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

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We had almost completely lost faith in the progress of consumer VR products... until the Valve Index arrived at our office.
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Phillipe 4 months ago
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...
Ivium 13 hours ago
@sintrix2020 Quest the actually the best VR headset available ;)
sintrix2020 14 hours ago
@Ivium sureee it will. Quest sucks.
Riley Guy
Riley Guy 2 days ago
Oculus' headsets also have NO upgrade path which doesn't make them a cost-effective option in the long-run.
Trentan Bewley
Trentan Bewley 2 days ago
@tiggerbiggo Really? That sucks. I've come to the conclusion that I'm gonna save up a grand and get the index. Fuck it
Sean Bloch
Sean Bloch 12 hours ago
someone needs to make pet collars that make your pets show up in your vr space while playing
Peter Siri
Peter Siri 14 hours ago
Ionut Macinoi
Ionut Macinoi 15 hours ago
Who stayed for the Finger... And after?
Am4gedon 18 hours ago
"Only a 980 Ti" only...
Josh Weinberg
Kevin R
Kevin R Day ago
Go for a run, bro. You sound like you're like out of breath.
Wild Dj Games
im watchimg the video in my rift s XD
Revvilo Day ago
"Depending on what you're using your VR for" ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) "If you're okay with people around you being able to hear" ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
falxonPSN Day ago
I know pet owners get all hot and excited when they see cute pets, but watching them messing up a room and potentially damaging things makes me annoyed.
cat 700
cat 700 Day ago
you might want to look at this video to see the things that can happen if they haven't already usvid.net/video/video-A25szxk7RTs.html
Derek Page
Derek Page Day ago
Linus: "This is really going to open up a lot of possibilities..." Everyone watching: (yep, giving other people the middle finger in VR) Linus: You read my mind
t8mer 2 days ago
11:59 that's what he said...
VietDragon 2 days ago
on amazon they sell alot LOL
iGamingKing 2 days ago
Play Boneworls Vr with the Index.
MegamanXGold 2 days ago
"at that kind of resolution and refresh rate, you weren't going to be driving it without something that has DisplayPort on it anyway". My laptop is a more powerful gaming PC (GTX1070, i7-8750H, 16GB RAM, NVMe) than my Desktop PC (GTX970, i7-4770K, 8GB RAM, SATA SSD). My laptop only has HDMI 2.0. :'(
VietDragon 2 days ago
at long every VR game work under 1440HZ and work with GTX 1070 videocrd should be good some game dont work because they made for RTX video that why it suck and also not work with all headset that why people dont wana buy anymore VR HeadSet because they cost soo much but not work with all VR game Because they not for GTX 1070 only for RTX 2080 that why it suck VR will die again you will see no software update for it then it over
Steven Bowser
Steven Bowser 2 days ago
You thought VR was "dead"? What?
Uglyprincw 2 days ago
17:39 i cannot believe you can actually do this in front of your son, and still have erections at any point in time within the rest of your room-temp IQ life.
Mattstar F
Mattstar F 2 days ago
Good video... I hated the cutey cat hugging bit... made me want to puke like I was wearing a 30hz VR headset!
Caleb Hajek
Caleb Hajek 2 days ago
Prakasa Adnan
Prakasa Adnan 2 days ago
If they have heptic feedback. Imagine when you touching boobs.
Tech And Taffy
Tech And Taffy 3 days ago
Me watching: yeah I can’t afford that
ukr4ever 3 days ago
And I was hoping you'll say its $hit! Now I have to get it lol
Veathen 3 days ago
See i was planning to buy one in December but that plan was demolished quickly when i looked at the valve index page and saw "Due to recent high demand, this item will ship in January 2020"
Miguel Ramirez
Miguel Ramirez 3 days ago
Shadow !!! XD
Joey Lee
Joey Lee 3 days ago
3:33 *AWWW* does it come with this cute little cat?
EasyPixy 3 days ago
I cant believe a tech genius like person was retared enough to think vr was dead...
EasyPixy Day ago
@GlassOfBanana, sorry i have cancer...
Zastock 3 days ago
12:00 Oh Linus... Im sure there are games for that now ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
JJ Rhodes
JJ Rhodes 3 days ago
more of a strap on experience
Trentan Bewley
Trentan Bewley 3 days ago
At the beginning of the video you said this was the first time you unboxed it, but in the middle of the video you said your five year old daughter couldn't play with that headset until you put the memory foam padding in? Caught red-handed
Dremico's ART
Dremico's ART 3 days ago
3:33 lol cat
m Minde
m Minde 3 days ago
Using 980ti.. as your gpu... does not let you feel full immersion of Valve Index.. Linus...
PixelPhobiac 3 days ago
🙀 4:40
Paul Schulze
Paul Schulze 4 days ago
Shooting a zombie in the head with blood spreading everywhere -> no problem Showing a virtual middle finger -> needs to be censored This world is so crazy
EVOLICIOUS 4 days ago
USvid algorithm determines this stuff. Kids watch the videos and sometimes the conflicting content will allow the video to be seen by the younger crowd.
Stampli 4 days ago
Linus should try boneworks with this
Ivium 4 days ago
Don't make the mistake to buy a Rift S instead of a Quest you will regret it
Ivium 3 days ago
@EVOLICIOUS The point is: Quest is future-oriented while Rift S will be obsolete soon.
EVOLICIOUS 4 days ago
Rift S is far better than the Quest, fyi. Quest has to heavily compress the streamed data over usb3, so the image looks pretty bad. If oyu have a gaming PC and want to play VR, get a PC-VR kit. Quest is best on it's own of a gameboy-like device.
Fatal 4 days ago
This requires a PC? Well then, Oculus Quest for $400 here I come.
Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson 3 days ago
I just bought the quest and i have absolutely loved it as a stand alone all in one wireless experience. Just today i had 7 different adults ranging from age 26-47 play it and they were all blown away. They played it until the battery died 4 times today alone. It's a damn good investment with the best stand alone app store.
EVOLICIOUS 4 days ago
Better to get a Rift S if you plan on playing PC-VR games
BigTyme420 4 days ago
"If I Fitz, I Sitz"
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