30 Jun '16, 3am

My Oculus Rift has shipped…now I just need a computer to power it -

My Oculus Rift has shipped…now I just need a computer to power it -

For those who know me well, you know I’ve been a VR fanatic for a long time now. It all started when I read the book Snowcrash by Neal Stephenson, it opened my mind to the idea of a world where you can put on a pair of VR goggles and experience something completely different. As a kid I was convinced that Virtual Boy was going to kick-off the VR revolution, but as we all know, it didn’t quite go that way. Instead, a guy named Palmer Luckey created a company called Oculus that put VR back on the map. Facebook bought Oculus for $2B in 2014 and began the journey into a consumer VR solution – the Oculus Rift. I pre-ordered the Rift and a few days ago got a notification that it’s headed my way. There’s only one problem with the current iteration of VR devices, the best (i.e. Oculus Rift and HTV Vive) require a pretty badass PC to power them. I have a Macbook and a Mac Mini. So ...

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