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

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  • TDT Games
    TDT Games Před 3 dny

    Jeez linus is like the Gordon Ramsey Of tech

    JENTY'S EMPIRE Před 5 dny

    I need an heatset

  • wiggin wiggin Před 16 dny +1

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

  • Kevin Elmes
    Kevin Elmes Před 18 dny

    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 Před 17 dny

      @LasuzzoEagle Gaming what vr games do you play ?

    • LasuzzoEagle Gaming
      LasuzzoEagle Gaming Před 17 dny

      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 Před 17 dny

      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 Před 17 dny

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

  • Kongm2036
    Kongm2036 Před 19 dny

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

  • Jon Harvey
    Jon Harvey Před 20 dny

    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 Před 20 dny

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

  • Butsagington811
    Butsagington811 Před 21 dnem

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

  • reptilexcq2
    reptilexcq2 Před 25 dny

    Fake impressions.

  • ash0787
    ash0787 Před 29 dny

    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 Před měsícem

    Meh I'll wait on the Valve index.

  • Creative Workshop
    Creative Workshop Před měsícem

    Review the quest

  • Brent Arnold
    Brent Arnold Před měsícem

    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 Před měsícem

    I would love to see a review

  • Veezo Uptown
    Veezo Uptown Před měsícem

    This dude hates on everything that dont cost a thousand dollars

  • Tao of Tech
    Tao of Tech Před měsícem +2

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

  • Danny Daems
    Danny Daems Před měsícem

    going to buy the pimax 5k xr

  • Mj T
    Mj T Před měsícem

    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 Před 2 měsíci +1

    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 Před 2 měsíci +1

    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! Před 2 měsíci

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

  • jeremy shields
    jeremy shields Před 2 měsíci

    The clickbait disappeared :p

  • Parkhead Workshop
    Parkhead Workshop Před 2 měsíci +3

    dang what a sexy video title

  • Jardel C.
    Jardel C. Před 2 měsíci +1

    Stream gang wya

  • Fried Nacho
    Fried Nacho Před 2 měsíci +1

    Here to see the title change

  • Ryans Motoride
    Ryans Motoride Před 2 měsíci +1

    And The Title was changed. Nice

  • happyface
    happyface Před 2 měsíci +1

    he changed the name eyyyy

  • Doc4Science
    Doc4Science Před 2 měsíci +1

    Who came here from Live Stream

  • cjayduy
    cjayduy Před 2 měsíci +1

    who came here from the livestream?

  • Alex Munoz
    Alex Munoz Před 2 měsíci +1

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

  • Fucked Gplus
    Fucked Gplus Před 2 měsíci

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

  • Kalfax plays
    Kalfax plays Před 2 měsíci

    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 Před 2 měsíci

    Linus is kind of a dick

  • nonamegoaway
    nonamegoaway Před 2 měsíci

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

  • John Overholt
    John Overholt Před 2 měsíci

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

  • Abeltensor
    Abeltensor Před 2 měsíci

    I don't ever see VR becoming mainstream. I could see augmented reality and maybe mixed reality being a thing, but VR just doesn't seem like something that can really have the legs to produce full featured experiences.

  • Gl4D0s
    Gl4D0s Před 2 měsíci

    socks with sandal?! waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

  • Chuan Hsun Fu
    Chuan Hsun Fu Před 2 měsíci

    No no , this Pimax is a scam company. Don’t trust them like me. I lost 724 US dollars on it. And it never delivered to me. And they don’t bother to answer you why they don’t deliver.

  • Falenir
    Falenir Před 2 měsíci

    Inward curved screen edges would probably counter the distortion no? And then eyetracking to move the len's in conjunction with the pupils keeping the center of the len's, in the center of your vision no matter where you eyes move. These two things solve the immediate issues facing this tech.

  • Gur Isler
    Gur Isler Před 2 měsíci

    No mention about eyestain due to angled displays.. hmmm

  • Dunky Gamer
    Dunky Gamer Před 2 měsíci

    Those shoes are just too weird and unrealistic. Give me the Kat walk mini any day over them.

  • Mazin Almlhem
    Mazin Almlhem Před 3 měsíci +1

    Linus Click Tips

  • AmazingArends
    AmazingArends Před 3 měsíci

    It looks ridiculous on your head due to the wideness, and the unappealing flashing blue line on the front and boxy styling just make it worse. Minor point maybe, but curb appeal" is still important.

