Pre-order Oculus Rift ready PCs on 16th February @$1,449

Oculus is all set to launch its Rift ready PCs on 16th of February. The VR technology specialist has partnered with top PC manufacturers – ASUS, Alienware, and Dell to make this launch a successful one. The pre-ordered Oculus ready PC bundles will cost $1500 and the price of top model goes up to $3000. These three new VR-ready PCs have powerful configuration and on pre-order you get games along with the Oculus Rift consumer package. The high-definition powerful graphics give users an excellent experience by bringing games to life when the headset is used. The entire package is for limited period only.

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On purchasing the package, you get an Oculus-certified PC, an Xbox One controller, sensor, headset, remote, EVE: Valkyrie Founder’s Pack, and Lucky’s Tale. This is quite a good deal because you are getting almost 100 off on a gaming PC from ASUS, Alienware and Dell. Moreover, if you build your own PC then the offer looks pretty good to go.

Powered by Intel Core i5 and i7 processors along with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or GTX 980 graphics card, you actually own many features at a greatly reduced price. Apart from that these Rift ready PCs come with 8GB and 16GB RAM options. Additionally, if you have ordered the Oculus VR headset worth$599, you are eligible for the discounts, provided you are purchasing these PCs in the selected countries. The company shall be shipping the headset from 28th March onwards.

Here are the details of the PCs that Oculus is promoting as a part of their program.

Asus

  1. Asus ROG G11 is the most affordable PCs out of the bunch. This product has been powered by
  • Skylake Intel i5-6400
  • An Nvidia 970
  • 8 GB worth of RAM
  • 1 TB hard disk

MRP: $1,049

Bundle Price: $949

  1. Asus ROG G20 has two models and the prices vary as per the features.

G20 Model 1 has sixth-generation processor and GPU like its previous model. It also sports

  • Intel i5-6400
  • An Nvidia 970
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 512 GB SSD.

MRP: $1,449

Bundle Price: $1,349

G20 Model 2 is a step ahead than the predecessor. Other features include

  • Intel i7-6700
  • An Nvidia 980
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • A combo of 256 GB SSD plus 1 TB hard disk.

MRP: $1,699

Bundle Price: $1,599

Alienware

  1. Alienware Area 51 is the costliest unit in the list. It has
  • Intel i7-5820K
  • A Nvidia 980
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 128 GB SSD
  • 2 TB hard disk

MRP: $2,549

  1. Alienware Area X51 R3 Model 1 has
  • Intel i5-6400
  • An Nvidia 970
  • 8 GB of RAM
  • 1 TB hard disk

MSRP: $1,199

Bundle Price: $999

  1. Alienware Area X51 R3 Model 2 is similar to the first model, except it has
  • Nvidia 980
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • 256 GB SSD

MRP: $1,499

Dell  

Dell XPS 8900 SE is also affordable like Asus G11 and also has the same hardware configurations. However, the brand factor has made it a bit more expensive.

MRP: $1,199

Bundle Price: $999

If you are ordering in bundle, Oculus system may get delivered sooner. However, the preorder page for the virtual-reality systems has informed that new orders will be shipped in July. So, grab the limited offer and experience virtual reality technology at its best!

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A tech enthusiast, Abhilash Thakur is the founder of weararena.com He has a keen interest in news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happen around wearable technologies and wearable devices.

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