When you compare the DecaGear to the Valve Index you can see which VR Headset is better. Let's take a look of the comparison, and see which model of VR Headset out ontop.
When it comes to virtual reality headsets, there is no shortage of options available. Two popular choices among many are the DecaGear and the Valve Index.
The DecaGear offers a wide field of view at 114°, along with an impressive resolution of 2160 x 2160 pixels and support for room scale, 360 tracking, and a refresh rate of 90 Hz. This makes it an ideal choice for those who are looking for an immersive VR experience but don’t need ultra-high specs. One con is that it requires a more powerful graphics card than the Valve Index – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 / AMD RX480.
The Valve Index boasts even higher specs: a 130° field of view with 1440 × 1600 pixel resolution, room scale support, 360 tracking and a refresh rate of 120 Hz. It also has minimum graphics requirements similar to the DecaGear – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 / AMD RX480 – making it more accessible to users without access to high-end hardware. However, this headset only supports Microsoft Windows operating systems which may be limiting for some users who prefer MacOS or Linux distributions.
I personally found both headsets to be quite good in terms of performance, though I slightly preferred using the Valve Index due to its higher refresh rate and wider field of view which offered me an even greater sense of immersion while playing games or watching videos in VR. That being said, depending on what type of user you are either headset could make sense as they both offer great value for money considering their respective price points.
|Country of Origin||Singapore||United States|
|Category||PC VR||PC VR|
|Battery Life||7 h|
|Field of View||114°||130°|
|Resolution||2160 x 2160 px (per eye)||1440 × 1600 px|
|Refresh Rate||90 Hz||120 Hz|
|Min. Graphics Required||Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 / AMD RX480|
|Min. RAM Required||8 GB|
|Operating Systems||Microsoft Windows|
|Dimensions||609.6 x 431.8 x 228.6 mm|
|Usable with Glasses?||YES|
|Built in Headphones?||YES|
|Built in Microphone?||YES|
|Lens to Eye Adjustment?||YES|
|Mini Display Port?||No|