Fool me once... - Pimax 8K VR Headset First Impressions

  • Published: 12 January 2019
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    YACIN TM  2 weeks back

    0:45 the guy in the. Background play beat Saber

    • UrSlightlyAvgGamer
      UrSlightlyAvgGamer  2 weeks back

      Valve index review?

      • Dennis Rogers
        Dennis Rogers  4 weeks back

        With technology getting smaller vr. This is crap. Far to big. If vr keeps getting bigger it will fail.

        • Timren1
          Timren1  4 weeks back

          Not really, 80hz is good enough and Oculus dropped their new headsets 72hz.

          • L8zin
            L8zin  3 weeks back

            Well the index went for 144hz and that is amazing. Not to say 72hz isn't passable.

        • Joaquin Elias
          Joaquin Elias  4 weeks back

          There goes my carpet cutting with those roller slippers.

          • Ebrahim Muneer
            Ebrahim Muneer  4 weeks back

            Petition for 8k Phones?

            • Hiimbutter
              Hiimbutter  4 weeks back

              was that @Snazzy Labs behind Linus?

              • Adam Borseti
                Adam Borseti  1 months back

                Why does he always look like he smells shit?

                • Дмитрий Солодкий

                  What is your health? Can you move normaly?

                  • DR Evil
                    DR Evil  1 months back

                    if you look on the reviews for this headset on amazon you will see bad reviews for this dodgy product with people not getting their money back and issues with cracks and bad tracking etc,if i was you i would stay well clear of it

                    • Cube yt
                      Cube yt  2 months back

                      Me: watches the start of the vid
                      Also me: ATLEAST YOU DONT HAVE TO LIVE WITH A PS VR

                      • WorthlessDeadEnd
                        WorthlessDeadEnd  2 months back

                        5 months later, the 5K Plus and the 8K VR are both LCD screens. The 5K XR is an OLED screen. They may yet make an 8K XR screen, but that would cost over a thousand US dollars.

                        • pinoepel zockt
                          pinoepel zockt  2 months back

                          i never, never take you and your videos serious

                          • The Reviewer
                            The Reviewer  2 months back

                            Jeez linus is like the Gordon Ramsey Of tech

                            • JENTY 44
                              JENTY 44  2 months back

                              I need an heatset

                              • wiggin
                       wiggin  2 months back

                                The pimax 8kx the x revision will be mind blowing and underpants blowing

                                • Kevin Elmes
                                  Kevin Elmes  2 months back

                                  how can you have 120 160 fps with gpus that just barely run the hmds we have at 90 fps and the mother of vr sims (DCS) runs at 45 fps even on the highest gpus (RTX2080 RTX2080TI)

                                  • Kevin Elmes
                                    Kevin Elmes  2 months back

                                    @LasuzzoEagle Gaming what vr games do you play ?

                                  • LasuzzoEagle Gaming
                                    LasuzzoEagle Gaming  2 months back

                                    Kevin Elmes I beg to differ. I have 2 980ti’s pushing my htc vive. Maybe newer GPU’s don’t support SLI. But mine does. And it utilizes it too.

                                  • Kevin Elmes
                                    Kevin Elmes  2 months back

                                    No vr game or sim supports SLI and paying for 2 gtx 1080tis plus the vr head set is out of the reach of most vr gamers

                                  • LasuzzoEagle Gaming
                                    LasuzzoEagle Gaming  2 months back

                                    Kevin Elmes 1080ti SLI. It will blow a single 2080ti out of the water every time.

                                • Entertained2036
                                  Entertained2036  2 months back

                                  Lol. They forced him to do another review. Linus was still brutally honest

                                  • Jon Harvey
                                    Jon Harvey  2 months back

                                    I like how he's trash talking their product right in front of them. I don't know if he actually recommends it. Seems like a hard pass still. Maybe in another year.

                                    • Han Lockhart
                                      Han Lockhart  2 months back

                                      7:28 Doing a review while a `representative` of the product stands by observing. Forgive me if I walk away.

                                      • Butsagington811
                                        Butsagington811  2 months back

                                        So you gave the Pimax 8K VR a try but not the StarVR headset a try? Any reasons why?

                                        • reptilexcq2
                                          reptilexcq2  3 months back

                                          Fake impressions.

                                          • ash0787
                                            ash0787  3 months back

                                            more VR content plz linus. I'm looking for something with like double the resolution of the original Rift, a bit more FoV say 10 to 20 degrees more at least, and inside out tracking, don't care about wireless capability or eye tracking. OLED is a must too.

                                            • Happy Socks Presents
                                              Happy Socks Presents  3 months back

                                              Meh I'll wait on the Valve index.

                                              • Creative Workshop
                                                Creative Workshop  3 months back

                                                Review the quest

                                                • Brent Arnold
                                                  Brent Arnold  3 months back

                                                  Which one would be good (no screen door effect) for a flight sim (X-Plane or Prepar 3D)? Sitting down all the time.

