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kennyS is using black bars again
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United States excelsior!!!!! 
you know what that means
2021-12-01 09:05
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#3
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Reunion iowan
2017 kennyS time lets goooo
2021-12-01 09:07
13 replies
2014-2015*
2021-12-01 09:12
11 replies
At least try to be realistic
2021-12-01 14:31
10 replies
Well, he was shit in 2017, so that's most likely for sure
2021-12-01 14:41
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#82
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France Jaune
he was the 7th best player in 2017 and was at times the best player in the world that year lmfao wtf are u talking about.
2021-12-01 14:46
6 replies
Guess my memory isn't what it used to be. From what I remember his decline started in mid 2017, and then it continued in the same direction in 2018 where he lost the little confidence he had left.
2021-12-01 14:58
5 replies
He did start declining in mid-2017, but it wasn’t a super sudden dropoff
2021-12-01 15:59
2 replies
no he dropped off mid 2018. he was great all throughout 2017 and going into 2018. his form only came back in 2019 after the drop off tho
2021-12-02 03:21
1 reply
I guess my memory also sucks((
2021-12-02 14:28
#120
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Sweden EntonXD
He had a slump in 2016 if its that youre thinking about. Otherwise it really was at rhe end of 2017.
2021-12-02 00:44
nah kenny just declines and peaks at random times. like his 2018 wasnt shit but it wasnt great and in 2019 he was great until the 2nd major and then he dropped off but wasnt shit, in 2020 he hard peaked on LAn and then going onto online he became shit. dude is weird
2021-12-02 03:20
bro what the fuck, in 2017 he was one of the best players in the world
2021-12-01 16:00
hltv.org/stats/players/events/7167/kenny.. His stats in 2017 were great idk what are u talking about
2021-12-01 21:49
KennyS the Fifa Pro?
2021-12-01 21:50
#4
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United States Azaqa
whats the benefit of black bars i dont get... isnt it just like having 16:9 but covering sides of your screen....
2021-12-01 09:07
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#6
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United States hondayzx
the same feel of 16:9 but better frames
2021-12-01 09:09
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#9
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United States Azaqa
i dont think kennys is having fps issues tho
2021-12-01 09:09
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#10
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United States hondayzx
its not that hes having issues, its just better to have more frames
2021-12-01 09:10
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#12
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United States Azaqa
bro he probably gets fking 600 fps i dont think getting 700 is gonna improve anything
2021-12-01 09:11
34 replies
+1
2021-12-01 09:12
#18
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United States hondayzx
300 fps on 1920x1080 gets like 500 on 1280x960. i dont get it either but thats the only thing i can think of
2021-12-01 09:13
#22
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Sweden SamBbbb
And cs pros usually play on 240 hz benq monitors so there's no point in having more than 240 fps right?
2021-12-01 09:16
24 replies
There still is value in having more, because the frames generated by the pc aren't synced with the refreshes of your monitor
2021-12-01 09:34
#52
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United States Azaqa
there is, basically if they had 400 fps they would get 2-3 ms faster reaction, but really its not significant
2021-12-01 11:04
lol bro are you stupid or what, have you not learned yet that that shit only applies to old people with bad eye sight? try fps_max 240 vs fps_max 1000 the more fps, the better no matter what. unless you are slow ass idiot who can't reach the ceiling anyway
2021-12-01 11:04
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He’s talking about the refresh rate which means that if the refresh rate is 240 hz the maximum displayed fps on that monitor is 240 and having more than 240 only has minimal effect since the monitor bottle necks most of the frames over 240 anyways stop acting smart mr pc police.
2021-12-01 11:31
16 replies
"minimal effect" i swear to god when people say stupid shit like this it shows how fucking noob you are just go on your fucking computer and try fps_max 144 and fps_max 240 and fps_max 1000 theres a big difference no matter what fucking monitor refresh rate you have retard
2021-12-01 14:24
15 replies
there's isn't a fucking difference and don't try to act smart, because even if you had a 360 hz monitor you won't notice a fucking difference, dumbass.
