HP REVERB G2 FULL REVIEW! the best for SimRacing?


I hope you enjoyed my full review of the HP Reverb G2 in relation to sim racing!! if you have any further questions please leave them in the comment box below!!
Time Stamps:
00:00 intro
01:36 Spec’s
05:23 fitment
10:39 controllers
13:46 In the Rig testing
25:22 through the lense
26:43 THE CONS
35:33 Final Thoughts

Oculus Rift S : https://youtu.be/9ggz_D6jA2c
Samsung odyssey: https://youtu.be/gYxPYqIEwQk
Samsung odyssey plus: https://youtu.be/N0nENaV6L78
HP Reverb: https://youtu.be/mc1IqgUYEQk
Valve Index: https://youtu.be/OSgYYAMhOEY
Oculus vs vive: https://youtu.be/3zBHaldtQuM
Pimax 5k+: https://youtu.be/TJVsXznc7lc

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21 thoughts on “HP REVERB G2 FULL REVIEW! the best for SimRacing?”

  1. "The sweet spot is pretty large on his headset." What a freaking lie! I struggle trying to get that sweet spot. I have no idea how you're having luck with it all the time.

  2. Wow great review! The reverb G2 screens are sooooo amazingly clear games like half life Alyx can appear to be real at times I can't go back to lower res screens now but the controller tracking does leave allot to be desired so I just connected the index controllers to the G2 and bam now I have a God tier headset and it is glorious but not without it's quirks

  3. The cable clip from the CV1 works great. That’s what I use.

    Fantastic review man. Switched from a CV1 to the G2 back in December. I have to say it was a serious struggle dealing with WMR. I had major issue with tracking in my room that’s mostly lit with back lighting.

    I finally got it stable and reliable by using a studio light above my monitor. WMR is still a nightmare though, it makes my PC do weird things from time to time. MS just doesn’t really care about it and it shows. Hopefully MSFS2020 will help but I really wish it would could just be a SteamVR platform.

    The resolution and picture is fantastic but I’m struggling with a 8700k and 2080ti. It really sucks I can’t just jump online and order up whatever I want.

    Anyone know how to turn off the sleep mode if it’s even possible? That is such a headache and I can’t believe they dont have a easy to find setting for it.

  4. The hp reverb g2 native resolution is almost 4k by 4k. Then you have to run the game at 90fps. It is asking a lot and I don't think people truly understand what they are asking their system to do. What I have done is just set the default fps to 60 instead of the 90 until I get a card that can run it at 90.

  5. Thank you for the review, this VR set have an amazing clarity i agree. BUT what i don't like on the g2 is the sweet spot! its like a tiny sharp circle in the middle and every else is blurry drives me crazy! you cant move your eyes inside the headset you have to look at the center. is it something fixable in future updates? or should i sell the headsets? i just hate it.

  6. Excellent review man, it shows that HP G2 is almost cooked to perfection but not quite. I don't want to deal with the bugs you mentioned at all. Perhaps you can make a video of your top 3 sim racing VR headsets? I still don't know which one to get. Using an RTX 2080Super (triple monitors run ok) until I can upgrade to RTX3080 later this year.

  7. I just upgraded to the Valve Index from the Oculus Rift and I love it. I really got the Valve for the laser sensors and knuckle controllers and will upgrade to a higher resolution and wider FOV when I see the technology improve more than it is now. I haven't tried the Valve for sim racing yet but soon. Great review homeboy!!

  8. Good video Crash thanks. will stick to my G1 & 3090.
    As for the multiple screen problem you have. it can be solved in device manager –> display adapter –> virtual display adapter – Disable.
    do not uninstall as it re installs. it may also be hidden so use –view show hidden option. can only be disabled when headset attached.
    hopefully it will help. and may cure you start up issue.

  9. Thanks for the review Crash. I got a G2 to try as a first VR headset after reading other reviews. I, unfortunately, was disappointed for one major reason. The off-center focus. The sweet spot on this headset is tiny. I had to move my head to get clear focus for even small off-center angles. I found that this and the limited FOV took away from the immersion. That said, the sweet spot is very clear so see your braking points clearly from far away, I did not have any hardware issues connecting to my PC either. I also wear glasses and I had issues getting comfortable as the width of the faceplate barely squeezes over my frame. I was wondering what you think of the Pimax 5 as far as the sweet spot, FOV, and overall comfort vs the G2 for sim racing.

  10. I would say: if you have already a lighthouse system, you can make a mixed setup, the G2 with for example the Index controllers and that eliminate one of the biggest issues of the G2 for roomscale. I also get that way now… but I'm even more crazy, because is bought the lighthouse stuff only to use it with the G2 now. Cost me much more than the G2 itself. But i also must say, that i come from Oculus and want to go the lighthouse way in the future, maybe with an Index 2. So it makes more sense to get that lighthouse stuff yet.

  11. I like to see one that picks up both eye and head movement so you can look around without loosing sight of what's in front of you at the same time . Otherwise to me its like driving with binoculars .

  12. Hey Crash , does the part of the face plate that will soak up your sweat from game play use is removable ? is it also washable and would it be say low heat dryable or air dry only instead of letting the sweat dry on it ? after a while its gunna start smelling and that can't be good .


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