  • SkyLight Gaming
    SkyLight Gaming Před 3 měsíci

    8K display would require such a powerful PC.

  • Vrtual
    Vrtual Před 3 měsíci +1

    damn, linus is out of touch on the whole VR thing ey?

  • Zebulon Virginia
    Zebulon Virginia Před 3 měsíci

    Your campaign to sell everyone watching a Dbrand grip... They don't make them for my phone model.

  • Paul P Jr
    Paul P Jr Před 3 měsíci

    They maybe cool tech but still money grab items. There will be better as well as cheaper things out in 2 years that people will be like why did I spend all that money again? Oh why is resale so bad too? WHHAAA lolr

  • NinjaMaster 4624
    NinjaMaster 4624 Před 3 měsíci

    Why you so mean

  • Si st
    Si st Před 3 měsíci

    the 8k is the only way to go
    its fantastic

  • teemoIRL
    teemoIRL Před 3 měsíci

    linus enjoys being the prettiest girl at the ball at these cons

  • teemoIRL
    teemoIRL Před 3 měsíci

    $400 for a shoe sole with a wheel on it!?!?!?!?!?! theres no way this wont be under cut by another company, you can get decent offbrand wireless xbox controllers for like $30

  • Ardi
    Ardi Před 3 měsíci

    i love the guy in the back playing beat sabers

  • chunksterr
    chunksterr Před 4 měsíci

    8:10 start playing it on the slowest speed. Lol

  • UninstallingWindows
    UninstallingWindows Před 4 měsíci

    Why arent VR headsets taking advantage of curved displays, to get rid of distortions?

  • Owl arms Gaming
    Owl arms Gaming Před 4 měsíci

    I want to know about those controllers you were holding.Eye tracking HUH? i know Oculus is working on eye tracking as well.

  • Shadow Worlds
    Shadow Worlds Před 4 měsíci

    Well said reviews. Good or bad you tell it like it is.

  • Benjamin Beames
    Benjamin Beames Před 4 měsíci

    Running shoes that u have to sit down to use?

  • Z Z
    Z Z Před 4 měsíci

    Thank you for this honest review. I can't wait till the Pimax becomes a viable option. I have an Oculus and I am ready to move on to something new that doesn't have a SUPER obvious screen-door effect.

  • ScotJockMcTartan
    ScotJockMcTartan Před 4 měsíci

    I bet some dodgy government somewhere is handing out a Clockwork Orange style brainwashing to some poor sod using VR.

  • Origami84
    Origami84 Před 4 měsíci

    I always like developers who take criticism to actually get their damn product better. That is how it should go. Take note Bethesda.

  • Joe Jug
    Joe Jug Před 4 měsíci

    why can't they integrate movie bodysuits into VR gaming?

  • misty bonnie
    misty bonnie Před 4 měsíci

    Chinese spy device also installed.

    KRIXT VA Před 4 měsíci

    I can not agreed better with you Linus, we need to go to 120hz before they we start adding more resolution, OLE Screen, eye tracking and wider field of view without distortion, By the way the rolling blade invention looks interesting but $400 or $300 auchhhh... no no no, I wonder I you will walk after playing with that thing for hours :/?

    • KRIXT VA
      KRIXT VA Před 3 měsíci

      @Leon Jimenez I'm sorry to tell you but there is a difference and you can tell, less hertz means more lagging, and more blurriness, and more easy to feel sick. In the other hand if you are going to spend all this money to use it in simple games or simulators so then yeah... you might not feel the difference, but what is the point of VR if you will be only using it for primitive or simple graphic video games and not the hardcore graphic ones.

    • Leon Jimenez
      Leon Jimenez Před 4 měsíci

      Now that pimax allows 64, 72 and 90hz I learned... there is no difference any of us can tell. All ran smooth and no motion sickness and I feared.

  • xamurai00
    xamurai00 Před 4 měsíci

    seated position and running on the spot in those VR shoes is stupid.. Would be like a marine running around the battlefield glued to his seat

  • PrinzMidas
    PrinzMidas Před 4 měsíci

    Tell us about people which need to wear glasses! Will we be able to use the Pimax5K/8K????

    • PrinzMidas
      PrinzMidas Před 4 měsíci

      @Leon Jimenez Tell me more about the "The are coming out with a thicker pad for glasses." please.

    • Leon Jimenez
      Leon Jimenez Před 4 měsíci

      Yes but it's a tight fit. Might scratch the lens. They are coming out with a thicker pad for glasses. If nearsighted you won't need glasses.

