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HTC Vive - Virtual Reality Headset

Fallout 4 VR & Tilt Brush included with purchase of Vive

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Once you put on the Vive headset, you're immersed in a world full of surprises. Walk around freely and explore everything; the Chaperone guidance system keeps you safely within the bounds of your play area. Stunning graphics make it feel so real and surreal simultaneously.

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Room-Scale VR
Explore the virtual world with the freedom to move around in a space up to 15 feet by 15 feet.
Don't have that kind of room? Use VIVE seated, standing, or in a space at least 6' x 6' x 5'.

Precision Tracking Steam Tracking provides 360-degree coverage of your movements to the millimeter.
Don't worry, VIVE's Chaperone system warns you when you reach the boundaries of your play area.

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Powering the Best VR Experience
VIVE recommends certain minimum component specs for a PC to run VIVE. These components such as your graphics card, processor, and memory all impact the quality of the VR experience you see inside the headset.

Graphics Card
Graphics Card
The graphics card is the most important component in your PC for VR. It is responsible for the production of the graphics displayed inside the headset. The more powerful the graphics card, the more detail you will see in images in your VR experience.

Intel Core i7 processor
Think of the processor like the brain of your computer. It is responsible for processing the data required to run the VR experience. The newer the processor, the more calculations that can be done to optimize the game for the best VR experience.

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RAM is a form of data storage for frequently used computer programs, such as VR games. The more RAM you have, the more information the compter can store for faster access.

Recommended Computer Specs
For the best experience with VIVE, the computer specifications are recommended:
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 or Radeon™ RX 480, equivalet or better
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-4590 or AMD FX™ 8350, equivalent or better
  • Memory: 4GB of RAM or more
  • Video out: HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2 or newer
  • USB ports: 1x USB 2.0 or better
  • OS: Windows® 7 SP1, Windows® 8.1 or later


Product Information
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General Specifications
HTC Vive
Display Type
1080 x 1200
Refresh Rate
90 Hz
Field of View (FOV)
Interpupillary Distance
58 mm - 72 mm
Laser Position Sensor
Adjustable Strap
System Requirements
Operating System
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 10
Software Platform
Steam VR
Minimum Processor (Intel)
Core i5 4590
Minimum Processor (AMD)
FX 8350
Minimum Memory (RAM)
4 GB
Minimum Graphics Card (Nvidia)
GeForce GTX 970 or better
Minimum Graphics Card (AMD)
Radeon R9 290 or better
Ports & Connectors
USB 2.0 or newer x1
HDMI 1.4 or newer x1
DisplayPort 1.2 or newer x1
USB 3.0 or newer x2
Power x2
Physical Specifications
1.21 lbs. (0.55 kg)
Room Scale Play Area
6.60 ft (2.01 m) x 5.00 ft (1.52 m)
Standing Only Play Area
Not Specified
Package Contents
What's in the Box
Headset, Two Controllers, Two Box Sensors
1 Year
1 Year

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  • Parts: 1 Year
  • Labor: 1 Year

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