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Why do you need a 2nd PC for streaming like Nicks?

You don't need two PC's to stream to be a successful streamer, but it does have 2 big advantages:

  1. Streaming is very intensive and the processing requires a lot of RAM and CPU power. When you offload the streaming to a 2nd PC, it means your gaming PC isn't affected by the streaming processing.
  2. Your stream stays live when something happens on your gaming PC, like a program or game that locks up, an unexpected Windows update or a blue screen of death. These annoying interruptions happen more than you think and it's very annoying when it takes down your stream too.

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Nicks was born in Brazil.

Nicks uses the Fallen F65 Mercury gaming mouse.

Nicks uses the HyperX Cloud Mix gaming headset.

Nicks uses the Alienware AW2518H gaming monitor.

Nicks uses the SteelSeries Apex Pro Tkl gaming keyboard.

For gaming, Nicks uses a Intel Core i9-9900K CPU with a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti GPU. He uses a ASUS TUF Z390-PLUS GAMING motherboard. Nicks uses CORSAIR Vengeance Lpx 16GB memory and a Samsung 970 EVO Plus 500GB SSD for storage.

For streaming, Nicks uses a AMD Ryzen 5 1600 CPU with a EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 TI GPU. He uses a GIGABYTE B450m DS3H motherboard. Nicks uses CORSAIR Vengeance Lpx 16GB memory and a Kingston A400 240GB SSD for storage.

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