Top 10 Gaming Chairs of 2017

top 10 gaming chairs

When it comes to having the perfect gaming setup, you have it all. A mechanical keyboard, high speed computer, the best gaming mouse, superior headset, etc. The problem many gamers have is picking a suitable gaming chair! With so many chairs on the market today, it makes it difficult to pick. You probably have heard of “DxRacer” or “X Rocker” when it comes to gaming chair companies, but there are many in between. Also, many of their chairs are very similar to each other, so it makes it almost impossible to choose! Luckily we have compiled a list of our top 10 gaming chairs starting with our top pick!

 X Rocker 51396 Pro Series Pedestal 2.1 Video Gaming Chair

 

X Rocker 51396 Pro Series Pedestal 2.1 Video Gaming Chair 1

For 25 years, Ace Bayou has been a lead innovator in the category of lifestyle furniture. The 51396 X Rocker Pro Series Game Chair shows that this manufacturer is still at the forefront of design and technology

Interactive audio was the basis for the design of this chair-Ace Bayou has developed superior sound technology for an immersive experience. The 51396 has two speakers hidden in the headrest for a surround-sound experience, and a subwoofer designed with Ace Bayou’s Audio Force Modulation Technology to refine the sound quality. Vibration machines sync with bass tones so you can feel the music as well.

The wireless capabilities of the chair connect to consoles, computers, and other chairs for the ultimate gaming experience. This chair has swivel capabilities and it is slightly elevated due to its pedestal, making it ideal for wall mounted televisions and racing games. The arms provide support for long games, and make this chair suitable for relaxation while watching movies or reading.

Pros:

  • Adjustable tilt
  • Great sound system
  • Wireless capabilities
  • Easy to assemble
  • Transmitter has long range
  • 360˚ Swivel capabilities

Cons:

  • Transmitter runs on batteries, which die out fast
  • Not much back support, might need a pillow for extended use
  • Vinyl covering can get hot and uncomfortable in warmer or humid climates

 

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X Rocker Pro Series Pedestal Gaming Chair
1242 Reviews
X Rocker Pro Series Pedestal Gaming Chair
  • Connects with multiple chairs for the ultimate gaming experience
  • Two speakers and a subwoofer use 2.1 AFM Technology for a total sound immersion experience
  • Built-in radio wireless receiver and included wireless transmitter work with any source with RCA stereo outputs; optional RCA cables included

 

 DXRacer Racing Series DOH/RW106/NE

DXRacer Racing Series DOH/RW106/NE

Borrowing concepts from executive-style office chairs and racecar seats, this chair is designed for ultimate comfort, support, and durability. While it is suitable for pc games, it can also function just as an office chair for those looking for more support.

Ergonomics is key here, with a tall back and head rest, adjustable armrests, and extra lumbar and head cushions included. The sturdy metal frame and base are constructed to withstand hour upon hour of use, and the upholstery-grade vinyl covering is tear and spill resistant.

This chair is designed with the sophisticated user in mind, and while it does not have the connection abilities that a lot of modern gaming chairs feature, the comfort level is superior.

Pros:

  • Superior ergonomic design
  • Serves double duty as pc gaming chair and office chair
  • Easy to clean vinyl covering
  • Easy to assemble
  • Sturdy, long lasting construction

Cons:

  • Padding may be a bit firm for some preferences
  • Vinyl covering can get hot and sweaty in warmer or humid climates
  • More expensive than many gaming chairs

 

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DXRacer Racing Series DOH/RW106/NE
86 Reviews
DXRacer Racing Series DOH/RW106/NE
  • Ergonomic design-- more efficiently and comfortably, Free bonus: headrest cushion & lumbar cushion
  • Patent race car seat breathable material: Strong Mesh and PU Cover
  • Extra higher backrest to save neck and spinal, Flexible seat back with adjustment

 

DXRacer Classic Series DOH/CE120/NR Big and Tall Chair

DXRacer Classic Series DOH CE120 NR Big and Tall ChairAs is pretty obvious by the marketing, this chair was designed to the big and tall user. A wide seat and high backrest makes this chair ideal for the gamer who needs more room and support than is offered by a lot of office style chairs. In fact, the DXRacer Big and Tall is great for those who need a better fitting office chair, not just for gamers.

Comfort and support are key factors here. If you’re looking for high tech connection capabilities or surround sound built into the chair, this may not be the best option for you.

With a metal frame and base, this office style chair is built to provide comfort for the duration-this is no lightweight. It actually does weigh a good 10 pounds more than regular sized versions, which speaks to its sturdy construction.

