Run the Oculus Compatibility Check Tool

Before you buy an Oculus Rift or Rift S, we recommend that you run the Oculus compatibility check tool. The compatibility check tool will help you make sure your computer can power the full Rift or Rift S experience.

To run the Rift and Rift S compatibility check tool:

  1. Go to https://ocul.us/compat-tool to download the compatibility check tool.
  2. Open the tool and click Start.

Check the Results

After running the compatibility check tool, you'll be able to see if your computer:

  • Meets or exceeds the recommended system specifications: You should be able to power the full Rift or Rift S experience.
  • Meets or exceeds the minimum system specs: You should be able to run the Rift or Rift S, but you may come across problems that we won’t be able to fix.
  • Doesn’t meet the minimum system specs: You may not be able to run the Rift or Rift S at all. If you still decide to buy a Rift or Rift S, we won’t be held responsible if it doesn’t work on your computer.

Note: The Oculus Compatibility Tool doesn't guarantee compatibility with All-In-One PCs or Laptops.


If Your Computer Doesn’t Meet the Specifications

If you find out that your computer doesn’t meet the minimum or recommended system specs after running the compatibility check tool, you can:

Specifications

Oculus Rift S

ComponentRecommended SpecsMinimum Specs
Processor Intel i5-4590 / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X or greaterIntel i3-6100 / AMD Ryzen 3 1200, FX4350 or greater
Graphics CardNVIDIA GTX 1060 / AMD Radeon RX 480 or greaterNVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti / AMD Radeon RX 470 or greater
Alternative Graphics CardNVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 290 or greaterNVIDIA GTX 960 4GB / AMD Radeon R9 290 or greater
Memory8GB+ RAM8GB+ RAM
Operating SystemWindows 10Windows 10
USB Ports1x USB 3.0 ports1x USB 3.0 port
Video OutputCompatible DisplayPort video outputCompatible miniDisplayPort video output (miniDisplayPort to DisplayPort adapter included with Rift S)

Oculus Rift

ComponentRecommended SpecsMinimum Specs
Processor Intel i5-4590 / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X or greaterIntel i3-6100 / AMD Ryzen 3 1200, FX4350 or greater
Graphics CardNVIDIA GTX 1060 / AMD Radeon RX 480 or greaterNVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti / AMD Radeon RX 470 or greater
Alternative Graphics CardNVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 290 or greaterNVIDIA GTX 960 4GB / AMD Radeon R9 290 or greater
Memory8GB+ RAM8GB+ RAM
Operating SystemWindows 10Windows 10
USB Ports Rift3x USB 3.0 ports, plus 1x USB 2.0 port1x USB 3.0 port, plus 2x USB 2.0 ports
Video Output (Rift)Compatible HDMI 1.3 video outputCompatible HDMI 1.3 video output

Note: The operating system specified in the table above may be updated as third-party software changes dictate. Certain experiences on Rift and Rift S require a computer system exceeding Oculus’ minimum or recommended specifications. Please refer to the recommended specifications for the Rift or Rift S experiences you intend to use.

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