) and...
  16. V

    [SOLVED] Help building new PC!

    Hi guys! I am currently in the process of building a new PC. I have not bought any parts yet, as I have decided to wait for new GPU's to come out as I think it would be a crime to buy 2000 series when 3000 series is only a few months away! For you reference, I am thinking of getting a...
  17. Quickless

    [SOLVED] Upgrade to better handle VR

    Sup, I have had an oculus rift since 2017, I dont know if I should upgrade to Rift S, but thats not the point(You can tell me if u want to tho ;) ). I'm making this thread today because Im starting to get back into vr gaming after leaving my rift untouched for almost 3 years. And I can run...
  18. N

    [SOLVED] Valve Index Disconnecting from USB

    I got my Valve Index near the end of March. I experienced grey screen 'tracking' issues pretty much constantly (was never able to get through even a single song in Beat Saber without it happening multiple times). After going through a long, arduous troubleshooting process, I got an RMA from...
  19. L

    [SOLVED] Is my PC good enough for VR?

    I have tried out the HTC Vive on a friend's PC and I really want one. At the moment I even have the cash to get one. I want to get one of the new HTC Cosmos. Can I run one though, that is the question? My system: CPU: Intel Core i7 8700 Memory: 16Gb DDR4 GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8Gb It...
  20. DBJ99

    [SOLVED] Question about VR shipping

    Hey, first time on this forum so sorry if I muddled something up; I ordered a VR Headset from one coast of the US, and I live on the other. I'm a little anxious waiting for it and was curious what the difference between "Package received by carrier" which I got learned about 6 hours ago, and an...
  21. R

    Question RTX 2070 VR Frame Drops / Stutter at the start of games, and during new levels

    So I have been getting random framedrops in every game I do that is somewhat intensive. Here is what I've done so far. 1.) Purchased 3 different RTX 2070 cards to try out, all have the same issue even when underclocked / overclocked / no super sampling on rift s same stutter. 2.) Fresh cleaned...
  22. M

    [SOLVED] good VR benchmarking software?

    Running a 1600af, rx570, and 8gb ram, soon to be 16, and was wondering if anybody knows any good vr benchmarking software, or if anybody could tell me what i need to upgrade to run vr
  23. Ajaness

    [SOLVED] Help with $2,000-$3,000 VR Capable Tower That can Last

    Approximate Purchase Date: Weekish from now Budget Range: $2,000 - $3,000 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Hardcore Gaming, Looking to be able to support mid-high tier VR graphics for few years into the future. Are you buying a monitor: Not looking for a monitor in the budget but if...
  24. N

    [SOLVED] Advice on a budget VR PC?

    Just copying and pasting this from PCPartPicker. And added like 5 extra words or something too. "So I'd bought a computer from my mom's workplace early last year (they were replacing the computers) and in the computer was an i5-4570S. I'm planning on pairing this with both parts I have from my...
  25. M

    [SOLVED] Can my pc run vr

    I am wondering if my PC can run vr, and if so which headsets. I know I don’t have the best graphics card, so I’m not hoping to run an vive but I’m hoping to be able to run oculus or windows mixed reality My specs Graphics: gtx 1050 ti CPU: AMD Fx 8350 4 ghz 8 core Ram: 16 gb ddr3 PSU: 600 watts
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    [SOLVED] Triple RTX 2080 TI build - VR / 3 screen CAVE system

    Hello! I have been blessed by the dean of my university to build a single powerhouse station for our triple screen motion tracking CAVE VR system. I am currently in the process of composing a pc build that would display VR scenes on the three HD projectors ( will be 4K in the future ). I am...
  27. B

    [SOLVED] DisplayPort To HDMI on Rift S

    Hello, This year I am going to be getting VR and I am interested in the Rift S... But my GPU (GTX 1650) does not have display port! Would a DP -> HDMI adapter work? Thanks, Ben
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    Question apparently my usb ports aren't getting enough power, will a new motherboard fix it?

    my oculus hasnt been working and ive been told that it is due to my usb ports not getting enough power, ive been looking at a new motherboard, but dont want to spend the time and money to get it working unless it fixes the problem.
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    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...
  30. F

    Question Stuttering all the time even when not in a game

    Hi, A problem is driving me crazy on my gaming PC. I get (micro) stuttering all the time on all games and even just in windows when dragging or scrolling I can feel hiccups. Changing camera direction too quickly or doing some actions like jumping/shooting/opening stuff (anything that has to...
  31. BearTech

    [SOLVED] which Graphics Card for heavy workloads

    Hey! I'm just in the time of upgrading my computer with a new graphics card. Computer today: 2700X water-cooled 16GB Frame (will upgrade to 32GB soon) 1060 - 6gb ASUS ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING EVGA G2 850W My primary workloads: 3D Modeling, Rendering, Game Development in VR on Valve Index and...
  32. A

    [SOLVED] VR requirements on display ports

    hi, I have a question the oculus rift S requirement on display port is 1.2 version and I have a 1.4 port on my pc can I plug a 1.2 display port cable into 1.4 port? thanks
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    [SOLVED] Need help upgrading rig to a good VR rig for valve index

    I'm very new to PC building but I'm trying to upgrade my PC into a decent VR rig for valves index. I wanna try and keep as many parts of my old rig as possible so I don't spend a ridiculous amount of money. I know I am going to have to upgrade my GPU but I am not sure if decent VR GPU'S will be...
  34. Halo11702

    Question Computer freezes and monitors have no signal, GPU led also freezes.

    I've been having this problem for awhile and I thought it wasn't that big of an issue because it only happened about once a week. But now it happens all the time. It does not matter what I'm doing it just randomly crashes. Both monitors go black, the led lights on my GPU freeze at white/light...
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    Question USB 3.0 PCIe card burned my VR Headset cable twice

    Specs: i7 2600k (OC ~4,3 GHz) ASUS P8P67 (REV 3.1) (ASMedia USB 3.0 drivers aren't compatible with Mixed Reality) 16GB DDR3 (1600MHz) GTX 980TI A SSD and 3 other HDDs The Headset: HP VR1000-100nn The USB 3.0 PCIe Card with VIA Chipset and external Molex Power (only german amazon link...
  36. Halo11702

    Question GPU not using 100% Only in VR

    I've had VR for a long time and thought that my 1080 just wasnt enough for VR so I just had to deal with it. But the other day I was playing VRChat and someone said that there fps was a solid 90fps With a 1060 while I was struggling to keep 30fps!! I went to go check and sure enough, 30-40%usage...
  37. 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...
  38. Irreverent Trash

    Question Recommendation For gaming/creators laptop?

    I’m thinking about getting a gaming laptop for gaming, streaming, video editing, and VR gaming. Any recommendations for a good gaming laptop? If I want a specific gaming laptop i would want 1440p 60hz or 144hz.
  39. Mt_McKinley

    Question HDMI Port only uses Intel Integrated graphics, how can I make it use Nvidia graphics card too?

    I have a Gigabyte p37x laptop with both an Intel integrated graphics card and an Nvidia 980m graphics card. The laptop only has 1 HDMI port, and I'm trying to set up an HTC Vive to use with it, which uses the HDMI port. However, it seems that the HMDI Port is connected to the integrated graphics...
  40. 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?