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In front of the driver's seat is three 23" screens, and you'll be surrounded by a 5.1 surround system. These will both be hooked up to a high end PC hidden in the body. What is perhaps a little odd, is that despite the effort to maintain authenticity, the simulator doesn't contain any form of hydraulics to simulate g-forces or road texture; a feature which is becoming more and more common with high end simulators.

Still, you may think twice once you reach the price tag. The simulator will set you back $120,000, which is enough to let you buy an actual race car.
  • Screen: 3 x 23 inch wide TFT Screens (8ms) with super slim bezels, mounted on an adjustable frame
  • Speakers: 5.1 digital speaker system, screen towers house main front speakers, with remaining speakers located inside the car. Sub-woofer is positioned at driver’s back for added effect
  • Computer: Custom super high end digital PC with Intel Core i7 processor, Intel SSD hard drive for ultimate read / write speeds, triple head graphics card with display port, 16GB RAM, 1200w PSU, Windows 7 – 64 bit professional, wireless keyboard with integral mouse

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The car body aside, this likely costs sub $3000 for the manufacturer. kookoo.gif
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post #3 of 69
I'd rather my real car and my nearest B-roads smile.gif

still pretty neat anyway.
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post #4 of 69
Why pay all of that when you can go outside and cut some wood down and built it your self. SUre it wouldnt look neat like that. But it save you lots of money. And why not 3x 27 inch screens with 2560x1600 like those korean montiors that i see alot on this forum. With that type of money spend on that i also dont see why it doesnt have 3x GTX680s or 3x HD7970s/7950s in it.
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post #5 of 69
I'd buy a Black Edition GTR instead...
post #6 of 69
Six figures (or even five) and no motion is insane.

Sim racing is fun because it doesn't cost as much as real racing. I could race locally for quite awhile with $120,000.
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post #7 of 69
Terrible.

Go to any sim site, or watch insidesimracing.tv and you can see tons of solutions that are better and cost no where near that.
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Originally Posted by zinfinion View Post

The car body aside, this likely costs sub $3000 for the manufacturer. kookoo.gif

It makes no sense. xD
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LOL WTH lachen.gif I'd rather get a Nissan GTR
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LOL WTH lachen.gif I'd rather get a Nissan GTR

Well at least with this you wouldn't have to pay for insurance and gas. Or worry about wrecking your actual GTR on a track.
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