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Poll Results: Which is better Dirt 3 vs F1 2011

 
  • 64% (18)
    Dirt 3
  • 14% (4)
    F1 2011
  • 7% (2)
    About the same
  • 14% (4)
    I'd recommend another racing sim
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post #51 of 74
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Originally Posted by ipv89 View Post

It sucks that their are so few racing games for pc, I wouldn't mind playing forza on pc

All of the good racing games are for PC. Racing games and RTS is probably the strongest genres when comparing consoles to PC. Forza can't compare to the PC sim games. Rfactor 2, Pcars, iRacing, Richard burns rally, GTR, and more all blow forza away. For racing sims PC is way ahead of consoles. Even games from from almost 10 years ago are better then any console racers.

To the OP, If your just going to use a pad for now dirt 3 proably would be one of the better games, but dirt 2 is much better. When you go to a wheel iRacing is as good as it gets if you like online competition. I literally haven't played another racing game for more then 5 minutes in the last year and a half since I got into iRacing. I really want to give Pcars and Rfactor 2 a go, but I just can't turn down iRacing. Nothing else really compares to it. The level of organization and just the general way the game is ran is way beyond any other games online service as far as i have seen.
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post #52 of 74
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Originally Posted by ljason8eg View Post

I guess you could call me a professional sim racer lol. I play iRacing and I'm pretty good at it. Its led to some sponsorships and some nice gear and hardware.
Think you could get me a sweet deal on a R3volution wink wink
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post #53 of 74
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I'm using the Fanatec Porsche Turbo S wheel. It was a limited run and no longer sold by them. They do have new wheels with the same functionality though that replace it. Website is Fanatec.de
The wheel works for PS3, 360 and PC.
I was one of if not the only U.S. tester for the turbo S wheel. I loved that wheel. I pre ordered one the day they were up for pre order and waited forever for it. My test wheel ended up messing up and the belt slipped or something so they let me keep it for free, but really it was useless after the belt messed up. I still use the V1 version of the clubsprt pedals. The only thing that's ever went wrong with them has happened here recently, The clutch pedal is starting to act kind of weird. The sensor is going bad or something in it. I used the turbo S until about a month or so ago and bought a clubsport wheel. That thing is fantastic. No problems so far at all. My wife got me the formula rim for Xmas and I opened it today. Haven't got a chance to try it out yet though.

I know I just broke off like 3 posts in a row but I always screw up multi quotes. Don't know why.
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post #54 of 74
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Originally Posted by bevo View Post

Think you could get me a sweet deal on a R3volution wink wink
I don't even have a R3volution! tongue.gif
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post #55 of 74
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Originally Posted by ljason8eg View Post

I don't even have a R3volution! tongue.gif
I seen that in your rig picture. You must need to pick up the pace or something smile.gif
I have a buddy that got one a few weeks ago. I haven't got a chance to go try it out yet but they do look really nice. It would really help to straighten up some of the mess I have with my setup. I'm gonna go check his out and if it's able to get the monitors as close as I want them and with the angle I want, I may pick one up next year if I can get the money together and line up a buyer for my playseat and triples stand.

Are you in the pro series for ovals?
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post #56 of 74
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Originally Posted by bevo View Post

I seen that in your rig picture. You must need to pick up the pace or something smile.gif
I have a buddy that got one a few weeks ago. I haven't got a chance to go try it out yet but they do look really nice. It would really help to straighten up some of the mess I have with my setup. I'm gonna go check his out and if it's able to get the monitors as close as I want them and with the angle I want, I may pick one up next year if I can get the money together and line up a buyer for my playseat and triples stand.
Are you in the pro series for ovals?

I used to be in the oval pro series. I've kind of fallen out of favor with how the cars drive currently, so I don't race as much as I used to. I still work a lot on setups with my teammates though. We've got 2 pro series and 2 DWC drivers on the team.
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post #57 of 74
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Ok new Gpu is in the mail ( I hope) as soon as I get it I'll update y'all with my findings.
Unfortunately I'll have to wait to get a new pad too since my old one is acting up......... its gonna be keyboard and mouse till then.
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post #58 of 74
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Ok new Gpu is in the mail ( I hope) as soon as I get it I'll update y'all with my findings.
Unfortunately I'll have to wait to get a new pad too since my old one is acting up......... its gonna be keyboard and mouse till then.
If you're wanting to play racing games why not get a DFGT wheel off of Ebay? You could probably find a used one for 50$ or so.
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post #59 of 74
Thread Starter 
DFGT??? Any way I just picked up a Graphics card so that'll have to wait a bit

Edit Ok I figured it out. BTW There is an add on that lets you use it and G25/27 on Xbox as well, its the XCM F-1 Converter V.2 http://www.forzaplanet.net/forum/showthread.php?t=1833
Edited by diggiddi - 12/18/12 at 8:29pm
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post #60 of 74
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If you're wanting to play racing games why not get a DFGT wheel off of Ebay? You could probably find a used one for 50$ or so.

Dude that was a great suggestion, I think I'll pick one up and add these floppy paddles http://granturgismo.com/buypaddles.html waayyy cheaper than a Fanatec thumb.gif you sir have just been repped!
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