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Razer's OSVR headset pre-orders pegged at $300, start shipping Nov 23

Razer opens up the pre-orders for its OSVR headset, offering the Hacker Development Kit for $300

By Anthony Garreffa on Oct 24, 2015 05:25 am CDT - 0 mins, 54 secs reading time

Razer has now opened pre-orders for its OSVR Hacker Development Kit headsets, with the OSVR headset available for $300, and begins shipping on November 23.


The peripherals giant wanrs that the OSVR headset has a warning that "the OSVR Hacker Developer's Kit is for development purposes and will ship with a 30 day warranty". Consumers can dive in, but Razer has warned you. As for the OSVR itself, it features a 5.5-inch OLED screen with an awesome 120Hz refresh rate, offering a pixel density of 401PPI.

The Razer OSVR also has an IR camera operating at 100Hz, and 360-degree tracking, too. Razer CEO Min-Liang Tang added: "Gaming is moving towards the virtual reality platform and this poses huge benefits and challenges to gamers at every level. OSVR brings game developers, gamers and hardware manufacturers together to solve those challenges and make virtual reality gaming a reality for the masses".

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.


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