  • Phony1303
    Phony1303 Před 4 měsíci

    Why pimax make a statement of 200* fov on the pimax 5k plus when it is only 170*?

  • vrgrindd '
    vrgrindd ' Před 4 měsíci +1

    FOV is more important than framerate and 90hz is fine. Stick to pancake greenhorn

    • Leon Jimenez
      Leon Jimenez Před 4 měsíci

      Yes and today I learned while playing Skyrim on the Pimax VR I can not tell the difference from 64fps 72 fps or 90fps . All smooth to me.

  • anghellic
    anghellic Před 4 měsíci

    It will not be worth it for few more years till I can play full-fledged games on it and computers are better

  • Aceghost
    Aceghost Před 4 měsíci

    Massive balls to just trash them in their own booth jfc

  • Roger
    Roger Před 4 měsíci

    Bring on the full review! They are about to start shipping to general purchasers (I think)

  • Barokai Rein
    Barokai Rein Před 4 měsíci +1

    when he said 400 usd I bursted out laughing,holy hell who the fuck would pay that much for those slippers?

  • LordFluffFluff
    LordFluffFluff Před 4 měsíci

    I ❤️ cyber shoe idea!

  • MrPufins
    MrPufins Před 5 měsíci

    I can’t even justify buying any vr like when the ps vr was $200 with a game yet alone $400 for VR shoes

  • Brutal Antique
    Brutal Antique Před 5 měsíci

    Never trust the chicoms,

  • pathmada
    pathmada Před 5 měsíci +1

    i feel like the feet things would be better if they used optical mouse sensors and used an algorithm to sustain running momentum in game

  • Sjaak Schulteis
    Sjaak Schulteis Před 5 měsíci

    Unfortunately I somehow still get to see videos from Linux. He's turned into such a prick. One of those youtubers who think himself being so important that he's better then anyone else. His opinion doesn't count nothing to me.

  • Jay Furguson
    Jay Furguson Před 5 měsíci +1

    I'm too lazy to watch the entire vid someone please tell if its good or not

  • Danel
    Danel Před 5 měsíci

    haha seriously $400 on those pads no no no in siting position 4 no what is the point of runing aka mimicing a movment in vr if u sit and this price point really??!!

  • A TZ.
    A TZ. Před 5 měsíci


  • Matthew Stephenson
    Matthew Stephenson Před 5 měsíci

    how can i get my hands on one of those rods for the vr headsets so the wires are held above the head?

    • Leon Jimenez
      Leon Jimenez Před 4 měsíci

      It's an overhang lamp from Ikea. They give the name on the cybershoes kickstarter page.

  • S. U.
    S. U. Před 5 měsíci

    The hallmark of a truly good company, indie or not; they are willing to accept critical reviews of their product... and then make it better and ask for another critique. I've had my eye on the Pimax for a while after the Vive Pro failed to make any realistic improvements that justified the cost. Still going to wait until the bugs are worked out and the control systems are in place (or maybe just the former if the headset is really mind blowing) before I pick one up. This will be my next VR purchase, if they keep going the way they are going. These guys really demonstrate they are dedicated to their product and making it good.

  • RamjetX
    RamjetX Před 5 měsíci

    And just like that... VR Shoes died before it was born. $400US... LMAO

  • larockyoursockoff420
    larockyoursockoff420 Před 5 měsíci

    Damn Linus aint holding back. Basically insulting these guys right in front of them 😂😂😂

  • Skye
    Skye Před 5 měsíci

    ... Shame on you, fool me twice? Hammer!

  • Hentaboo - 02
    Hentaboo - 02 Před 5 měsíci

    the guy behind you is ass at beat saber

  • Chewy11779
    Chewy11779 Před 5 měsíci

    I love the aspect ratio of this video, because it can actually utilize the whole 19:10 screen of my phone

  • Jason Yeung
    Jason Yeung Před 5 měsíci

    I like it how he just talks s**t about them right in front of them and says he didn't want to talk to them.

