Maybe VR isn't dead after all... - Valve Index Review

  • Published: 12 August 2019
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  • Phillipe
    Phillipe  2 weeks back

    Oculus Rift S, anyone? Linus forgot to mention it entirely!!!!!!! No need for extra cameras at all, for $ 400, it’s a good VR headset...

    • Sleethpow
      Sleethpow  3 hours back

      CHRIS C that pc ant good, you need at least 16gb ram.

    • CHRIS C
      CHRIS C  14 hours back

      @Mergatroid Mania I have a GTX 1070. Also, I mean having it run in the background ate a lot of ram and CPU

    • Mergatroid Mania
      Mergatroid Mania  15 hours back

      @CHRIS C I used the rift on a i7 4770k using 2 x rx 480 gpus in cfx with zero issues. I would think you need a better video card since my 4770k handled the rift software so easily.

    • snatcher420
      snatcher420  21 hours back

      I would take better (Valve Index) over just good (Oculus Rift S) any day. Will be sticking with my Lenovo for another yr before I buy my next vr. Down to 3 choices Pimax 5k xr, Valve Index or HP Reverb.

    • James London
      James London  1 days back

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  • ThePolarised
    ThePolarised  32 minutes back

    Vive pro was compelling... increased res, pass through cameras, rigid head strap, built in audio. The fact he prefers OG vive head strap is baffling. Not sure this is the place to get VR advice.

    • Nathan Locke
      Nathan Locke  59 minutes back

      12:00 ( Ν‘Β° ΝœΚ– Ν‘Β°)

      • robert rossiter
        robert rossiter  4 hours back

        so he said VR is dead and now in this video, he says maybe its not, does the idiot not realise that people detracting from VR can have a negative affect on how VR is perceived.

        • Lachtan 3000
          Lachtan 3000  6 hours back

          *Cat not included*

          • Orange Juice
            Orange Juice  7 hours back

            how many fucking controllers you have on your shelf what the heck

            • Binjallaf Alremaithi
              Binjallaf Alremaithi  9 hours back

              Isnt it bad to let a child who is less than 13 years old to play VR games, cause some studies say their brains are still developing RL 3d Shapes, and they say VR games can Damage that process?

              • The Mad Gentleman
                The Mad Gentleman  10 hours back

                Nobody said VR was dead, Linus you dolt.

                • Jadesprite
                  Jadesprite  10 hours back

                  I like how linus put his grill-front pc case right behind a glass panel.

                  • Μ‡ ͜ʟ Μ‡
                    Μ‡ ͜ʟ Μ‡  10 hours back

                    It's not wireless.

                    • Nick Tumi
                      Nick Tumi  10 hours back

                      @12:00 he wishes for a strap on experience...butt,

                      • Alexei Rivera - Technoclast

                        Why is this called a review when its half an unboxing and initial impressions?

                        • Excalibur 104
                          Excalibur 104  11 hours back

                          Cat take over.

                          • Mr. Green Frog
                            Mr. Green Frog  11 hours back

                            I’m really excited for the Vive Cosmos!

                            • Excalibur 104
                              Excalibur 104  11 hours back

                              The cat tho XD. New host lol. I got distracted it's an adorable kitty cat.

                              • inoscopedMLK
                                inoscopedMLK  12 hours back

                                Lmao Vr was never dead

                                • Rodrigo Fernandez
                                  Rodrigo Fernandez  13 hours back

                                  Why every VR game seems experimental or unprofessional? Are there any big traditional game company involved in VR right now?

                                  • zombiemoses
                                    zombiemoses  14 hours back

                                    What is that little controller thing Linus uses to control his PC?

                                    • Luke Borg
                                      Luke Borg  14 hours back

                                      hahaha - erm.. LINUS.... if you want a "strap on" experience then maybe ask your wife lmao

                                      • Delasio
                                        Delasio  14 hours back

                                        You should've tried pavlov.

                                        • TheM3ta_
                                          TheM3ta_  15 hours back

                                          I bought the original vive in 2016 and i think i ll buy the index

                                          • ehyoumon
                                            ehyoumon  16 hours back

                                            Such a bullshit review lol, VR never died

                                            • Baba Yaga
                                              Baba Yaga  16 hours back

                                              Hmm seen that beautifull picture of Linus and Ho(hmm i hope that was her name..and i remember right lol) wedding picture.. (right on top of that Kitana Sword where fireplace is) yea,i wonder did Linus wear his Sandals on the wedding as well??! Hmmmm...πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”

                                              • Baba Yaga
                                                Baba Yaga  16 hours back

                                                CAT shot - was EPICπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

                                                • mortender
                                                  mortender  16 hours back

                                                  Frasing 🀣🀣πŸ€ͺ

                                                  • ViperGTX88
                                                    ViperGTX88  18 hours back

                                                    12:00 ROFL......

