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15 Perfect Gift Ideas for the PC Gamer in Your Life

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With programmable buttons, a 16000 DPI optical sensor, and a comfy ergonomic shape, the Razer Deathadder Elite offers a great gaming mouse at a low cost. Alternatively, you can grab the classic Deathadder which boasts a 6000 DPI 4G optical sensor, and lacks some of the other features for a cheaper price. Depending on your skill level as a gamer, you may want to pay that bit extra for the additional functionality of the Elite.

Razer’s Blackwidow Chroma is the perfect companion for the Deathadder mouse.With a row of dedicated macro keys, backlighting, and all based on Razer’s award-winning mechanical switches, this is one badass keyboard.

2016 has seen a ton of AAA titles and smaller indie releases hit the PC. Grab them some Steam credit so they can pick and choose ones they may have missed out on.

Origin Access is a great subscription service that allows subscribers to get early access to games, instant access to a ton of full games, and more for a small monthly fee. It’s the perfect gift for avid PC gamers and EA fans.

With the likes of Civilization VI, XCOM 2, and DOOM all coming to PC this year among many more, there are plenty of AAA titles to pick up for the PC gamer in your life.

An integral part of any PC player’s gaming setup is a comfy desk chair to sit in. The DX Racer series might be pricey, but they sure are comfy.

While keyboard and mouse are great for some games, others just suit being played with a controller far better. You can use either an Xbox One or PS4 controller on your PC, so take your pick.

If they tend to play games late at night, you’ll want to grab them a great sounding headset so they can continue playing without losing any of the immersion that sound brings. The Corsair Void headset is a great wireless option, or if you’re looking for a premium set, then the Astro A50’s are the set for you.

There has been significant developments in computer components in recent years. Whether it’s NVIDIA’s 10 series graphics cards, or large SSD drives, any upgrade will only allow them to enjoy their games even more with better graphics and performance.

With Gears of War 4, Civilization VI, and Overwatch all releasing this year on PC, there’s plenty of merch you can grab such as Gears of War Pop! Vinyl’s or Overwatch clothing. Now they can show their love for their favorite games in style.

If you’re looking to really splash out, then the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive virtual reality headsets are great additions to a substantial PC setup. Just make sure they’ve got a PC powerful enough to run them.

Personalizing your gaming PC or laptop is all part of the fun. Grabbing a bunch of stickers and decals from their favorite game series’ and TV shows is the perfect way to make their PC their own.

NVIDIA’s latest series of GPU’s are capable of providing impressive 4K visuals. Of course, to see any benefit you’ll need a 4K monitor. A great way to futureproof their gaming rig.

Some of the most iconic games ever have come from the PC platform. Whether it’s Portal, Half Life, or Warcraft, you’re sure to find some artwork that celebrates your passion with a bit of sophistication.

A great set of speakers simply cannot be beaten for sound quality. This Logitech Z313 speaker system may be cheap, but provides excellent sound quality for the price point.

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