Apryze is an Apex Legends entertainment streamer who made his claim to fame when he hit 30,000 kills in the game in June 2019. He again got everyone’s attention in January 2020 when he became the first PC player to hit 100,000 kills. Since then, he has continued to impress his viewers with his crazy fps skills and high kill-count games, as well as his clutch play and general calmness. Below, we have provided an overview of the peripherals that have been chosen for Apryze’s gaming setup in order that he can optimize his skills.
WHAT MONITOR DOES APRYZE USE?
Apryze uses an ASUS ROG Swift PG259QN monitor. The ASUS ROG Swift PG259QN is a 24.5” monitor that holds the prestigious title of being the world’s first gaming monitor to offer a 360Hz refresh rate. It offers a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080p at a response time of 1ms (gray-to-gray). Its LCD screen has a pixel pitch of 0.283mm and affords a maximum brightness of 400cd/㎡.
It is also integrated with a few useful technologies, including Nvidia G-SYNC to prevent screen tearing and stuttering and its ASUS Eye Care to prevent eyestrain. It also features NVIDIA ULMB and ASUS GameVisual Technology. Another big plus is its GamePlus hotkey that provides an array of gaming enhancements including a crosshair, timers and FPS counter overlays, among others.
Additionally, its stand allows for a lot of adjustability in terms of -5° ~ 20°, swiveling -25° ~ 25° and pivoting 90°. Its height can be increased by up to 12cm (4.72”). It is also VESA (100 x 100mm) wall-mounting compatible. There is also a cable management hole at the back of the stand to help free up desk space. It is Windows 7 or later compatible, as well as PS5 & Xbox Series X/S (120Hz) devices. It is not Mac-compatible.
WHAT MOUSE DOES APRYZE USE?
Apryze uses a Razer Viper Mini mouse. The Razer Viper Mini is a wired gaming mouse that has a Razer Optical sensor. This sensor has a maximum tracking speed of 300 IPS and a maximum acceleration of 35G. It also offers a maximum DPI of 8500 that can be set in increments of 100 through the software. It is preset with 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 DPI options. There are also onboard polling options of 125, 500 or 1,000Hz.
It has an extremely lightweight plastic construction at 61g (13.4oz) and is designed to be easily maneuverable thanks to its PTFE feet and drag-free cord. Although it has a symmetrical shape, it isn’t completely comfortable for left-handed users, as the side buttons are only located on the right-side. It is compatible with Window 7 or later PCs, as well as laptop, Xbox and PS4 devices.
WHAT MOUSEPAD DOES APRYZE USE?
Apryze uses ZOWIE G-SR-SE Divina (Pink) mousepad. The G-SR SE DIVINA Pink is a limited-edition mousepad that can be found incrementally in exclusive stores. It has a smooth and even cloth surface for smooth gliding, as well as a rubberized underside to prevent it from slipping during use. It measures 47 x 39x 0.35cm (18.5 x 15.3”) and 362.9g (12.8oz.)
WHAT HEADSET DOES APRYZE USE?
Apryze uses beyerdynamic DT 770 PRO headphones. The DT 770 PRO is a closed dynamic headphone is a professional headset designed for music and sound monitoring in an open environment. There are four nominal impedance versions available of 16, 32, 80 or 250Ω, but it is not specified which version is included in Apryze’s gaming setup. All version have a maximum SPL of 96dB.
Its bass reflex system provides a low frequency response range that starts at 5Hz and goes up to an impressive 35,000Hz. The headband’s padding is covered in leatherette padding and is flexible. However, there are no sliders and is more suitable to users with larger sized heads. The earcups are closed-backed and stationary. They are padded with velour black for the 16Ω version, leatherette black for the 32Ω version, or velour silver for the 80 and 250Ω versions, meaning that his are one of the latter. It has dimensions of 25.4 x 12.7 x 20.3cm (10 x 5 x 8″) and weighs 270 (9.5oz.)
WHAT MICROPHONE DOES APRYZE USE?
Apryze uses a Shure SM7B microphone. Apryze’s gaming setup includes one of the most popular microphones among streamers. Other users include Diegsaurs, LVNDMARK and iiTzTimmy, among others. It is a dynamic microphone that has a unidirectional polar pattern that operates at an end address. It has a frequency response range of 50 – 20,000Hz, a nominal impedance of 150Ω and a signal-to-noise ratio of 33dB (1kHz@1Pa).
It also features a high-press filter switch and a presence boost button on its base with which to alter its basal tones. There is also an internal pop-filter to prevent plosive vocalizations from slipping into the audio recordings. External additions include its foam windscreen to intercede interference from mechanical and electronic devices, as well as its switch cover-plate and locking yoke mount for boom arms. It will require the separate investment of an XLR cord and audio-interface device, but does not use phantom power.
WHAT WEBCAM DOES APRYZE USE?
Apryze uses a Sony A6000 with Sigma 30mm f1.4 lens camera. The Sony a6000 is a semi-professional mirrorless digital camera that features a 24.3MP Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor. It is capable of shooting at up to Full HD 1920 x 1080 at 24fps or fast-paced action shots at 60 or 60i fps. Its ISO range is 100 – 12,800 for movie recordings, and its shutter speed is 1/4,000-1/4s for BULB movie recordings. Additionally, its Hybrid Autofocus with 179-point focal plane phase-detection and 25 contrast-detect points help to keep pace with fast recordings and to prevent the shots from blurring.
Its NP-FW50 can continuously shoot for up to 90 minutes and allows you to upload content directly to smartphones. This, as well as its tiltable LCD screen, makes it convenient for IRL recording sessions. It has dimensions of 120 x 67 x 45mm and with a weight of 344.73 (0.76lbs.) However, most of these features are unnecessary for someone who is starting out as a regular gaming streamer. So, you might want to consider more affordable options such as the Logitech C922 used by KingRichard, or the Razer Kiyo us by AdmiralBulldog. They are both basic plug-and-play webcams that will save you money that you can use towards enhancing your stream in other ways.