All the Necessary Gear for Video Game Live Streaming

Learn what it takes to be a professional streamer with this introduction to the gear that you'll need to get started with live streaming.

Are you a pro at Fortnite, PUBG, Dota 2, League of Legends, StarCraft 2, or CS:GO? Want to show off your skills to the world? If so, then you’ll need to grab some decent gear to ensure no Chicken Dinner, Victory Royale, or Pentakill ever goes unmissed. Video game live streaming is incredibly easy to set up and doesn’t require a huge amount of effort but knowing what video game live streaming equipment you need can be a little tricky. Fortunately, we’ve put together a list of the very best HyperX streaming equipment that you can purchase to live stream like a professional.


Fury SSD RGB Blue
Fury SSD RGB Blue

The HyperX FURY RGB SSD offers Cutting-edge 3D NAND and a Marvell controller that give it incredible speeds of 550 MB/s read and 480MB/s write2, while also making the drive more durable and efficient. Having somewhere reliable to store and save your gameplay footage is incredibly important, so if you’re looking for an SSD that packs a punch and looks incredibly stylish, then consider adding the HyperX FURY to your build.

Key features

  • Smooth, stunning RGB lighting with dynamic effects
  • Can daisy chain to sync with multiple other RGB devices
  • 3D NAND provides increased reliability and efficiency
  • Aggressive styling to accentuate your build

HyperX Predator DDR4

HyperX Predator DDR4 RGB Purple
HyperX Predator DDR4 RGB Purple.

If you’re aiming to keep your gameplay looking silky smooth when streaming and recording, then the HyperX Predator DDR4 is your best friend. Boost your frame rate, keep your streams looking crisp, and power through your highlight reel rendering with speeds of up to 4133MHz3 and low CL12–CL19 latencies. The black heat spreader ensures that your PC stays cool when streaming, so you can say goodbye to any overheating nightmares and focus purely on your gameplay. The HyperX Predator DDR4 is available in 4GB–16GB single modules and kits of 2, 4, and 8 with capacities of 8GB–128GB.

Compatibility should be the least of your worries and that’s why our memory cards are Intel XMP-ready and feature certified profiles that are optimized for Intel and many of AMD’s latest chipsets, so there are plenty of options available – just select the profile and you’re ready to go. Each HyperX Predator DDR4 goes through stringent checks and is 100-per cent factory-tested at speed to give you the best possible performance in all your video game streaming endeavors. No cables are required, simply plug in and get streaming.

Key features

  • Fierce black aluminum heat spreader
  • High speeds and low latencies pump out extreme DDR4 performance
  • Intel XMP-ready profiles optimized for Intel’s latest chipsets
  • Backed by a lifetime warranty

Cloud Alpha

De'Aaron Fox wearing Cloud Alpha's
De'Aaron Fox wearing Cloud Alpha's.

The Cloud Alpha gives you the clarity and definition you need to be heard amongst the streaming crowd. These top of the line headphones feature dual chambers that help separate the bass from the mids and highs, giving you a clean sound that minimizes distortion. Comfort is also important when streaming for long periods of time and the premium red memory foam, expanded headband and softer, more pliable leatherette will ensure you’re comfy throughout all your streaming sessions. The durable aluminum frame and detachable braided cable make them great for daily play. Talking to your viewers is also incredibly easy thanks to the detachable noise-cancellation microphone which is certified by both Discord and TeamSpeak. HyperX’s Cloud Alpha’s are also multi-platform compatible with in-line audio controls, so you can use them to stream from your PC, PS4, Xbox One and other platforms with a 3.5mm port.

