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Valkyrae’s Setup and Streaming Gear [2021 Updated]

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Ludwig is a beloved streamer and content creator who is known for holding the record of the longest-running subathon at 30 days, 7 hours, and 36 minutes.

Rachell “Valkyrae” Hofstetter is known for being the most popular female streamer online, beating out Pokimane in 2020. She co-owns the apparel company 100 Thieves and has grown her personal brand since 2018. She frequently plays on all-female teams.

Valkyrae’s PC Setup and Gear

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

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Valkyrae’s Mouse – HyperX Pulsefire Surge

Features

  • RGB Mouse
  • 16,000 DPI

Valkyrae uses the HyperX Pulsefire FPS gaming mouse. It is designed for comfort and extreme accuracy when playing FPS games. The mouse is lightweight with optimized weight distribution. It has extra-large mouse skates to allow it to move across your mousepad smoothly.

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Valkyrae’s Keyboard – HyperX Alloy Origins

Features

  • Macro Customization
  • RGB LED Backlit
  • HyperX Blue Switch

Valkyrae uses the HyperX Alloy Origins keyboard. This durable keyboard was created with an aircraft-grade aluminum body and can withstand over 80 million clicks. It has 3 adjustable keyboard angles and will store 3 profiles on its onboard memory. They keyboard was created to be compact to make it easily portable and comes with a detachable USB Type-C cable. You can also tilt it in three different angles.

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Valkyrae’s Headset – HyperX Cloud Alpha

Features

  • Dual chamber drivers
  • Durable aluminum frame
  • Detachable microphone

Valkyrae uses the HyperX Cloud Alpha as her headset. It comes with dual-chamber drivers that will provide less distortion in the sound quality. They are so comfortable that you will be able to happily wear them through your whole gaming session. Not only is it compatible with your desktop or laptop, but it will also work with several console devices as well.

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Valkyrae’s Motherboard – ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero Z390

Features

  • LGA1151
  • Gen2 802.11AC
  • USB 3.1

Valkyrae uses the ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero Z390 motherboard. It has a revamped 5-way Optimization that overclocks based on smart prediction and thermal telemetry. It also has a pre-mounted I/O shield that streamlines the installation. The OptiMem II tech adds shielding zones and reduces vias to reduce crosstalk and enhance overclocking headroom.

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Valkyrae’s Mic – Neumann TLM 102

Features

  • 144 dB Noise level
  • Unidirectional polar pattern

Valkyrae uses the Neumann TLM 102 mic when streaming on YouTube. It is a smaller microphone but it doesn’t disappoint with its audio quality. This unidirectional mic comes with a shock mount, but you may also want to pick a pop filter to remove any unwanted sounds. The mic delivers crisp and clear audio to allow your audience to enjoy every moment of your stream.

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Valkyrae’s CPU – Intel Core i7-8700K

Features

  • 6 Cores / 12 Threads
  • Intel Optane Memory Supported

Valkyrae 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 Intel 300 Series Chipsets. It offers great performance as the 8700K is unlocked, allowing you to overclock and have far better performance while you game. 

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Valkyrae’s Motherboard – ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero Z390

Features

  • LGA1151
  • Gen2 802.11AC
  • USB 3.1

Valkyrae uses the ASUS ROG Maximus XI Hero Z390 motherboard. It has a revamped 5-way Optimization that overclocks based on smart prediction and thermal telemetry. It also has a pre-mounted I/O shield that streamlines the installation. The OptiMem II tech adds shielding zones and reduces vias to reduce crosstalk and enhance overclocking headroom.

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

Features

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

Valkyrae 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.
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Valkyrae’s Graphics Card – Asus ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

Features

  • 1632 MHz Boost Clock
  • 11GB GDDR5X 352-bit memory
  • 3584 CUDA cores
  • 11GB Frame Buffer

Valkyrae uses the Asus ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card. it has sync RGB lighting with a 4-pin RGB header to display a full spectrum of colors. It supports both 5K gaming and is VR-ready and has ports to allow you to connect your VR headset and up to 4 monitors. The GPU Tweak II allows you to monitor your performance and steaming easier. The graphics card also uses technology that increases the cooling efficiency. Here are some other features:

  • Made from premium quality aerospace-grade Super Alloy Power II components
  • RGB lighting that has the ability to synchronize across ASUS Aura Sync products
  • 1 year premium license of Gamecaster
  • Maximum resolution of 7680 x 4320
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Valkyrae’s Camera – Panasonic Lumix G7 DSLR

Features

  • 16 Megapixel Mirrorless Camera
  • 3-Inch LCD
  • 2412 MHz

Valkyrae uses the Panasonic Lumix G7 DSLR camera. The Lumix ensures that you will get high-quality video to broadcast to your viewers, even in lower lights. Not only will it record in 4K, but it has integrated Wi-Fi, making it easy to send the images to your streaming software. You will need an HDML adapter-converter in order for it to work properly with your stream.

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Valkyrae’s Background Lighting – Nanoleaf

Features

  • Syncs to music
  • Custom colors
  • Remote control

Valkyrae uses Nanoleaf lighting as part of her background display. You can customize them to over 16 million unique colors, allowing you to set your own custom mood. You can also choose one of pre-set ambience settings that the company has set. You can sync the lights to music or even to your on-screen activity which will not only make you happy but let your Twitch audience enjoy the view as well.

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About the Author

Chris

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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