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10 Best Gaming Chairs For The Serious Gamer

Best Gaming Chairs

Published on March 29th, 2019

For crazy gaming buffs, it is easy to get carried away when they are playing online. Forget thinking of their comfort they don’t even bother about their basic needs during that time. For such people, gaming chairs can provide them the comfort and ease needed at that time.

Since you are most likely going to spend a sufficient amount of time on this seat it is important that cushioning and support are as per the requirements. We have brought for you the 10 best gaming chairs that are guaranteed to make your gaming experience a pleasurable one.

You can read on to find which product amongst these offers what feature and then choosing the most suitable gaming chair would become a cakewalk for you. Not only that you can compare the gaming chairs as per their price and features and consider purchasing one that gives you the best as per your budget.

 

1. Secretlab Omega 2018 Prime PU

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We’re always evolving, and so are our products. Our flagship, best-selling chair has been upgraded with superior manufacturing processes and improved materials, including a facelift that now gives it a defined, modern look, making it a better fit for your office or your home.

Equipped with enhanced padding and an improved multi-functional tilt for even more adjustability, the OMEGA’s ergonomic design and substantial cushioning will keep you comfortably seated and free from back strains even after long hours of work or play.

Top Build Quality & Ergonomic Design – The upgraded OMEGA isn’t just built to be better looking; the positioning of the backrest wings is now lower and more prominent—designed to reduce stress to your shoulders and back. Our chairs are inspired by car racing seats — designed to conform to the human body shape in order to provide advanced lateral support and weight distribution.

We apply that same concept to accommodate long hours of usage in front of the computer. Each chair spawns from quality core materials, unparalleled craftsmanship, and state of the art manufacturing processes.

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Review: cnet

From Nike’s Flyknit shoes to the Alcantara Microsoft’s added to its Surface products, fabric seems to be in, and Singapore-based gaming chair company Secretlab wants to join in the fun.

The company today announced new versions of its Throne, Omega and Titan chairs. The new models will be covered with 350gsm short yarn material for a more sofa-ish feel. Secretlab says the fabric promises a softer touch compared to leather. I had a quick chance to test one and it seemed to fit that description. But if you’d rather stick with faux leather, the older models will still be available.

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2. X Rocker 5172601 Surge Bluetooth 2.1 Sound Gaming Chair

Welcome to the world of interactive audio. With the X Rocker Surge Gaming Chair you can now not only hear your music but actually feel it. Whether you are listening to music, playing a game on your mobile device, or watching a movie, you will become a part of the excitement. The X Rocker Surge has two speakers and a subwoofer that use Ace Bayou’s innovative Audio Force Modulation Technology.

AFM incorporates speakers and ported power subwoofers and uses the open space inside the X Rocker – not just the frame – to magnify sound quality and intensify your experience. The ergonomic backrest and racing-inspired airspace headrest will keep you comfortable for hours of gaming or movie marathons.

Control panel includes separate volume and bass controls, and input and output jacks for connecting to your audio source and to other X Rockers for multi-player games. The bluetooth receiver is built-in and works with any bluetooth-enabled device, such as an iPhone or iPad. This chair is great for gaming or watching TV and movies on your mobile device! Optional RCA cables also included.

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Review: wirecutter

If you really want a living room gaming chair with built-in speakers, the X Rocker Surge Gaming Chair is the least cumbersome.

It’s more comfortable, less skin-clingy, and easier to move around than the half-dozen other X Rocker models we tested (and the dozens we eliminated in our research phase), although it’s still worse than the BirdRock Home floor chair at all of those things.

While its built-in Bluetooth makes it easier to connect laptops and phones than the wireless dongles that other X Rocker models use, that won’t help with gaming consoles, which don’t support Bluetooth audio output.

You can connect it to your console through a long cable to a stereo (headphone) or RCA port, but doing so is unappealing in most living rooms.

