Everything you need to know about Oculus Ready PCs


Oculus Rift | August 3, 2015

Since February 16th anyone can pre-order a brand new product when it comes to virtual reality (VR) technology and it came in the shape of Oculus Ready PCs. ASUS, Dell and Alienware have all joined with Oculus to provide a number of PCs that are said to enhance the ‘incredible Rift experience’. All bundles will contain an Oculus-certified PC as well as everything that normally comes with the Rift including; a headset, sensor, Xbox One controller, remote and more. Seven PCs are available, including three from ASUS. 

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Oculus Ready PCs - Prices - Reviews

More details about the Oculus Ready PCs

Here is a list of the seven Oculus Ready PCs available:

ASUS G11CD 
CPU: Intel i5-6400 
GPU: NVIDIA 970 
Memory: DDR4 8GB 
MSRP: $1049
Special Offer: $949 

ASUS ROG G2OCB 
CPU: Intel i5-6400 
GPU: NVIDIA 970 
Memory: DDR4 16GB 
Storage: 512GB SSD 
MSRP: $1449 
Special Offer: $1349 

ASUS ROG G2OCB 
CPU: Intel i7-6700 
GPU: NVIDIA 980 
Memory: DDR4 16GB 
Storage: 256GB SSD + 1TB HdD 
MSRP: $1699 
Special Offer: $1599 

Alienware Area 51 
CPU: Intel i7-5820K 
GPU: NVIDIA 980 
Memory: DDR4 16GB 
Storage: 128GB SSD + 2TB HDD 
MSRP: $2549 
Special Offer: $2349 

Alienware X51 R3 
CPU: Intel i5-6400 
GPU: NVIDIA 970 
Memory: DDR4 8GB 
Storage: 1TB HDD 
MSRP: $1199 
Special Offer: $999 

Alienware X51 R3
CPU: Intel i5-6400 
GPU: NVIDIA 970 
Memory: DDR4 16GB 
Storage: 256 GB SSD 
MSRP: $1499 
Special Offer: $1299 

Dell XPS 8900 SE 
CPU. Intel i5-6400 
GPU: NVIDIA 970 
Memory: DDR4 8GB 
MSRP: $1199
Special Offer: $999 

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Oculus Ready PCs prices

Oculus Ready PCs from ASUS range from $949 to $1699. They are offering the G11CD model with Intel i5 as well as two ROG G20CB models (one with i5 and the other with i7). Alienware also have three models available; the Area 51 and two versions of the X51 R3 which differ slightly when it comes to memory and storage. Prices of Alienware range from $999 and $2349. Finally, Dell are contributing the XPS 8900 SE which is at the special price of $999.

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Where to buy your Oculus Ready PC?

You can buy your Oculus Ready PCs from multiple location, Oculus recommand using Amazon.com, Best Buy or Microsoft.

Where to buy oculus ready PCs

Oculus has also announced that anyone who has already pre-ordered the Rift will be able to buy a PC for a discounted price (depending on country). Rift’s will still work on other PCs but a check will have to be carried out to see if it will work efficiently. Oculus has taken yet another step forward when it comes to VR technology and who knows what’s still to come in the future?

Published August 3, 2015 in Oculus Rift - 1741

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