Key features

  • HyperX Dual Chamber Drivers for more distinction and less distortion
  • Signature award-winning HyperX comfort
  • Durable aluminum frame with expanded headband
  • Detachable braided cable with convenient in-line audio control
  • Detachable noise cancellation microphone
  • Discord and TeamSpeak certified
  • Multi-platform compatibility

HyperX Quadcast

Valkyrae using the HyperX QuadCast
Valkyrae using the HyperX QuadCast

The HyperX Quadcast is a standalone microphone designed for professional and aspiring streamers who are looking for a robust, easy to use mic for PC, PlayStation 4, and Mac. Clarity is king in the world of video game live streaming and the QuadCast comes equipped with an anti-vibration shock mount, an easily-accessible gain control adjustment, four selectable polar patterns, and a tap-to-mute functionality that makes voice capturing easier than ever. Connect with your viewers and deliver crystal clear voice capture with the HyperX Quadcast.

Key features

  • Anti-vibration shock mount
  • Tap-to-mute with LED Indicator
  • Four polar patterns
  • Mount adapter included (boom mic stand arm)
  • Gain control adjustment
  • Internal pop filter
  • Built-in headphone jack
  • Multi-device and chat program compatibility

HyperX Alloy FPS RGB

HyperX Alloy FPS RGB
HyperX Alloy FPS RGB

This high-performance keyboard is designed to accentuate your gaming performance and keep you looking cool on stream. The HyperX Alloy FPS RGB can be customized with the easy-to-use HyperX NGenuity software to help make your keys really pop and stand out, while the compact, ultra-portable design makes it a great match for those with smaller streaming setups. It also features a convenient USB charge port and a braided, detachable cable that is resistant to wear, allowing you to stream your gameplay no matter where you are.

Of course, general use is important and whether you’re frantically trying to reload, looting enemy players, or desperately dodging incoming attacks, the durable Kailh Silver Speed key switches and solid steel frame will stand strong no matter what you throw at it. Once you've got your keyboard ready to show-off, you can save up to three customizations to your onboard memory and take your stream on the go with your own personal light show. Never miss a keypress on stream again with the HyperX Alloy FPS RGB.

Key features

  • RGB backlit keys with radiant lighting effects
  • Advanced customization using HyperX NGenuity software
  • Compact, ultra-portable design with detachable cable
  • Durable solid steel frame
  • Kailh Silver Speed mechanical key switches
  • Onboard memory for 3 profiles
  • Convenient USB charge port
  • Game Mode, 100% Anti-ghosting, and N-Key Rollover functionalities

HyperX Pulsefire Surge

HyperX Pulsefire Surge
HyperX Pulsefire Surge

The HyperX Pulsefire Surge is perfect for streamers who are looking for pinpoint accuracy and precision thanks to the state-of-the-art Pixart 3389 sensor. No matter what sensitivity you play on, the Pulsefire Surge has native DPI settings as high as 16,000 DPI to give you complete control over your aim. Meanwhile, the incredibly responsive Omron switches are rated for 50 million clicks, so you’ll never miss that headshot again due unresponsive buttons. You can customize the mouse DPI, set individual LED colors, assign macros, and save them directly to your mouse with HyperX NGenuity software. Use the Pulsefire Surge to wow your viewers with deadly precision and responsive plays.

Key features

  • Light ring provides dynamic 360° RGB effects
  • Pixart 3389 Sensor with native DPI up to 16,000
  • Reliable Omron switches rated for 50 million clicks
  • Easy customization with HyperX NGenuity software
  • Onboard memory to store customizations
  • Large skates for easy gliding


HyperX Fury S Pro Gaming Mouse Pad
HyperX Fury S Pro Gaming Mouse Pad

No streaming setup is complete without the right mousepad. The HyperX FURY S Pro Gaming Mouse Pad’s seamlessly stitched anti-fray edges give you a flat and uniform surface that’s perfect for both speed and precision. HyperX FURY S is made up of densely woven fabric which feels smooth to the touch, making it perfect for long streaming sessions. Meanwhile, the textured natural rubber underside is designed to give you the extra hold you need when things get intense. The HyperX FURY S comes in four sizes to fit your streaming setup and can be rolled up for easy portability.

Key features

  • Seamless, anti-fray stitched edges
  • Available surface options tailored for precision or speed
  • Natural rubber textured underside stays stable
  • Four sizes suitable for most play spaces and style

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