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Showroom CXC inspired design!

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Projects' started by Milton, Nov 24, 2015.

  1. cthiggin

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    That's exactly what I'm going to do with my platform............have it all set up for racing, now moving to flightsim setup.........currently have Saitek X52 Pro.

    Good info and pics.
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    Oh my the dirt rally demo was almost painful to watch, lol :p

    I look forward to seeing what you come up with next time Milton.
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    Everyone,... good news! I decided to keep my simulator! in fact I upgraded all the computer, pictures coming soon! in the meantime I will be posting Build pictures for a member that requested them.
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    New PC ! $5,000 Dollars Computer upgrade!:

    Asus Z170 Deluxe
    i7 6700k 4.0 ghz quad core CPU
    32 GB Vengeance 3200 MHz
    2TB 950 pro m.2 SSD
    2TB 850 Evo 2.5 inch SSD
    Corsair HX1200i 80 plus Power Supply
    2 Zotac GeForce GTX 1080 Amp Extreme Graphics Card with Custom water block
    12 Corsair SP120 RGB LED High Performance Fans
    SLi bridge high band
    4 360mm Radiators XSPC
    XSPC CPU Water Block
    XSPC Glass tube reservoir
    and a lot of fitting XSPC
    Electrical Wire Ducking
    Terminal blocks for power distribution and Inputs and Outputs.
    etc...


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    Awesome detail and craftsmanship :thumbs
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    what more can be said
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    I'd say just short of overkill, anything extra would imo be bordering on obscene:cheers
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    Thank you so much for the support and recognition, I am addictive to sim racing and it is time-consuming but love it! once again thank you.
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    Anybody knows if there is a Thread on OSW Sim Steering DIY?
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    Best case for OSW guides is actually over on the iRacing forums under hardware. Thats where I got most of my info.
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    Small Mige, Simucube, Ioni Pro HC, 48v 480-600w Power supply(pending how much you want to OC the motor) and A case, Dsub15 connector and your off to the races....Well of coarse a wheel of sorts, paddles, button box ect ect...IMO you don't need to pay for a Stupid subscription just to build a Current gen OSW. Back in the Argon days pre Simucube ya Maybe you needed the info on there. but for the most part its readily available from guys like myself or the guys on the SimRacer's Facebook page whom a lot of them have Cube builds and are more than happy to share info.
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    Nick, do you have the links of where I can purchase all the materials?
    Thanks!
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    @Milton

    You have made a beast of a simulator, nice job :thumbs

    But.. I'm sorry for me nitpicking here, I see so much high-end stuff here and the money you spent and I'm curious how you haven't went for a X99 chipset system. You could had much better SLI based PC with X99 board instead of Z170 board + 6700K. Since you went for a high bar, for a few hundred bucks more, an high-end i7 6800K 6-core + nice X99 motherboard with proper SLI Dual 16x speeds (instead dual x8 on Z170) could make this simulator even more of a beast ;)

    And regarding the OSW, where are you from?
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    Thanks!!
    @prodigy no worries! I did consider it a lot but at the time of purchasing the equipment I decided to build it as a game PC only, the results are excellent so far I am running iRacing at the highest settings my resolution is ultra HD 4k resolution 60hrz (3840 x 2160p) triple screen 11520 x 2160, I think what helps the entire system is the M.2 SSD, they are fast!
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    I can help you too but thats just where I got most of my info. I built my wheel pre sim cube but I do have one of the boards in my desk here at work. I used the argon for mine. I might have some of my product links around somewhere.
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    https://granitedevices.com/store/ Cube and Ioni Pro HC

    600w 48v 12.5A PSU of your choice pending how much NM you want from what ever motor you choose.

    Case of choice like a small PC case or you can go with one directly from Granite, but you'll have to use their recommended PSU's so the cases fit.

    DSub 15

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/DB15-DSUB-2...480742?hash=item3f50429626:g:y6EAAOSwT6pVpMGU

    Wheel comes Directly from Mige in China, I have a Skype contact you can use. They provide quick shipping (tho it costs as much as the motor itself)

    Skype ID for Tina Tian one of a couple Sales agents you can get ahold of at mige when you inquire through their Aliexpress page,

    t1225177170





    QR's can be sourced from Simuhack.com for a great price. No way would i ever justify paying the price they want for the Q1R. This is pretty close to the same, (using a 1/4turn quick clamp) and Doesn't require a Shaft lock like the Q1R that can be pricey and hard to find pending where you are in the world.

    http://simuhack.com/product/mige-130st-quick-release-2-3dqr/
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