Razer OSVR HDK 2 vs. Oculus Rift

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 >

Oculus Rift

Release date: Mar, 2016.

One of the most popular VR headsets, the Oculus rift grew popularity quickly thanks to many youtube stars. With highly defined optics and refresh rates, virtual reality has never felt so real. Oculus have introduced unique hand-tracking controllers to revitalize your experience as well IR LEDs to place in the room s...Read more >

Compare Razer OSVR HDK 2 & Oculus Rift Specs

General Specifications

Razer

Razer OSVR HDK 2

Oculus

Oculus Rift

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
OLED
3.5in, OLED
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
2160x1200
2160x1200
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
90 hz
90hz
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Windows, OS X
Oculus Home, Windows
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
100°
100°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
SLR grade custom crafted dual lens system
Hybrid Fresnel
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
58-72mm
IPD Virtual Reality Specification IPD
Plastic, Foam
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
~50mm
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
Oculus Touch, Xbox One Controller
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Gamepads and Leap Motion
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer
5x11ft
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
HDMI, USB 2.0, USB 3.0
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
USB 3.0
Yes
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
None
Yes (Removable)
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Black, Orange
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
Yes
380-470g
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 GTX 960/AMD Radeon R9 290 or greater
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
2 GHZ QUAD CORE CPU
Intel i3-6100/AMD FX4350 or greater
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
2GB+ RAM
8GB+ RAM
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
HDMI 1.3
HDMI 1.3
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
x3 USB 3.0
x1 USB 3.0, x2 USB 2.0
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Windows 7 SP1 Or Newer, OS X
Windows 8.1 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
Oculus Rift
Buy the Razer HDK 2 on Amazon
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$474.99
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Buy the Razer OSVR HDK 2 on Best Buy
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$499.00
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Buy the Razer OSVR HDK 2 on Newegg
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$593.99
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Buy the Razer OSVR HDK 2 on Walmart
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$593.99
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