Can you Game in VR on a Budget?

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Comments • 3 221

  • Raymond Luna
    Raymond Luna  2 days back

    Anyone think I can play Vrchat with a 1060 in Vr?

    • Sean Brannock
      Sean Brannock  5 days back

      The 980ti performs like a 1060 6gb Ti

      • Raska The Slaanesh
        Raska The Slaanesh  6 days back

        i would instead put AMD equivalent of GTX 1060/1070, which would even cost lower and instead of CPU put AMD one, which also would be less costy.

        • M P
          M P  1 weeks back

          So can i play vr with a 1050ti i3 7100k well? And min 60 fps

          • Sasori Here
            Sasori Here  1 weeks back

            they should make vr a wireless.

            • RowanDeMan
              RowanDeMan  2 weeks back

              do you NEED a 1060 6gb graphics card or is 1050 4gb okay too?

              • Johiah plays games
                Johiah plays games  2 weeks back

                "Sponsored by Zuckerberg"

                • Sam Daman Tutorials
                  Sam Daman Tutorials  2 weeks back

                  Little jimmy: mom can we get a vr headset
                  Mom: no we don't have a good computer
                  Oculus quest: knocks on door
                  Allow me to introduce myself

                  • SevenDeMagnus
                    SevenDeMagnus  2 weeks back


                    • kittycitte
                      kittycitte  3 weeks back

                      so whats the minimum cpu for vr if the rest of the build is completely sufficient for vr?

                      • Luke
                        Luke  3 weeks back

                        My friend plays vr on a i7-870 and a rx 570 8gb and 8gb ram. He says it runs smoothly. Now that’s budget

                        • Chris3706
                          Chris3706  3 weeks back

                          Wot?? I run vr on a Intel core i5 and a gtx 1060 with 8gb ram. And I can't run shit.

                      • Kind Old Raven
                        Kind Old Raven  4 weeks back

                        So it might actually be worth it to get a Oculus Rift even though I haven't upgraded from my GTX980 yet.

                        • Taco A.
                          Taco A.  4 weeks back

                          980 is still perfectly fine today and can handle vr.

                      • Bryson Rose
                        Bryson Rose  4 weeks back

                        I got a 1050 ti with a Ryzen 2600 and it works fairly well but then again I mostly play Beatsaber, games like be chat has to much going on so the fps drops and looks super chopy

                        • Mariocdi
                          Mariocdi  4 weeks back

                          I am blind in one eye so vr is actually unusable

                          • dakota deleon
                            dakota deleon  4 weeks back

                            Linus, some of us don’t have 900$ like me I’m on a intel HD 6000 and I can run gta 5 at well.... 18fps not bad right.... right awww

                            • Comb CR
                              Comb CR  1 months back

                              Me:*get VR*
                              Me:let's play a random game on steam
                              *2 minutes in loadings page*
                              Me:isn't login hm
                              *laptop explodes*

                              • quest 77051
                                quest 77051  1 months back

                                i'm a former usa soldier with a head injury on a fixed income. where can i buy one of your V.R. riggs that you set up. I TRUST YOUR WORK. thanks.

                                • {XK} xkgamer195 YT
                                  {XK} xkgamer195 YT  1 months back

                                  Gtx 960 2gb works

                                  • Ryv Mutsu
                                    Ryv Mutsu  1 months back

                                    Your content is always appreciated, though I cannot get behind Oculus post the DK2 days, and have been with Vive since the OG set. That stated, I do appreciate the attention Oculus gave to the world of modern VR along the way, not to mention the many DK2 demos and games shared with kith and kin! (Also! The AuraVisor from DamsenAudio might be worth a look, requiring no mobile)

                                    • Joey Kyle
                                      Joey Kyle  1 months back

                                      Linus: Talks about budget PC
                                      Also Linus: *Builds budget PC with 1000 dollar Graphics card*

                                      • Scrunch man Man
                                        Scrunch man Man  1 months back

                                        Time to run the htc Vive on my low en windows 10 laptop

                                        • SprinklyGachaCake
                                          SprinklyGachaCake  1 months back

                                          I'm using a high laptop windows, I prefer it to be Acer or any other good laptops you may love or know! Welp, I just need 100 or 99 money left for my VR to be bought.

                                      • Daniel
                                        Daniel  1 months back

                                        why not use ryzen 4 this. its the budget king.

                                        • Dexty
                                          Dexty  1 months back

                                          LTT: "Can you game in vr on a budget?"

                                          Oculus Quest: "Allow me to introduce myself."

                                          • Fresh Marq
                                            Fresh Marq  1 months back

                                            Im a 13 years old and im struggling to buy a quest. I have $208 bucks and if i do get a quest the games will cost alot

                                            • Vincent Ribeiro
                                              Vincent Ribeiro  1 months back

                                              My laptop had a 1060 and i7 but is complete buns with games and mostly everything, I don’t really get it

                                              • giovanni lodico
                                                giovanni lodico  1 months back

                                                Will it run butter smooth? Rtx 2070 ti Intel core i7 8700 k

                                              • Kawaii Bump
                                                Kawaii Bump  1 months back

                                                So, still wondering why this was uploaded on my birthday. If none of you believe, don't really care.