2021-12-01 21:49
4 replies
Don't ever say this loud again Fucking fake newser bitch Aas
2021-12-02 00:20
#117
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Argentina Haku43
There is, 120+fps on a 60hz monitor its smooth, unlike 60-90fps wich feels trash, there is an easy explanation, its about monitor recieving more frames and displaying them in a better order or something like that, the more the better, even if you can't "see them".
2021-12-02 00:36
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#134
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United Kingdom HuzzyBoii
I think the point he is trying to make is this. Obviously having your fps be higher than your refresh rate will be better. But it literally doesn't make a difference if you're getting 400fps, then changing res to make that 500. The effect in that range is almost never noticeable and it seriously doesn't matter how you word it. It's just 16:9 with the disadvantages of 4:3 and almost no added benefits that actually make a difference...
2021-12-02 06:11
There is a difference. And you should at least have double the fps than 240 to run smooth.
2021-12-02 13:01
#99
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Chile StfanoLELE
facts, I play on 120hz monitor and when I get idk like 120-130 fps the game feels like shit But when i'm hitting 200 its another story, I'm amazed how most people still don't know this, since its a noticeable difference
2021-12-01 21:51
When you force your game to limit frames it'll always feel terrible. Likewise, if your variable dips below your refresh it can be a notable stutter. There's no real improvement otherwise, it just seems smoother because it's never hitting the lower threshold. The more fps the less likely you are to perceive those dips.
2021-12-01 22:22
8 replies
Not true, higher frames means smoother, it doesn't just feel smoother because of consistency
2021-12-02 00:20
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It's entirely about consistency. Your monitor isn't displayimg anything extra, but the game isn't stressing or being limited to a specific amount of frames. It feels smoother only because the dips are lower.
2021-12-02 01:13
not necessarily, you can have it hit a ceiling much higher than your refresh rate but make it use more or less of your cpu
2021-12-02 00:39
5 replies
Of course you can make it hit a ceiling way higher, it using more or less of the CPU is irrelevant. As long as you are reasonably above your threshold the game's performance will feel smoother, simply because there's less overall variance.
2021-12-02 01:18
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not that irrelevant. choosing specific max fps' can make your computer use more or less of the cpu / gpu depending on your config and create the best balance for stability and smoothness. but once again it's nit picking at this point. and I agree with your statement that getting a lot of fpss above your refresh rate is always a good thing but I disagree with your statement that blocking them will always make the game feel like shit. it's just a false statement and I was pointing out a case where it can be useful.
2021-12-02 01:32
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You misunderstood what I meant, I was saying capping at the refresh rate, not specifically capping. You could cap above the refresh with no issues, but you want to be above your refresh for performance/stability reasons. I personally am ok with uncapped FPS, as it always feels more stable to me, but that's probably more placebo than truth. Also, the only reason it'd be relevant when overworking your CPU/GPU is if it's causing your game to stutter or have frame drops (or it increasing the likelihood of a crash). If it's maxed and you're getting above your refresh, generally, it's irrelevant so long as it's stable.
2021-12-02 02:25
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Well sure, but you didn’t say that so I couldn’t just guess it hahaha And yeah like I said that’s the point, it’s to have more stability. You’re agreeing with me but you’re making it look like you disagree, it is a bit frustrating to read
2021-12-02 12:57
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Haha yeah, sorry, I tend to explain my positions too much. We are obviously on the same page.
2021-12-02 15:56
#66
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Sweden SamBbbb
it's only game, why you have to be mad?
2021-12-01 11:59
Pretty sure it was a joke bro.
2021-12-01 14:50
there is actually, the game feels way more responsive even on 60hz 480fps than on 60hz 120fps. but having fps between 480-700~ the diffirence is almost nonexistant and seeing more on either side of the screen is way more bigger advantage at least imo
2021-12-01 13:37
#121
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Poland @P3tr@
you get lower VAR with more frames which does affect how smooth the game feels
2021-12-02 00:47
lol right like wtf
2021-12-01 09:16
I think the idea of black bars is that if you have less clutter in your view, you can concentrate better to what you see. Black bars remove that clutter.
