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

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  • 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, itโ€™s a good VR headset...

    • CHRIS C
      CHRIS C  8 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  8 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  14 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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    • Daniel LLITPEK
      Daniel LLITPEK  1 days back

      I mean, it comes from someone who says it's dead, soo.... โ”(๏ฟฃใƒฎ๏ฟฃ")โ”Œ

  • Binjallaf Alremaithi
    Binjallaf Alremaithi  2 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  3 hours back

      Nobody said VR was dead, Linus you dolt.

      • Jadesprite
        Jadesprite  3 hours back

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

        • ฬ‡ อœสŸ ฬ‡
          ฬ‡ อœสŸ ฬ‡  4 hours back

          It's not wireless.

          • Nick Tumi
            Nick Tumi  4 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  5 hours back

                Cat take over.

                • Mr. Green Frog
                  Mr. Green Frog  5 hours back

                  Iโ€™m really excited for the Vive Cosmos!

                  • Excalibur 104
                    Excalibur 104  5 hours back

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

                    • inoscopedMLK
                      inoscopedMLK  5 hours back

                      Lmao Vr was never dead

                      • Rodrigo Fernandez
                        Rodrigo Fernandez  7 hours back

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

                        • zombiemoses
                          zombiemoses  7 hours back

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

                          • Luke Borg
                            Luke Borg  7 hours back

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

                            • Delasio
                              Delasio  8 hours back

                              You should've tried pavlov.

                              • TheM3ta_
                                TheM3ta_  8 hours back

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

                                • ehyoumon
                                  ehyoumon  9 hours back

                                  Such a bullshit review lol, VR never died

                                  • Baba Yaga
                                    Baba Yaga  9 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) ..so yea,i wonder did Linus wear his Sandals on the wedding as well??! Hmmmm...๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”

                                    • Baba Yaga
                                      Baba Yaga  10 hours back

                                      CAT shot - was EPIC๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

                                      • mortender
                                        mortender  10 hours back

                                        Frasing ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคช

                                        • ViperGTX88
                                          ViperGTX88  11 hours back

                                          12:00 ROFL......

                                          • Vero Pag
                                            Vero Pag  12 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  12 hours back

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

                                              • Gerald L
                                                Gerald L  13 hours back

                                                I might finally upgrade from my original Vive.


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

                                                • Matthew Wilton
                                                  Matthew Wilton  14 hours back

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

                                                  • Aplussnake
                                                    Aplussnake  14 hours back

                                                    Are we just ignoring the cat the box

                                                    • thought criminal
                                                      thought criminal  14 hours back

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

                                                      • Kezzic
                                                        Kezzic  14 hours back

                                                        โ€œI prefer a strap-on experienceโ€
                                                        โ€œDeep inside that hole thereโ€

                                                        • Bobby Morelli
                                                          Bobby Morelli  14 hours back

                                                          12:03 "wish it was more of a strap-on experience" ya we know linus ( อกยฐ อœส– อกยฐ)

                                                          • Merzary
                                                            Merzary  14 hours back

                                                            11:58 Thats what she said

                                                            • thegamer1to9
                                                              thegamer1to9  14 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  14 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  15 hours back

                                                                  Has he review the Oculus Rift S?

                                                                  • Darrin D
                                                                    Darrin D  15 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  16 hours back

                                                                      Finally a vr headset that includes a cat.

                                                                      • YuuExussum
                                                                        YuuExussum  16 hours back

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

                                                                        • Travis Boomer
                                                                          Travis Boomer  17 hours back

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

                                                                          • Omar Moemen
                                                                            Omar Moemen  17 hours back

                                                                            3:32
                                                                            12:48

                                                                            • neoxide h
                                                                              neoxide h  18 hours 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  19 hours back

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

                                                                                • BNU Psychology
                                                                                  BNU Psychology  19 hours back

                                                                                  Cover the HTC Vive and Tobbi Eye tracking Headset

                                                                                  • Czech Death
                                                                                    Czech Death  19 hours back

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

                                                                                    • MrBaracu
                                                                                      MrBaracu  19 hours back

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

                                                                                      • Just Some Guy Ok
                                                                                        Just Some Guy Ok  20 hours back

                                                                                        It wasn't.

                                                                                        • Yazuki Wolf
                                                                                          Yazuki Wolf  20 hours back

                                                                                          Not to mention, it comes with an amazing cat box as well!!

                                                                                          • Phill
                                                                                            Phill  20 hours back

                                                                                            Bonus Linus cat tips. You get like.

                                                                                            • King Hell
                                                                                              King Hell  21 hours back

                                                                                              Motion sickness in beatsaber?? I didn't realize that was a thing.
                                                                                              I thought motion sickness only occurred when the movement wasn't 1 to 1, eg free loco and turning.

                                                                                              • Kevin Brake
                                                                                                Kevin Brake  21 hours back

                                                                                                It even comes with a cat! :)