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CrazyJay
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Graphics Card Upgrade

Example: Pavilion HP OMEN 870 - 195na
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Hi There,

 

I need some information on what's the best graphics card i can upgrade to for this machine, the HP Omen 870 - 195na comes installed as standard with a Geforce GTX 950 but i am looking to use VR but i have been told it needs a minimum of the GTX970.

 

Is this true or not?

 

Can anyone advise me which is the best Graphics card to have in this machine  if i wanted to use VR. but which doesn't cost a fortune?

 

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Hello @CrazyJay

 

It is what is is and VR is demanding. Power costs money.

You could get away with the bare minimum requriments and go with a newer card like the GTX 1050ti. Oculus Rift has deemed it do-able now.

But I would really recommend at least a GTX 1060 with 6GB of vram.

Nothing wrong with looking for a use one too, if the new price is too much.

 

Let me know if I can help with something else.

 

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