PC PC building & spec check

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Systems & Troubleshooting' started by KoAStR, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. Matthyus

    Matthyus GTLOZ Results Steward Team Raceonoz Gold Member

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    This was the true reason for a laptop!!
    Don't deny it :D;):rolleyes:
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  2. UrsineSaturn9

    UrsineSaturn9 Professional Gold Member

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    Just like cup holders sell cars! :D
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  3. PaulCox

    PaulCox Team Driver Gold Member

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    What was something like that worth buddy. I’m looking aswell. Doesn’t need to be the best. Just want better graphics than the og ps4 and good enough to run AC smoothly.
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    PaulCox Team Driver Gold Member

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  6. Ian sainty

    Ian sainty Rookie Gold Member

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    Hello can anyone recommend a decent mid range gpu for my setup?
    Aorus b450 elite
    Ryzen 5 3600
    16G Ram<<<< might do 32G sometime soon
    Amd radeon r9 200 / hd 7900 series gigabyte 3G <<<<<<< OLD AF
    1200w psu
    currently looking into a 1TB 3D NAND NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD
    was looking at acc on a 49'' ultrawide, maybe tripples in the future
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  7. Rolz

    Rolz ACC Nutter Team Raceonoz Gold Member

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    what is ur budget is always the best starting point :)
  8. Ian sainty

    Ian sainty Rookie Gold Member

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    Around 600ish for a card, depends on how much i sell some sim gear i had laying around for, don't really want anything less than a 8G, but i will if i have no choice haha. are msi rx 580 any good?
  9. Rolz

    Rolz ACC Nutter Team Raceonoz Gold Member

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    dunno about the amd's, but for that amount you can easily pick up a 1080ti... I'm planning on hocking my ASUS 1080ti Strix OC for $550 when I can finally get my hands on a Strix rtx3080 OC
  10. Ian sainty

    Ian sainty Rookie Gold Member

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    Sounds alright. Hope i can sell my old sim gear pretty quick. The card i have seems to run iracing on medium decent enough once i overclocked it a little
  11. Kart-No-1

    Kart-No-1 Professional Gold Member

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    Hi, looking at getting in to acc on pc. My computer guy has advised that the recommended graphics card in todays models is from $1000 - $1600. I'm only going to be running 1 screen on a sony tv in hd not 4k. Is there any need to go to this extreme or can i get away with a cheaper model, if so which should i be aiming at. Will only be racing online, not interested in racing against ai's. Any assistance from those with experience would be appreciated.
    Cheers
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  12. beakeroo

    beakeroo Professional

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    If you're only looking for 1080/60 then a RTX 2060 might be more than enough. The problem is that we're currently in a world wide shortage so prices are being scalped badly. Take the following for instance

    https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/635482

    That card should be around $400, the prices are slowly coming down though, partly due to China banning crypto mining so watch this space.
  13. Rolz

    Rolz ACC Nutter Team Raceonoz Gold Member

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    yeah video cards are a killer atm... if I were to sell my 1080ti 2nd hand I was going to put up for $500, but checking ebay etc I'd be best putting it up for $700 and it would still prolly go quick... and that card now almost 4yrs old!!
    def sucks right now to get a new video card at a reasonable price...
    It used to be when building ur own PC, 1/2 the cost of a new PC for a decent one (the other half is mobo, cpu, ram etc etc), but now seems to be 2/3 of the price when building a new PC :(
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    beakeroo Professional

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    My card that I bought at launch for $1350 is now making low $2k's! Turns out that buying at launch was the right move for once lol
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    Hi Beaker
    I currently have an GTX1060 6 gb card, its the predecessor to this card so thinking about using this untill prices come down again.. hopefully it will be good enough. EDIT on the other hand, probably not.
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  16. Rolz

    Rolz ACC Nutter Team Raceonoz Gold Member

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    Drop all the eye candy down it'll work for sure, just depends on how acceptable it is for you :)
    in ACC (PC) there is a setting option so u can see in game what the FPS is...
    I recommend loading 25 AI and doing some racing right on sunrise or sunset... thats when ACC really flogs ur PC... tune ur fps for those conditions and u should be sweet everywhere else.
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  17. beakeroo

    beakeroo Professional

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    I think it should handle 1080/60 fairly well shouldn't it?
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  18. Kart-No-1

    Kart-No-1 Professional Gold Member

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    Thanks gents, have gone with ryzen 5 5600x, 32 gb ram system and will fit my old gtx1060 6gb gpu for the time being and upgrade when prices fall.
    Cheers.
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  19. beakeroo

    beakeroo Professional

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    3060's are beginning to show up on Ozbargain for around $800, prices are dropping.
  20. Ian sainty

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    Haha I would be happy with a 6gb card right now.