The best VR headsets, keyboards, mice and more for PC gamers

It can be dangerous to buy Christmas gifts for a PC user when so many options are available, even more so when considering all the different ways someone can customize their computer with the latest technologies and upgrades.

PC users, especially those who take their games seriously, pride themselves on cutting-edge technology and performance. So what might seem like a bargain could potentially fall disastrously short of their needs and expectations, while you might also be unlucky trying to hunt down the most desirable items, such as. B. a brand new graphics card.

That’s where our guide comes in as we recommend the best PC gifts for 2022, whether you’re buying for friends, family, co-workers or yourself. As well as desktops and laptops, there are also a range of accessories to buy such as keyboards, mice and headsets, some of which are compatible with other gaming platforms as well.

Our guide covers multiple categories so you can navigate by filtering what types of products or deals you are looking for. There is something here for every PC user.

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Steam Deck, $400+

Large yet surprisingly comfortable, Valve’s handheld PC is powerful enough to run the latest AAA releases or just work like a regular desktop. Just in time for the holidays, it is no longer just a reservation.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G15, $1,570

Our sister site The Verge says this is the best gaming laptop. Considering its performance, it’s also surprisingly light at only about 4 pounds.

Gigabyte AERO 16 XE5, $1300+

Unlike many other powerful laptops currently on the market, the GIGABYTE AERO 16 XE5 features an ultra-wide 4K UHD AMOLED panel for on-the-go, allowing PC gamers to experience the richest visual fidelity, all powered by the impressive NVIDIA RTX 3070 Ti. And with 1TB of PCIe Gen4 storage, games load faster than ever. No more waiting for maps to load before jumping back into the action.

Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2 Max, $200

With the flick of a switch, there’s finally a true multiplatform wireless gaming headset that works whether you’re gaming on PlayStation, Xbox, Switch, PC or mobile, offering maximum comfort and long-lasting battery life.

PC Game Pass, $10/month

This monthly subscription gives you access to a large games library for your Windows PC, including Microsoft’s day-one exclusives and PC-exclusive games.

Valve Index Full VR Kit, $1,000

Valve’s headset is one of the highest quality on the market, and this kit includes the base stations and controllers needed to take full advantage of the most immersive VR possible. Just make sure your PC has the appropriate specs.

HTC Vive Pro 2, over $800

HTC’s latest version of its headset, designed for room-scale VR, is a premium upgrade for high-end PC VR users with a 5K display and expanded field of view for ultimate immersion.

HP Reverb G2 Virtual Reality Headset, $400

The HP headset is a cheaper PC VR option compatible with VR blockbusters like Half-Life: Alyx. Better yet, cameras are built into the headset, eliminating the need for additional setup in your room.

Xbox Wireless Controller, $50

Some PC games are just better played with a controller, and the Xbox controller (updated for the X/S series consoles) is the default. Available in a range of colors or you can design your own!

13th Gen MSI Gaming Desktop, over $4,500

If you just want to go wild and get the most powerful pre-built rig then this beast of a gaming desktop is for you, equipped with the Intel Core i713th Gen CPU and the new Nvidia RTX 4090 GPU.

Anker 341 USB-C Hub, $35

Need more ports for your laptop? This USB-C hub offers additional USB-A and USB-C ports, microSD and SD card readers, and an HDMI port to connect your display to a larger screen. It’s also a recommended companion for Steam deck owners.

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