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Players can use game launch options to change game settings before running the game. Launch options allow the user to supersede the inner settings of the game. That is an effective manner to recover from incompatible video settings and troubleshooting a wide range of issues.

(It is a must if you are using a 144hz monitor or have an eight-core CPU.)

How To Set CSGO Launch Options

  • Right-click on the game title under the Library in Steam and select Properties.
  • Under the General tab, click the Set launch options button.
  • Enter the launch options you wish to apply (be sure to separate each code with space) and click OK.
  • Close the game’s Properties window and launch the game.

Best CS:GO Launch Options 2021

·         -console

Setting this launch option will open the console automatically when opening the game. There is no real need to set this launch option in cs: go because you can just put a toggle key in your in-game options or your auto exec, and, unlike cs:s, the toggle key works. Some people still like to set this launch option to see echos they put in their auto exec and know that CSGO executed the auto exec correctly.

·         -novid

Starting the game with this launch option will remove the valve intro that plays typically at the beginning. A must-have launch option, in my opinion, because I find that intro is annoying as hell.

·         -tickrate 128

If you create an offline game with bots without this launch options set, the designed server will run at tick rate 64. If this launch option is set, the offline servers will always run at tick rate 128.

·         -refresh <rate> / –refreshrate <rate> / -freq <rate>

You can force your monitor to run at a specific refresh rate with this launch option. Setting up refresh rate will make sense if your monitor’s maximum refresh rate is higher than 60. If it isn’t and you set this launch option to 120, you can seriously damage your monitor.

·         -high

Launching in high mode will start the game in a high-priority way. This launch option can help players with lower-end computers to get less lag and a few more fps, but it is not a guarantee. Test this launch option. If you don’t notice any improvement performance-wise, remove this launch option again.

·         -threads <number of cores/threads>

So far, I could not find definitive information about the maximum number of threads that CSGO uses and if this launch option makes any sense. If you have a CPU with four or more cores, you can try to set -threads to the number of cores (or the number of threads if you own a CPU with two threads/core) you have, but right now, I can not guarantee that your performance will improve. Test it. If you don’t notice any difference or your performance is worse than before, remove the launch option again.

·         +exec autoexec

There has been a CSGO problem since the release that the configs are loaded in the wrong order. The easiest way to avoid that problem is to add host_write config at the end of your Autoexec and make sure that your config isn’t set to read-only. The command overwrites any cvars in the config.Cfg with the ones in the Autoexec. Cfg when the Autoexec is executed. Do not set a launch option +exec Autoexec.Cfg, regardless, the Autoexec is loaded. Right now, this seems to be the only method to make your Autoexec work.

Now that the players grasp some of the most fundamental launch options and how they affect CS:GO. Here is the best CS:GO launch option for 2021.

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