Main Rig: MSI GE63VR Raider-001 gaming laptop
- Windows 10
- Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor
- 32GB DDR4 2400Mhz RAM
- 15.6″ Full HD 120Hz 3ms Wide view 94%NTSC Color Anti-Glare 1920×1080
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8G GDDR5
- 512GB M.2 SATA
1TB Hybrid HDD (7200 RPM)
- Steel Series Full-Color Backlight keyboard with Anti-Ghost key + silver lining
- Nahimic 2 Surround Sound System
Headphones: LyxPro OEH-10 Open-Back Headphones
Okay, I love these cans! They are comfortable, allow me to hear what’s going on around me, while still hearing audio through the headphones clearly!
Microphone: Blue Yeti USB Microphone.
This is a great microphone, but I have had some issues with it. If you have been listening to my podcasts for a while, you’ll know I have gone through a collection of different mics and headsets, rather than just use the ol’ Blue Yeti my wife got me for Christmas a year or two ago. That’s because I dropped said Yeti, and it started buzzing horribly thereafter, rendering it unusable! Well, after trying many replacements, none of them acceptable options, we tried replacing the USB cable for the Yeti. That new cable, plus adjusting the gain a bit, cleared up the problem completely! So now I’m back to using the Yeti again… until I drop it again, anyway…
Mouse: Redragon M653 MIG Optical 2.4G Wireless Mouse
I switched up to this mouse for two reasons: First, the Uhuru wireless mouse I was using had horrible battery life (maybe 5 hours at best); and the Redragon has a glowing red dragon symbol, which kinda matches the MSI symbol on my laptop. Nevertheless, it works, and doesn’t conk out on me after an afternoon of playtime.
Controller: Xbox One Wireless Controller
I have a lot of wired controllers, and even a few wireless ones, for use when I run into the rare game I want to play that really works better with a controller, as opposed to mouse-&-keyboard. But this Xbox controller is way, way better than any other I have used to date, which is saying quite a lot! It’s comfortable in the hand, gets the job done, and is a breeze to connect to my computer.
- OBS Suite (Video/Audio recording & streaming)
- Discord (Group/Follower audio chat)
- Audacity (Audio editing software)
Note: I would be quite interested in being sponsored by MSI, SteelSeries, Logitech, etc. DM me on Twitter if you’d like to discuss a partnership!