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# 207970 21-Jan-2017 13:30
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Well, this is annoying. I wanted a Vive so I bought one. Works great, super immersive. Google Earth VR is intoxicating. But I bought it for simracing and guess what? Despite racing in real life with no issues, VR racing makes me motion sick. DAMMIT!


Mint condition, only a few weeks old... It's only the simracing that does it to me, and it's only at racing speeds - if I toodle around in the sims at road speed I'm ok. So it's back to 2D screen based simracing for me, LIKE A SAVAGE.


Everything is there and unmarked, all packing etc. I have updated all the elements to the latest firmware so it's ready to go.


Purchased from Noel Leeming just after Xmas - will include invoice with sale for warranty.


Best price I can see for this is $1496 new... I'd like $1200 shipped within NZ.


Guts me to sell this - it's amazing tech, but it frustrates me that I can't race without feeling sick.


Cheers - N





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  # 1707009 21-Jan-2017 15:56
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Sea sickness patches ?





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  # 1708876 24-Jan-2017 17:16
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If no interest by wed night will be going on Trademe...




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  # 1764871 16-Apr-2017 09:24
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Damn i wish i had seen this before buying my Vive this week also!. I've not had it more then a few days but in Assetto Corsa, Project cars and even in iRacing i start getting a little motion sickness especially if i ever spin. (i try not too haha)




Such a cool thing to play with, im wondering if my astigmatism in some ways isnt helping.




Anyone keen on buying a Vive for a good price let me know





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  # 1764886 16-Apr-2017 10:06
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What graphics card do you have?

CPU: Intel 3770k| RAM: F3-2400C10D-16GTX G.Skill Trident X |MB:  Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H-WB | GFX: GV-N660OC-2GD gv-n660oc-2gd GeForce GTX 660 | Monitor: Qnix 27" 2560x1440



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  # 1764889 16-Apr-2017 10:14
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2 x Strix 980GTX


Im a little peeved with myself given i didn't do alot of reading around only to realise SLi isn't that great in VR. I tried with SLi and without, but a friend


used it on the first day and had no motion sickness or anything.





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