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Setting the correct field of view (FOV) for your sim racing game is key to ensuring you can judge distances accurately. Use the tool below to correctly calculate the field of view setting for all sim racing games.
Below is a sim racing FOV calculator which calculates the correct FOV setting for every sim racing game. It also includes support for triple monitor setups, and super wide monitors.
To use the calculator below, simply measure the distance you sit to your screen, and measure the size of your monitor / TV. Once you input both of these values, the FOV calculator will tell you your ideal FOV setting for the specific sim racing game you are playing.
Games which are included in this FOV calculator are;
Credit for this tool goes completely to dinex86
Using the correct field of view in a sim racing game will allow objects in the distance to approach your screen at the correct speed to replicate real life. If you have an incorrect field of view all objects when looking through your car’s windscreen will appear either closer or further away than they actually are. This will make you feel like you are driving slower or faster than you actually are.
It is best to set the correct realistic field of view to replicate your real life vision. This way you wont need to adjust to the incorrect field of view. Instead you will be able to drive as accurately as real life.