Overclock.net › Forums › Video Games › PC Gaming › about to get my first racing simulator, T500RS vs t300?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

about to get my first racing simulator, T500RS vs t300?

post #1 of 12
Thread Starter 
so I'm about to buy my first racing simulator ever, gonna use it with dirt rally, assetto corsa and project cars

I'm torn between thrustmaster t500rs and t300, I know t300 is newer, quitter and more refined and people have really admired its better and smoother FFB, moreover reviews of t300 have really noticed that not only FFB is smoother in t300 but also more detailed and more communicative and the wheel mechanism too appears to be improved and more realistic than the t500.

okay all these are good improvements I guess but are they really worth it? moreover t500 is known to have stronger and more brutal FFB than t300, I'm not sure its my first wheel but imo I think I'm more interested in stronger FFB, I think stronger ffb is gonna feel more immersive isn't it? and ya one more thing, t500 have higher quality pedals too



and one last thing, there is a very nice offer now where I live on the t500rs, its being sold for 1500AED which is about 400$, the t300 is being sold for the same price too.


as for now I'm leaning towards the t500rs as it has better pedals, stronger ffb and the nice price offer, planning to get it tomorrow unless somebody comes with a very convincing reason on why I shouldn't get it and get the t300.
Edited by SsXxX - 7/14/16 at 12:45am
Fusion
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5930k @ 4.4GHz v1.282 Rampage V Extreme Gigabyte GTX 1080TI Aorus Xtreme Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 2800MHz C16 v1.20 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 1.2TB Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 400GB NZXT Kraken X62 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung Plasma TV PS60F5000 60inch Corsair K95 Platinum RGB Corsair AX1500i Corsair Obsidian 650D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Corsair Glaive RGB Corsair MM800 RGB Polaris Asus Strix RAID DLX Edifier S730 2.1 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Xbox One Elite Controller Thrustmaster T500RS Thrustmaster TH8RS Steam Controller 
  hide details  
Reply
Fusion
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5930k @ 4.4GHz v1.282 Rampage V Extreme Gigabyte GTX 1080TI Aorus Xtreme Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 2800MHz C16 v1.20 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 1.2TB Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 400GB NZXT Kraken X62 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung Plasma TV PS60F5000 60inch Corsair K95 Platinum RGB Corsair AX1500i Corsair Obsidian 650D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Corsair Glaive RGB Corsair MM800 RGB Polaris Asus Strix RAID DLX Edifier S730 2.1 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Xbox One Elite Controller Thrustmaster T500RS Thrustmaster TH8RS Steam Controller 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 12
Thread Starter 
found a brand new TH8RS for 50$! apparently the last two pieces at the store so they just wanna get rid of it so I bought it at once, now to decide t500rs or t300, I'm still leaning towards the t500rs but want to be patient and wait for opinions

again both are for the same price here which is 400$
Fusion
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5930k @ 4.4GHz v1.282 Rampage V Extreme Gigabyte GTX 1080TI Aorus Xtreme Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 2800MHz C16 v1.20 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 1.2TB Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 400GB NZXT Kraken X62 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung Plasma TV PS60F5000 60inch Corsair K95 Platinum RGB Corsair AX1500i Corsair Obsidian 650D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Corsair Glaive RGB Corsair MM800 RGB Polaris Asus Strix RAID DLX Edifier S730 2.1 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Xbox One Elite Controller Thrustmaster T500RS Thrustmaster TH8RS Steam Controller 
  hide details  
Reply
Fusion
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5930k @ 4.4GHz v1.282 Rampage V Extreme Gigabyte GTX 1080TI Aorus Xtreme Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 2800MHz C16 v1.20 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 1.2TB Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 400GB NZXT Kraken X62 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung Plasma TV PS60F5000 60inch Corsair K95 Platinum RGB Corsair AX1500i Corsair Obsidian 650D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Corsair Glaive RGB Corsair MM800 RGB Polaris Asus Strix RAID DLX Edifier S730 2.1 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Xbox One Elite Controller Thrustmaster T500RS Thrustmaster TH8RS Steam Controller 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 12
Tx or t300 but cswv2
post #4 of 12
Thread Starter 
whats "cswv2"?
Fusion
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5930k @ 4.4GHz v1.282 Rampage V Extreme Gigabyte GTX 1080TI Aorus Xtreme Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 2800MHz C16 v1.20 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 1.2TB Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 400GB NZXT Kraken X62 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung Plasma TV PS60F5000 60inch Corsair K95 Platinum RGB Corsair AX1500i Corsair Obsidian 650D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Corsair Glaive RGB Corsair MM800 RGB Polaris Asus Strix RAID DLX Edifier S730 2.1 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Xbox One Elite Controller Thrustmaster T500RS Thrustmaster TH8RS Steam Controller 
  hide details  
Reply
Fusion
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5930k @ 4.4GHz v1.282 Rampage V Extreme Gigabyte GTX 1080TI Aorus Xtreme Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 2800MHz C16 v1.20 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 1.2TB Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 400GB NZXT Kraken X62 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung Plasma TV PS60F5000 60inch Corsair K95 Platinum RGB Corsair AX1500i Corsair Obsidian 650D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Corsair Glaive RGB Corsair MM800 RGB Polaris Asus Strix RAID DLX Edifier S730 2.1 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Xbox One Elite Controller Thrustmaster T500RS Thrustmaster TH8RS Steam Controller 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 12
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by SsXxX View Post

whats "cswv2"?


