Mixed reality portal minimum and recommended hardware requirements

Mixed reality portal is not a part of Windows 10 version 1709 and works out of the box with premium VR headsets. To run the portal on your computer or laptop you need recommended hardware configuration and ports for Windows Mixed Reality immersive headset that you are using. To check compatibility match the specification of your computer with the table below.

For best results, Windows checks for hardware compatibility when you start the portal for the first time but you can force the portal to run without the hardware check.

Windows Mixed reality portal recommended hardware

Hardware Windows Mixed Reality Ultra PCs  Windows Mixed Reality PCs
Operating System Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (1709) – 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
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 (800×600) 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

Extra notes.

1. Mixed reality portal works best on larger screen (15.3 inches or larger)

2. Hybrid graphics configurations are compatible only with a Windows Mixed Reality Ultra setup. The hybrid system’s discrete card must meet the same specifications listed for Windows Mixed Reality Ultra above.

3. If you are using a headset that requires hardware ports, so you need to ensure you have the right ports or the port adapters required to connect the headset to your computer.

4. Discrete and integrated graphics hardware compatibility isn’t tested, confirmed or optimized.

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