2016 PC Holiday Gift Guide

Monitors, keyboards, video games...here's a list of gift suggestions for PC enthusiasts. 


PCs are the most customizable gaming machines available on the market, and the options available to customers are as unique as the people themselves. With that in mind, it’s probably a good idea to check in with people and see what sort of accessories and peripherals they prefer, but here’s a decent place to start.

Samsung U28E590D 28in UHD LED Monitor - $339.99 (Amazon)

Ultra HD is the new frontier in monitor displays, and this 28in monitor offers a brilliant, crisp display for a reasonable price.

ASUS PB287Q 28” 4K UHD Monitor - $392.76 (Amazon)

ASUS makes dependable, quality products. Although it’s the slightly-more-expensive item on this list, this monitor features clear visuals and a solid design.

Razer ManO'War Wireless Headset - $169.99 (Amazon)

A top-of-the-line headset, Razer's ManO'War is a heavy-duty wireless setup with 7.1 surround sound and a heavy duty design. It's the quality you pay for, compatible with PC, Mac, and Linux. 

HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset - $49.99 (Amazon)

HyperX makes great headsets that last without costing a small fortune on behalf of the consumer. For $50, get a headset that will allow you to hear the finest sounds within a game while also chatting with friends over multiplayer networks.

WASD Custom Keyboard - $140-$150 (WASD Official)

The coolest part of WASD keyboards is that they’re completely customizable. Pick your key layout, switch colors, lights, type, and even get custom graphics printed onto the faces of the keys themselves. It’s a neat way to add a little touch of personality to one’s already-robust setup.

Keyboard - Logitech G810 Orion - $158.43 (Amazon)

Logitech’s keyboards combine satisfying design and solid construction to create a good, quality product with the haptic feedback that works best for PC games.

Logitech Pro Mouse - $69.99 (Amazon)

Sometimes, having a good mouse can make all the difference in the world for people who play video games on PC. The Pro responds quickly, giving players an added amount of accuracy while playing. Plus, its solid design makes it dependable and worth its value, hitting on all of the best aspects of a good gaming mouse.

Steam Gift Card - $20, $50, $100 (Amazon)

Steam always has a big sale on their storefront during the holidays, where everything from the biggest games of the year to the smallest indie gems are heavily discounted. Gift cards will give PC users the chance to buy whatever games are on their wish list.

IndieBox Subscription - $24.99 to $19.99/mo (IndieBox)

Similar to the other subscription boxes containing themed goodies, the IndieBox takes one indie game a month and bundles it with a physical copy of the game, instruction manuals, figures, and other memorabilia focused on one game. It’s a good way to celebrate independent games while also collecting neat exclusives.

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