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How to Check if your PC supports Windows Mixed Reality in Windows 10

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Virtual Reality shields the user from the real physical world, while delivering an immersive virtual world. Augmented Reality doesn’t block users from the real world, hence the experience is not as immersive.

Mixed Reality (previously called "Windows Holographic") blends virtual and augmented reality into hybrid environments where physical and digital objects coexist and interact. It is a platform in Windows 10 designed to power a range of VR and AR devices, which includes the HoloLens.

This tutorial will show you how to check if your Windows 10 PC supports Windows Mixed Reality.
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Windows Mixed Reality minimum PC hardware compatibility guidelines

Windows Mixed Reality Ultra PCs Windows Mixed Reality PCs
Operating System Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (RS3) - Home, Pro, Business, Education
Processor Intel Core i5 4590 (4th generation), quad core (or better) AMD Ryzen 5 1400 3.4Ghz (desktop), quad core (or better) Intel Core i5 7200U (7th generation mobile), dual core with Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology enabled (or better)
RAM 8GB DDR3 (or better) 8GB DDR3 dual channel (or better)
Free disk space At least 10 GB
Graphics Card NVidia GTX 960/965M/1050 (or greater) DX12-capable discrete GPU AMD RX 460 (or greater) DX12-capable discrete GPU GPU must be hosted in a PCIe 3.0 x4+ Link slot Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 620 (or greater) DX12-capable integrated GPU
Graphics Driver Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) 2.2 (7/17/2017 or later) Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) 2.2 (7/24/2017 or later)
Graphics display port HDMI 2.0 or DisplayPort 1.2 HDMI 1.4 or DisplayPort 1.2
Display Connected external or integrated VGA (800x600) display (or better)
USB connectivity USB 3.0 Type-A or Type-C
Bluetooth connectivity (for motion controllers) Bluetooth 4.0
Expected headset framerate 90 Hz 60 Hz

EXAMPLE: Mixed Reality Blends the Physical and Virtual Worlds

Here's How:

1. If you haven't already, you will need to download and install the free Windows Mixed Reality PC Check app by Microsoft from the Store. (see screenshot below)


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2. Run the Windows Mixed Reality PC Check app. (see screenshots below)

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3. Click/tap on I agree to start the compatibility check. (see screenshot below)

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4. When finished with the check, it will let you know if any changes are needed for your PC to be compatible. (see screenshots below)

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That's it,