PC gamers are among the most demanding gamers of all. The workstation is a sacred place and everything must be perfect, from the game machine to the peripherals, from the furniture to the smallest decorative detail. Choosing the right gift is not easy at all, for this reason in view of the Christmas holidays we have well thought of coming to your rescue with a series of shopping tips.
We would like to point out right away that we preferred not to delve into the world of assembly and cutting-edge components, rather focusing on peripherals and accessories capable of making the gaming experience even more comfortable, pleasant and fulfillingobviously with an eye to the quality / price ratio.
Convenience above all
The basis of each gaming station is obviously the writing desk. You can choose from a multitude of different proposals, but we advise you to choose between the PiùShopping at 149 euros, equipped with adjustable RGB LEDs and many accessories for organizing objects, and the Sanodesk EQ5B at 259.99 euros, robust and adjustable in height on three levels. In both cases you must apply the coupon available on the Amazon page to get the indicated price.Convenience is essential, so you also need one ready da gaming good quality. In this regard, the Songmics OBG28BR is currently available on offer with prices starting from 106.99 euros for the four color variants of black, grey, red and blue.
Power is nothing without control
Moving on to keyboards, we recommend two of the mechanical type: the cheapest Corsair K55 RGB Pro at 59.90 euros, with six macro keys, removable palm rest, zone backlighting and design resistant to the infiltration of liquids and dust, and the most expensive Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 on offer at 151.99 euros, which features an aeronautical grade anodized brushed aluminum frame, backlighting for each individual key and USB pass-through port for an additional input for a mouse or headphones.As for the mouse, we move around the house Logitech to recommend theG502 Hero wired for 62.85 euros (25,600 DPI, 11 programmable buttons, Lightsync technology for RGB lighting, weight adjustment system for every need) and the G PRO wireless at 123.43 euros (25,600 DPI, 4-8 programmable buttons, light, ambidextrous and high-speed Lightspeed wireless sensor). Alternatively there are the essentials Razer DeathAdder wired for only 31.80 euros (ergonomic, 6.4000 DPI) and the Corsair Dark Core RGB PRO wireless/wired for 92.56 euros (18,000 DPI, battery up to 50 hours, 8 programmable buttons, possibility of using both the 1ms Bluetooth connection and the cable).
Mouse and keyboard must absolutely be placed on a quality mat, like the SteelSeries QcK Prism Cloth. It is made of micro-fabric, has an RGB LED lighting surround that reacts dynamically to game actions and is available in various sizes starting from 39.99 euros.If you are looking for a controller, then the choice is very simple: Xbox Wireless Controller. All you have to do is choose the color to buy: the classic black (58.26 euros), the robotic white (58.26 euros), the flaming red (59.99 euros), the deep blue (58.26 euros) , the eye-catching Electric Volt (54.99 euros), or the new and particular Lunar Shift (64.99 euros) and Mineral Camo (64.99 euros).
Indulge eyes and ears
A good monitor is essential. Without it, it would be impossible to exploit the raw power under the body of the gaming PC. Certainly worthy of attention are the Samsung Odyssey G series monitors, currently on offer on Amazon.it. The Samsung Odyssey G3 27″ flat Full HD 144Hz is discounted at 199.90 euros while the Samsung Odyssey G5 32″ curved 1440p 144Hz is offered at 299.90 euros. Both are also available in other sizes.For those looking for an enveloping experience in panoramic format there are on offer theLG UltraGear 34GP63A at 419.99 euros (34″ curved 3440×1440) andMSI Optix MAG301CR2 at 348.99 euros (30″ curved 2560×1080). Finally, for those aiming for 4K, we offer theASUS TUF Gaming VG289Q on offer at 352 euros (28″ flat 3840×2160).
As far as headsets are concerned, we point out four of them, belonging to as many brands and suitable for all budgets.L’HyperX Cloud Flight super discount for only 69.99 euros (wireless, adjustable steel frame, 90° rotating earcups, detachable microphone with noise cancellation), the Razer BlackShark V2 X at 75.30 euros (wired, 50mm titanium driver, passive noise cancellation), the Logitech G PRO X on offer at 105.61 euros (wired, removable microphone filters, steel and aluminum structure, 50 mm PRO-G driver in hybrid materials) and theAstro Gaming A40 TR 4th generation for 219.99 euros, with 3D audio optimized for games, high-level finishes and the MixAmp Pro accessory included to control and customize in-game audio).
Subscriptions and top-ups
If you don’t know what to give, then leave your loved one the freedom to choose what to play, for example by giving him a subscription to PC Game Pass, which offers an ever-expanding catalog of hundreds of PC video games ready for you to download and play at any time. Membership benefits also include access to select EA Play. On Amazon.it you can buy a 3-month subscription to PC Game Pass at the price of 29.99 euros. If he also plays on Xbox consoles, then you can make him happy with a subscription to Game Pass Ultimate, which in addition to the PC catalog also includes video games for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and mobile devices via the Cloud. In this case, 1 month costs 12.99 euros while 3 months can be purchased for 38.99 euros.For those who shun the logic of season tickets, we recommend giving a nice gift top up for Steam wallet, choosing the cut based on your economic availability: he will certainly be happy to use that credit to buy the games on offer during the usual Christmas sales of the Valve platform. Find Steam top-ups at major retailers, such as GameStop, MediaWorld, etc., as well as in your trusted video game store.
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