"Lenovo Ideacentre Y900 hits the virtual reality sweet spot"
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CNET First Look
CNET First Look
Lenovo Ideacentre Y900 hits the virtual reality sweet spot
We looked at a lot of VR ready computers lately for the Oculus Rift and for the HTC Vive ranging for about $1,000 to way more than $4,000.
And what we figure out is this This weeks spot is right around 2000 dollars.
That'll get you a core i7 cpu and a NVIDIA geforce 980 for your graphics card and that's exactly what you get here in the Lenovo Ideacentre Y900.
It's a big, bulky tower.
There's no liquid cooling inside.
So good thing there's a lot of empty space inside the chassis, and some big fans.
It's also nice that the side panel comes right off with a button press, so you can upgrade the graphics card later on if you want to, or add more hard drives.
On the outside there's a couple of red lights just to give it a little of that gamer centric dorm room chic going on.
Gaming PCs, they just can't seem to get away from that.
But I do love the big mechanical keyboard it comes with plus its a pretty decent gaming mouse also.
So if you're looking for a no-surprises PC for virtual reality, the Lenovo Ideacentre Y900 is as right down the middle as it gets.
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