Shopping for a PC gamer is a perilous endeavor. It’s easy to be led astray by what seems like a good deal at Amazon or Best Buy. Steep price cuts are tempting, but they don’t always lead to the treasure hoards they promise. Not to mention, PC gamers are a notoriously fickle lot. But what is a PC gamer but an adventurer—a reclusive one, perhaps, but an adventurer nonetheless! To help anyone looking to pick up some gifts for the PC gamer in their life this holiday season, we put together a simple guide. Each item on this list should be welcomed by adventurers of every stripe.
Be sure to check out our many other buying guides, including the Best Budget Gaming Laptops, Best Gaming Laptops, Best Wireless Gaming Headsets, and Best Game Controller guides.
Updated December 2023: We added new picks, like the HyperX Cloud III Wireless headphones, Aerox 9 Wireless mouse, Razer Tartarus V2, and RTX 4060, and updated prices throughout.
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