This article is a summary of a YouTube video "How I Built My Dream Setup In 2 Years" by Vermax

My Journey from a $1.5k Gaming Setup to a $15k Gaming Room

TLDRIn just two years, I transformed my gaming setup from being worth $1.5k to a gaming room worth $15k, thanks to birthdays, Christmases, YouTube revenue, and sponsorships.

Key insights

🎮I upgraded my gaming setup using money received from birthdays and Christmases.

💸I started earning money from YouTube through ad revenue and supporter creator codes.

🔥My YouTube revenue increased significantly after daily streaming on the platform.

💻I invested in a new gaming PC and peripherals to improve my setup.

🔧I received sponsorships, which provided free equipment to enhance my gaming setup.

Q&A

How did you initially afford your first gaming setup?

I used money I received from birthdays and Christmases over a three to four year period.

How did you start making money from YouTube?

After reaching the monetization threshold, I started earning ad revenue from my YouTube videos.

What led to the significant increase in your YouTube revenue?

Daily streaming on YouTube helped me attract more viewers and increase my ad revenue.

What motivated you to upgrade your gaming PC and peripherals?

I wanted to improve the overall performance and aesthetics of my gaming setup.

How did sponsorships contribute to enhancing your gaming setup?

Sponsorships provided me with free equipment, such as keyboards, mice, and cameras, to improve my setup.

Timestamped Summary

00:00In just two years, I transformed my gaming setup from being worth $1.5k to a gaming room worth $15k.

02:50I started earning money through birthdays and Christmases, gradually accumulating around $1.5k worth of gaming equipment.

04:30I began making money from YouTube through ad revenue and supporter creator codes.

06:40Daily streaming on YouTube significantly increased my revenue.

08:10I invested in a new gaming PC and peripherals to enhance my setup.

08:40Sponsorships provided me with free equipment to further improve my gaming setup.

08:42Despite ups and downs, my journey has allowed me to create the best gaming setup I've ever had.