Maingear VYBE VR powered by NVIDIA GTX 1060

maingear vybeNVIDIA has launched its entry level 10 series product, the Geforce GTX 1060. This card will undoubtably be cropping up in various versions from several manufacturers. PC system builder, Maingear, has announced its new VYBE VR desktop PC will indeed include the GTX 1060.

The VYBE VR base model features an IntelCore i5 6500 3.2GHz/3.6GHz, NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1060 6GB, 8GB HyperX FURY, DDR4- 2666, 1TB Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm, 500W EVGA 80 Plus Certified PSU. You can, of course, tailor your machine with your own set of requirements. These include additional SSD options and dual and triple card configurations should you and your bank account fancy it.

Maingear’s other offerings can also be loaded with the GTX1060 GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), not just the VYBE. For an extremely cost effective gaming option that supports VR the GTX 1060 will accomplish lots.

The GTX 1060 offers incredible performance with NVIDIA’s new Pascal architecture. With up to 3X the performance and power efficiency of previous-generation GPUs, gamers will experience fast, smooth, power-efficient gaming with ultra-fast FinFET technology.

The new graphics card packs the groundbreaking NVIDIA Pascal architecture, including NVIDIA GameWorks. These are sure to provide a more interactive and cinematic experience, as well as incredibly smooth gameplay.

Maingear VYBE optionsWallace Santos, CEO and Founder of Maingear stated:

NVIDIA’s GTX 1060 delivers the perfect balance of performance and efficiency without breaking the bank… Paired with Maingear’s Tuned for VR line of systems, the GTX 1060 provides more immersive VR experiences and is perfect choice for high-definition gaming.”

As you’d expect, NVIDIA’s latest GPU’s come with an array of advanced gaming features. These include support for DirectX 12, NVIDIA FleX, NVIDIA Flow, NVIDIA HairWorks, NVIDIA PhysX Destruction and NVIDIA VRWorks’ Multi-Res Shading.

GTX 1060 Maingear VYBE and HTC ViveAlong with NVIDIA’s recent hardware launches last week also saw a software first, the company released its first videogame, VR Funhouse, for free on Steam, with support for the HTC Vive head-mounted display (HMD).

Price and availability

The Maingear VYBE desktop PC is available now with an NVIDIA GTX 1060 and starts at $999. Check out the Maingear site for details and customisation options.