2021-12-01 11:03
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#54
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United States Azaqa
clutter like enemies peeking you.... i dont get it stretched at least makes enemies bigger but theres just no benefit to black bars
2021-12-01 11:05
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At least pros get into that situation very rarely where they would see the enemy if not for black bars or stretched. I dont think that black bar people would give themselves a disadvantage on purpose and they are very aware of smaller field of view, I guess its a disadvantage they are willing to take for feeling more comfortable
2021-12-01 11:19
More focus on whats in front
2021-12-01 21:52
Well. when you're a good player your crosshair is almost always within 5-7.5 degrees of your enemy so technically it doesn't really make sense to have a wide screen. although obviously sometimes 16:9 can really save your ass. but perhaps on the long run being able to concentrate better and hitting your shots / having a slightly faster reaction speed can be worth it !
2021-12-02 00:41
It's all about comfy
2021-12-02 02:09
Why do you need 800 fps when you're getting 600 already? Dude it just gets blurry as you increase frames. He should cap it.
2021-12-01 09:13
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#20
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United States hondayzx
2021-12-01 09:14
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2021-12-01 09:34
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#40
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United States hondayzx
its better to have more for the same reason 120 fps on 60hz feels better than 60 fps on 60hz
2021-12-01 09:36
>Dude it just gets blurry as you increase frames. you really dont have a clue what youre saying
2021-12-01 09:17
5 replies
yes you only know it
2021-12-01 09:23
4 replies
how is more fps more blurry are you an imbecile?
2021-12-01 09:25
3 replies
blurry in sense there are a lot of frames and your monitor can't render all of them in a second so it renders frames from top to bottom quickly. And so when screen is finally refreshed there is not a single frame on your screen but a combination of 2 frames because it didn't have enough time to render the full frame completely.
2021-12-01 09:30
2 replies
lol
2021-12-01 09:31
#44
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Reunion iowan
... content
2021-12-01 09:52
I think it might be easier to focus on the center of your screen when using black bars. Could obviously just be a placebo, but I played with black bars for five years because I preferred it over stretched and widescreen.
2021-12-01 09:17
1 reply
+1
2021-12-01 09:20
#43
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Belgium _l1festyle
The point is you have less distractions. NA fucking brain lol.
2021-12-01 09:45
yea its just stupid
2021-12-01 09:09
#8
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United States HLTV_RUNNER
just nostalgic boomers and nerdy kids thinking it will make them gods same thing with left vs right viewmodel
2021-12-01 09:09
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#11
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United States Azaqa
well if you have bind to switch between left and right theres maybe small improvement but on its own yea
2021-12-01 09:10
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I added the bind a few weeks ago. Definitely doesn't add anything (practically). For me, it's more of a distraction
2021-12-01 09:35
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#46
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United States Azaqa
idk for example on d2 if youre retaking B through window its helpful to swap to left so its easier to see under to the right, or some certain angles its maybe helpful to move to the left if ur peeking to the right. Things like that.
2021-12-01 10:58
I have the bind, I have used it a couple of times when holding certain angles, but in general it is just visual thing.
2021-12-01 11:08
#116
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United Kingdom legji
Helps when you're holding an awkward angle and your gun blocks a potential peek spot but that's just some really situational shit. Also can use it for smoke lineups if you aim to use your characters hand for it.
2021-12-02 00:34
#13
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Australia Aquaaa
I've heard it's because it can reduce distractions around the sides of your screen.
2021-12-01 09:12
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#17
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United States Azaqa
distractions... such as an enemy peeking you?
2021-12-01 09:13
14 replies
actually yes, reactions are faster on bb atleast from my experience. 4:3 stretched is still godlike res but maybe older AWPers prefer black bars.
