What is the Ideal Oculus Ready Laptop for Gaming and VR Applications?

If you’re looking to hire a Vive or Oculus ready laptop that will perform superbly in any VR gaming application using the awesome Oculus Rift-S and HTV Vive Pro Virtual Reality Systems, the Dell Alienware 17 R4 gaming and virtual reality notebook is the hardware to get your hands on.


It must be remembered that not every computer is compatible for Oculus. For example, the minimum system requirements to use the Oculus Rift Next Generation Virtual Reality System include:

  • Windows 7 SP1 or later operating system;
  • 4th generation Intel i5-4590 or better CPU;
  • 8GB RAM;
  • Three available USB3 ports;
  • One available USB2 port;
  • Nvidia GTX 970 or AMD R9 290 or better video adapter with HDMI 1.3 output.

Indeed, Windows 10 x64 has multiple connectivity ports including 3 x USB, HDMI and Thunderbolt 3, and provides 16GB RAM and 1TB hard drive size.

What is the ideal oculus ready laptop for gaming and vr applications?

The powerful Alienware 17 R4 laptop is fully compatible with the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive virtual reality systems, both available for rental with Hire Intelligence. The Alienware 17 R4 comes pre-installed with Windows 10 x64; employs multiple connectivity ports (including 3 x USB, HDMI and Thunderbolt 3); provides 16GB RAM and 1TB hard drive size; and features a Nvidia Geforce GTX 1080 8GB Dedicated Video Adapter. These specs ensure you and your friends, colleagues or customers can enjoy the incredible interactive experiences afforded by the latest and greatest virtual reality platforms. Whether at home, at the office or on the go, this clever combination of industry-leading technologies will take every user on an unrivalled virtual journey.

There are numerous reasons to select an Oculus ready laptop for virtual reality action or advertising purposes. The Oculus Rift is built to deliver cutting-edge virtual interactivity through its advanced display technology and low latency tracking capabilities. By leveraging the power of a high-spec PC such as the Dell Alienware 17 R4, the Oculus Rift changes the way the headset wearer engages with the virtual world.


For overall gaming and VR performance, it’s hard to beat Dell’s Alienware technology. This notebook ticks all the boxes when it comes to enabling serious gaming and virtual reality activities from any location. That’s thanks to its amazingly comfortable keyboard, sharp quad-HD display and high frame rate potential that brings your favourite games and applications to life.

The Alienware 17 R4 comes pre-installed with Windows 10 x64. It has multiple connectivity ports, including 3 x USB, HDMI and Thunderbolt 3. And it provides 16GB RAM and has a 1TB hard drive size.

In addition to achieving such impressive gaming benchmarks, the Alienware 17 R4 also shines as a stylish and robust 17-inch laptop. Indeed, it can be used for everyday computing and internet-based tasks, plus 3D production applications like CAD and rendering.

Want to leverage the benefits of an Oculus ready laptop? Talk to Hire Intelligence about a Dell Gaming and Virtual Reality Notebook rental.

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