Getting the perfect gift for the hard-core PC gamer in your life is not easy. Our gift guide is full of must-have items and unique ideas for hard-core PC gamers. You can't go wrong with these best picks from our community.
MSI GAMING GeForce GTX 1080 Ti - 919.99
There’s never been a better time to get Nvidia’s previous consumer flagship graphics card. Even though the 1080 Ti has been out for a while, it still performs mightily, allowing for 4K goodness on most current titles.
Samsung 860 EVO 500GB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD - 86.99
While RAM prices remain steady, SSD prices have been falling fast in recent weeks. If you’ve been putting off the upgrade now is the time to do so. The Samsung 860 EVO remains one of better performing SSDs on the market, and at less than $90 it hits that perfect stocking stuffer price.
Razer DeathAdder Elite Gaming Mouse - 61.84
This gaming mouse is ergonomically designed to last through the longest of gaming sessions. Whether you are playing at fast or low speeds, the DeathAdder Elite will always respond on-screen with perfect accuracy thanks to its 16,000-dpi optical sensor.
CORSAIR K95 RGB PLATINUM Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - 159.99
Hardcore gamers need gear that only look great, but perform well as well. The Corsair K95 RGB Platinum Mechanical Gaming Keyboard checks both boxes. Macro Keys, aircraft grade anodized aluminum frame, and 1.2mm key actuation means a happy hardcore gamer in your life.
ASUS VG248QE 24" Full HD 1920x1080 144Hz 1ms HDMI Gaming Monitor - 274.95
For hardcore gamers small differences play an integral role in the formulating the perfect gaming experience, especially so when playing competitive games like CS:GO, Fortnite, and PUBG. A super fast 144hz refresh rate gives gamers more chances to make faster reactions versus playing with a slower refresh monitor. This 24’’ monitor from Asus is at a great price. Pick one up for the hardcore gamer in your life.
SteelSeries QcK Cloth Gaming Mouse Pad - 9.99
Don’t let the hardcore gamer in your life trip up because of substandard mouse pad. This pad from SteelSeries has been the top choice of esports pros for nearly 20 years. Exclusive QcK micro-woven cloth optimized for low and high DPI tracking movements. Non-slip rubber base eliminates unwanted movement. Recommended for most users with average desk space and mid to low DPI settings.
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