2021-12-01 09:17
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#49
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United States Azaqa
I use 4:3 stretched too personally, but i just dont understand the benefit of black bars it lowers your fov and you dont even get benefit of wider players
2021-12-01 11:00
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you don't get the wider models, but if feels like they move slower than in stretched, just like if u play 16:9 I'm telling you because I've used both for a long time and I can comfortably say that I can switch back and forward with almost no impact in my performance
2021-12-01 21:56
dude you made like 20 messages trying to trash on black bars :D why do you care so much? these pros played during times when there was no 1920 monitors so they had to get used to lower resolution. its not about benefits its about preference
2021-12-02 13:00
You don't lose the fov of 16:9, but you do have less disstraction because there is less screen to focus on.
2021-12-01 09:19
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#48
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United States Azaqa
Yes you do lol what have you never heard people say "4:3d" etc when they dont see someone in the edge of screen? its literally reducing your fov directly
2021-12-01 10:59
8 replies
Black Bars give you more focus and makes your Reaction time in holding angles better, or atleast for certain people. i have tried it before and i was so fkin good at holding angles, but i switched back to 4:3 just because its way easier in terms of aiming and overall, and those black bars do make the game way uglier
2021-12-01 16:04
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#88
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United States Azaqa
Idk men i use 4:3 stretched but im thinking black bars is either giving you placebo effect or just a straight up disadvantage
2021-12-01 21:31
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It doesnt, i thought the same until i made the switch, theres a reason why there is some zowie monitors that gives you a IRL Black-bar panel on the sides, since the hard-left and hard-right areas are black you focus more on the center of your screen and the enemies are way slower, so its very easy to focus and hold angles on it
2021-12-01 21:46
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#93
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United States Azaqa
hm interesting mens but idk I cant imagine the increased focus on the center being worth literally reducing your fov
2021-12-01 21:47
4 replies
I Mean you could say the same about 4:3 except that it gives you more fps
2021-12-01 21:49
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#97
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United States Azaqa
that legit makes bodies wider though
2021-12-01 21:50
2 replies
Not really, it makes the body wider but it makes your horizontal sensitivity way higher and makes the enemies run way faster
2021-12-01 21:52
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#104
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United States Azaqa
on standing still opponent though, which is most duels (while counter strafing etc theyre still gonna be standing still at certain points) only vs SMG and shit is that a problem
2021-12-01 21:57
#19
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Netherlands PawnyCS
+1 lol
2021-12-01 09:13
Better angle vision. Black bars is much better to focus on aim.
2021-12-01 09:36
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#47
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United States Azaqa
much better angle to not see opponents maybe
2021-12-01 10:58
it's better
2021-12-01 11:34
#68
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Germany Matrixrl1
people find it easier to focus since there is less in your peripheral view
2021-12-01 13:39
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#72
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United Kingdom OllieUK
I was gonna say I find it easier to tunnel vision on black bars
2021-12-01 14:28
#122
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United Kingdom legji
Makes it so you perceive the characters moving slower since for each regular pixel of your monitor they're not moving e.g 30 pixels each second over the non stretched 10 (due to the 1040/1280 pixel width being stretched across the total 1980 or 2560 native resolution off the monitor). A slower moving target is easier to hit when you have one shot. Along with removing the far edge area of your monitor so you're focusing on a smaller area and can technically make flick travel time faster since you're physically moving your crosshair over a lesser part of the overall area of the screen. Along with an even crisper resolution while not using native so no fuzziness affects long angle shots. Don't know if I've explained it well (Probably not) but that's the advantages I could think of for black bars.
