NOTE: guidelines for development PCs are higher than those for consumers' PCs running mixed reality apps.
Performance may vary depending on your exact setup. You'll also need to make sure your PC has the right ports for the Windows Mixed Reality immersive headset that you are using.
The Windows Mixed Reality PC Check app is the best way to make sure your PC is ready to run mixed reality. Upon running the app, you'll get one of the following messages:
You will then get an analysis of your PC against the required hardware, drivers, and operating system.
|What it means|
|Your PC passes the required item.|
|There may be issues with your PC for the given requirement. If you encounter issues, you may need to troubleshoot or upgrade your PC.|
|Your PC does not meet the requirements for the specified item.|
|Windows Mixed Reality Ultra PCs||Windows Mixed Reality PCs
|Operating System||Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (RS3) - Home, Pro, Business, Education|
|Processor||Intel Core i5 4590 (4th generation), quad core (or better) AMD Ryzen 5 1400 3.4Ghz (desktop), quad core (or better)||Intel Core i5 7200U (7th generation mobile), dual core with Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology enabled (or better)|
|RAM||8GB DDR3 (or better)||8GB DDR3 dual channel (or better)|
|Free disk space||At least 10 GB|
|Graphics Card||NVIDIA GTX 960/1050 (or greater) DX12-capable discrete GPU AMD RX 460/560 (or greater) DX12-capable discrete GPU GPU must be hosted in a PCIe 3.0 x4+ Link slot||Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 620 (or greater) DX12-capable integrated GPU (Check if your model is greater) NVIDIA MX150/965M (or greater) DX12-capable discrete GPU|
|Graphics Driver||Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) 2.2||Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) 2.2|
|Graphics display port||HDMI 2.0 or DisplayPort 1.2||HDMI 1.4 or DisplayPort 1.2|
|Display||Connected external or integrated VGA (800x600) display (or better)|
|USB connectivity||USB 3.0 Type-A or Type-C|
|Bluetooth connectivity (for motion controllers)||Bluetooth 4.0|
|Expected headset framerate||90 Hz||60 Hz|
Discrete and integrated graphics hardware that don't meet the minimum confirmed specifications have not been tested, confirmed, or optimized for Windows Mixed Reality and may not function properly or at all.