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3. Homall Gaming Chair

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This Homall Gaming Chair extends the full length of the back with support for the shoulders, head, and neck. Our chairs are crafted to perfection and designed to the bodies natural shape, you will find complete comfort with its Furniture Quality PU leather.

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Review: THE STRATEGIST

“It’s pretty awesome for the price in my opinion. I enjoyed how easy it was to put it together and how comfortable it was. Total build time was about 30-ish minutes; it was simple enough, and everything you need is included. Solid frame, fairly minimal padding.

If you’re looking to save some cash, and want something that is comfortable and quality, this chair is doing fine by me. The armrests are static in place, non-adjustable. This may, or may not, bother you. It’s comfortable and serves me well.”

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4. GT Omega PRO Racing Gaming Chair

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Offering the utmost in comfort, style and above all else, superior build quality. Our office chairs are an excellent choice for anyone.

The Pro Racing Office Chair encompasses a unique body hugging style which offers fantastic back support straight out of the box! Pair that with the included headrest and lumbar support cushions and you have a chair which provides maximum support.

The 5 point aluminium starbase also comes with high quality ball bearing caster wheels which provide a sturdy foundation to the chair.

With our height-adjustable mechanism, side recliners and 4D arm rests our chair offers even more customisation to ensure you find your perfect seating position and if you need it, sleeping position!

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Review: DIGITAL TRENDS

When choosing the best gaming chair, we look for a product where quality meets value, and that’s the GT Omega Pro Racing chair. It comes with all the standard fare of a typical gaming chair but without the steep price. You can usually find it on sale for $200 less than more well-known brands that tout the same features. It has a good amount of weight to it but it’s stable, and though it can be firm, it does break in over time.

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5. GT Throne, Immersive Gaming Chair

GT Throne is the first and only gaming chair that uses proprietary, patented Tremor FX technology to incorporate dynamic vibration into your gameplay. Our vibration technology makes GT Throne the most intelligent, immersive gaming chair on the planet. With GT Throne you’ll fell what’s happening in the game to give you the ultimate edge against your competitors.

GT Throne is made with quality materials and detailed craftsmanship to combine the highest comfort and best sensory experience in gaming. How it works: The GT Processor connects to your PC’s audio jack to analyze the audio output, the chair then receives real-time signals wirelessly from the Processor to vibrate according to gameplay. A console adapter is included to work with console devices with an S/PDIF port.

The chair is powered with a standard AC/DC adapter that plugs into the bottom of the chair. The power cord is custom designed with a breakaway cable for convenience and safety. What is Tremor FX: Tremor FX is a patent audio technology that basically makes GT Throne the most intelligent, immersive gaming chair on the planet.

With GT Throne, you’ll feel the difference between shotgun recoil and a bashing rocket hammer, an exploding grenade or a thumping helicopter. On the GT Throne you can fine-tune how much—or little—of the game you want to experience. The GT Throne is compatible with any game and each game experience is different.

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Review: PCMag

Pros: High-quality build. Attractive. Force feedback system is entertaining.

Cons: Transmitter design takes over audio output and requires using a headset to listen to your games. Slight whine through transmitter to headset when audio is not playing. Power supply cable can easily get tangled in chair’s castors.

Bottom Line: The GT Throne is a comfortable, sturdy gaming chair that uses built-in motors to let you physically feel the game you’re playing.

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6. BIRDROCK HOME

The BirdRock Home Adjustable 14-Position Memory Foam Floor Chair is the perfect seat to make your home’s or apartment’s floor more comfortable and funcaitonal!

Designed with high quality chopped memory foam and soft plush fabric to give a comfortable seat on any floor. The memory foam conforms to your body giving you a perfect seat.

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Review: wirecutter

The BirdRock Home Adjustable 14-Position Memory Foam Floor and Gaming Chair is essentially a long upholstered cushion with an adjustable hinge in the middle, meant to save your spine during long gaming sessions sitting on the floor.

