Razer OSVR HDK 2 vs. HTC Vive

Product Summary

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 >

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 >

Compare Razer OSVR HDK 2 & HTC Vive Specs

General Specifications

Razer

Razer OSVR HDK 2

HTC

HTC Vive

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
OLED
OLED
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
2160x1200
3.6in, OLED
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
90 hz
90hz
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Windows, OS X
SteamVR
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
100°
110°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
SLR grade custom crafted dual lens system
Fresnel
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
Gamepads and Leap Motion
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer
15x15ft
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
HDMI, USB 2.0
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
USB 3.0
Yes
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
None
Yes
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Black, Orange
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
Yes
555g
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
Plastic, Foam
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
1360g
Black

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Graphics Card Virtual Reality Specification Graphics Card
Nvidia GTX970
NVIDIA GeForce™ GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon™ RX 480, equivalent or better.
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
2 GHZ QUAD CORE CPU
INTEL® I5-4590 / AMD FX 8350
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
2GB+ RAM
4GB+ RAM
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
HDMI 1.3
HDMI 1.4 OR DISPLAY PORT 1.2
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
x3 USB 3.0
x1 USB 2.0 or newer
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Windows 7 SP1 Or Newer, OS X
Windows 7 SP1 Or Newer
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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Razer OSVR HDK 2
HTC Vive
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$799.00
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