My setup

07 February, 2020

This page will always be up to date with my latest setup.

I'm always working to improve my setup, both software and hardware. As a fully remote worker and owner of my own home office, I am very happy to be able to invest in whatever I want to. I prefer good open source software when available, but I appreciate paying for apps and subscriptions that improves my productivity and throughput.

My current setup is:

Software

  • OS: macOS Catalina
  • Fundamental apps

    • Main browsers: Chrome, Firefox Developer Edition, Sizzy
    • Cloud storage services: Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud
    • Note taking: Notion, Bear
    • Productivity: Alfred
    • Screenshots: Skitch, Gifox, Snappy
    • Password manager: 1Password
    • Music: Spotify, Mac Media Key Forwarder
  • Communication

    • Email: Spark
    • Chat: Slack, Discord, Skype
  • Development

    • Code editor: VS Code
    • Editor font: Fira Code + ligatures
    • Git tools: GitHub Desktop
    • Terminal: stock terminal, Homebrew theme, font Andale Mono 16pt
    • Shell: zsh + ohmyzsh
    • Node version management: n
    • Database tools: TablePlus, MySQL Workbench
    • Network tools: Postman, ngrok
  • Design

    • Adobe XD
    • Figma
  • Screencasting

    • Recording: OBS
    • Editing: iMovie

Hardware

  • Gaming Laptop: Dell G7 7588
  • CPU: i7-8750H 2.20GHz
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM DDR4 2666MHz
  • Main storage: Corsair MP510 NVMe SSD 480GB
  • Secondary storage: WD HDD 1TB 5400rpm
  • Integrated graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 630
  • Dedicated graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q 6GB

Peripherals

  • Monitor: LG Ultrawide 29WK500
  • Keyboard: Razer Blackwidow Lite (mechanical and tenkeyless)
  • Mouse: Logitech MX Master 2S
  • Headphones: JBL Everest V310BT Space Grey
  • Microphone: Blue Snowball iCE
  • Bluetooth: Orico USB Adapter BTA-403-BK
  • WiFi: TP-Link USB Adapter TL-WN823N

Accessories

  • Gaming Chair: Alpha Gamer Vega
  • Monitor mount: ELG F80n
  • Desk Mat: Husky Gaming 890x440mm