2021-12-02 00:49
#5
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Korea JJMISK
Idk if he will ever get back to a top level again, but nice to know that he maybe is trying
2021-12-01 09:08
1 reply
+1, same. Feels good to see when players actually love the game & not just the money
2021-12-01 09:36
2021-12-01 09:15
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what did it say? the comment got deleted
2021-12-02 09:45
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wdym
2021-12-02 10:00
2 replies
nvm
2021-12-02 10:01
1 reply
XD
2021-12-02 10:02
i like the preview of this topic which stops with words "using black..." but no racism after and this is good
2021-12-01 09:33
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dirty smelly nightclubs still the goated racial bait
2021-12-01 09:36
1 reply
ok that's clever lmao
2021-12-01 21:35
Better angle vision, huge benefit for your brain. Black bars is much better to focus on aim. Stretched ain't too good tbh, it challenges your muscle memory. Pros use it because they've pracc so much that they're used to it and skins are bigger, but really most of them would be better with bb
2021-12-01 09:38
1 reply
Rifling and spraying feels much better on stretched, however awping is nicer on black bars if you sit very close to your monitor.
2021-12-01 09:39
Placebo is strong huh?
2021-12-01 09:53
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#111
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Portugal W!LDF1RE
Placebo moves millions my friend. Have you ever heard of zodiac signs
2021-12-01 23:10
5 replies
but they are not competing for lots of money?
2021-12-02 09:39
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#148
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Portugal W!LDF1RE
Thousands
2021-12-02 15:49
3 replies
Paying for something maybe but not the hyper competitive cs esport scene
2021-12-02 16:01
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#151
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Portugal W!LDF1RE
Fair enough
2021-12-02 16:06
1 reply
Didn’t help him too much today 😹
2021-12-02 16:09
In 2051 people will still think kennyS can come back to his best lol, let it go, he's had his time to shine, now he's washed up there's nothing wrong with that.
2021-12-01 11:01
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#110
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Portugal W!LDF1RE
+1 this. More important than having him come back, is recognizing he can't do it at this level rn, and not shitting on his legacy as the AWP icon
2021-12-01 23:09
kennys back to cs! pls mom
2021-12-01 11:38
1 reply
only if u score good in exams
2021-12-02 09:50
Will he perform better than amanek as a player???
2021-12-01 11:41
2 replies
no choice rn
2021-12-01 21:35
#109
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Portugal W!LDF1RE
Nah
2021-12-01 23:08
he spittin' bars
2021-12-01 14:32
I see this argument over and over "black bars are better to focus on aim" - meaning that more information confuses you? Because pro scene is way less about aim, everyone has a good aim, it's more about the moves you make.
2021-12-01 14:34
#80
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Norway shark0
Stewie2k is also using black bars
2021-12-01 14:42
the most exciting thing will be to see if kennys can even get a positive rating in a single match
2021-12-01 14:44
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#107
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Romania cRystyann
saving this comment for when he shits on zywoo in the grand final with 1.40+ rating
2021-12-01 23:00
1 reply
I'll be more than happy if he does
2021-12-01 23:23
#108
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Portugal W!LDF1RE
Probably it's what it boils down to. I hope it doesn't but let's be real, it will
2021-12-01 23:08
#89
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Hungary zy_k
that mean G2 wons its first t1 trophy this year(hopefully)
2021-12-01 21:34
1 reply
1st t1 trophy in 4years, LETS GOOO
2021-12-02 09:51
its flick (and miss) time
2021-12-01 21:51
How you know ? :D
2021-12-01 22:00
1 reply
Jackz have joined the chat.
2021-12-02 00:27
So is he joining any team or what?
2021-12-02 00:51
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I guess it depends on how well is he going to play IEM. But in the best case he could join other tier1 team, because Nexa was in serbian podcast yesterday and he told that there is no chance for Kenny to play again in G2 as a part of main roster. He got chance to step in for this tournament and hopefully he will use his chance to boost his name in the eyes of other teams
2021-12-02 02:42
BOT kennyS is no more, GOD kennyS making his triumphant return
2021-12-02 02:47
Vintage kennys performance LFG
2021-12-02 03:27
Yea I know what that means, he gets half his rating next match
2021-12-02 09:49
built for bbc (black bars counter-strike)
2021-12-02 10:03
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