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Specs to play rift games on quest?

IndyblakesterIndyblakester Posts: 1
NerveGear
So I purchased a new pc that isn't powerful enough to run my old Rift, so I sold the Rift and am going to purchase a quest.  I'm wondering if I can still play my Rift games though with the quest link or if the old library is lost until I upgrade my pc to the original Rift video card, etc. requirements.  My new pc has a video card that matches what Oculus says I would need for the link (Nvidia GTX 1650) but I'm not sure how the link is going to actually sync and work.  Any advice?  

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  • ohgrantohgrant Posts: 203
    Nexus 6
     Not sure but if you're not willing to gamble on trying, I doubt anyone can give you a wholesome answer. I've seen posts from folks with unsupported AMD cards working with the link.
    Your card is not currently on any list I've seen supported by the beta https://www.roadtovr.com/oculus-quest-pc-requirements-oculus-link-minimum-specs/ 
     Oculus folks said they are planning on expanding the list of supported cards but for now I think the answer is no. 
  • RichooalRichooal Posts: 1,242
    Wintermute
    edited November 29
    ohgrant said:

    Your card is not currently on any list I've seen supported by the beta

    Oculus' own support lists all 16 series cards as supported by the beta....................

    https://support.oculus.com/444256562873335/

    In fact the link you provided shows all 16 series cards supported............

    https://www.roadtovr.com/oculus-quest-pc-requirements-oculus-link-minimum-specs/


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  • kojackkojack Posts: 5,684 Volunteer Moderator
    but I'm not sure how the link is going to actually sync and work.
    Quest link effective lets your Quest act as a Rift. All the game processing is still done on the PC just like before, but now it has to also encode the game's output into a video stream and send that to the Quest for display.
    .
    If your PC wasn't powerful enough to run an old Rift, it most likely won't be powerful enough to run the same games on Quest link either.
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