AMD ties up with Oculus and Dell to Power Oculus Ready PCs

AMD has announced a collaboration with Oculus and Dell to equip Oculus Ready PCs with AMD Radeon GPUs, starting at $999USD.

The PCs are designed to deliver high end gaming performance and enable VR experiences for consumers by leveraging AMD’s VR with LiquidVR and Graphics Core Next architecture.

In March, AMD announced an initiative to deliver the VR experience for developers and users enabled through AMD LiquidVR technology.

AMD LiquidVR enables low-latency VR performance that maintains reliable comfort during your VR experience, and plug-and-play compatibility with VR headsets.

AMD GPU software and hardware subsystems are a major component in making AMD LiquidVR a reality and in turn allowing for developers and content creators to enable a life-like presence in VR environments.

“I’m confident that with Dell and Alienware, we can enable a wide audience of PC users with extraordinary VR capabilities powered by AMD Radeon GPUs.” said Roy Taylor, corporate vice president, Alliances and Content, AMD.

Earlier, AMD unveiled its line of next-generation AMD Radeon graphics cards. The AMD next-generation graphics cards comes with super high resolutions, VR, smoother gameplay, support for new, advanced APIs like DirectX 12 and Vulkan.

The AMD Radeon R9 Fury X GPU represents a paradigm shift in GPU design in the chip. It brings the highest GPU memory bandwidth ever, High-Bandwidth Memory (HBM) integrated on-chip delivering 60% more memory bandwidth over GDDR5 along with unprecedented 4096-bit memory interface.

The AMD Radeon R9 Fury X GPU is designed to deliver high performance in the most demanding VR games and applications, while benefitting from AMD LiquidVR technology to enable the most comfortable VR experience and compatibility across head-mounted displays.