As he is both a high-level pro and full-time streamer, we wanted to examine the equipment that is used in 72hrs’s gaming setup. We have broken the gear used down into individual items listed below, including his monitor, mouse, keyboard, and more.
72hrs initially started out as a Dead by Daylight streamer in 2014, but only really started making his mark when he switched to Fortnite in December 2017. He was soon ranking high on the leaderboards, which attracted the attention of TSM, whom he joined as part of their pro team in March 2018.
Since then, he has continued to participate in both online and IRL events, and generally ranking within the top ten. These mechanical skills, combined with his sense of humor, has managed to maintain his follower base.
72hrs uses an Alienware 25 AW2518H monitor. The AW2518H is a 24.5-inch gaming monitor that has a 240Hz refresh rate with a resolution of up to 1920 x 1080p and a 1ms response time. It utilizes G-SYNC technology which is meant to help reduce instances of tearing, as well as input lagging and display stuttering.
Its dimensions are 55.58 x 26.85 x 52.22cm (21.88 x 10.57 x 20.56-inches), with a weight of 6.61kg (14.57lbs). In addition to its VESA wall mounting compatibility, it can also be adjusted while on the stand. These options include swiveling between -20° to 20°, pivoting between -90° to 90°, tilting between -5° to 25°, and an angle viewing of 170°/160°. Furthermore, its height can be adjusted from between 0 to 13.3cm (4”).
72hrs uses a Logitech G Pro wireless gaming mouse. 72hrs uses the highly popular Logitech G Pro wireless gaming mouse. It has an ambidextrous, ergonomic design and has dimensions of 3.82 x 62.15 x 11.66cm (1.57 x 2.5 x 4.92 inches).
It is built with a Hero 3 sensor that allows for a frequency response range of between 100 – 16,000 dpi and a USB report rate of 1,000Hz @1ms. The dpi settings can be adjusted through the Logitech G Hub software, as can the RGB lighting. The dpi can then be toggled with the dpi button.
In addition to the two clickers, scroll wheel, on off switch and dpi button, there are also four optional buttons that can be set two to each or either side of the mouse. These macro buttons can be set with up to five onboard profiles total.
Additionally, the mouse comes with a 1.8m flexible charging cable and has a battery life that can last between 48 – 63 hours, depending on whether you use the RGB lights or not. Furthermore, its four 100% PTFE feet allow for tracking speeds of up to 250km.
72hrs uses a Glorious Extended 3XL mousepad. 72hrs gaming setup includes a mousepad that is large enough to cover his entire gaming surface. It has dimensions of 121.92 x 61 x 0.3cm (48 x 24 x 0.12”). Its surface comprises of a cloth fabric with a non-slip rubberized base bordered with anti-fray stitching. A couple of nice pluses are that it is machine-washable and can be rolled up and packed into its packaging when he is on the go.
72hrs uses a Logitech G Pro keyboard. 72hrs uses the same wired, tenkeyless keyboard as Danucd, chocoTaco and HighDistortion. Its Romer G keys are attached to tactile GX Blue clicky switches that have an actuation point of 1.9mm, a key travel distance of 4mm and an actuation force of 50G. Furthermore, it has a report response time of 1ms and a signal processing time of 2,5ms. It is meant to endure for 70 million and its RGB backlighting can be adjusted through the Logitech G Hub software, as can the settings for the 12 F-keys.
It is built from solid plastic that weighs in at 1.32kg (2.9lbs) and has dimensions of 3.4 x 36.1 x 15.3cm (14.96 x 1.97 x 6.3”.) In addition to the slot for its detachable micro USB cable, there is also a USB pass-through port located at the top of the keyboard. It is compatible with both Mac OS x10.10 and later, as well as Windows 7 and later.
72hrs uses a Logitech C930e webcam. The Logitech C930e is a plug-and-play webcam that comes with a removable privacy shade that can be flipped closed whenever the user feels like being extra cautious. It is able to record at Full HD at either 1920 x 1080p or 1280 x 720p. Its field of view can also be adjusted by up to 90° and it can be tilted. Additionally, it is also able to zoom in up to 4x and has autofocus capabilities.
72hrs uses a Focusrite Scarlett Solo (2nd Gen) audio interface. As its name suggests, this interface can process a single microphone that has either an XLR connector or 6.3mm (¼”) jack connector. The first channel features an XLR slot that can supply 48V of phantom power if need be, as well as a gain control nob that glows green when it is properly connected and red if there is an incomplete connection.
Next to that is the section for the second channel. This has a 6.3mm (¼”) port for either an instrument or microphone, the input setting for which can be toggled with the instrument/line switch. It too has a dedicated gain control knob. The final section has a 6.3mm (¼”) output slot for headphones, as well as a large volume control knob and on/off switch.
It has a strong metal chassis. At the back of it is a USB connector as and two RCA output ports. This device is compatible with Windows 7 and higher, and Mac OS X 10.10 and higher.