  • jet_black_ninja
    jet_black_ninja Před 5 měsíci


  • Piers B.
    Piers B. Před 5 měsíci

    Running a 8K headset on a Aero 15X 1070Max-Q version. HEadset vertical placement on the face is important and I have found FOV edge distortion is effected by how close the HMD is on your face. If I push it gently in then there is less edge distortion.
    Some users have called for distortion profile adjustment and maybe that is required as face structures change.
    As for the speed vs resolution argument. I have been using the headset in Il2 BoX series and experimenting with fps speed but in a nutshell, for me, low speed in fps as indicated in game does not seem to give me nausea issues. I am comfortable to run the sim at 30+ fps and I think this is the case as head movement with the HMD is smooth. You notice the fps in objects passing you ingame like aircraft but when turning your head in cockpit, the experience visually is smooth.
    Pimax is closed beta testing BrainWarp which is their version of Asynchronous Rendering (1 eye followed by the other) and this should effectively allow for doubling of fps in headset. For mid power systems this will really help. All in all, the headset is very good as it stands and has cemented my VR skeptical self into being a VR sim fan. The immersion in BoX is brilliant and the 1 to 1 scale and head tracking brings the sim to a new level of experience. Never to be played on flat screen again.

    • Leon Jimenez
      Leon Jimenez Před 4 měsíci

      You might be talking over the heads of some of the commentors. I mean Linus is still in his inexplicable Hz trip of anything needing 120+

  • Alexander Langella
    Alexander Langella Před 5 měsíci

    I still expect people to trigger the same problems VR has always triggered. Headaches, eye strain, vertigo, dizziness, migraines/slight seizures if prone to either.
    They need a new medium to create the experience.
    However if this really does reduce nausea over the short term, that's good, but how about prolonged exposure. Some symptoms only occur over prolonged exposure, both in a single sitting and over repeated usage.
    You require a MUCH longer exposure to be sure the dizziness elements aren't present. A good hour should do. Though I'm assuming the eye tracking is the direction they're going in, as most of the problems are likely due to eye strain and refocusing due to keeping track of two orientations: game and real life.
    Hopefully this really does improve the experience in long-term gaming. I would prefer something more akin to sleeping in a chair-bed and allowing the mind to connect, but perhaps that's too dangerous. Belief in death if it happens in-game...which could be possible given the brain cannot distinguish between practice in the mind and physical practice, alongside other visualizations...not that there has been any proven death in sleep = death in life scenario, but it wouldn't be like one would simply awaken in their own mind into conscious thought. Should be interesting once that type of hookup occurs...but given the player is aware they're in a game world, that might assure few problems, though I would wonder if stress levels are higher under that form of gaming medium.

  • Pow3rus
    Pow3rus Před 5 měsíci

    I think you are wrong about the framerate going above 90Hz
    90Hz is good and what really need improvement is resolution.
    I play most of my VR games at 90 FPS but I don't mind playing slow games that really benefit from ultra graphics in 45FPS.
    Elite Dangerous is not impacted by 45FPS or other games like hellblade, chronos....
    Anything that isn't played in roomscale with touch controller can be played at 45FPS comfortably I think. I play assetto corsa at 90 but it's also playable at 45 and honestly if I had the choice of higher resolution with 45 FPS I would pick it.
    + you shouldn't be allowed to say things like that if you don't have at least 1000 hours of vr

    • Leon Jimenez
      Leon Jimenez Před 4 měsíci

      Yeah with Pimax adding brainwarp I can switch from 64 to 72 to 90 hz. And guess what.... NO DIFFERENCE! If any human can tell (so far 7 have failed at guessing correctly) then they also have to admit it had zero effect on gameplay except lower fps allowed me to bump up graphics.

  • Matthew Trzcinski
    Matthew Trzcinski Před 5 měsíci

    VR is stuck as a duck-tape technology. Someone will develop brightfield technologies and project light directly into the eyes.

  • MightBeBren
    MightBeBren Před 5 měsíci

    just got the notification

  • Nicholas Davey
    Nicholas Davey Před 5 měsíci

    so for the shoes, what do i do if I am paralyzed from the waste down?

  • tim ovel
    tim ovel Před 5 měsíci

    But are fooled by Walmart’s low price guarantee?

  • Leonardo Martins
    Leonardo Martins Před 5 měsíci

    The shoes seem ok and all but how do you jump ?

  • Operator 801
    Operator 801 Před 5 měsíci

    But Linus, aren't those shoes fucking stupid?

  • Gabriel Inowlocki
    Gabriel Inowlocki Před 5 měsíci +1

    I wish dbrand will make the Grip Case for the pixel 2 xl...

  • Bobby B
    Bobby B Před 5 měsíci

    You should have tried the OLED Business Edition.

  • Luke Wheeler
    Luke Wheeler Před 5 měsíci

    7:00 the dude on the headset behind Linus lmaooooo