My NEW RTX 2070

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  1. M D Gourley

    M D Gourley Registered

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    Yes, that does sound very exciting, 'AMD Radeon VII'...:)...I will have to read some reviews on the AMD card....but I am more than happy with my Asus ROG Strix 2070.
     
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    @M D Gourley your gpu is very good no need to upgrade
    can can even go triple screen setup
    or 1440 resolution
     
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    I had no intension of upgrading and I already have a Triple Screen set up ( see a photo of my rig below):)....but I like to keep myself informed of new tech. SIM RIG 2x TSS with SCREENSHOT Raceroom.jpg
    ...To many shifters you think...No Way...LOL
    I drive right hand drive cars in my country, so the 2 left shifters are 1x Handbrake (TSS), 1x H-Pattern (TH8A)...this configuration is the most natural for me to drive in and absolutely perfect for 'Dirt Rally' when driving manual H-Pattern and using the Handbrake as I use my left arm / hand for shifting those shifters.:D
    The right side shifters are 1x Sequential (TH8A) and also 1x Sequential (TSS)...the TH8A is plugged directly into the TS XW wheel base so when I set up 'Shift Up' and 'Shift Down' in game I can use either Paddles or Sequential when driving. The TSS Sequential Shifter is USB connected and I use for most GT3 type cars and Left Hand drive cars ( which is most cars in Sims...LOL) when I have to re-map the Shift Up and Down.
    What is fantastic about rFactor 2 is that I can map the 'Shift Up' and 'Shift Down' with the Paddles and TH8A and there is also and additional Shift Up and Shift Up function that can be mapped so I can map my TSS Sequential shifter as well...so effectively allowing me to use Paddles, TH8A and TSS Sequential Shifters all at once....rF2 is the only Sim I have found so far that allows this...Brilliant.
     
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    You will probably be able to run full smoothness at around max graphics. The only i notice on triple screen that can give me a little drops under 60FPS is (if everyting is at max to begin with) if post processing is on "ultra". I have it dialed back to medium when i drive and i cant really see any difference, but for screenshots it can be nice to put it to max. But all on max except post processing which is on medium then i have 60FPS solid when driving and in replays - even when looking at a full grid of cars. So my bet is you will be able to run decently high settings and get your 90(?)FPS for smooth racing.
     
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    Is this Kintaro's cockpit? :D
     
  6. M D Gourley

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    errro_O...sorry, I do not know what you mean by this:)...old guy here:D
     
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    There are too many handbrakes and shifters there. :D ... like if you have 4 arms
     
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    Im a bit jealous of that. No matter if he drives right side cars or left side cars he is set! :) I have to move my stuff, but luckily i can relatively easily hehe.
     
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    LOL...not to many shifters at all:D...just the right amount...
    I drive right hand drive cars in my country, so the 2 left shifters are 1x Handbrake (TSS), 1x H-Pattern (TH8A)...this configuration is the most natural for me to drive in and absolutely perfect for 'Dirt Rally' when driving manual H-Pattern and using the Handbrake as I use my left arm / hand for shifting those shifters.:D
    The right side shifters are 1x Sequential (TH8A) and also 1x Sequential (TSS)...the TH8A is plugged directly into the TS XW wheel base so when I set up 'Shift Up' and 'Shift Down' in game I can use either Paddles or Sequential when driving. The TSS Sequential Shifter is USB connected and I use for most GT3 type cars and Left Hand drive cars ( which is most cars in Sims...LOL) when I have to re-map the Shift Up and Down.
    What is fantastic about rFactor 2 is that I can map the 'Shift Up' and 'Shift Down' with the Paddles and TH8A and there is also and additional Shift Up and Shift Up function that can be mapped so I can map my TSS Sequential shifter as well...so effectively allowing me to use Paddles, TH8A and TSS Sequential Shifters all at once....rF2 is the only Sim I have found so far that allows this...Brilliant.
    You can use Software such as 'JoyToKey' if you want to map multiple shifters such as Sequential to 2 keyboard buttons....this is great for Sim Bins RACE 07 and Automobilista:D...but did not work in Assetto Corsa.
     
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    LOL...don't be jealous, I have built this rig up over 8-10 years, saving money and purchasing new hardware when I can afford it:D
     
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    Who knows, he may have 4 arms :)))) . Good job M D
     
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    Your ECCI pedals are going to last a lifetime. My ECCI pedals are from 2007 and are still working as a dream :)
     
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