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

12 Aug 2019
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  • 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...

    PhillipePhillipeVor 4 Monate
    • Oculus' headsets also have NO upgrade path which doesn't make them a cost-effective option in the long-run.

      Riley GuyRiley GuyVor 6 Stunden
    • @tiggerbiggo Really? That sucks. I've come to the conclusion that I'm gonna save up a grand and get the index. Fuck it

      Trentan BewleyTrentan BewleyVor 13 Stunden
    • It's not a good headset at all. Not worth shit.

      tiggerbiggotiggerbiggoVor 20 Stunden
    • @Ivium okay well thank you, I'll definitely take that into consideration 👍

      Trentan BewleyTrentan BewleyVor Tag
    • Trentan Bewley Index has all those old fashion wires... just like the Rift :/ True vr experience should be wireless that’s why the Quest is the best option ;) The Rift only has a few more pixels, it doesn’t really make it better

      IviumIviumVor Tag
  • Play Boneworls Vr with the Index.

    iGamingKingiGamingKingVor 10 Minuten
  • "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. :'(

    MegamanXGoldMegamanXGoldVor 15 Minuten
  • 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

    VietDragonVietDragonVor 29 Minuten
  • You thought VR was "dead"? What?

    Steven BowserSteven BowserVor 6 Stunden
  • 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.

    UglyprincwUglyprincwVor 10 Stunden
  • Good video... I hated the cutey cat hugging bit... made me want to puke like I was wearing a 30hz VR headset!

    Mattstar FMattstar FVor 14 Stunden
  • Boneworks

    Caleb HajekCaleb HajekVor 14 Stunden
  • If they have heptic feedback. Imagine when you touching boobs.

    Prakasa AdnanPrakasa AdnanVor 18 Stunden
  • 🤣🤣

    Tech And TaffyTech And TaffyVor Tag
  • Me watching: yeah I can’t afford that

  • And I was hoping you'll say its $hit! Now I have to get it lol

    ukr4everukr4everVor Tag
  • 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"

    VeathenVeathenVor Tag
  • Shadow !!! XD

    Miguel RamirezMiguel RamirezVor Tag
  • 3:33 *AWWW* does it come with this cute little cat?

    Joey LeeJoey LeeVor Tag
  • I cant believe a tech genius like person was retared enough to think vr was dead...

    EasyPixyEasyPixyVor Tag
  • 12:00 Oh Linus... Im sure there are games for that now ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

    ZastockZastockVor Tag
  • more of a strap on experience

    JJ RhodesJJ RhodesVor Tag
  • 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

    Trentan BewleyTrentan BewleyVor Tag
  • 3:33 lol cat

    Dremico's ARTDremico's ARTVor Tag
  • Using 980ti.. as your gpu... does not let you feel full immersion of Valve Index.. Linus...

    m Mindem MindeVor Tag
  • 🙀 4:40

    PixelPhobiacPixelPhobiacVor Tag
  • 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

    Paul SchulzePaul SchulzeVor 2 Tage
    • DEkeys algorithm determines this stuff. Kids watch the videos and sometimes the conflicting content will allow the video to be seen by the younger crowd.

  • Linus should try boneworks with this

    StampliStampliVor 2 Tage
  • Don't make the mistake to buy a Rift S instead of a Quest you will regret it

    IviumIviumVor 2 Tage
    • @EVOLICIOUS The point is: Quest is future-oriented while Rift S will be obsolete soon.

      IviumIviumVor Tag
    • 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.

  • This requires a PC? Well then, Oculus Quest for $400 here I come.

    FatalFatalVor 2 Tage
    • 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.

      Michael JohnsonMichael JohnsonVor Tag
    • Better to get a Rift S if you plan on playing PC-VR games

  • "If I Fitz, I Sitz"

    BigTyme420BigTyme420Vor 2 Tage
  • Test out boneworks, the game takes huge advantage of the valve index and has a crazy engine

    Max StovallMax StovallVor 2 Tage
  • CAT!!!

    Dick KickemDick KickemVor 2 Tage
  • age of empires 2 vr

    Wacky ParsonsWacky ParsonsVor 3 Tage
  • Not wireless, booo 👎

    UserUserVor 3 Tage
    • Valve will have a wireless adapter coming out for Index next year. FYI, not everyone can use 60ghz. It requires a top-shelf CPU to run due to the bandwidth and ultra-low latency it needs. It's also an expensive technology. The Vive 60ghz wireless adapter is $300.

  • 10:07 "a lot of fascinating possibilities".... Me: *MIddle finger*

    ZyonZyonVor 3 Tage
  • "honestly its a bit of a mix feeling comfort wise" there are literally huge foam bumbers strapped onto every part of the plastic what more comfort do you want

    MarceleyyyMarceleyyyVor 3 Tage
    • The Index is heavy, but the weight is distributed very well. I agree, I would also want it to be lighter, but with the tech it has, it's not easy to do, and make it affordable in the end. For now, it's the most comfortable HMD money can buy and it's hard to believe anyone would have an issue with comfort over countless hours.

  • Is it really necessary to censor every single instance of 🖕?

    WadelDeeWadelDeeVor 3 Tage
  • You can pair both the meat handle and index controllers in the same setup.

    Firestar 3xFirestar 3xVor 3 Tage
  • Will probably get when I make my new pc next year summer or something. Worked and saved a bit for big upgrade :)

    milo20060milo20060Vor 4 Tage
    • Better hurry, Boneworks comes out tomorrow!

  • Too bad it wasn't dead. This is just too far in video games taken to a absurd level. People look like fucking idiots in those things and it is brimgimg people deep into isolation.

    Super Intendent ChalmersSuper Intendent ChalmersVor 4 Tage
  • il wait 5 more years.

    Edgarv68Edgarv68Vor 4 Tage
  • How to determine whether or not something is dead: the linus test

    GameboyGameboyVor 4 Tage
  • I'm getting the Index right now! It comes with a free cat!!! This is awesome!

    WaaDoku 【和ァ独】WaaDoku 【和ァ独】Vor 4 Tage