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“This Is the First Time…” – Shroud Reveals Surprise Collaboration With a $5,000 Gaming PC Setup

Published 11/24/2022, 6:50 AM EST

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Popular streamer and pro gamer Shroud, who’s known for his exceptional skills in titles like Overwatch and Call of Duty, has unveiled a massive surprise. The highly famous player recently took to his YouTube channel in order to reveal the big news.

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For the first time, Shroud has partnered with a custom PC-making company. Not only that, he’s also invested in it while making an exciting collaboration, to say the least.


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Shroud x MAINGEAR partnership officially announced!

Yes, Shroud has collaborated with MAINGEAR, the company known for making custom PCs comprising strong specifications. In fact, the streamer himself has been an avid user of its products for a long time now.

Thus, it makes quite a lot of sense that he eventually decided to be a partner as well. However, it’s a different experience for him compared to others who have already done such partnerships. “This is the first that I am doing this,” he initially mentioned in his recent video.


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He showed his latest gaming setup from MAINGEAR. However, what’s different about it is that it’s designed in collaboration with the streamer himself. Under this newly announced partnership, interested gaming enthusiasts who want top-of-the-line performance can go for different PCs based on their preferences and budget.


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Speaking of budget, then it doesn’t seem to be a problem at all in the case of Shroud. While praising his flagship MAINGEAR MG-1 setup, he revealed that it cost him $5,000. Interestingly, it’s also the best version one can have. Talking about the PC itself, then it boasts of raw horsepower, fueled by the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090, in combination with an Intel Core i9-13900K and 360mm AiO Cooler.

Furthermore, the MAINGEAR MG-1 Ultimate has got a whopping 32 GB of DDR5 RAM with a frequency of 6,000 MHz, aided by a 2TB of Solidigm P44 Pro SSD. The luxurious PC uses an ASUS Maximus Z790 Hero motherboard along with 1,000 Watts of power supply. Now that’s actually an amazing setup to have for having a spectacular experience.


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What are your thoughts on the streamer’s latest collaboration and his $5,000 custom PC? Would you like to have a similar setup as well or not? Don’t forget to share your thoughts. Let us know in the comments down below.

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Written by:

Mintu Tomar


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Mintu Tomar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. After completing his bachelor's in Philosophy, he has followed his passion for covering news as a budding journalist. He lives and breathes video games and is a die-hard Call of Duty fan.
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Jito Tenson