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Kolor Eyes Desktop - Benchmark

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Supported platforms

Kolor Eyes Desktop is supported on following platforms :

  • Mac OS 10.9 (Mavericks) - 64 bits
  • Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite) - 64 bits
  • Mac OS 10.11 (El Capitan) - 64 bits
  • Windows 7 - 32 & 64 bits
  • Windows 8 & 8.1 - 32 & 64 bits

Oculus zero latency

Mac 10.7 Mac 10.8 Mac 10.9 Mac 10.10 Windows 7 Windows 8 & 8.1
zero latency Not supported Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


Test platforms :

  • Mac 10.7 : not supported
  • Mac 10.8 : MacBook Pro - processor Intel i7 @ 2.6Ghz - NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1Go - 16 Go RAM
  • Mac 10.9 : MacBook Pro - processor Intel i7 @ 2.6Ghz - NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1Go - 16 Go RAM
  • Mac 10.10 : MacBook Pro - processor Intel i7 @ 2.6Ghz - NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1Go - 16 Go RAM
  • Windows 7 - processor Intel i7 2600 @ 3.40GHz - AMD Radeon HD 7700 Series - 12 Go RAM
  • Windows 8.1 - processor Intel i7 4770 @ 3.40GHz - AMD Radeon R9 200 Series - 16 Go RAM


WARNING for Mac only : do not forget to set your oculus screen as the main screen in OS screen configuration.

Supported video resolutions

With VLC video plugin, any resolution should be supported.

The following table resumes the supported resolutions for native video plugins :

Mac 10.7 (QT7) Mac 10.8 (AVF) Mac 10.9 (AVF) Mac 10.10 (AVF) Windows 7 (WMF) Windows 8 & 8.1 (WMF)
720p (1280*640) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
1080p (1920*9603) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
4K UHD (3840*1920) Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes


Note : Informations in this table assumes to have a fresh install of the operating system.

Smooth playback

Configuration 1 Configuration 2 Configuration 3 Configuration 4
720p SD @15fps Yes Yes Yes Yes
720p HD @25fps Yes Yes Yes Yes
1080p HD @25fps Yes Yes Yes Yes
1440p HD @25fps Yes Yes Yes No
2160p 4k h264 @25fps Yes Yes Yes No


A smooth playback is a video playback without dropped frames. Typically a smooth playback does not show any jerky effect.

All tests are made with Kolor Eyes in fullscreen mode, with the default video plugin and without oculus.



  • Configuration 1 :
    • iMac - Mac OS 10.9 - 64bits
    • 3,1 GHz Intel Core i7
    • RAM 16 Go 1600 MHz DDR3
    • NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 512 Mo


  • Configuration 2 :
    • MacBook Pro - Mac OS 10.10 - 64bits
    • 2,6 GHz Intel Core i7
    • RAM 16 Go 1600 MHz DDR3
    • NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1 Go


  • Configuration 3 :
    • Ultrabook - Windows 8 - 64bits
    • 2,0 GHz Intel Core i7-3667U
    • RAM 4 Go
    • Intel HD Graphics 4000


  • Configuration 4 :
    • ASUS Transformer Book - Windows 8.1 - 32bits
    • 1,33 GHz Intel Quad core Atom Z3740
    • RAM 2 Go
    • Intel HD Graphics


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