NVIDIA FCAT VR Performance Tool Now Available
FCAT VR, the Virtual Reality Performance Analysis Tool that we always wanted for our PC’s it’s finally here, and NVIDIA lets you download it for free.
FCAT VR Will Let You Know if You Need a PC Upgrade
In case you wanted to know for sure if your PC VR setup is powerful enough for your games and applications, NVIDIA now has the tool you need. The company finally released the long awaited FCAT VR tool, which can evaluate your system synthesized or dropped frames, warp misses and many other signs that would tell you if a video game or app isn’t running sufficiently well. The tool can even show you how certain VR applications run at different detail levels, this will let you know if you need to change the graphics settings to get better results.
“Before now, Virtual Reality testing relied on general benchmarking tools, synthetic tests, and hacked-together solutions, which failed to reveal the true performance of GPUs in VR games. With FCAT VR, we read performance data from NVIDIA driver stats, Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) events for Oculus Rift, and SteamVR’s performance API data for HTC Vive to generate precise VR performance data on all GPUs.”
Gamers will find the FCAT VR tool particularly useful because it helps them know if their gaming PC is powerful enough to run specific VR games or applications. Hardware makers and developers will also make good use of it to tune their respective products to an optimal level. Download the FCAT VR tool here and try it for yourself.