Sim Racing Equipment

By Doug Atkinson, Lone Star Region
Updated April 10, 2024

Hardware Spring 2024

Reader’s Note  This page is in the process of being updated, here are my current thoughts on hardware components. The rest of the page will be updated soon as I can block some time.


  • If you plan to use the machine primarily for gaming and not productivity, go with the 7800X3D.
  • If you do video editing, 3D modeling, or heavy spreadsheet work, go with Intel. But go 14700k.
  • DDR5 6000 with CAS 30 in 32 GB (2 x 16 NOT 4 x 8).
  • Video cards: Do not purchase any card


There are a lot of articles and video resources available for sim racing. Here are some of our favorites.


March 8th, 2024|Categories: getting-started|Tags: |

Getting Started

Join the Fun!

One of Porsche Club of America’s recent member features is computer-based PC sim racing. Enjoy the racing competition from your home during the winter months! PCA Sim Racing is free to all registered PCA members.

PCA Sim Racing is a Family Affair!

Jonathan Shum and son Jacob Shum from Carolinas Region set up for a PCA Sim Racing event.

Team Zoom Shum

November 30th, 2023|Categories: getting-started|Tags: , , |

How to Proceed Step-by-Step

PCA Sim Racing is free to join for all active PCA Members and Associate Members who are at least 18 years old. We have several drivers who are well into their 70s, so don’t think you can’t race with us and have fun!

Step 1

Join our Discord server to discuss events and activities. How to join our Discord server is here. Most of our day-to-day discussions are located on the social media platform Discord. If you are having a problem getting connected to Discord, contact

Step 2

Determine if you already have computer resources that will work, or if

November 8th, 2023|Categories: getting-started|Tags: , |
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