m0NESY is who you call a true prodigy brimming with talent. He was invited to play in FACEIT Pro League (FPL) – a league known for featuring top professional players – at the tender age of 14. m0NESY has earned a name for himself for being an exceptional AWPer, and a deadly force for the enemy team.

With that said, what are the settings and setup m0NESY used to dominate the CS2 competitive scene? Well, this is what this article is about. In this short guide, we will cover everything there is to know about m0NESY’s settings.


Mouse – Logitech G Pro X Superlight
The Logitech G Pro X has become the go-to choice of most esports players. Reason being, the simplistic ambidextrous shape running a top-notch sensor under the hood. Plus, the extra programmable buttons and it being featherweight. In summary, the G Pro X Superlight offers everything you need from an esports-grade mouse.

Mousepad – SteelSeries QCK Heavy
The SteelSeries QCK heavy is a no-nonsense thick mousepad for competitive shooters. It’s the heavy variant which means it’s extra thick and has a non-slip rubber base to prevent slipping. The cotton material on top makes gliding the mouse effortless and is optimized for low and high CPI tracking.

Monitor –  BenQ XL2546K
If you are looking for a 240Hz monitor with a crisp display, a fast response rate, and a ton of color customization, then the BenQ XlL2546K is as good as it gets for competitive gaming. This monitor has become a staple for CS2 eSports because of its simplicity and impeccable performance. 

Keyboard – Logitech G Pro X TKL
The Logitech G Pro series is designed for esports. Similarly, the Logitech G Pro X TKL is a great choice for competitive CS2. It features a TKL layout (tenkeyless or no numpad for those unfamiliar), customizable RGB, wireless connectivity with up to 50 hours of battery timing, and a 1ms response rate. In terms of performance in competitive esports, the Logitech G Pro X TKL will not disappoint.

Headphones – Logitech G Pro X 2
Like the Pro series, the Logitech G Pro X2 is an exceptional pair of headphones built for esports. It features 50mm graphene drivers, allowing you to hear every minuscule footstep. The comfortable design ensures it doesn’t get uncomfortable for long hours. Plus, it offers multiple connectivity options, you can connect it wirelessly via Bluetooth, Lightspeed dongle, or with a 3.5 mm jack

Video Settings

High framerate and minimal input lag are key to performing well in your CS2 matches. Even if you have a specced out PC, it’s recommended that you tweak your CS2 settings for the best performance. Here are m0NESY’s CS2 Video settings.

Resolution: 1280×960 (stretched 4:3)
Brightness: 93%
Boost Player Contrast: Disabled
MSAA: 8x
Shadow Quality: Very High
Texture Detail: Low
Shader Detail: Low
Ambient Occlusion: High (everything else on Low)
High Dynamic Range: Off
Disable Low Latency: On


Crosshair is an important part of CS2, and while it is largely a matter of personal preference, there is no harm in trying a pro’s crosshair. After all, they are the best in the game. Furthermore, the CS2 crosshair maker can be used to customize it to your liking. As a result, you can customize your crosshair to suit your needs and preferences. With that said, here are m0NESY’s crosshair code and config.

Crosshair Code – CSGO-CeVsa-CaTAo-FfAfU-FZbX9-AvXsO

Style: Classic Static
Follow Recoil: No
Dot: No
Length: 1
Thickness: 1
Gap: -4
Outline: No
Color: Red 0, Green 255, Blue 170
Alpha Value – 255
T Style: No
Deployed Weapon Gap: No
Sniper Width: 0


The Viewmodel depicts your gun’s position on the screen. While you can just rock the default view model and call it a day, some players might prefer a bit of customization. You can customize your Viewmodel using Crashz’s Viewmodel Map or by configuring it through the console. You can also use a professional’s ViewModel, such as m0NESY’s, which is shown here.

Simply copy and paste this code into your console, and you will be set.

viewmodel_fov 68; viewmodel_offset_x 2.5; viewmodel_offset_y 0; viewmodel_offset_z -1.5; viewmodel_presetpos 3; cl_usenewbob false;
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Sensitivity is a trivial matter when it comes to CS2, everyone has their perfect sensitivity. Copying a pro’s sense won’t make you play like them. However, it’s fun to try out your favorite pro’s sens. Who knows, it might work for you. Here are m0NESY’s.

In-game: 1.00
DPI: 400

Nvidia Settings

Solid peripherals do most of the work in producing frames. There are always ways to squeeze out more performance. One of the most efficient ways is to tweak your NVIDIA settings for performance. m0NESY does the same, he has optimized the NVIDIA control panel for performance. You can check out our existing Best NVIDIA Settings guide designed to prioritize performance.

monesy CS2 nvidia settings


Keybinds, like crosshairs, are a personal preference that you set based on your comfort. That said, here are the keybinds m0NESY uses to dominate competitive CS2. Keep in mind, that these are the binds he changed, the binds that are not mentioned are default.

Jump: MWheelDown/MWheelUp/Space
Jump Throw:  J (How to Set Jump Throw Bind)
Molotov: X
Smoke: C
Flash: F

Windows Settings

Default Windows comes with a lot of bloatware and telemetry. This hurts your framerates and causes input lag. We recommend optimizing your Windows for the best performance. Following are the Windows Settings m0NESY uses for CS2.

Turn off Enhance Pointer Precision in Mouse Settings
Disable Fullscreen Optimization for CS2.
Game mode is set to On.
Turn on Hardware Accelerated GPU Scheduling in Display Settings.

Monitor Settings

Although the BenQ XL2546K is the standard monitor choice for most pro players, yours might differ. Although you can use the same color settings on your monitor, the results may vary. Ultimately, the color settings are a personal preference so tweak them as you want.

Color Vibrance: 13
Low Blue Light: Off
Gamma: 3
Picture: Normal
DI: Off
Brightness: 100
Contrast: 50
Sharpness: 10

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