Dell Reveals More Configurations for Virtual Reality PCs

Dell has announced new Virtual Reality-ready solutions that feature refined criteria for optimal VR experience, whether consuming or creating VR content. Dell has defined VR-ready solutions by three criteria:

  • Minimum CPU, memory, and graphics requirements to support optimal VR viewing experiences;
  • Graphics drivers that are qualified to work reliably with these solutions;
  • Passing performance tests conducted by Dell using test criteria based on HMD (head-mounted display) suppliers, ISVs or 3rd party benchmarks where available.

Working closely with its hardware and software partners, the company is formalizing its commitment to the future of VR by delivering solutions that are optimized for VR consumption and creation alongside ISV applications for professional customers.


“Dell Precision has been delivering immersive computing experiences for many years including 3D immersive caves, simulation and military applications. This next generation of VR brings immersive visualization to the masses by democratizing the technology,” said Rahul Tikoo, executive director and general manager, Dell Precision workstations. “The implementations are endless, and Precision aims to address the need for more rigor when professional creators demand the utmost in performance and reliability while building incredible VR content.”

The company also announced upgrades to its Precision Tower Workstations to meet the needs of professional creators, with new increased performance, graphics, and memory for VR content creation. The newly refreshed Precision Tower 5810, 7810, and 7910 Workstations and Rack 7910 have been upgraded with new Intel Broadwell EP Processors that have more cores and performance for multi-threaded applications that are ideal for professional modeling, analysis, and calculations.


Additional upgrades include the latest professional graphics technology from AMD and NVIDIA, Dell Precision Ultra-Speed PCle drives with up to 4xfaster performance than traditional SATA SSD storage and up to 1TB of DDR4 Memory running at 2400MHz speed. The enhancements also include exclusive technologies, like Dell’s patented Reliable Memory Technology, Dell Intel CAS-W cache acceleration on software and an upgraded ‘Precision Optimizer’, which automatically tunes your workstation for 22 professional application profiles elevating productivity and ensuring the best overall performance. In addition to these impressive performance improvements, they have also expanded the liquid cooling offerings which improve system acoustics by up to 38 percent.

The Dell Precision Tower 5810, 7810, and 7910 Workstations and Rack 7910 can be purchased directly on with these new upgrades starting April 5, 2016.