Faide Apex Streamer and Content Creator
Full NameCole Caswell
Date Of BirthNovember 7, 2000
NationalityUnited States
Twitch Followers578 Thousand
Faide Bio

Who Is Faide

Faide is an Apex Legends professional player and streamer from the United States. He has played in multiple professional tournaments finishing in the Top 30 multiple times. His most notable tournament finish was in 2019 when he competed in the GLL Apex Legends Series where he finished 9th place overall.

He also more recently finished in 6th place in the Twitch Rivals – Showdown event at the end of 2021. We have yet to see him compete in any tournaments in 2022. He mainly focuses on streaming on Twitch to an audience of over 500,000 people. Let’s jump in and take a look at the settings he uses to dominate in Apex Legends.

Faide Apex Legends Settings

Faide is a Keyboard and Mouse player when playing Apex legends. He is currently using the Logitech G Pro X Superlight Mouse. Below are his mouse settings and keyboard bindings.

Faide Apex Legends Mouse Settings

Faide uses low sens which is not applicable to everyone yet feel free to try it out and see if it works for you. Generally, a low sensitivity will allow you to have more control over your crosshairs and be more accurate with your shots.

Mouse Sensitivity0.8
Mouse AccelerationOff
ADS Multiplier1.0
Mouse InvertOff
Faide Mouse Settings Apex

Faide Apex Legends Key Bindings

Below you can see how Faide sets up his Keyboard key binds to get god like movement in Apex Legends.

Move ForwardArrow Key Up/Scroll Wheel Up
Crouch (Hold)L-Ctrl
JumpSpace Bar/Scroll Wheel Down
Tactical AbilityQ
PingMiddle Mouse
Interact / PickupE
InventoryMouse 4
Fire ModeB
Aim (Hold)Right Click
Equip GrenadeG
Shield ToggleH
Health Item4
Faide Apex Legends Key Bindings

Faide Apex Legends Video Settings

Here we have a break down of Faides video settings while playing Apex Legends. These settings will depend on your PC set up however most people should be able to use Faides settings. Like most pros he plays on low graphic settings to maximise frame rate.

Display ModeFull ScreenFull screen maximizes frame rates
Aspect Ratio16:10
Resolution1680×1050 (native)
Field Of View (FOV)120Faide uses max FOV because it gives more visibility.
FOV Ability ScalingDisabledThis disables the added FOV whenever Bloodhound or Octane uses their abilities.
Sprint View ShakeMinimalThis will keep your screen steady while running.
V-SyncDisabledImperialHal mentioned that V-Sync is horrible. Do not turn that on.
NVidia ReflexDisabled
Adaptive Resolution FPS Target0
Texture Streaming BudgetVery Low (2GB VRAM)He sets it to very low because of the skins. Turning this one off would make your skins look garbage.
Texture FilteringBilinear
Ambient Occlusion QualityDisabled
Faide Video Settings Apex Legends

Even though Faide has a monster PC setup, he still uses lower graphics settings to maximise frame rate. While casual players want their game to look good, pros want max performance. Having a higher frame rate gives you an edge against the competition when it comes to reaction times.

Faide Gaming PC Setup

CPUIntel 12900k
Graphics CardNvidia RTX 3090
Power SupplyUnknown
Faide Gaming PC Setup

As you can see Faide has a top-of-the-line gaming rig running an RTX 3090 as well as an Intel 12900k CPU. He definitely won’t be struggling to run Apex with this rig.

Wrapping Up

Now you know the exact settings Faide is using in Apex Legends to dominate the game. While using the same settings likely won’t make you as good as Faide himself, it may give you a welcome boost in your in-game performance. Enjoy dominating in Apex.

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