never mind i just googled it, but thats a no no, its extremely pricey, definitely not within my budget, the amount i initially intended to pay could have bought me a g27 or a g29 maximum (which is a re branded g27 after all . .) but after i saw the comparisons between the thrustmaster and logitech apparently logitech is very low quality and feels more like a cheap toy compared to thrustmaster stuff and its too noisy too a lot more than thrustmaster t500rs/t300


well . . . i think whether the t300 have really that much better base than the t500rs, the t500rs is still worth it if for nothing but for the better pedals and and stronger ffb, moreover i believe a brand new t500rs at 400$ and a th8rs at 50$ is a steal. thumb.gif

guess im gonna shoot the bullet today and get the good stuff smile.gif
Fusion
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5930k @ 4.4GHz v1.282 Rampage V Extreme Gigabyte GTX 1080TI Aorus Xtreme Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 2800MHz C16 v1.20 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 1.2TB Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 400GB NZXT Kraken X62 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung Plasma TV PS60F5000 60inch Corsair K95 Platinum RGB Corsair AX1500i Corsair Obsidian 650D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Corsair Glaive RGB Corsair MM800 RGB Polaris Asus Strix RAID DLX Edifier S730 2.1 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Xbox One Elite Controller Thrustmaster T500RS Thrustmaster TH8RS Steam Controller 
  hide details  
Reply
Fusion
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5930k @ 4.4GHz v1.282 Rampage V Extreme Gigabyte GTX 1080TI Aorus Xtreme Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 2800MHz C16 v1.20 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 1.2TB Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 400GB NZXT Kraken X62 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung Plasma TV PS60F5000 60inch Corsair K95 Platinum RGB Corsair AX1500i Corsair Obsidian 650D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Corsair Glaive RGB Corsair MM800 RGB Polaris Asus Strix RAID DLX Edifier S730 2.1 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Xbox One Elite Controller Thrustmaster T500RS Thrustmaster TH8RS Steam Controller 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by SsXxX View Post

whats "cswv2"?


Fanatec ClubSport Wheel Base V2

Apparently really nice but really not cheap.

As for the initial question t300 vs t500rs... I would take the 500 every single time, especially if you can get them at the same price there.

The pedals on the 300 are just horrible because of this alone I would use a g27 over it.
New(old) build
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Xeon E3 1231-V3 gigabyte GA-H97N GTX 1060 G-skill lifetime 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
2x WD green 1x ocz agility SSD  Modded deepcool Gammaxx Windows 8.1 with classic shell for games. 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Fedora KDE for everything else.  Yamakasi catleap q270 Gamdias hermes ultimate  EVGA G2 750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Core V1 G303 - Hand cancer edition.  goliathus  AKG k240  
  hide details  
Reply
New(old) build
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Xeon E3 1231-V3 gigabyte GA-H97N GTX 1060 G-skill lifetime 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
2x WD green 1x ocz agility SSD  Modded deepcool Gammaxx Windows 8.1 with classic shell for games. 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Fedora KDE for everything else.  Yamakasi catleap q270 Gamdias hermes ultimate  EVGA G2 750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Core V1 G303 - Hand cancer edition.  goliathus  AKG k240  
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 12
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by cainy1991 View Post

Fanatec ClubSport Wheel Base V2

Apparently really nice but really not cheap.

As for the initial question t300 vs t500rs... I would take the 500 every single time, especially if you can get them at the same price there.

