Playing racing games is an incredible experience, especially if you have the right steering wheel. What better way to spend your weekends than to play Forza Horizon 3 with a powerful Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback racing wheel in your hands? Having a top-notch gaming steering wheel almost guarantees you’ll win the race.
But what are the best racing wheels to use on Windows 10?
Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback racing wheel (recommended)
Thanks to this gaming steering wheel, you’ll simply forget you’re actually playing a game. The driving experience will feel so real you could swear you’re driving a real car. The Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback offers an impressive 900° force feedback base with mixed belt-pulley and gears system on a metal ball-bearing axle.
The wheel is 11″/28 cm in diameter, and it can easily adapt to all racing games thanks to its ergonomic design. It is fully compatible with Windows 10, and you can also use it on the Xbox One console. The pedal set is very comfortable, and it features a wide footrest, each pedal’s angle of inclination can be adjusted, and the brake pedal features progressive resistance.
The drive system with adjustable Force Feedback allows you to literally feel every detail while you’re racing: the road relief, loss of tire grip, braking, bumps, and impacts.
Logitech G27 Racing Wheel (suggested)
Logitech G27 is one of the most popular gaming racing wheels, and for a good reason. This wheel packs many useful features that accurately simulate car races. It comes with a powerful dual-motor force feedback mechanism, a six-speed shifter with push-down reverse gear, and RPM/shift indicator LEDs that quickly prompts you when you should shift gears.
The 11-inch leather-wrapped wheel is very comfortable, while the steel gas, brake, and clutch pedals deliver precise throttle, braking, and shifting for a high degree of realism. Make sure you’ve installed the latest Logitech G27 driver if you use this wheel on Windows 10, otherwise you may encounter various bugs that could prevent you from properly controlling your car.
Logitech Driving Force G920 Racing Wheel
Buy the latest racing titles and add the Logitech Driving Force G920 racing wheel for an impressive driving experience. The dual-motor force feedback realistically simulates the racing experience, while the on-wheel D-pad will remind of the classic Xbox One controller.
The responsive floor pedal unit allows you to accelerate, brake and change gears with the feel of an actual car. The semi-automatic paddle shifters give you smooth gear transitions on hairpin turns and straightaways.
Thrustmaster T300 Ferrari Alcantara Edition Racing Wheel
Thrustmaster developed the T300 Ferrari Alcantara racing wheel in close collaboration with Microsoft. This wheel is actually a 7:10 scale replica of the emblematic Ferrari 458 Italia wheel and it’s designed for true racers.
The wheel is made of high-quality materials that will last for a very long time under intense usage. The brushed metal frame and metal paddle shifters add an industrial design note to the product. The Force Feedback base offers smooth, seamless and realistic effects. Before you use the Thrustmaster T300 Ferrari Alcantara racing wheel on a Windows 10 PC, don’t forget to download the latest Thrustmaster drivers.
Thrustmaster T150 Force Feedback Racing Wheel
The Thrustmaster T150 is a 1080 degree force feedback racing wheel that comes with a large pedal set. The drive system with adjustable force feedback lets you feel every detail while you’re racing. Each pedal’s angle of inclination can be adjusted and the brake pedal comes with progressive resistance.
The wheel features reinforced rubber-coated grips and all controls are within easy reach so that you never need to take your hands off the wheel. Windows 10 PC compatibility is ensured thanks to the Thrustmaster drivers.
The Thrustmaster T150 offers the best quality/ price rapport and you’ll definitely love this racing wheel.
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in October 2016 and has been since updated for freshness, and accuracy.