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Testseek.com have collected 37 expert reviews of the SteelSeries Simraceway SRW-S1 and the average rating is 79%. Scroll down and see all reviews for SteelSeries Simraceway SRW-S1.
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The editors liked

  • The SRW-S1's buttons allow for a lot of customization of the gaming experience
  • Easy to install
  • Easy to configure
  • Comfortable grip
  • Works on a lot of racing games
  • Overall very cool looking
  • Saves space
  • Build Quality
  • Designed After the F1 Racing Wheel
  • 15 Fully Adjustable Buttons
  • Digital Tachometer
  • 3 Control Knobs
  • F1 Style Gear Shifters
  • 180/360 Degrees Option
  • Motion Sensors (Accelerators)
  • Simraceway Game (10$ Included For In-Game Purchases)
  • Pric
  • Very sensitive to movement
  • Good tactile response from buttons and gear shift paddles
  • Brake and accelerator are pressure sensitive
  • Very authentic looking
  • Very comfortable to hold
  • Excellent build quality and finish
  • Adequately weighted (not to heavy or light)
  • Simple Setup
  • Very solid design
  • 15 buttons
  • Dpad
  • And four paddles are all customizable
  • Should work with any PC racing game
  • Steering Sensitivity knob for convenient ingame changes
  • Great degree of control in both the wheel and paddles

The editors didn't like

  • The SRW-S1 provides no force feedback
  • Learning curve
  • No Force Feedback
  • Compatibility (100% Only With The Simraceway Game)
  • Can't Use It For Long Without A Base
  • Only fully functional in Simraceway
  • Free floating design increases fatigue
  • Steep learning curve
  • Shift LED's are extremely bright
  • Not something you could really use for an extended period of time

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  Published: 2014-07-03, review by: nikktech.com

  • Build Quality, Designed After the F1 Racing Wheel, 15 Fully Adjustable Buttons, Digital Tachometer, 3 Control Knobs, F1 Style Gear Shifters, 180/360 Degrees Option, Motion Sensors (Accelerators), Simraceway Game (10$ Included For In-Game Purchases), Pric
  • Compatibility (100% Only With The Simraceway Game), Can't Use It For Long Without A Base, No Force Feedback,
  • After spending quite a few days playing racing titles with the Simraceway SRW-S1 (enjoyed every single one although it did take me some time to get used to it) i really feel that something's missing. The controller is actually quite amazing not only becau...

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  Published: 2012-09-06, review by: toptenreviews.com

  • The SRW-S1's buttons allow for a lot of customization of the gaming experience
  • The SRW-S1 provides no force feedback
  • The SRW-S1 is uniquely suited for gamers looking for hardware that looks just like an F1 wheel. Unfortunately, it doesn't perform as well as other wheels in terms of design and handling, and because it's compatible only with PCs, it is only useful to a sm...

 
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  Published: 2012-06-18, review by: madshrimps.be

  • Regarding the supplied software, there is not a lot to say; from the SteelSeries website we can download only a small utility that enables RPM LED indication. Of course, the games we play also need to support this feature, otherwise the LEDs won’t lig...

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  Published: 2012-06-07, review by: rbmods.com

  • Easy to install, Easy to configure, Comfortable grip, Works on a lot of racing games, Overall very cool looking, Saves space
  • Learning curve, No Force Feedback
  • This steering wheel feels very durable and solid overall, I bet my kid could play around with it without damaging it. Both sides have rubber grips which feel comfortable even after a longer gaming session, although my arms got tired. Since it has no h...

 
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  Published: 2012-04-25, review by: Bit-Tech.net

  • So, back to the question: “why would anyone want this?”. Well, if you really, really like Simraceway; don't have a wheel, don't want to use a pad and you wouldn't rather spend the same money on a fantastic Logitech Driving Force GT, you might be intereste...

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  Published: 2012-02-24, review by: Gamingnexus.com

  • Abstract:  I never ate spinach as a child. Despite years of parental threats and cumulative hours spent staring at it on my plate as I was forced to “sit there until I tried it,” I simply could not get over the idea that I would hate it. Popeye’s amazing cartoon ...

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  Published: 2012-02-18, review by: destructoid.com

  • Abstract:  While I enjoy the occasional racing game, I tend to prefer arcade style over strict simulation. In other words, I'm not exactly looking for excuses to go out and buy a high-end wheel that'll suplex my bank account. Thankfully, we have Dale on staff t...

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  Published: 2012-02-10, review by: overclock3d.net

  • Published: 10th February 2012 | Source: SteelSeries | Price: £99 | Author: Bryan WatersTesting and ConclusionIn testing I ran a huge amount of racing games to see what the SRW-S1 was good at. From the aged, but still brilliant, GPL through GT Legends, Rac...

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  Published: 2012-01-06, Author: Ken , review by: legitreviews.com

  • SteelSeries and Simraceway have delivered a high-quality controller that anyone who appreciates racing sims will love. Not only is the Simraceway controller packaged with a robust on-line game, but the SRW-S1’s ability to work with popular games suc...

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  Published: 2012-01-03, review by: benchmarkreviews.com

  • Very sensitive to movement, Good tactile response from buttons and gear shift paddles, Brake and accelerator are pressure sensitive, Very authentic looking, Very comfortable to hold, Excellent build quality and finish, Adequately weighted (not to heavy or light),
  • Only fully functional in Simraceway, Free floating design increases fatigue, Steep learning curve, Shift LED's are extremely bright, Not something you could really use for an extended period of time
  • In this section I am going to write a brief five point summary on the following categories; Performance, Appearance, Construction, Functionality and Value. These views are my own and help me to give the SteelSeries SRW-S1 Steering Wheel a rating out o...

 
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