At CES 2020, Pimax Announces New
a product in its lineup that offers a higher refresh rate,
than any other headset on the market.
Pimax is a Chinese company that offers a wide
A range of PC VR headsets for enthusiasts.
5K SUPER is an improved version of the main line
Pimax, which also includes 5K Plus. Like 5K Plus, it offers a field
170 degree view and 1440p dual LCD panels.
But unlike any other headset on the market, 5K SUPER provides
maximum refresh rate of 180 Hz.
This figure is higher than even the Valve Index, which offers
maximum refresh rate of 144 Hz. Facebook actually reduced the frequency
updates in its Oculus line from 90 Hz to 80 Hz and 72 Hz.
Higher refresh rates make the world feel VR
more stable, especially when you move along
him. It also makes objects in motion more smooth. It also reduces
eye strain and can help reduce the effect of marine VR disease.
No price was announced for 5K SUPER, but the usual
A 5K Plus headset costs $ 699 (headset only), so expect more.
Pimax headsets do not currently ship with controllers or basic
stations, so you’ll need to add the base stations and Valve Index controllers in about
$ 577 extra.
5K SUPER adds to the long list of headsets available
from Pimax. However, we should note that Pimax has a long history of delays with
delivery of their new products and repeatedly failed to meet deadlines
delivery. Therefore, we recommend caution when ordering. To
To avoid disappointment, we recommend that you treat it more like a
Kickstarter support than ordering a product.