|Full Name||Tyson Ngo|
|Date of Birth||May 5, 2001|
|Aliases||TenZera | Tenz|
|Twitch Followers||2.8 Million|
Who Is TenZ
Tyson “TenZ” Ngo is a professional Valorant player for Sentinels. He is also one of the largest Valorant streamers with more than 2.8 million followers on Twitch.
TenZ is considered a young prodigy in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. He played CS:GO for Cloud9 before switching to Valorant. He is known as the first Valorant player to reach Radiant during the game’s closed beta.
His quick reflexes and immense game knowledge makes pushed him to the top of the Valorant streaming community. His fans also love his wholesome personality which adds to his appeal.
Besides streaming Valorant, TenZ also streams in-real-life (IRL) content together with his partner Kyedae Shymko – also a Twitch streamer.
TenZ Valorant Settings
Valorant is a precision shooter and every setting is important. Set one up the wrong way and it will affect your gameplay – sometimes for the worst.
If you’ve been watching TenZ and want to try his settings, look no further.
Tenz Mouse Settings
TenZ is using a FinalMouse Starlight-12 Medium mouse. He will also have his own FinalMouse model called the FinalMouse Starlight Pro – TenZ, which will be his personal mouse upon its release this July 17, 2022.
|Raw Input Buffer||Off|
TenZ Crosshair Settings
Valorant has a lot of options when customizing crosshair. Small crosshairs are advantageous because it provides a better view of the enemy.
Here is what TenZ uses.
|Center Dot Opacity||1|
|Center Dot Thickness||1|
|Show Inner Line||On|
|Inner Line Opacity||1|
|Inner Line Length||2|
|Inner Line Thickness||1|
|Inner Line Offset||2|
|Firing Error Multiplier||1|
|Show Outer Lines||Off|
Valorant key binds vary from one player to another because not everyone has the same keyboard or even a keyboard layout. Luckily, the game has great customization that allows you to set whatever keys you want.
Here are TenZ’s keybinds if you want to try his settings.
Mouse Wheel Down
|Equip Primary Weapon|
|Equip Secondary Weapon|
|Equip Melee Weapon|
|Use/Equip Ability: 1|
|Use/Equip Ability: 2|
|Use/Equip Ability: 3|
|Use/Equip Ability: Ultimate|
TenZ Map Settings
Minimap settings in Valorant might be negligible for some. But for professionals, a fully optimized map is a part of the UI that provides information to the player. It shows what is happening on the other side of the map without actually being there.
TenZ uses this Valorant map setting.
|Fixed Orientation||Based On Side|
|Keep Player Centered||On|
|Minimap Vision Cones||On|
|Show Map Region Names||Always|
TenZ Valorant Video Settings
TenZ video settings are set to the lowest since it has no effect on the gameplay. He focuses more on having higher frame rates than better graphics quality. Besides, Valorant is not a AAA title and it is meant to run efficiently on lower-end units.
Here are Tenz’s video settings. Almost everything is turned off so his PC can easily reach more than 300 frames per second.
|Aspect Ratio Method||Fill|
|Display Mode||Full Screen|
TenZ Gaming PC Specs
TenZ uses the top-top tier PC parts today to ensure that he plays smoothly and lag-free. These parts can easily put out more than 300 fps in Valorant and play AAA games without a problem.
|CPU||AMD Ryzen 5900X|
|CPU Cooler||NZXT Kraken Z73|
|Graphics Card||ASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3090|
|Memory||32GB G.Skill Trident Z RGB memory|
|Motherboard||ASUS ROG X570 Crosshair VIII Formula|
|Storage||Samsung 970 EVO Plus NVMe 1TB|
|Power Supply||Corsair AX1000 Titanium 1000W Power Supply|
|Case||Lian Li 011 Dynamic XL Black|
|Case Fans||Corsair QL120 RGB Triple Pack|
TenZ Gaming Peripherals
TenZ uses some of the best peripherals available for Valorant. Here they are if you want to have them for yourself.
|Monitor||BenQ Zowie XL2546K|
|Keyboard||XTRFY K5 Compact Black|
|Mouse||Finalmouse Starlight – 12 Hades | Finalmouse Starlight Pro – Tenz|
|Mousepad||BenQ Zowie G-SR|
|Mouse Bungie||BenQ Zowie Camade|
|Mixer||TC-Helicon GoXLR Mini|
|Microphone Stand||K&M 23860|
|Control Pad||Elgato Stream Deck|
|Gaming Chair||Secretlab Titan Evo|
Tenz’s streaming equipment is familiar to other streamers – well, they all want the best peripherals out there. The Shure SM7B microphone, for example, is clearly a standout among streamers because of its crispy audio quality.
The XTRFY K4 TKL keyboard is another top-tier option. It features n-key rollover which means you can walk in different directions while deploying your ultimate. The keyboard can recognize each key as separate inputs if they are pressed at the same time – a pretty helpful feature for gamers.
Other familiar peripherals include the TC-Helicon GoXLR Mini and the BenQ Zowie XL2546K monitor – which ImperialHal uses (check out his full setup here).
These are the Valorant settings of Tenz as well as his gaming setup. Copying these will not instantly make you a professional at the game but it is a good start if you are just starting out.
In terms of equipment, the peripherals that TenZ use are not affordable. They are a little bit on the pricey side but that is expected because of their quality. If you have the budget though, go ahead and give yourself a treat.
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