Updated October 19th, 2020 at 18:31 IST

Oculus Quest 2 System Requirements; What do you need to run the Oculus Quest 2?

Oculus Quest 2 is out now and it comes with the PC compatibility feature this time around. Learn about Oculus Quest 2 system requirements and more here

Sanchay Saksena
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The gaming world is looking into the possibility of including Virtual Reality as a future recourse. Virtual Reality will help redesign the gaming world completely. It will change the way players, approach a game, playing styles, and also the user base. 

Oculus by Facebook has been one of the pioneers of VR technology. Oculus Rift was their first VR device which was successful and now they have come up with their latest VR headset, Oculus Quest 2.

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Oculus Quest 2 System requirements

The Oculus Quest 2 is a more advanced headset from the previous-gen headset. The headset has undergone some serious development to support the next-gen graphics and next-gen gaming. To support this headset, users might need a heavier set up than usual. Here are the minimum and recommended Oculus Quest 2 System requirements:

  • Windows: 7/8/10
  • macOS: 10.10+ (x86 only)
  • 2.0+ GHz processor
  • 2.0 GB system ram

Oculus Link Compatibility

The Oculus Quest 2 ships with an Oculus link so that players can connect to their gaming PCs. Here are the compatibility details for the Oculus Link:


  • Intel i5-4590/AMD Ryzen 5 1500X or greater


  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Desktop, 6 GB
  • NVIDIA Titan X
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (All)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (All)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Super
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 TI
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20 Series (All)
  • AMD 400 Series
  • AMD 500 Series
  • AMD 5000 Series
  • AMD Vega Series


  • 8GB or more RAM

Operating System:

  • Windows 10

USB port

  • 1x USB Port

Software Requirements:

  • To use Oculus Link, the players need the Oculus PC app. Once they've downloaded the PC app, make sure that the Oculus PC software version is up to date and that their Quest is running the latest operating system.

Oculus Quest 2 Specs

Oculus Quest 2 is the most advanced VR headset to date. To create such an advanced headset, the developers have added a number of intense features. These features will enable the Oculus Quest 2 to handle the next-gen graphics. Here is the spec sheet for the Oculus Quest 2:

  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 
  • RAM: 6GB 
  • Resolution: 1832 x 1920
  • Refresh rate: 90 Hz
  • Storage: 64GB / 256GB
  • Integrated speakers and microphone
  • 2-3 hours battery life
  • Adjustable IPD with three settings for 58, 63 and 68mm
  • Redesigned controllers

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Published October 19th, 2020 at 18:31 IST

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