We know what video settings the proplayers use in CS2!


Getting the settings right for the game can significantly improve our performance. It's not just about getting the right efficiency to get rid of lags. With the right shadow adjustments, we can gain an advantage over our opponents and spot them a split second earlier, for example.


User X, ThourCS has collected data on the video settings of 25 pros. 



Based on his results, we can determine which settings were most popular and draw out the most optimal settings for the moment. ThourCS rightly points out that the settings given here are great as a starting point, but each player should adjust them accordingly.


The best video settings for CS2 are:

  • Resolution: 1280x960
  • Boost Player Contrast: Enabled
  • MSAA: 4x
  • Global Shadow: High
  • Model/Texture: Low
  • Texture Filtering: Bilinear
  • Shader Detail: Low
  • Particle Detail: Low
  • Ambient Occlusion: Disabled
  • HDR: Quality
  • FSR: Disabled
  • NVIDIA Reflex: Disabled

A big thanks to ThourCS for sharing this data with the community!

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