It’s much easier to unfold and store than the bulky floor rockers with built-in speakers that most people think of when they think of gaming chairs. It’s also useful even when you’re not gaming, and it comes in a few colors that look decent in more contemporary design schemes (and some bright, outlandish options, if you’re game).

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7. GTRACING Gaming Chair

Ergonomic design racing chair–more efficiently and comfortably, multi-function meet all kinds of body shape.

Material: Metal frame, easy to clean artificial leather, removable headrest pillow and lumbar cushion make it an ideal seat of choice for working, studying and gaming.

Function: The chair has rocked back and forth; Adjustable backrest with a 90°-170° safety angle; Armrest and seat-height adjustment; 360-degree swivel; a 5-point base is built with heavy duty and smooth-rolling casters.

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Review: THE STRATEGIST

“Honestly, for the price, you can’t get a better gaming chair. I wanted a DXRacer, but the prices are insane. I’m extremely glad I found these chairs. They’re comfortable and sit high, which is important for people over six feet tall. I have bought three of them for my family. Customer service is top-notch!! I highly recommend them to anyone looking for a great chair without the insane price tag.”

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8. Furmax Office Chair Desk Leather Gaming Chair

High back office and gaming chair, leather and bucket seat with padded armrests. 5 star base with 360 degree swivel wheels, Running smoothly on floor. Pneumatic seat-height adjustment: 20″-24.4″, Seating area dimension: 20.5″X20.86″ , Back rest size: 20.49″X28.39″, Maximum capacity:280lbs.

Ergonomic Design: The whole chair can rocked back and forth, Perfect for relax during your busy working days.

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Review: DIGITAL TRENDS

Pros:

  • Inexpensive
  • Easy Assembly
  • Breathable leather/mesh material

Cons:

  • Not built to last
  • Limited adjustability compared to higher priced alternatives

Not everyone can afford to spend hundreds of dollars on a fancy seat for gaming. That’s why we’ve included an option that’s affordable. The Furmax Office Chair is the best gaming chair for people on a budget as it’s comfortable, ergonomic, and comes in a variety of colors so you can have the look and feel of a pricey gaming chair but without draining your bank account.

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9. DXRacer OH/RV001/NR Racing Series Black and Red Gaming Chair

Lumbar pillow included + Neck pillow included

  • PU Cover
  • Can support up to 200 lbs
  • Perfect for users up to 6’1″

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Review: PCMag

Pros: Comfortable design. Reclining function.

Cons: Foam padding feels a bit light. Polyurethane less thick and supple than it could be.

Bottom Line: DXRacer’s Racing Series OH/RV001 Gaming Chair is comfortable and functional, if a bit light on padding.

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10. Merax PP033082 Racing Chair

Take your gaming setup or home office to the next level with our Merax High Back Gaming Chair, complete with 360 thick padding throughout the length of the chair that supports every inch of your body while seated. Upholstered in premium cut quality PU-leather, the material is designed for breathability throughout making sitting for hours on end behind your computer desk comfortable and enjoyable.

Customize your seating experience using the

built in specialized reclining system and adjust your chair anywhere between 90 to a flat 180 degrees along with utilizing the complimentary safeguard tilt lock, arm adjustment and seat height adjustment features for the perfect fit.

The included lumbar cushion and headrest pillow provide extra support just where you need it during long periods of gaming or relaxation and can be adjusted for added support on your head, neck or anywhere on the length of your torso.

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Review: THE STRATEGIST

“I love this chair. It was easy to set up by myself. Only requires an Allen wrench and the ability to read directions. The material is really smooth and comfortable — has great color. The adjustable armrests are nice. The armrests are indented a bit to fit my forearm nicely, which I like. Lumbar pulled is fantastic and has the perfect amount of firmness. The only con is, the chair doesn’t raise as high as I’d like (depending on the height of the desk being used).”

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