Zotac’s VR GO Backpack Gets Priced

Zotac’s VR GO Virtual Reality backpack finally has a price attached to it. We first showed you the VR GO backpack when it was revealed at Zotac’s 10th Anniversary event in Hong Kong. The unit will go for $1999, which gives you the ability to strap this PC to your back and kick some ass in VR without cables holding you back.

Zotac VR Go Backpack

The VR Go allows for 2 hours of continuous gaming as it is powered by two Li-ion batteries rated at 95Wh (6600mAh). The batteries are hot-swappable and can be charged separately, they have a 12V output for powering your Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. When you are not using the VG GO as a backpack it can be used at a normal desktop PC. The form factor will allow it to be placed vertically or horizontally on your desk.

Zotac VR Go Backpack

Back to the price, for $1999 you’ll get an Intel Core i7 6700T (2.8 GHz base, up to 3.6 GHz turbo), NVIDIA GTX 1070, 16 GB of DDR4-2133 memory installed (upgradable up to 64 GB), a 240 GB M.2 SATA SSD (with one extra, unpopulated 2.5″ SATA bay), a 3-in-1 card reader (SD/SDHC/SDXC), and Windows 10 Home pre-installed. The hardware inside is cooled both passively (with heatsinks) and actively (with fans).

For those wondering about I/O you have six USB 3.0 ports, dual Gigabit LAN, 3x HDMI 2.0, 2x DisplayPort, headphone and microphone ports, 802.11 ac/b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2.

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