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9.0 out of 10

SteelSeries SRW-S1

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Overall 8
8.0

Need to get used to it

Pierre Nadeau, Amazon
9 May 2014
  • Summary: I really enjoy the control it gives me compare to regular XBox type controler. It feels solid in my hands, the gas and brakes control are also great. My only complains are about fatigue from long driving sessions. I mean when I play for more then an hour long. Also, with Grid 2, the only game I've tried for now, I easily lose control of my cars, but I guess I only have to get better at gaging my gas input and turning. All in all, a good product for the price.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent for Casual Racing

Nick, Amazon
15 April 2014
  • Summary: With some practice I was able to do as well with this wheel as I could with a force feedback wheel bolted to a desk. Hooked up to Windows 7 and 8 computers without needing any drivers.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fantastic wheel for the price

Grazioli, Amazon
4 April 2014
  • Summary: I'm quite a big fan of sim racers, especially F1. Needless to say, using a controller was becoming a bother for me, so I decided to get this wheel, since it was cheap and compared to older similar wheels that you can get for the same price, superior. And indeed it is. Even though it uses accelerometers to do the steering and that the wheel pretty much floats about, steering is pretty accurate. It steers smoothly, and I barely notice some jitter here and there, if at all.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice for the price!

BG, Amazon
14 January 2014
  • Summary: As other reviews have said, this is a well-built wheel. I managed to rig up a mount on my desk for it and that makes it even better. The manual that comes with it mentions an Optional Desk mount available for purchase, but it must be next to the Unicorns because I could not find anything anywhere. The wheel is solid and worked great for iRacing straight out of the box. The RPM LEDs do not work(for iRacing), but they would be distracting anyway.
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Overall 8
8.0

A good wheel

Andrew C Meyer, Amazon
2 December 2013
  • Summary: I purchased this wheel on a whim after seeing it online. It is surprisingly easy to get used to and it functions well with many different games. It seems to be made well with a decent heft weight and high quality parts. I would definitely recommend this for someone who wanted a wheel but not the setup that goes with it.
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Overall 8
8.0

So far, so good.

John E (Kip) Light III, Amazon
7 April 2013
  • Summary: Nice wheel. Not too big and not too heavy. It's a little difficult to reach some of the buttons while also using the throttle and brake paddles (I need larger hands, lol). The game that it's for seems to be pretty good, but the wheel has worked with every driving game I've tried it with so far. The steering is responsive and consistent and the throttle and brake levers have a nice long travel for good control.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great

BrooklynRider, Amazon
12 March 2013
  • Summary: I don't have the space or inclination for a full wheel. I was using an xBox controller and this was a huge step up. Control is precise and it feels solid and well made. Cable is fairly long and made of durable cloth covered shielding. Only complaint is that the shape, while taken from a real Formula template can slip down in your hands.
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Overall 8
8.0

Look Ma ! No Feet !

Paul, Amazon
14 January 2013
  • Summary: The product is a bit on the expensive side ( althought I have paid like $150 for a FFB with pedals, and gas and brake and shifter paddles ). I really DISLIKE having to use Pedals for gas/brake and shortly after Thrustmaster was acquired by Guillemont, there haven't been any good wheels with gas/brake on the wheel. (Dancing on the pedals just wears me out). The paddles seems pretty sturdy. So far, I'm favorably impressed.
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Overall 8
8.0

Pleasantly Surprised

Timothy P Sullivan, Amazon
3 January 2013
  • Summary: I am entirely happy with this product, and be advised that this review is written from a vefy narrow point of view. I generally do PC flight simulations and avoid "platform gagmes" (X-box, Atari, Sega, whatever....) altogether. As a result my computer is USBd to death with throttles, sticks, pedals, gauges, add-on panels ad nausium. It's really quite pathetic.
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Overall 8
8.0

A Quality Product That is a Tad Too Big

Tanya McHenry, Amazon
23 February 2012
  • Summary: I am a gamer, have been a gamer for almost as long as I can remember. Right now, I currently game most on my PC, but I also own a Wii so the concept of steering and whirling around a detached controller is pretty second nature to me. This is a niche product for a niche market kind of game that I think will work with some other games, but I haven't had a chance to check those out just yet.
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