Here's Over 200 Mouse And Keyboard Setups From Pro CS:GO Players

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Back in the dial-up days, when it came to taking out Ts and CTs, you made do with an IBM Model M keyboard and Honeywell disc mouse. Over the last decade or so, peripherals that glow like psychedelic double-rainbows and sound like 50-cal. machine guns are all the rage. And the settings you can tweak -- DPI, mouse sensitivity, USB rate... being a pro Counter-Strike player requires tuning your gadgets and now you can benefit from their knowledge.

While everyone has their own preferences when it comes to mouse settings, CS:GOpedia is an excellent resource if you don't know where to start, or just want to compare peripheral sensitives.

The site currently has a database of 225 professional players that not only catalogues the settings they use, but hardware too.

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In terms of mouse/keyboard/headphone/monitor recommendations, sponsorship deals muddy the waters a bit, but when it comes to preferred DPI and mouse sensitivity, you're unlikely to see compromises.

Of course, I wouldn't go changing your DPI from 400 to 1600 and expect to get headshots from the hip using a Scout (RSI is a thing, too), but if you're looking for an edge to improve your game, this is as good a place to look as any.

CS:GO Pro Setting Players [CS:GOpedia, via VentureBeat]


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