SteamVR benchmark lets you check if your PC is VR ready

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 23 2016 @ 16:35 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Valve publicly reveals the SteamVR test, a new benchmark that lets you check if your system is powerful enough to render VR games. You can download it via the Steam shop. A VR headset is not required to run the test.
The SteamVR Performance Test measures your system's rendering power using a 2-minute sequence from Valves Aperture Robot Repair VR demo. After collecting the data it determines whether your system is capable of running VR content at 90fps and whether VR content can tune the visual fidelity up to the recommended level. For machines that are not VR Ready the tool can help determine whether capabilities are bound by Graphics Card, CPU, or both.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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