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Shroud’s Setup and Streaming Gear

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Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek is one of the top streamers on Mixer. Shroud is known for pro-level gameplay on Battle Royale and FPS Games.

Shroud is a Canadian professional gamer and streamer. He has worked with several ESEA teams during his career as a CS:GO gamer. Shroud is known for his gaming capabilities in CS:GO, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Siege Six, CoD, Fortnite, Apex Legends, and more. Though he started his streaming career on Twitch, he made the decision to move to Mixer on October 24, 2019. 

Shroud’s PC Setup and Gear

Here is a list of Shroud’s PC setup and Gear:

Logitech wireless ghost mouse

Shroud’s Mouse – Logitech G Pro Wireless Ghost


  • Rechargeable 48H Battery
  • 200-25,600 dpi
  • HERO 25K Sensor

Shroud uses the Logitech G Pro Wireless Ghost as his gaming mouse. It has been designed to be incredibly lightweight and durable. While wireless, it has pro-grade performance that outperforms other mice in wireless latency and connectivity. It also comes with a charging cord that you can use while using the mouse, meaning that if you forget to charge it one night, you can still play the next day. Some of its features include:

  • Lightsync Technology – provides RGB lighting for a customized look
  • Removable side buttons – allows you to set up for either right or left-handed use
  • Durable mechanical buttons – designed for at least 50 million clicks, actuation force has also been refined

Shroud’s Mouse Settings

Zoom Sensitivity1.00
Mouse Accel0
Windows Sensitivity6
Raw Input1

Shroud’s Headset – Logitech G Pro X


  • Blue Voice technology
  • Noise reducer
  • Compressor

Shroud uses the Logitech G Pro X gaming headset. It has advanced 50-millimeter drivers and next-generation 7.1 and object base surround sound, allowing you to hear precise sounds while you play. You will be able to hear if someone approaches you from behind and from which direction. With this level of high-tech clarity, you will have an advantage over your competitors. 

benq zowie xl2540 desktop

Shroud’s Monitor – BenQ ZOWIE XL2540


  • 240Hz
  • Full height tilt and swivel
  • Removable Shield

Shroud uses the BenQ ZOWIE XL2540 monitor which has a refresh rate of 240 Hz that makes for a seamless gaming experience. The monitor’s equalizer technology and color vibrancy work with the graphics to let players see exactly what is going on in real-time, giving them the edge when they are up against competitors. It also comes with a removable shield that helps block out other distractions.

Shroud’s Video Settings

Aspect Ratio16:9
herman miller aeron chair

Shroud’s Chair – Herman Miller Aeron


  • 8 Latitudinal zones
  • Lasting comfort

Shroud uses the Herman Miller Aeron chair, a remastered design of the iconic Aeron chair, originally designed in 1992 and still popular to this day. The Herman Miller Aeron features 8 latitudinal zones of tension that give you the support you need to remain comfortable, even when sitting for hours at a time. The chair moves with the natural movements of your body regardless of whether you lean back to rest, edge forward to get a better look at your screen, or simply rest to chat with your online friends.

shure-sm7b mic

Shroud’s Microphone – Shure SM7B


  • Dynamic Microphone
  • 50 to 20,000hz Frequency
  • Cardioid Polar Pattern
  • 150Ω output impedance

Shroud’s voice is almost as iconic as he is. His deep, soothing voice is picked up with the Shure SM7B cardioid dynamic microphone. The mic is used by many of the top streamers as well by thousands of other streamers on Twitch and YouTube. It has a pop filter that eliminated many backgrounds and breathing sounds, a bass roll-off, and improved rejection of electromagnetic humming. It uses yoke mounting with a captive stand that gives you full control of how it is positioned in front of you. Some of the features include the following:

  • Design and build quality – the SM7B is constructed of metal and both heavy and durable. The company designed it to last for years, making it a timeless piece in any studio.
  • EQ Frequencies – you can manually change the frequencies to meet your specific needs and to produce crisp sound for your audience.
  • 2 Windscreens – you will receive two different styles of windscreens. Try both and use the one that fits your style best.

