Oculus Rift headsets will now work on lower-end PCs

Oculus Rift lower the framerate so customers will no longer have to purchase expensive platforms to run VR.

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Published Fri, Nov 18 2016 8:40 AM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

It's known throughout the gaming world that Virtual Reality is hot and popular with users everywhere, but high tech products are required to make it work. Oculus have been working on a new project called 'Asynchronous Spacewarp.'

Oculus Rift headsets will now work on lower-end PCs | TweakTown.com

The Asynchronous Spacewarp (ASW) technology has been designed to help lower the threshold for the Rift's compatibility. The ASW will perform on platforms at 45 frames per second, instead of previous requirements of running games at 90 frames per second.

With this technology available, its means that no longer will a powerful GPU be required to keep the framerate up. Overall customers will save money by not having to purchase the most expensive products to run VR.

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