If you’re on the hunt for discounted gaming gear this Black Friday (and Cyber Monday), we’ve got you covered with a list of value-for-money equipment and peripherals.
GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1070
Kicking off our list of gaming gear deals is the graphics card department. Arguably the most important part of any gaming rig, the graphics card is an investment that will keep you in the game (no pun intended) for years to come. This particular model from GIGABYTE has more than enough firepower to tackle the most demanding games out there. With three fans and heatsinks built into the chassis, you won’t even have to worry about overheating your system. Available at Newegg for S$573.99.
Logitech G910 RGB Orion Spark Mechanical Keyboard
This keyboard comes with all the bells and whistles, such as Romer-G mechanical switches which actuate 25% faster than other switches, and customizable back-light illumination for nighttime gaming. It even has a cradle to keep your smartphone in full view while gaming. Available at Amazon for US$139.99 (~S$200.59).
Razer Diamondback Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse
The same mouse that debuted back in 2004 and dominated the scene in the years to follow, now comes with Razer’s Chroma lighting and 16,000 DPI via a 5G laser sensor. At just half its original retail price, there is no better mouse to buy. Available at Hachi.tech for S$79.
Kingston KHX-H3CL/WR HyperX Cloud Gaming Headset
Highly rated by Amazon customers, this nifty headset from Kingston comes with both leatherette and velour ear cups to suit your style. 53mm drivers pack a punch in the audio quality department, and a detachable microphone lets you unplug it so you can take the headset out for day-to-day use. Available at Amazon for US$76.72 (~S$109.93).
SteelSeries QcK Gaming Mouse Pad
At under ten bucks, this mouse pad from SteelSeries has got to be one of the best deals we’ve seen. Minimal graphics on the smooth cloth surface is matched with a rubber base that keeps it place, making this no-frills pad an excellent choice. Available at Amazon for US$9.99 (~S$14.31).
BenQ ZOWIE RL2455 Console eSports Gaming Monitor
Built with the gaming enthusiast in mind, this model has been used extensively in eSports tournaments around the world. It has an ultra fast response time of 1ms and has ergonomic features to help reduce eye strain. The best part? It connects to both computers and game consoles, so you don’t have to buy a separate TV to enjoy an immersive gaming experience. Available at Amazon for US$199 (~S$285.14).
Aftershock S-15 Lite
Gaming laptops are now a dime a dozen, but if you want something that contains the latest specs at a reasonable price point, this could be it. For under two grand, the Aftershock S-15 gets you a speedy processor, Nvidia GTX 1060 graphics card, a 15.6-inch display and a solid state drive for quicker program start-ups. Available at Aftershock for S$1995.
A gaming chair that’s built for the big guys, yet is as comfortable as it gets. Supporting a weight of up to 130kg, the chair comes with all the ergonomic features like adjustable armrests, full-length backrest incline and cushions for the back and neck. Available at Secretlab for S$549.
Razer Overwatch Legendary Bundle
With Overwatch at the peak of its popularity, it’s perfectly fine to grab gear that’s themed around the popular multiplayer shooter game. Razer’s Overwatch Legendary Bundle puts together the BlackWidow Chroma keyboard, DeathAdder Chroma mouse and ManO’War Tournament Edition headset — all in Overwatch’s iconic orange colorway, and throws in a free Goliathus Speed mouse mat as well. Available at RazerStore for S$494.90.