What are the minimum and recommended system specifications needed to power Oculus Rift?

We recommend that your PC computer meets or exceed these system specifications to power the full Rift experience. If you’re not sure what hardware you have, you can use our compatibility check tool to see if your computer meets our minimum or recommended system specs.

Recommended Specs
Graphics CardNVIDIA GTX 1060 / AMD Radeon RX 480 or greater
Alternative Graphics CardNVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 290 or greater
CPUIntel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
Memory8GB+ RAM
Video OutputCompatible HDMI 1.3 video output
USB Ports3x USB 3.0 ports, plus 1x USB 2.0 port
OSWindows 7 SP1 64 bit or newer
Minimum Specs
Graphics CardNVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti / AMD Radeon RX 470 or greater
Alternative Graphics CardNVIDIA GTX 960 4GB / AMD Radeon R9 290 or greater
CPUIntel i3-6100 / AMD FX4350 or greater
Memory8GB+ RAM
Video OutputCompatible HDMI 1.3 video output
USB Ports1x USB 3.0 port, plus 2x USB 2.0 ports
OSWindows 8.1 or newer

Note: Some Rift content may require a computer that exceeds Oculus’s minimum or recommended specs. Please refer to the recommended specs when browsing content in the Oculus Store.

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