Oculus Rift Ready PCs And Oculus Rift Bundles Available For Pre-Orders
About a month ago Oculus was taking pre-orders for their Oculus Rift. Next week ASUS, DELL, and ALIENWARE, are bringing Oculus Ready PC Bundles to the market. ASUS with the ASUS G11CD and the ASUS ROG G20CB, DELL is bring the DELL XPS 8900 SE to the table, and ALIENWARE has for us the ALIENWARE Area 51 and the ALIENWARE X51 R3.
ASUS has also prepared a mini-ITX Oculus Ready PC (pictured above). The ASUS ROG G20CB comes in 2 versions, the cheaper one has an INTEL Core i5 6400 CPU, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX970 4GB, 16GB of DDR4 clocked at 2133MHz,230 W + 180 W Power adapter, and a 512 GB SSD. While the more expensive model comes with an INTEL Core i7 6700 CPU, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 4GB, 16GB of DDR4 clocked at 2133MHz,230 W + 180 W Power adapter, and a 256GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. The only major difference is the CPU and GPU between the 2 models.
DELL is only offering up one machine that is Oculus ready, but this one is fairly cheap. The Dell XPS 8900 SE (special edition) offers up for grabs an INTEL Core i5 6400 CPU, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 GB, 8GB of DDR4, a 500 Watt PSU, and a 1TB HDD.
ALIENWARE will be releasing the ALIENWARE Area 51, this machine is a beast, with an INTEL Core i7 5820K, a NVIDIA GTX 980, 16GB of DDR4 memory, partnered with a 128GB SSD and 2TB HDD. ALIENWARE also has a mini-ITX Oculus Ready PC. The ALIENWARE X51 R3 has an INTEL Core i5 6400,NVIDIA GTX 970, 8GB of DDR4, and a 1TB HDD. The more expensive version houses the same CPU, an INTEL Core i5 6400, NVIDIA GTX 980, 16GBs of DDR4, and only a 256 GB SSD.
All these computers will be available to purchase as stand alone pre-builts, or bundled with the Oculus VR headset. They will be available February 16, 2016.