                                                    • Vero Pag
                                                      Vero Pag  19 hours back

                                                      "its not available in canada yet" at this rate i'll just buy one off of ebay, a scalper will get my money

                                                      • wayne chapman
                                                        wayne chapman  19 hours back

                                                        To bad there’s no games for it, if you want real vr system rift s is where it’s at. The first party games are amazing. And your video is stupid!

                                                        • Gerald L
                                                          Gerald L  20 hours back

                                                          I might finally upgrade from my original Vive.

                                                          IF IT EVER RELEASES IN CANADA!!!!!!!

                                                          • Matthew Wilton
                                                            Matthew Wilton  20 hours back

                                                            Nothing short of a 2080 ti will run VR at that frame rate and resolution and even then ~~

                                                            • Aplussnake
                                                              Aplussnake  20 hours back

                                                              Are we just ignoring the cat the box

                                                              • thought criminal
                                                                thought criminal  20 hours back

                                                                glad u censored your middle finger or people would get offended and cry

                                                                • Kezzic
                                                                  Kezzic  20 hours back

                                                                  β€œI prefer a strap-on experience”
                                                                  β€œDeep inside that hole there”

                                                                  • Bobby Morelli
                                                                    Bobby Morelli  21 hours back

                                                                    12:03 "wish it was more of a strap-on experience" ya we know linus ( Ν‘Β° ΝœΚ– Ν‘Β°)

                                                                    • Merzary
                                                                      Merzary  21 hours back

                                                                      11:58 Thats what she said

                                                                      • thegamer1to9
                                                                        thegamer1to9  21 hours back

                                                                        what the frick my oculus rift S didnt come with a cat i should have bought an index because it comes with a cat

                                                                        *A N G E R Y*

                                                                        • ahmed ha
                                                                          ahmed ha  21 hours back

                                                                          hey I have a question, sorry if I am stupid. but how do I change the fps setting for the valve index? I want to make sure I can get the most out of this headset instead of 90hz I can get on a vive. thanks

                                                                          • Ukaei
                                                                            Ukaei  22 hours back

                                                                            Has he review the Oculus Rift S?

                                                                            • Darrin D
                                                                              Darrin D  22 hours back

                                                                              Great video, I also was a 1st gen HTC Vive owner and waited... and waited.. and waited, for something like this. I LOVE the Valve Index. Initially I had issues with the controllers (which I had to have replaced) but that's been solved and they are amazing, and I had trouble at first finding the perfect position of the lenses to my face, but either I figured it out, or I got used to it. Now I play it every day, I don't get eye strain or fatigue in it, and I feel like I can just -stay- in VR all day. Oh yea, and 144hz mode is kick-ass.

                                                                              • THEGAMER 37
                                                                                THEGAMER 37  22 hours back

                                                                                Finally a vr headset that includes a cat.

                                                                                • YuuExussum
                                                                                  YuuExussum  23 hours back

                                                                                  Who's talking about VR being dead????

                                                                                  • Travis Boomer
                                                                                    Travis Boomer  1 days back

                                                                                    Dude we have like the same black cat the way it acts and everything

                                                                                    • Omar Moemen
                                                                                      Omar Moemen  1 days back


                                                                                      • neoxide h
                                                                                        neoxide h  1 days back

                                                                                        yay a return to lcd, seriously fuck pentile matrix its a load of shit with its fake ppi rating and the fact its blurry despite having to push so many pixels

                                                                                        • Felipe Rickson
                                                                                          Felipe Rickson  1 days back

                                                                                          Wish I could pull some strings and manage to put my life together

                                                                                          • BNU Psychology
                                                                                            BNU Psychology  1 days back

                                                                                            Cover the HTC Vive and Tobbi Eye tracking Headset

                                                                                            • Czech Death
                                                                                              Czech Death  1 days back

                                                                                              this is not VR headset this is inverted cyber Bubbles from tralerpark boys xD

                                                                                              • MrBaracu
                                                                                                MrBaracu  1 days back

                                                                                                "Maybe VR isn't dead after all" It was never dead.