                                                • aqua made a ree
                                                  aqua made a ree  1 months back

                                                  today we run vr on our phones

                                                  • drerod89
                                                    drerod89  1 months back

                                                    I went with 1050 ti and Ryzen 3 2200g and an original rift the whole setup was around $900 and it’s not too bad , I’m planning to upgrade to 16gb of ram a Zotac 1080 and the Ryzen 7 2700 and maybe a 1tb hdd and possibly a third sensor

                                                    • Kyle Jenkins
                                                      Kyle Jenkins  1 months back

                                                      @drerod89 what headset did you buy because I'm looking at getting one for second hand for about 250

                                                    • drerod89
                                                      drerod89  1 months back

                                                      I don’t get motion sick and I don’t think the games look that bad

                                                    • drerod89
                                                      drerod89  1 months back

                                                      Kyle Jenkins some games like rick and Morty , and robo recall run pretty well on low to medium settings

                                                    • Kyle Jenkins
                                                      Kyle Jenkins  1 months back

                                                      dose it run smooth with a 1050 ti ?

                                                  • Bionic0ne
                                                    Bionic0ne  1 months back

                                                    the SteamVR Performance Test said my old Frankenstein PC was more than ready to do VR with an FX6350 OC'd to 4.3GHz, GTX980TI Classified, and 16GB of DDR3... Should I trust it?

                                                  • DeadKatana
                                                    DeadKatana  1 months back

                                                    Well now the oculus rift is unavailable due to newer more expensive model

                                                    • Chris3706
                                                      Chris3706  3 weeks back

                                                      I find people having more of an issue with Rift S than normal rift. And now, Rift is unavailable.

                                                  • riplicks
                                                    riplicks  2 months back

                                                    I just wanna play Minecraft and Beat saber like everyone else

                                                    • Sepro
                                                      Sepro  2 months back

                                                      here are some cheaper tips Oculus quest/Oculus Go OR Laser arena

                                                      • RaginPlayer
                                                        RaginPlayer  2 months back

                                                        Programmers: “We advanced technology

                                                        “So we’ll Slap a 9999$ Usd Price tag on it”

                                                        People who has vr in VrChat: “Sorry i dont speak broke”

                                                        • VirtualSoldier
                                                          VirtualSoldier  2 months back

                                                          oculus quest next

                                                          • Gomey World
                                                            Gomey World  2 months back

                                                            You said most people pair 1060 with i5 I have an i7 with a 645 lol

                                                            • Headless Gamer
                                                              Headless Gamer  2 months back

                                                              I spent 750 on my vr PC. With an 8gb radeon 590 16gb ram ddr4 ram 6core it processor (always forget which model)

                                                              • Mathew Williams
                                                                Mathew Williams  2 months back

                                                                Linus you gotta join VRchat and act like you aren't Linus.

                                                                • Wyatt Ingham
                                                                  Wyatt Ingham  2 months back

                                                                  $399 is a good and wise price for a VR it is so cool

                                                                  • Wyatt Ingham
                                                                    Wyatt Ingham  2 months back

                                                                    I am saving up for vr

                                                                    • Ayo Blu
                                                                      Ayo Blu  2 months back

                                                                      Is gtx 1650 able to do vr?

                                                                      • Theodore Genna
                                                                        Theodore Genna  1 months back

                                                                        Ayo Blu then you can play games like job simulator beat saber VR chat rooms without many people rec room it should work pretty well. Just don’t expect it to run like high end vr

                                                                      • Ayo Blu
                                                                        Ayo Blu  1 months back

                                                                        Theodore Genna I did the steam vr thing and it was right between the green and yellow

                                                                      • Theodore Genna
                                                                        Theodore Genna  1 months back

                                                                        Should be the older one with the 1050 ran vr im sure the 1650 can run many titles just not the visually crazy ones

                                                                      • Ayo Blu
                                                                        Ayo Blu  1 months back

                                                                        Theodore Genna laptop the acer nitro 5

                                                                      • Theodore Genna
                                                                        Theodore Genna  1 months back

                                                                        Laptop gpu or the big one

                                                                    • Ethan
                                                                      Ethan  2 months back

                                                                      Yeah, with the Oculus Quest.

                                                                      • Magnus Kilsgaard
                                                                        Magnus Kilsgaard  2 months back

                                                                        The only thing im gonna say is OCULUS QUEST

                                                                        • Magnus Kilsgaard
                                                                          Magnus Kilsgaard  2 months back

                                                                          @Vector I now but still

                                                                        • Vector
                                                                          Vector  2 months back

                                                                          Magnus Kilsgaard this is literally a year old

                                                                      • DestroyRebelScum
                                                                        DestroyRebelScum  2 months back

                                                                        Would I be able to play games like VR-Chat, Boneworks, and No Mans Sky VR, if I used the new rift s? I’ve just upgraded my gpu to a 1060 last week, and I’ve got an i5 cpu. Thanks for the helpful tips!

                                                                        • GTAmaniac
                                                                          GTAmaniac  2 months back

                                                                          Oculus rift s is still not available in my country

                                                                          • OmNomDomzz
                                                                            OmNomDomzz  2 months back

                                                                            or you could get an oculus quest for 399
                                                                            full 6dof without a pc

                                                                            • OmNomDomzz
                                                                              OmNomDomzz  2 months back

                                                                              @mysterious man i know but its so much cheaper so if you don't already have a powerful pc, or you dont need the best possible exprerience, it's a great buy

                                                                            • mysterious man
                                                                              mysterious man  2 months back


                                                                          • Jonas P.
                                                                            Jonas P.  2 months back

                                                                            I don’t have the money to buy graphics cards or even a full gaming pc

                                                                            I just want to play vr on my cheapish laptop

                                                                            • Jonas P.
                                                                              Jonas P.  2 months back

                                                                              Szia Yootti vagyok they don’t have the games I want on it

                                                                            • Szia Yootti vagyok
                                                                              Szia Yootti vagyok  2 months back

                                                                              Oculus quest. Its only 399. You dont need any compitrr. Its great

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