HTC Vive vs. Razer OSVR HDK 2

Product Summary

HTC Vive

Release date: Apr, 2016.

Delve into the world of virtual reality through Steam Vr’s HTC Vive: one of the main competitors to the Oculus Rift. It is equipped with graphics and refresh rates the same as its rival but offers an exclusive way to play. Specialising in immersing yourself in the 3D space around you, the HTC Vive allows you t...Read more >

Razer OSVR HDK 2

Release date: Jul, 2016.

Marketed as an “open-source platform aimed to work with any VR-Gaming product”, the OSVR HDK2 is one of the few VR headset that is focused on providing game engine plugins to support and facilitate the development of VR-enabled games for its open source environment.

The HDK2 version of this hea...Read more >

Compare HTC Vive & Razer OSVR HDK 2 Specs

General Specifications

HTC

HTC Vive

Razer

Razer OSVR HDK 2

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
OLED
OLED
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
3.6in, OLED
2160x1200
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
90hz
90 hz
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
SteamVR
Windows, OS X
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
110°
100°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
Fresnel
SLR grade custom crafted dual lens system
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
60.8-74.6mm
IPD Virtual Reality Specification IPD
Plastic, Foam
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
Not Applicable
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
HTC Vive Controllers
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Gamepads and Leap Motion
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
15x15ft
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
HDMI, USB 2.0
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
Yes
USB 3.0
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
Yes
None
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Black, Orange
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
555g
Yes
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
Plastic, Foam
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
Black
1360g

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Graphics Card Virtual Reality Specification Graphics Card
NVIDIA GeForce™ GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon™ RX 480, equivalent or better.
Nvidia GTX970
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
INTEL® I5-4590 / AMD FX 8350
2 GHZ QUAD CORE CPU
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
4GB+ RAM
2GB+ RAM
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
HDMI 1.4 OR DISPLAY PORT 1.2
HDMI 1.3
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
x1 USB 2.0 or newer
x3 USB 3.0
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Windows 7 SP1 Or Newer
Windows 7 SP1 Or Newer, OS X
Phone Compatibility Virtual Reality Specification Phone Compatibility
None
None
Min. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Min. Screen Size
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Max. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Max. Screen Size
Not Applicable
Not Applicable

Where To Buy

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HTC Vive
Razer OSVR HDK 2
Buy the HTC Vive on Amazon
$599.00
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Buy the HTC Vive on Newegg
$799.00
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Buy the HTC Vive on Walmart
$807.49
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