The Best VR-Ready Laptops

The virtual reality is the next big thing that has long been awaited since its development started. With the launch VR headsets such as the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, this technology is amazing especially when gaming and watching 360 degrees videos. Although the technology has not been fully perfected, we ought to be fully prepared with the latest hardware such as powerful graphics and processors so as to get the perfect experience. Here are the Best VR-Ready Laptops.

Origin E0n17 SLX

The new model Origin E0n17 SLX comes with a 4GHz quad-core Intel Core i7-6700k processor, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 256GB Samsung Pro 950 SSD and 1TB Seagate Hybrid Drive, 8GB Nvidia GeForce GTX-980 Graphics, and a 17.3-inch screen.

The Eon17 is compactly designed with honeycomb-like vents, customizable Y-shaped LED lights on the lid, comfortable keyboard, touchpad and efficient speakers. The battery life is as expected from gaming laptops and should not be kept away from the socket when doing high-performance activities. The battery life lasts for 2hrs 54 minutes and its price starts at $3,382.

Origin Eon 17 SLX front

Asus GX700

The Asus has been pushing their limits in gaming laptops and has greatly impressed their customers with the liquid cooling feature which greatly helps the users push the performance by overclocking and not overheating the laptop. The liquid cooling will especially come in handy when using virtual reality headsets which are expected to squeeze out every bit of performance from processors and graphics. The specifications are; 2.7 GHz Quadcore Intel Core i7-6820 HK Processor, 8GB GDDR5 GeForce Nvidia GTX 980, up to 64 GB DDR4 RAM, three 3.0 USB ports, two 3.1 type USB ports, and 17.3 inches HD anti-glare screen. It has 6 cell 93Whr battery, stylish anti-Ghosting keyboard, and a fine futuristic finish and is priced at $ 3200.

Asus GX700 front

MSI GT80 Titan SLI

The MSI Titan is vastly recognized for its performance capacities coupled with its elegant brushed aluminum finish that leaves you admiring the design for hours.

It comes with a 2.6-GHz 5th Generation Intel.Core i7-4720HQ processor, 16GB RAM upgradable to 64GB, Dual GeForce Nvidia GTX 980 (8GB GDDR5 each), 18.4 inch Full HD screen, and 256GB Super Raid M.2SATA + 1TB 7200RPM Hard Drive capacity. The battery is 8 cell and can hold power for 2hrs 21 minutes and is valued at $ 3399.

MSI GT80 Titan SLI front view


Aourus X7 DT

This is the slimmest and lightest laptop capable of powering VR headsets. It is fitted with a 2.7-3.6GHZ 6th Gen Intel.Core i7 processor, Nvidia Geforce 980-GTX 8GB VRAM, 8GB/16GB RAM upgradable to 64GB, supports 4 storage systems, HDMI, three 3.0 USB ports and 17.3inc Full HD with Gsync. The battery is a Li-Polymer 94.24Wh with 2 hours life and its price starts at $ 2699.

Aourus X7 DT front view

MSI GT72 Pro Dragon Dominator Edition

The dragon logos on the MSI GT72 Pro Dragon Dominator Edition makes it look beastly enough to have to have an amazing performance. The apple-red brushed aluminum design together with the swift accurate steel series keyboard makes the laptop stand out from the rest.

The specifications are; 2.7GHz 6th Gen Intel.Core i7-6820Hk processor, 32GB RAM, two 128 GB SSD + 1TB 7200RPM SATA HDD, 8GB Nvidia GeForce 980 GTX, 17.3 inch IPS display powered by G-sync. It can hold battery power for 2hrs 58 minutes and is valued at $3000.

MSI GT72 Dominator Pro Dragon Edition front view