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18:45  28 november  2019
18:45  28 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

Is the Valve Index the best high-end VR headset?

  Is the Valve Index the best high-end VR headset? As VR becomes more and more mainstream, a key to its success will be the choice of headsets available. On the entry-level end is the HTC Vive, at $99. On the upper end is Valve's Index, which features two RGB LCDs running at 1,440 x 1,600 pixels, capable of a 120Hz (or 144Hz) refresh rate and selling for a stunning $999. Senior editor Devindra Hardawar reviewed the Index and found that it had nearly every feature one would expect to find on a high-end VR headset, including finger-sensing controllers, excellent image quality and plush cushioning around the eye pieces and rear head strap.

As VR becomes more and more mainstream, a key to its success will be the choice of headsets available. On the entry-level end is the HTC Vive, at . If you splurged on Valve ’s pricey VR headset , we want to hear what you think about it!

The best VR headset 2019: which headset offers the best virtual reality experience? Either way, check back in with us near the end of November and we ' ll have all the latest deals right here. There’s little doubt that the Valve Index is the next-generation VR headset people have been clamoring for

As VR becomes more and more mainstream, a key to its success will be the choice of headsets available. On the entry-level end is the HTC Vive, at $99. On the upper end is Valve's Index, which features two RGB LCDs running at 1,440 x 1,600 pixels, capable of a 120Hz (or 144Hz) refresh rate and selling for a stunning $999. Senior editor Devindra Hardawar reviewed the Index and found that it had nearly every feature one would expect to find on a high-end VR headset, including finger-sensing controllers, excellent image quality and plush cushioning around the eye pieces and rear head strap.

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If you're a VR enthusiast who purchased the Valve Index, we definitely want to know how you feel about it. Is it worth its lofty price point? How do you like the controllers compared to other VR headsets' single-grip button versions? How much do you use the backwards compatibility? Do you find the Index comfortable to wear for long periods of time? Are you irked by having a wired headset that requires room boundaries? Tell us everything in a user review on our Valve Index product page -- your opinions and experiences will help other readers make their own buying decisions, and could be included in an upcoming user review roundup article!

Note: Comments are off for this post, however, we'd love to hear your thoughts on our Valve Index product page!

Oculus Link beta is ready to turn your Quest into a PC VR headset .
At last, your Oculus Quest is ready to double as a PC VR headset. Oculus has released a Link beta that lets you use Rift titles on the Quest when you're physically connected to your PC. You'll want a long, "high quality" USB 3 cable (Oculus suggests 10 feet), and the system requirements are fairly stringent. The beta currently supports only most recent NVIDIA GPUs, and it's recommended that you have the same processor and RAM specs you'd needIf you expect to use the Quest frequently with your PC, you'll have a better cable option very shortly. Oculus plans to ship a 16.4-foot custom optical fiber cable that will deliver "maximum throughput" while giving you more freedom than most existing USB cables.

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