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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 Bio

QuestionStat
Name OriginName was originally "Eclipse," picked the synonym "Shroud"
Height5 feet, 6 inches
Date of BirthJune 2, 1994
NationalityCanadian
Net Worthest. $6 million
Relationship status:Hannah "Bnans" Kennedy
PlatformMixer (Left Twitch on October 24, 2019)

Shroud’s PC Setup and Gear

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

What Mouse Does Shroud Use?

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. 

 

Shroud’s Mouse Settings

MetricSettings
DPI450
Sensitivity2.4
eDPI1080
HZ1000
Zoom Sensitivity1.00
Mouse Accel0
Windows Sensitivity6
Raw Input1

What Headset Does Shroud Use?

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 is someone approaches you from behind and from which direction. With this level of high-tech clarity, you will have an advantage over your competitors. 

 

What Monitor Does Shroud Use?

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

MetricSettings
Resolution1920x1080
Aspect Ratio16:9
HZ240

What Chair Does Shroud Use?

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.

 

What Microphone Does Shroud Use?

Shroud’s voice is almost as iconic as he is. His deep, soothing voice is picked up with the Shure SM7B cardioid dynamic microphone. It has a pop filter that eliminated many background 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. 

 

What Keyboard Does Shroud Use?

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 for our of the peripherals of your eye. 

 

What Mousepad Does Shroud Use?

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. 

 

What Graphics Card Does Shroud Use?

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.

 

What Capture Card Does Shroud Use?

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.

 

What RAM Does Shroud Use?

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. 

 

What Processor Does Shroud Use?

Shroud uses an Intel Core i7-8700K Desktop Processor. It has 6 cores and 12 threads and is compatible with motherboards that are based on the Intell 300 Series Chipsets. It offers great performance as the 8700K is unlocked, allowing you to overclock and have far better performance while you game. 

 

What Motherboard Does Shroud Use?

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. 

 

What Case Does Shroud Use?

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. 

 

What Webcam Does Shroud Use?

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. 

 

Will Shroud Return to Twitch?

While there is a possibility that Shroud will return to Twitch once his contract with Mixer is up, it seems unlikely that he will. Shroud has stated many times that he is happy with his decision to join mixer and feels a lot more relaxed on the new platform. 

Conclusion

Shroud has been and will remain a streaming and gaming icon. He is well-loved by many FPS gamers and many aspire to game like him. 

About the Author

Chris

Chris is a digital marketer with a strong background in influencer branding. He applies his knowledge of content and promotional strategies to design actionable advice for new and intermediate streamers.

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