Best PC build for sim racing

Jul 24, 2022
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Hello, I would like to have the ''best'' specifications for a driving simulator without a budget limit but let it not be ''overkill''
I'm going to play games like: assetto corsa competizione, dirt rally, Forza Horizon 5
I already have a peripheral equipment:
Monitor: LG 34GL750-B Wheel: Logitech G920 Pedals: Fanatec Clubsport V3
 
Hi :)

This would last you a long time and puts you as near to the top end as you can be without getting into crazy prices for smaller gains.

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: Intel Core i7-12700K 3.6 GHz 12-Core Processor ($399.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: ARCTIC Liquid Freezer II 280 A-RGB 68.9 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($119.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Gigabyte Z690 GAMING X ATX LGA1700 Motherboard ($219.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR5-5600 CL36 Memory ($224.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Black SN750 Rev2 2 TB M.2-2280 NVME Solid State Drive ($199.99 @ B&H)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 12GB LHR 12 GB XC3 ULTRA GAMING Video Card ($817.99 @ EVGA)
Case: Lian Li LANCOOL III RGB ATX Mid Tower Case
Power Supply: Corsair RMx (2021) 850 W 80+ Gold Certified Fully Modular ATX Power Supply ($139.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $2122.93
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2022-07-24 11:47 EDT-0400


Your monitor doesnt have the most demanding resolution and you could feasibly drop down to a 3070 or 3070Ti and save a little. The only problem I see with that is the 8GB of VRAM those cards come with may become a problem in a few years, especially if you upgraded the monitor.

Its also perfectly possible to come up with something a fair amount cheaper as well that would do a great job, but you said no budget without being overkill :)
 

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