Try before you buy
The performance requirements for VR games are much higher than for typical PC games. So before you buy an HTC Vive or Oculus Rift, use VRMark to see whether your PC has what it takes to deliver a great VR experience.
VRMark includes two benchmark tests that run on your desktop monitor, no headset required. Or connect an HMD and see for yourself with the free-roaming Experience mode.
Orange Room benchmark
The VRMark Orange Room benchmark shows the impressive level of detail that can be achieved on a PC that meets the recommended minimum hardware requirements for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. If your PC passes this test, it's ready for the two most popular VR systems available today.
Blue Room benchmark
The VRMark Blue Room benchmark is a more demanding test with a greater level of detail for use with future hardware generations. A PC that passes this test is ready to run the latest VR games on the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift at the highest settings.
Results and reporting
After running each test, you'll see clearly whether your PC has passed or not. You'll get an overall score for your PC, which you can use to compare systems, and detailed charts showing how your PC performed during the test.
VR headsets use clever techniques to compensate for missed frames. With Experience mode, you can judge the quality of the VR experience with your own eyes. Explore each scene in your own time in VR or on your monitor.