                                                  • Media Headz TV
                                                    Media Headz TV  3 months back

                                                    I would love to see a review

                                                    • Veezo Uptown
                                                      Veezo Uptown  3 months back

                                                      This dude hates on everything that dont cost a thousand dollars

                                                      • Tao of Tech
                                                        Tao of Tech  4 months back

                                                        Valve clearly watched this video and BOOM, the index is born - 120Hz and a 144Hz experimental mode

                                                        • Danny Daems
                                                          Danny Daems  4 months back

                                                          going to buy the pimax 5k xr

                                                          • Mj T
                                                            Mj T  4 months back

                                                            Eww. The (non native) 8k Pimax is much worse than the (native) 5k+ or the 5K BE/OLED version. Even reading text. Maybe when graphics cards are well beyond a 2080ti in MANY years. When Pimax upscalling is set to 2.5 it looks better then the 5k types. The 8k still has trade offs besides the FPS hit. The 5k+ is the most popular preference. The screen door effect on the 5k+ also got new displays with headsets currently sold compared with the earlier batches sold. Screenshots can be found on the web showing identical Pimax 5k+ headsets with massively improved SDE on the newer version of it. Hopefully they can do the same with the BE/OLED version which will make that in to an excellent headset we all want. Software has also massively improved and much more to come. Recently they turned off totally unseen pixels to gain a good 10% FPS. A lot of other improvements to. The old 1080ti performance on Pimax headsets has now improved to give similar results as a 1070 or a Vega 56. No Brainwarp, yet. When it comes to non business level HDR's costing a good 5 grand or more. Pimax is looking like top dog. Although it should be since it costs around double the amount of the other more commonly known HMD's

                                                            • The Memester Gangster
                                                              The Memester Gangster  4 months back

                                                              The main issue with the Pimax VR headsets is that the LED strip isn’t RGB, making it not match with setups that aren’t black and blue.

                                                            • TheAquilaSamurai
                                                              TheAquilaSamurai  4 months back

                                                              I'd like to see the Pimax headset get going properly so that it may actually kick the other competitors into actually developing a good CV2 headset for PC rathher than all jumping on the insideout traccking budget train. Only decent next gen-ish headset so far is the Vive Pro, and because Oculus are dragging their heels they're able to take the piss with the $1000+ pricetag.
                                                              Glad I wasn't in the middle of a mouthful of breakfast when he announced the price of those slippers though. That's about the price of a full VR headset and you are forced to sit down to use them. Unless they manage to get the cost of the units down drastically after launch and the hardcore VR enthusiasts have bought them, I don't see them lasting long :(

                                                              • REZ- Reviews and More!
                                                                REZ- Reviews and More!  4 months back

                                                                PSVR runs at 120 hz. Probably because of the low resolution.

                                                                • jeremy shields
                                                                  jeremy shields  4 months back

                                                                  The clickbait disappeared :p

                                                                  • Parkhead Workshop
                                                                    Parkhead Workshop  4 months back

                                                                    dang what a sexy video title

                                                                    • Jardel C.
                                                                      Jardel C.  4 months back

                                                                      Stream gang wya

                                                                      • Fried Nacho
                                                                        Fried Nacho  4 months back

                                                                        Here to see the title change

                                                                        • Ryans Motoride
                                                                          Ryans Motoride  4 months back

                                                                          And The Title was changed. Nice

                                                                          • happyface
                                                                            happyface  4 months back

                                                                            he changed the name eyyyy

                                                                            • Doc4Science
                                                                              Doc4Science  4 months back

                                                                              Who came here from Live Stream

                                                                              • cjayduy
                                                                                cjayduy  4 months back

                                                                                who came here from the livestream?

                                                                                • Alex Munoz
                                                                                  Alex Munoz  4 months back

                                                                                  Its not first impressions. You've showed us before...

                                                                                  • Fucked Gplus
                                                                                    Fucked Gplus  4 months back

                                                                                    dont be fooled. they are hell to deal with...... they have cripling infrastructure problem

                                                                                    • Kalfax plays
                                                                                      Kalfax plays  4 months back

                                                                                      why don't they just make mobile phone glasses shatter proof instead of adding extra layers later? sigh... that way it would maybe warrant apple prices. just saying.

                                                                                      • Tony Flores
                                                                                        Tony Flores  4 months back

                                                                                        Linus is kind of a dick

                                                                                        • nonamegoaway
                                                                                          nonamegoaway  4 months back

                                                                                          "Blue and yellow trailing..." I think Linus might be a tad colour blind.

                                                                                          • John Overholt
                                                                                            John Overholt  4 months back

                                                                                            Yay! You tried it again. Cant wait to see how it compares to the Valve Index!