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How to choose your sensitivity in CS:GO By Pro DaZeD
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In this guide long time Professional Player DaZeD of NetcodeGuides.com will be teaching you how to properly choose your sensitivity. This is a very talked about subject through the gaming community that "sensitivity is just preference" this isnt always true. DaZeD will explain the advantages and disadvantages to high/low senstivities and what is the BEST way to choose yours.
 
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Windows Mouse Settings

The first thing you want to do is make sure your windows mouse sensitivity settings are correct. Go to Control Panel > Mouse > Pointer Options Tab - and apply the listed settings.
- Place mouse slider bar in the middle (6 ticks from the left)
- Uncheck Enhanced Pointer Precision

Next you want to find out what DPI (Dots Per sq Inch) your mouse is running on and change it to somewhere between 400-500.

What these two settings will do will put your actual windows mouse sensitivity in a good place to adjust the speed elsewhere and so you know exaclty how your mouse should respond. Unchecking Enhanced Pointer Precision will remove whats called mouse accelleration from your mouse. When this is on, your mouse moves different distances based on how fast you were moving your mouse. This is bad for any gamer as you rely on whats called muscle memory in your video game. You want every movment of the same distance of your arm, to apply the same movement of distance of your cursor. This will improve the consisntency in your shot.


Ingame Mouse Settings
Next what you want to do is ensure you have the proper ingame mouse settings which I have attached a screenshot for (DaZeD's Mouse Settings)
- Mouse Sensitivitiy 2
- Zoom Sensitivity 1
- Raw Input On
- Mouse Acceleration Off

Of course your Mouse Sensitivity and Zoom Sensitivity can change to whatever you like, but DaZeD addresses this in the video above very well as to why you want something between 1.3-3 for you Mouse Sensitivity.

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119 Comments
TGee7 Aug 26 @ 3:06am 
OMG thank you so much
Crappy windows 10 had an update and screwed up my sensititvity and aeverthing and it was annoying
RPM ✌ Aug 24 @ 8:59pm 
http://steamcommunity.com/id/Dazedtrader this guy is a scammer impersonating you
RPM ✌ Aug 24 @ 8:58pm 
http://steamcommunity.com/id/Dazed trader this guy is a scammer impersonating you
NoGoodGamer Aug 3 @ 4:33pm 
There is no mouse properties setting available like the one shown in the article.
NoGoodGamer Aug 3 @ 4:33pm 
How do you do this on windows 10?
DINOSOWER~! RadBOOTY:3 Jul 24 @ 8:09am 
How do I turn up my DPI? You didn't say anything about it :(
_Harry_ Jul 22 @ 9:25am 
400 DPI 1.9422 in game and 1000hz
virus.java Jul 13 @ 5:07pm 
1000@DPI GAME@1.77
SlowestSundew7 Jul 4 @ 12:00pm 
3500@DPI Sensitivity@1 Yes my DPI is that high
UKRAINE Jun 22 @ 11:12am 
500@DPI GAME@2.06