Apathy got his start as a professional Call of Duty player in 2011 and has remained true to his passion throughout the various titles in the franchise. Known for his commitment to the grind, excellent team skills, and crazy fps skills, he has established a dedicated following that has translated well to his Twitch stream as well. Below, we have compiled an overview of the peripherals that form part of Apathy’s gaming setup, so as to provide you with greater insight as to what he chooses to optimize his capabilities.
WHAT MONITOR DOES APATHY USE?
Apathy uses an Asus VG245H monitor. The ASUS VG245H is a 24″ LED, full-HD, gaming monitor that offers a maximum refresh rate of 75Hz at a 1ms time. It is integrated with AMD FreeSync technology that helps decrease instances of screen-tearing and stuttering for smoother transitioning. Other useful technologies include its ASUS Eye Care and ASUS Ultra-Low Blue Light technology. The Blue Light technology gives the user a choice of five blue light filter settings to prevent eyestrain during longer gaming sessions.
Its stand provides a viewing angle of 170°(H)/160°(V). It also allows the screen to be tilted -5°~33°, swiveled -90°~90°, pivoted -90°~90° and for the height to be increased by up to 13cm (4.72”). Furthermore, it is also VESA (100 x 100mm) wall-mounting compatible.
WHAT MOUSE DOES APATHY USE?
Apathy uses a Razer DeathAdder mouse. Apathy’s gaming setup includes a Razer DeathAdder mouse, but he has not specified the rendition. We have opted for the Chroma, but another strong contender is the V2, which can be found in Tru3Ta1ent’s setup. The Chroma is a wired mouse that features a 4G optical sensor with a range of 100 – 10,000 DPI. This can be adjusted in increments of 50 and there is the possibility of storing up to 5 DPI profiles onboard. The preset profiles are 450, 900, 1800 and 3500 DPI. There are also onboard polling rate options of 125Hz (8ms), 500Hz (2ms) or 1,000Hz (1ms).
It operates at a maximum acceleration of 50G and a maximum speed of 200 IPS. There are five programmable buttons in total, as well as 2-zone RGB lighting. The features can be adjusted through its Razer Synapse software, which is compatible with Windows 7 or later and Mac OS X (10.7-10.9). It is shaped for right-handed users and has dimensions of 12.8 x 7.01 x 4.39cm (5.04 x 2.76 x 1.73”.) It weighs 104.9g (3.7oz.)
WHAT HEADSET DOES APATHY USE?
Apathy uses an Astro A40 TR headset with an A40 MixAmp. The ASTRO Gaming A40 TR is a wired headset that offers a Dolby 7.1 surround sound audio experience. fitted with 40mm drivers that provide a frequency response range of 20 – 20,000Hz at a nominal impedance of 50 and a sensitivity of 104dB. The earcups have an over-ear design and are semi-closed. It is possible to replace the tags and headband with mod kits to make it into either an open-backed or closed-back device. They are padded with cloth and leatherette-backed cushioning. There Is also a volume control wheel and mute switch on an earcup.
It also has a cardioid-patterned microphone that can be set on either side of the device. The headset utilizes a 3.5mm jack which makes it compatible with PC, Mac, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The MixAmp is an advanced pre-amp that comes with free ASTRO Command Center software that enables the user to set multiple profiles for various use-cases.
WHAT MICROPHONE DOES APATHY USE?
Apathy uses a Shure SM7B microphone. Unsurprisingly, Apathy’s gaming setup incorporates the ever-popular Shure SM7B that is found among the setups of many prominent streamers. Some of these include SypherPK, Blaustoise and CDNthe3rd. This microphone has a unidirectional polar pattern that operates at an end address. It has a frequency response range of 50 – 20,000Hz that operates at a sensitivity of -59 dBV/Pa and a nominal impedance of 150Ω.
It is integrated with an internal shock mount to reduce interference from umps, as well as an internal pop-filter to deter interference from plosive mouth sounds. To further enhance the sound quality, it also features a high-pass filter switch and a presence boost button on its base. Although it does not require phantom power, it is powered by an XLR cable, and will therefore require an audio interface device. However, it does come with an external windshield and yoke-mount lock.
WHAT WEBCAM DOES APATHY USE?
Apathy uses a Logitech C922 webcam. The Logitech C922 is a basic plug-and-play webcam that was designed with content creators in mind. It can easily clip onto flatscreen surfaces and be attached to mounts. Its 3mp optical sensor is capable of recording at either 1070p@30fps or at 720p@60fps. It offers a 78° field of vision and can so be tilted up or down for better angle positioning. It also features RightLight 2 light correction technology, as well as two omnidirectional stereo microphones. The simple version comes with a tripod desk stand and a 3-month trial of XSplit, while the C922X version comes without a desk stand and a 6-month XSplit trial. It is compatible with Windows 7 or later, macOS 10.10 or later and Android v5.0 or later.
WHAT CHAIR DOES APATHY USE?
Apathy uses a RESPAWN Specter chair. Apathy was sponsored this very nice piece of furniture. The RESPAWN Specter is a gaming chair that is designed to have high adjustability paired with an ergonomic design to ensure comfort and adequate support over long-term use. Part of this includes its 3D adjustable armrests, seat height adjustment and 5-star base whose wheels allow for a 360° swivel.
It is constructed with plastic legs and armrests, leatherette headrest and three-part full-body mesh fabric. This fabric conforms to both his legs and back during use, in addition to providing air-circulation for a cooling effect. Furthermore, its 104° synchro-tilt automatically controls the speed and ease of decline, while its leatherette headrest provides solid support for you head. The leatherette fabric also helps to keep his head cool during long periods of use. It can support up to 125.2kg (276lbs) or weight and measures 69 x (118.1~134.6) x 35.5cm (27.2 x (46.5~53) x 25.8″)