2016 is the year for Virtual Reality gaming and NVIDIA has announced a new program certifying VR Ready products from various manufacturers. The new ‘VR-Ready’ certification program will help consumers identify which product meets NVIDIA’s minimal performance requirements.

Products will be displayed with this badge to showcase that it’s ready for VR Gaming:


NVIDIA has uploaded a list of partners from graphics card brands to system builders here. If you didn’t catch the minimum recommendation for Virtual Reality from NVIDIA, here’s what you need:

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or greater
CPU: Intel Core i5- 4590 equivalent or greater
Notebook: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
Memory/RAM: 8GB+ RAM
Outputs: 2x USB 3.0 ports, HDMI 1.3
OS: Windows 7 SP1 or newer