Show us your rig
Each week on Show Us Your Rig, we feature PC gaming's best and brightest as they show us the systems they use to work and play.
Adrianne Curry, best known for winning season one of the reality TV show America's Next Top Model and now a streamer on Twitch.tv, has been a die hard PC Gamer for a long time. Using a powerful tower with two GTX 980s, Adrianne has a taste for the classics. She was kind enough to take some time and tell us about her rig, the questionable (and, frankly, concerning) wiring in her house, and how she is absurdly good at King's Quest V.
What's in your PC?
- Case: MainGear Shift tower
- Processor: Intel Core i7-4790 3.6GHz
- Video cards: Two Nvidia GTX 980 Cards
- Storage: 1 TB Solid State Drive
- Liquid cooled - silent running
- Monitors: Two 27in Acer monitors
- Headphones: Logitech G35
- Webcam: Logitech 930e
Outside of the accumulated tears of small children (liquid cooled), MainGear built me a new Shift with two sexy GTX 980s. They get major use when I play Sierra and LucasArts games circa 80s/90s. I'm surprised they haven't melted from the strain.
What's the most interesting/unique part of your setup?
I have the Rorschach symbol (The Watchmen) etched into the glass on my tower. However, the fact that I'm running my monster on electrical wiring in my historic home that is almost 100 years old is more interesting. I have a glass fuse box! When I power my baby up, my entire house dims. Do NOT run the microwave and toaster oven at the same time. However, I managed to have a sick internet connection, so I don't mind gaming by candlelight.
What's always within arm's reach on your desk?
Two things: My cellphone, so I can stack more internet on top of my internet....and my two cats, fighting for the captain's chair in my lap.
What are you playing right now?
A lot of World of Warcraft and Hearthstone. I'm a noob at Hearthstone, but I'm addicted. I've been a guild master on Warcraft for about 6 years now. Talk about drama!
What's your favorite game and why?
This is hard. So hard. I'd have to say King's Quest V. It was the first video game I ever became obsessed with. I loved all the old point and click games. I spent an entire summer trying to defeat the evil wizard Mordac when I was 8. I'm like a King Graham "rain man". I remember every single thing about the quests and items. I just recently ran it out of memory for the first time after 24 years and got a perfect 260 of 260 highscore.
EDITOR'S NOTE: As fans of Show Us Your Rig may know, until this point we've primarily featured PC game developers. Recently (as you can see from this week) I've been considering expanding out to popular streamers, e-sports athletes, and other personalities with a passion for PC gaming. Is this something you'd like to see more of? Do you hate the idea? Do you have a specific person or studio you'd like to see featured? Let me know in the comments or send me an e-mail at Tom@pcgamer.com.