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hyperx allow elite mechanical keyboard

Shroud’s Keyboard – HyperX Alloy Elite


Shroud uses the HyperX Allow Elite mechanical gaming keyboard. It has macro customization, controlled lighting, and a wrist rest. The keyboard comes in three mechanical key colors – blue, brown, and red. Its steel frame makes the keyboard very durable. You can set up specific lighting for different keys on the board, helping you see what you are looking out of the peripherals of your eye. 

hyperx fury s pro mousepad

Shroud’s Mousepad – HyperX Fury S Speed


  • 900 by 420 by 4mm
  • Stays stable

Shroud uses the HyperX Fury S as his mousepad. In fact, there is currently a limited edition of the pad that displays his logo. It has anti-fray stitched edges to make it last, and the surface is densely woven to ensure that your mouse seamlessly moves in the way you wish. The pad is approximately 35.5 inches long and 16.5 inches wide, giving you more than enough space for both your keyboard and your mouse. The soft surface keeps your wrist comfortable while you work or game.

nvidia geforce rtx 2080 ti

Shroud’s Graphics Card – NVIDIA Geforce RTX 2080 Ti


  • 11GB GDDR6
  • CUDA Cores: 4352
  • Display Connectors: DisplayPort, HDMI, USB Type-C
  • Maximum Digital Resolution: 7680×4320

Shroud uses the NVIDIA Geforce RTX 2080 Ti as his graphics card. This high-end gear offers 11GB GDDR6 and a maximum digital resolution of 7680×4320. No matter what game you play, this card should perform without dropping any frame rates or shuttering. The graphics card is so powerful that it can easily support 1080p and 4K. In fact, if can handle up to 8K with a compatible monitor. With this card you can expect the following:

  • Real-time ray tracing while gaming
  • Faster performance compared to other GPU
  • Powerful, rich detail for every scene
magewell pro capture quad hdmi video

Shroud’s Capture Card – Magewell Pro Capture Quad


  • 4 Ports
  • Windows compatible

Shroud uses the Magewell Pro Capture Quad video capture card. It comes with 4-channels, HDMI x 4, and embedded audio x4. This card was created for video capture, making it the perfect card for streamers. It has a hardware timestamp, rotary switch, and high-speed memory.

gskill tridentz rgb 32gb

Shroud’s RAM – G.SKILL TridentZ RGB Series 32GB


  • 2 x 16GB modules
  • DDR4-3200
  • CAS Latency CL16 (16-18-18-38) at 1.35V
  • 288-Pin

Shroud uses the G.SKILL TridentZ RGB Series 32GB. These two modules will give your computer a total of 32GB of RAM, allowing you to run multiple computer programs at the same time without lag. They are perfect for playing games that require a high-performance. This RAM offers the following features:

  • RGB LEDs – If you have a clear case, you’ll love the addition of color this RAM will provide.
  • Finished aluminum heat spreaders – designed to efficiently dispense the heat to keep your memory going strong while remaining modern and sleek
  • Screened ICs and custom 10-layer PCH for maximum signal stability that has been tested across many different motherboards.
intel-i9-7900x core i9

Shroud’s Processor – Intel Core i9-7900X X-Series


  • 4.3 GHz
  • LGA 2066
  • 10 Processor count

Shroud uses the Intel Core i9-7900X X-Series processor. This processor is compatible with motherboards based on the Intel X299 series. It supports Optane Memory and offers amazing performance for streamers and other content creators. With this processor, you can easily handle 4k files with no trouble. With a little fine-tuning, you’ll be able to run your system at higher speeds so that you can maximize your game-play.


Shroud’s Motherboard – ASUS ROG Maximus X Motherboard


  • 2400 MHz speed
  • 4 Memory slots

Shroud uses the ASUS ROG Maximus X motherboard that has been specifically designed for 8th and 9th Generation Intel Core processors. It has revamped 5-way optimization that will overclock based on smart prediction and thermal telemetry. It is cooled by a FacXpert 4. The icing on the cake is the Aura Sync RGB lighting that lights up across the motherboard. 

acer predator orion 9000 case

Shroud’s Case – Acer Predator Orion 9000


  • Advanced cooling
  • Creative Sound BlasterX 720°

Shroud uses the Acer Predator Orion 9000 as his case. The case features a liftable top mesh and easy-to-remove side panels to allow you to easily customize the PC of your dreams. Side panels are see-through, allowing you to see the RGB colors of your equipment. Move around a lot? The case comes with two handles on the top and wheels to help you move it into position. 

sony alpha a6000 camera

Shroud’s Webcam – Sony Alpha a6000 and Logitech c920


  • 1920 x 1080

Shroud uses two cameras while he streams. One is the Logitech c920 and the other is the Sony Alpha a6000. This digital camera has up to 11FPS continuous shooting and capabilities to record or stream at 1920×1080 video in cinematic 24p. It autofocuses if you move around, allowing you to maintain crisp images while streaming. 

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About the Author


Chris is a digital marketer with a strong background in small business and influencer branding. He applies his knowledge of content and promotional strategies to design actionable advice for new and intermediate streamers. When he’s not busy crunching analytics, he can be found in the salt pits of League of Legends.

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