Microsoft’s $300 Windows 10 VR headsets will run on surprisingly modest PCs, By Ian Paul

Microsoft let slip a little more information about its plans for those affordable Windows 10 virtual reality headsets set to roll out in 2017 with the Creators Update. The Windows Insider Preview build 14971, which rolled out last week, included a new app called Windows Holographic First Run.

Similar to Valve’s performance-check utility, the app checks to see if your PC is capable enough to handle Windows 10 VR. Microsoft said the Windows Holographic First Run app wouldn’t be able to detect any hardware, but The Verge ran some tests and this doesn’t appear to be the case.

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