Tuesday February 23, 2016

Get Ready For The HTC Vive With NVIDIA GPUs

HTC today announced the consumer version of their Vive virtual reality headset. HTC Vive brings "room scale"’ VR that enables new ways for both gamers and professionals to walk around and interact with their virtual environments. It will also bring a host of exciting new content آ— such as Tilt Brush (which lets you paint on a virtual canvas), Everest VR (which lets you grapple your way up the world’s tallest peak), and Job Simulator (a fun take on modern work life) آ— that will be available from the Steam platform.

If you’ve been wondering what you’d need to power their new headset, HTC published today its recommended specs. It also highlighted several GeForce GTX-powered PCs optimized for Vive from Alienware, MSI, and HP. To get the most out of your experience, you’ll need a PC with a GeForce GTX 970 or higher, a GeForce GTX 980-based notebook, or a workstation with a Quadro M5000 or higher.