The pedals on the 300 are just horrible because of this alone I would use a g27 over it.

great minds think alike bro thumb.gif
Fusion
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5930k @ 4.4GHz v1.282 Rampage V Extreme Gigabyte GTX 1080TI Aorus Xtreme Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 2800MHz C16 v1.20 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 1.2TB Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 400GB NZXT Kraken X62 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung Plasma TV PS60F5000 60inch Corsair K95 Platinum RGB Corsair AX1500i Corsair Obsidian 650D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Corsair Glaive RGB Corsair MM800 RGB Polaris Asus Strix RAID DLX Edifier S730 2.1 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Xbox One Elite Controller Thrustmaster T500RS Thrustmaster TH8RS Steam Controller 
  hide details  
Reply
Fusion
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5930k @ 4.4GHz v1.282 Rampage V Extreme Gigabyte GTX 1080TI Aorus Xtreme Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 2800MHz C16 v1.20 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 1.2TB Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 400GB NZXT Kraken X62 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung Plasma TV PS60F5000 60inch Corsair K95 Platinum RGB Corsair AX1500i Corsair Obsidian 650D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Corsair Glaive RGB Corsair MM800 RGB Polaris Asus Strix RAID DLX Edifier S730 2.1 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Xbox One Elite Controller Thrustmaster T500RS Thrustmaster TH8RS Steam Controller 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 12
haha damn I got in a bit slow.
Quote:
Originally Posted by SsXxX View Post

but after i saw the comparisons between the thrustmaster and logitech apparently logitech is very low quality and feels more like a cheap toy compared to thrustmaster stuff and its too noisy too a lot more than thrustmaster t500rs/t300

Also while I prefer the t500rs over the g27 100 times over... it is much louder than the g27
New(old) build
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Xeon E3 1231-V3 gigabyte GA-H97N GTX 1060 G-skill lifetime 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
2x WD green 1x ocz agility SSD  Modded deepcool Gammaxx Windows 8.1 with classic shell for games. 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Fedora KDE for everything else.  Yamakasi catleap q270 Gamdias hermes ultimate  EVGA G2 750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Core V1 G303 - Hand cancer edition.  goliathus  AKG k240  
  hide details  
Reply
New(old) build
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Xeon E3 1231-V3 gigabyte GA-H97N GTX 1060 G-skill lifetime 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
2x WD green 1x ocz agility SSD  Modded deepcool Gammaxx Windows 8.1 with classic shell for games. 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Fedora KDE for everything else.  Yamakasi catleap q270 Gamdias hermes ultimate  EVGA G2 750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Core V1 G303 - Hand cancer edition.  goliathus  AKG k240  
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 12
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by cainy1991 View Post

haha damn I got in a bit slow.
Also while I prefer the t500rs over the g27 100 times over... it is much louder than the g27

i saw a lot youtube comparisons, i felt the g27 noise to be louder and higher pitched!
Fusion
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5930k @ 4.4GHz v1.282 Rampage V Extreme Gigabyte GTX 1080TI Aorus Xtreme Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 2800MHz C16 v1.20 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 1.2TB Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 400GB NZXT Kraken X62 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung Plasma TV PS60F5000 60inch Corsair K95 Platinum RGB Corsair AX1500i Corsair Obsidian 650D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Corsair Glaive RGB Corsair MM800 RGB Polaris Asus Strix RAID DLX Edifier S730 2.1 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Xbox One Elite Controller Thrustmaster T500RS Thrustmaster TH8RS Steam Controller 
  hide details  
Reply
Fusion
(20 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
5930k @ 4.4GHz v1.282 Rampage V Extreme Gigabyte GTX 1080TI Aorus Xtreme Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 2800MHz C16 v1.20 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 1.2TB Intel Solid-State Drive 750 Series 400GB NZXT Kraken X62 Windows 10 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung Plasma TV PS60F5000 60inch Corsair K95 Platinum RGB Corsair AX1500i Corsair Obsidian 650D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Corsair Glaive RGB Corsair MM800 RGB Polaris Asus Strix RAID DLX Edifier S730 2.1 
OtherOtherOtherOther
Xbox One Elite Controller Thrustmaster T500RS Thrustmaster TH8RS Steam Controller 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 12
Hmm maybe I just had a good g27... or a loud thrustmaster lol

The cooling fan in the trustmaster was the loudest part.

Where as the g27 the motor noise was all you would hear at all.. though not that often.
Like I said though I may have just gotten a good unit.
New(old) build
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Xeon E3 1231-V3 gigabyte GA-H97N GTX 1060 G-skill lifetime 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
2x WD green 1x ocz agility SSD  Modded deepcool Gammaxx Windows 8.1 with classic shell for games. 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Fedora KDE for everything else.  Yamakasi catleap q270 Gamdias hermes ultimate  EVGA G2 750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Core V1 G303 - Hand cancer edition.  goliathus  AKG k240  
  hide details  
Reply
New(old) build
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Xeon E3 1231-V3 gigabyte GA-H97N GTX 1060 G-skill lifetime 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
2x WD green 1x ocz agility SSD  Modded deepcool Gammaxx Windows 8.1 with classic shell for games. 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Fedora KDE for everything else.  Yamakasi catleap q270 Gamdias hermes ultimate  EVGA G2 750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Core V1 G303 - Hand cancer edition.  goliathus  AKG k240  
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: PC Gaming
Overclock.net › Forums › Video Games › PC Gaming › about to get my first racing simulator, T500RS vs t300?