The Magneticum Pathfinder (www.magneticum.org) cosmological, hydro-dynamical simulation (896h
Mpc)3 follows in detail the thermal and chemical evolution of the ICM as well as the evolution of SMBHs and their associated feedback processes. We demonstrate that assuming cosmological parameters inferred from the CMB, the thermal SZ power spectrum as observed by PLANCK is well matched by the deep light-cones constructed from these cosmological simulations. The thermal SZ prediction from the full SZ maps are significantly exceeding previous templates at large l (e.g., l > 1000) and therefore predict a significantly larger contribution to the signal at l = 3000 compared to previous findings. The excess of positive values within the probability distribution of the thermal SZ signal within the simulated light-cone agrees with the one seen by PLANCK. This excess signal follows a power law shape with an index of roughly -3.2. The bulk of the thermal SZ signal originates from clusters and groups which form between z = 0 and z ≈ 2 where at high redshift (z > 1) significant part of the signal originates from proto-cluster regions, which are not yet virialized. The simulation predicts a mean fluctuating Compton Y value of 1.18 × 10-6
, with a remaining contribution of almost 5 ×10-7
when removing contribution from halos above a virial mass of 1013 M⊙/h.