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Is The HTC Vive Pro 2 Worth Buying? Must Watch Content

The HTC Vive Pro 2 was recently announced. Is it worth you purchasing this VR headset? Let’s find out from someone that knows his VR setups.

We all know that new tech is always something to get excited about. The HTC Vive Pro 2 was recently announced for the masses to feast their eyes on. Is it something that you would want to but? Well, Karl Gosling knows his stuff with VR content and much more in sim racing. His points of view are always upfront with no cutting corners for false hype. this like many videos is an opinion and should only be seen as that.

VIVE | Discover Virtual Reality Beyond Imagination


HTC expanding PC VR headset line-up with Vive Pro 2 this June •

Headset Specs

Brief Highlights

1. Immerse yourself in next-gen visuals with industry-leading 5K resolution, wide 120˚ field of view, and an ultra-smooth 120Hz refresh rate.

2. Feel fully immersed with the equipped Hi-Res Certified headphones.

3. Experience best in class tracking performance and comfort.


Dual RGB low persistence LCD


2448 × 2448 pixels per eye (4896 x 2448 pixels combined)

Refresh Rate

90/120 Hz (only 90Hz supported via VIVE Wireless Adapter)

Field of view

Up to 120 degrees


Hi-Res certified headset (via USB-C analog signal)

Hi-Res certified headphones (removable)

High impedance headphones support (via USB-C analog signal)


Integrated dual microphones


Bluetooth, USB-C port for peripherals


G-sensor, gyroscope, proximity, IPD sensor, SteamVR Tracking V2.0 (compatible with SteamVR 1.0 and 2.0 base stations)


Eye relief with lens distance adjustment

Adjustable IPD

Adjustable headphones

Adjustable headstrap

Minimum Computer Specs


Intel® Core™ i5-4590 or AMD Ryzen 1500 equivalent or greater


NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 480 equivalent or greater.

*GeForce® RTX 20 Series (Turing) or AMD Radeon™ 5000 (Navi) generations or newer required for Full Resolution mode.


8 GB RAM or more

Video out

DisplayPort 1.2 or higher

*DisplayPort 1.4 or higher with DSC is required for Full Resolution mode.

USB ports

1x USB 3.0** or newer

** USB 3.0 is also known as USB 3.2 Gen2

Operating system

Windows® 10

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Darren became a member of Simrace247 in January 2021 and has been a valuable addition to the platform ever since. He began his journey as an Editor and has progressed to the position of Editor in Chief, owing to his unwavering commitment and hard work. With his profound interest in motorsport and gaming, Darren is passionate about sharing news and exceptional content with like-minded people worldwide.View Author posts