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pat slattery Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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Year : 92
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What should we get to I race without wasting time and money and get the right stuff the first time.

Thanks
pat

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Mike LL
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Get the G25 wheel, the G27 has more buttons that you don't need, unless you want sequential shift. That is only on the G27. Getthe best video card you can. Don't play it on Vista, use XP or 7. Min 2 gig ram, but get more if you can. Get at least a 20 inch monitor.

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Mike Lliteras
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Bobby
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I agree with Mike on the wheel. Don't skimp on the hardware (the iracing forum is the best place to find out what you need based on the system you currently have). As for a monitor I suggest you go big - the only senses you have are your eyes and ears. I use a 37" flatscreen at home and a 17" when I travel (yes i bring my wheel with me - I travel a lot and gotta do something).

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BG

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I got my G25 on craigslist for $125... 2 years later its doing great. You can find good hardware for cheap. Also be willing to spend in the game itself. $12 a month
$12 a car
$12-15 a track

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In 10 years, you will see me racing @ Le Mans
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pat slattery Verified Driver Made Donation to Website
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Cool, thanks guys for getting my pointed in the right direction.

Pat

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Heritage Racing Group
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does any one know of a ready to go CPU....I am not a computer guy... why can i not find a system ready to go....just need a cpu to do racing ..nothing else

Greg

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Here's what I bought, more or less specifically to do iRacing. I mean... for the kids... yeah... that's it.

http://www.dell.com/us/p/studio-xps-8100/pd?oc=dxdonn2&model_id=studio-xps-8100

Colin MacLean Verified Driver
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Guys, check this link out. http://www.oneilpcsystems.com Tim custom builds these machines specifically for iRacing. Full warranty. Pick one of those up, a monitor (or three if you can swing it) and a Logitech G27 wheel. You're done for a loooong time.

I have a lot of experience building machines for iRacing also, feel free to PM me if you have any questions.

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Colin MacLean
Flyin' MacLean Motorsports

   

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