Zotac has launched the successor to the VR GO, their lineup of wearable PCs. The VR GO 2.0 is smaller, lighter and seemingly packs more of a punch than its predecessor. This backpack-shaped PC has now been made more comfortable and is further away from the wearer’s body in order to optimize cooling .
This week Zotac revealed that the GO 2.0 comes with the Intel six-core, 12-thread core i7-8700T CPU paired with Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1070 GPU bearing 8GB of GDDR5 memory. For its storage, it’s equipped with a 240GB M.2 SATA SSD as its primary device alongside an empty 2.5 inch bay for a secondary device to accommodate more games.
Running out of ports is a very irritating occurrence and Zotac have made sure that isn’t a concern. The PC contains an HDMI 2.0 output as well as three USB type-A ports, a USB 3.1 gen-2 and a display port out. It also features an Ethernet jack and headphone/microphone ports on the right hand side of the backpack. The WiFi and Bluetooth 5 connectivity keep the backpack truly wireless on the fly.
The GO 2.0 packs two swappable batteries which provide about 1.5 hrs of gameplay. To ensure a seamless experience, the batteries can be charged separately. It can be placed either horizontally or vertically on a regular surface, with all ports accessible. Customizable RGB lighting also makes an appearance to keep the aesthetics up to the mark.
Zotac hasn’t revealed the price of the VR GO 2.0 yet, but it’s expected to be around the $2000 mark.