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Oliver Kreylos
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I cannot recommend this computer. It has an underpowered graphics card, and appears to be quite expensive (if the USD 1,500 price I am seeing is the same you are seeing). In addition, while AMD graphics card are generally good — this one is just from too low a performance class — their driver support for Linux has traditionally been weak. That is why we recommend Nvidia graphics cards.

I found several systems that are both cheaper and more powerful on Amazon, and have Nvidia graphics cards, by searching for “vr-ready PC.” For example:

https://www.amazon.com/A80CJ-DS51-Oculus-Ready-Console-GeForce-VR-ready/dp/B06VXT72F1 Has a GeForce GTX 1060 for USD 799.

https://www.amazon.com/MSI-Trident-VR7RC-020US-Desktop-i5-7400/dp/B01NAP5T5V Has a GeForce GTX 1060 for USD 799.

https://www.amazon.com/Asus-G11CD-Performance-Gaming-Desktop/dp/B07119VGC3 Has a GeForce GTX 970 for USD 749.

https://www.amazon.com/G11CD-Ready-VR-Quad-Core-SonicMaster/dp/B06XY2DWD1 Has a GeForce GTX 970 for USD 739.

https://www.amazon.com/Flagship-Performance-Computer-802-11ac-Bluetooth/dp/B06Y2CZKXB Has a GeForce GTX 970 for USD 749.

All of these have adequate specs to run an AR Sandbox, and should work fine. I have not tried any of them in person, though, and cannot make guarantees.

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