Stewie2k has been part of the CS:GO pro scene ever since is official debut with Cloud9 in 2016 when he was 18. Since then he has established himself as a formidable opponent, having walked away with over $1 million USD in prize winnings to date.
We have therefore compiled a list of the equipment the forms part of Stewie2k’s gaming setup below, for those of you who are curios about what he uses to land his incredible shots.
WHAT MONITOR DOES STEWIE2K USE?
Stewie2k uses a BenQ XL2546 24.5-inch monitor. This gaming monitor has a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080p at an aspect ratio of 16:9, as well as a 1ms response time. Although it has a capacity for a 240Hz refresh rate, this can only be utilized with the adequate backup hardware such as the graphics card and CPU.
It features removable side-shields to block out peripheral distractions and is also VESA wall-mounting compatible. Otherwise, the screen has height-adjustment options of between 0 – 130mm (5.12”) and can be swiveled -45°/45°, pivoted -90°/90° and tilted 5°-20°.
Its dimensions are 57 x 51.5 x 22.6cm (22.44 x 20.29 x 8.9”) and weighs 7.5kg (16.53lbs). Additional features include a headset hanger, 2 x headphone jacks, 2 x USB 3.0, HDMI 2.0 (240Hz), DVI-DL (144Hz), and USB 3.0 Upstream. Its dimensions are 57 x 51.5 x 22.6cm (22.44 x 20.29 x 8.9”) and weighs 7.5kg (16.53lbs).
WHAT MOUSE DOES STEWIE2K USE?
Stewie2k uses a white Logitech G203 mouse. The Logitech G203 is a right-handed mouse whose laser sensor offers a DPI range of between 200- 8,000 that can be set in increments of 50. Up to five DPI profiles can be stored on the mouse itself. It has a report rate of 1,000Hz/ms, a maximum acceleration of 25G and a maximum speed of 200IPS. Both the DPI settings and 1-zone RGB lighting can be set through the Logitech G Hub software.
Its six buttons are mechanical and tensioned. These buttons comprise of the clickers, serrated scroll wheel, DPI button and two side buttons on the right thumb side. Its dimensions are 116.6mm x 62.15 x 38.mm (4.59 x 2.45 x 1.5”) and weighs 85g (2.1oz.) It requires Windows 7 or later, macOS 10.11 or later or Chrome OS to operate.
WHAT MOUSEPAD DOES STEWIE2K USE?
Stewie2k uses SteelSeries QcK (Large) mousepad. This is a micro-woven cloth mousepad that has a non-slip rubber underside. It can be rolled up for transportation or storage and has dimensions of 45 x 40 x 0.2cm (17.72 x 15.75 x 0.08”.)
WHAT KEYBOARD DOES STEWIE2K USE?
Stewie2k uses a HyperX Alloy FPS Pro TKL keyboard. This is the tenkeyless version of the HyperX Alloy Pro TKL. Aside from missing the number pad, it another change is that it has Red LED backlighting rather than the RGB lighting of its full-size version. This lighting can be set to one of 6 modes and 5 brightness options.
Stewie2k has opted for the version with Cherry MX Blue switches that are fitted onto a solid steel frame with plastic casing. These switches have an actuation force of 50g, an actuation point of 2.2mm and a total travel distance of 4mm. They are set with matted key caps that can be easily replaced with other key caps. They also have 100-percent Anti-Ghosting and N-key rollover functions.
It is only compatible with PCs that have Windows 7 or later installed. Its dimensions are 35.9 x 13.0 x 3.56cm (14.1 x 5.1 x 1.4”) and it weighs 816.46 (1.8lbs).
WHAT HEADSET DOES STEWIE2K USE?
Stewie2k uses HyperX Cloud II headset. Stewie2k’s gaming setup includes the same headset as that of Cizzorz. Its closed-back, over-ear design helps to block out background noise and helps to provide a 7.1 surround side experience. The earcups are fitted with 53mm drivers that offer a frequency response range of 15 – 25,000Hz at a nominal impedance of 60Ω and a nominal SPL of 98±3dB.
The cups are cushioned with leatherette-covered memory foam padding, which are detachable. They also come with a set of velour-covered memory foam-padding. Its unidirectional microphone has a frequency response range is 50 – 18,000Hz with a nominal impedance of ≤2.2 kΩ and is detachable. It weighs 276.69g (0.61lbs.)