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Discussion in 'Gaming Hardware' started by Cpl. Punishment, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. Jo77

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    Hi Guys,

    starting building rigs with wood for the frame and car seat whil eplaying gt4. NOw, many years later, even though it is not finished, I am starting to be pretty satisfied with my rig..

    Few items:
    Triple Screens Asus Rog PG278Q
    Titan X GPU
    Fanatec V2 base
    FanatecV3 pedals

    Buttons boxes, tablet for JRT

    I just finished a room for my office and my rig.

    So here it is :)
     

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  2. Zac_Sonic

    Zac_Sonic Staff Member Admin

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    Jo, that looks amazing!! Nice job, and I love the colors!
     
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  3. IronDiggy

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    Some updates to my PC, new 240hz monitor for competitive shooters, standing desk frame so I am not sitting all day and a new mic because old one died.

    Because stuff has been patched in here and there I really need to pull everything apart and have some semblance of cable management.
     
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  4. Brainling

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    My back is killing me, but I got it all setup last night.

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    You can see my flight stick and throttle off to the left. I only keep those mounted when I'm flying. I ended up not using the monitor stand that comes with the Obutto because I wanted the space on my desk for storage and for my PC to sit on. The Obutto fits up under their nicely.
     
  5. Brainling

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    I changed my mind, I decided to use the monitor stand. I wanted to be able to move the display closer to me. Attaching my expensive monitor to it and letting it free hang was a definite daddy dropping babby off for the first day of school moment.
     
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  6. Jes_971

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    Very nice rig and setup! Picture number two, Rush!!!!!
     
  7. Deb

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    This is interesting if you have pedals you are wanting to upgrade and don't want to spend the $$$$ for HEs or HPPs.

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    Upgrade your Sim Racing Experience!
    ON SALE NOW FOR ONLY $55.00!
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    The MPPC Pedal Controller Board
    Our Pedal Controller allows you to convert virtually ANY set of pedals to work in a super smooth, high resolution fashion and on XBox or PlayStation!

    Featuring a 1000Hz Response time, virtually eliminating latency in pedal travel and movement with regards to the signal from your pedals to your PC or Gaming Console. For PC use, we offer the free SimPedal customization and calibration app. Calibration for your pedals is stored inside the circuit boards memory, so disconnecting and reconnecting the pedals offers no loss in calibration switching back and forth between PC & Console.



    We also offer wheel cables for console gamers, allowing you to connect your now upgraded pedals to be used on Logitech G27/G29 pedal sets, Thrustmaster T500/TX and all Fanatec Wheels. Allowing users to now use their high end pedals upgraded to this circuit board the ability to race virtually anywhere, anytime.



    • Easy calibration with the push of a button, or use the FREE SimPedal App!
    • Compatible with PC, XBox 360*, XBox One*, Playstation 3*, Playstation 4* *Requires wheel specific cable and compatible racing wheel sold separately
    • Compatible with the following wheels for Console Gameplay: Logitech G25, G27 - Thrustmaster T500RS, TX, T300 - All Fanatec Wheels
    • Both a Load Cell Cennector and Pressure Transducer Connector with switch to choose between the two.
    • 1 Year Limited Warranty & Support - We do NOT provide support for your installation, nor do we provide HOW-TO guides. This is a DIY Project and is intended for experienced users only. Some soldering/changing of your pedal connectors may be required. Product images show the pin-outs for the connectors. Technical support is available through SUPPORT TICKET ONLY - No Phone Support.
    • Product pictures indicate the use of a Mini-USB cable, the new circuit board that you will recieve provides a standard USB Printer Connection for added strength.
     
  8. Jes_971

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    Details to follow
     
  9. Deb

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    Very cool!!! I like how you modified the Playseat. I have one of those at the lakehouse and it is really not stable enough by itself, particularly with the HE pedals attached. It is okay, but I have wondered how I could make it more stable.
     
  10. Jes_971

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    Its just a 2x4 and plywood box. The plates that the seat sit on have holes in the bottoms and I screwed it in there. As I'm sure your familiar with how the rig doesn't sit flush/flat on a flat surface. I added washers underneath the front of the plate as the plate angled up from back to front. Washers are needed on all screws as the holes in the plates are slightly to big.

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    Then I put two little wood wedges under the ends of the legs of the wheel post. After doing this, almost all of my side-to-side play stopped.

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    I also added some washers and longer allen bolts to only the front of where the seat bolts into the plate. I was trying to achieve some more backwards lean on the seat. Which did work. It didn't need much. I also added a spacer block (a piece of 2x4 wrapped in cardboard and tape) to go under the front of the seat cushion with a piece of "custom cut" foam to help with transition. This lifts the front of the cushion up providing better under thigh support.
     
  11. Deb

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    Question for you tech guys. You know I have been talking about upgrading my rig at the Lakehouse and did a lot of research today. I am seriously considering a PC with a Nvidia 1070 graphics card. It seems to have performance specs very similar to the 980 Ti, which I have on my home PC and it is great! Because of space limitations, I am considering a 35 inch curved monitor with 3440 res and 100 hz. Do you have any thoughts on if this would be a good setup? iRacing is about the only vid game I play.
     
  12. Zac_Sonic

    Zac_Sonic Staff Member Admin

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    A GTX 1070 can push 7680 x 4320 @ 60hz, or (in theory) half of that at 120hz, 3840 x 2160 if I mathed ok? Since Im guessing the monitor you are looking at is 3440 x 1440, the 1070 should be able to run the monitor at above 120hz... as long as it is paired with enough CPU horsepower! ;)

    Hope this helps!
     
  13. Noodleguitar

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    If you're looking at half the total pixels then that would be 5430 x 3055 for a half of 7680 x 4320. Not sure if it works that way but if every pixel is independent I can image it would.
     
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  14. Deb

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    Thanks guys, I think I am going to go with that. Bedo said Naid uses the 1070 in a number of his rigs and he runs the curved monitors, so thinking that might be the best option for the price. Seems to be a good value for the performance. At some point, I probably need to figure out how to build a PC, but I am not there yet.
     
  15. John Navara

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    Here are the shots of my new rig. Using the one 27" Dell for iRacing. Planning to update the other 24" monitors when my sim fund allows it. Sorry not sure how to make them thumbnails.

    John

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  16. Deb

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    Very cool!!!!
     

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