Tenz is a professional Valorant player for Sentinels
Full NameTyson Ngo
Date of BirthMay 5, 2001
AliasesTenZera | Tenz
Twitch Followers2.8 Million
Tenz Bio

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.

Zoom Sensitivity1.15
Polling Rate1000
Windows Sensitivity6
Raw Input BufferOff
TenZ Mouse Settings

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 DotOn
Center Dot Opacity1
Center Dot Thickness1
Tenz Primary Crosshair Settings
Show Inner LineOn
Inner Line Opacity1
Inner Line Length2
Inner Line Thickness1
Inner Line Offset2
Movement ErrorOff
Firing ErrorOn
Firing Error Multiplier1
TenZ Inner Lines Settings
Show Outer LinesOff
Movement ErrorOff
Firing ErrorOff
Tenz Outer Lines Settings

TenZ Keybinds

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
Use Object
Equip Primary Weapon
Equip Secondary Weapon
Equip Melee Weapon
Equip Spike
Use/Equip Ability: 1
Use/Equip Ability: 2
Mouse 4
Use/Equip Ability: 3
Mouse 5
Use/Equip Ability: Ultimate
TenZ keybinds

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 OrientationBased On Side
Keep Player CenteredOn
Minimap Size1.2
Minimap Zoom1
Minimap Vision ConesOn
Show Map Region NamesAlways
TenZ Map Settings

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 Ratio16:9
Aspect Ratio MethodFill
Display ModeFull Screen
Multithreaded RenderingOn
Material QualityLow
Texture QualityLow
Detail QualityLow
UI QualityLow
Anti-AliasingMSAA 2x
Anisotropic Filtering2x
Improve ClarityOff
Experimental SharpeningOff
Cast ShadowsOff

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.

CPUAMD Ryzen 5900X
CPU CoolerNZXT Kraken Z73
Graphics CardASUS ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3090
Memory32GB G.Skill Trident Z RGB memory
MotherboardASUS ROG X570 Crosshair VIII Formula
StorageSamsung 970 EVO Plus NVMe 1TB
Power SupplyCorsair AX1000 Titanium 1000W Power Supply
CaseLian Li 011 Dynamic XL Black
Case FansCorsair QL120 RGB Triple Pack
TenZ Gaming PC Specs

TenZ Gaming Peripherals

TenZ uses some of the best peripherals available for Valorant. Here they are if you want to have them for yourself.

MonitorBenQ Zowie XL2546K
KeyboardXTRFY K5 Compact Black
MouseFinalmouse Starlight – 12 Hades | Finalmouse Starlight Pro – Tenz
MousepadBenQ Zowie G-SR
Mouse BungieBenQ Zowie Camade
HeadphonesXTRFY H1
MicrophoneShure SM7B
MixerTC-Helicon GoXLR Mini
Microphone StandK&M 23860
CameraCanon G7X
Control PadElgato Stream Deck
Gaming ChairSecretlab Titan Evo
TenZ Gaming Peripherals

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).

Wrapping Up

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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