Requested Info: SimsVIP’s Computer Specs

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UPDATE: March 22nd, 2016 – I have built a new Gaming PC and am updating this list to reflect those changes. Links to all parts and software I use are posted below.

Over the years I have received many requests to provide a list of parts that makes up the specs of my Gaming Setup. As of February 1st, 2016 I have built a custom Gaming PC, and wanted to make sure the list was updated accordingly. All items are listed below. 🙂

SimsVIP’s PC Specs, Recording Software, and Setup

•ProcessorIntel Core i7-4790K (8M Cache, up to 4.40 GHz)

• Cooling Fan: Noctua Dual Fans

• MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5

• 2 Solid State Drives (2TB)Samsung 850 EVO

• Hard Drive (1TB): Seagate Barracuda 7200RPM

• RAM (32GB)Corsair Vengeance Pro 2400MHz

• Graphics CardEVGA GeForce GTX 980 4GB Classified and Backplate

• Power Supply (1200w)Cooler Master 80 Plus Platinum

• Computer CaseCooler Master HAF 932 Full Tower


• Monitors: BenQ 27-inch (VA Panel HDMI LED) 

• Microphone: Rode NT-USB USB Condenser Microphone

• Headphones: Sony Professional

• Keyboard & Mouse: Logitech Wireless Combo Mk520

• Webcam: Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920


• Recording Software: FRAPS

• Editing Software: Adobe Premier Elements

• TheSims 3 and The Sims 4 Settings: All are on the highest settings