Pros:

  • Perfect for larger players
  • Excellent back support
  • Comes with and extra lumbar pillow
  • Back reclines
  • Vinyl easy to clean
  • Double duty as office and gaming chair

Cons:

  • Heavy, large frame takes up more space than standard size
  • Padding may be too firm for some people
  • Can take a while to put together-some users claim it is best to have 2 people for the task
  • More expensive than many gaming chairs

 

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DXRacer Classic Series DOH/CE120/NR Big and Tall Chair
72 Reviews
DXRacer Classic Series DOH/CE120/NR Big and Tall Chair
  • Ergonomic design-- more efficiently and comfortably, Free bonus: lumbar cushion
  • Wider seat, Patent race car seat breathable material: Leather Style Vinyl
  • Extra higher backrest to save neck and spinal,Flexible seat back with adjustment

 

Kinsal Ergonomic Leather High-Back Swivel Chair

Kinsal Ergonomic Leather High-Back Swivel ChairAs gaming becomes more varied, so does the selection of accessories that go along with it. While seating may not immediately come to mind when you’re thinking of accessories, the quality and features of a gaming chair can definitely make or break the whole experience. Type of chair, ergonomics, and incorporated technology are all important to consider when shopping for a gaming chair. They are not exactly one-size-fits-all, which is great because you can find a design that aligns with your needs and preferences.

The downside of having so many options is that it can be overwhelming to decide between gaming chairs. Innovation has provided so many features as gaming technology advances, but personal preferences. To help you through the purchasing process, this guide will break down all of the features and specifications of the Kinsal High-back Swivel Chair so that you can decide if this is the one for you.

Pros:

  • Superior lumbar support
  • Extra cushions for back and headrest included
  • Adjustable seat height
  • Easy to assemble
  • 360˚ Swivel capabilities

Cons:

  • Does not connect to any systems
  • Large design, might not be suitable for smaller, younger gamers

 

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Kinsal Gaming Chair
550 Reviews
Kinsal Gaming Chair
  • ***[UPGRADED TO BIG AND TALL LARGE SIZE VERSION] : Suitable for most people and large guy, provide extra comfy, Free bonus: headrest cushion & lumbar cushion
  • *For provide extra comfortable, Kinsal Upgarded Size Of Seat(including the curve):22"(W) x 23"(D)From Old Model:19.5"(W) x 21"(D)
  • *Kinsal Upgarded Size Of Back:36.6"(H) x 22"(W) From Old Model:33.5"(H) x 21"(W)

 

X Rocker 51259 Pro H3 4.1 Video Gaming Chair

X Rocker 51259 Pro H3 4.1

The Pro H3 has more speakers than any other X Rocker chair as well as subwoofers designed with Ace Bayou’s Audio Force Modulation Technology. This innovative technology uses the space within the chair to maximize the sound quality and provide a surround-sound experience. This unique sound system also incorporates vibration motors that sync in with the bass tones so you can feel the sound, not just hear it.

A built-in audio receiver connects to any RCA audio source for optimum versatility. You can connect to game consoles, MP3 players, and home theaters either wirelessly or with the optional RCA cables that come with the chair.

Pros:

  • Extra padding make for comfortable long games
  • Powerful sound system
  • Bluetooth capabilities
  • Controls easy to reach and use
  • Chair folds for easy stowing

Cons:

  • Transmitter runs on batteries, which die out fast
  • Sits a bit low for wall-mounted televisions
  • Arm rests can’t be flipped out of the way

 

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X Rocker Pro H3 Gaming Chair
604 Reviews
X Rocker Pro H3 Gaming Chair
  • Great for playing video games, listening to music, watching TV, reading, and relaxing
  • 4 speakers for total immersion surround sound and a powerful subwoofer that uses Ace Bayou's innovative AFM Technology
  • Additional vibration motors sync with the bass tones to enhance your full body experience

 

X Rocker Wireless Pedestal Video Gaming Chair

X Rocker 5127401 Pedestal

Since 1992, Ace Bayou has been at the forefront of innovation in lifestyle furniture. The X Rocker Game Chair shows that this manufacturer continues to keep up with lifestyle trends and anticipates that needs that come along with changes. Interactive audio was the basis for the design of this chair-you not only hear the music and sound effects, you actually feel it. The 5127401 has two speakers hidden in the headrest for a surround-sound experience, and a subwoofer designed with Ace Bayou’s Audio Force Modulation Technology to refine the sound quality.

A built-in audio receiver connects to any RCA audio source for optimum versatility. This chair has swivel capabilities and is slightly elevated due to its pedestal, making it easier to get in and out of. The arms provide comfort for extended use, and can flip out of the way when not in use.

Pros:

  • Good for tall players
  • Excellent sound system
  • Wireless capabilities
  • Controls easy to reach and use
  • 360˚ Swivel capabilities

Cons:

  • Transmitter runs on batteries, which die out fast
  • Sits a bit low for wall-mounted televisions
  • No Bluetooth capabilities

 

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X Rocker Wireless VIdeo Gaming Chair
390 Reviews
X Rocker Wireless VIdeo Gaming Chair
  • Compatible with Xbox Playstation Gameboy Nintendo Wii MP3s DVDs and more
  • 2.1 Sound System with 2 built-in Speakers and Subwoofer
  • Wireless Audio Transmission and Headphone Jack

 

Arozzi Monza Series Gaming Racing Style Swivel Chair

Arozzi Monza Gaming ChairFounded in 2013, Arozzi is a Swedish company specializing in ergonomic design. While a lot of manufacturers focus on extra features and incorporate connection technology into gaming chairs, Arozzi continues to innovate in their designs for the discerning, busy player. Comfort and versatility are the basis for the design of the Monza. Pulling from office chairs designed for extended use and car seats in motorsports, this chair fits the contours of the body and promotes healthy posture. The sleek design fits into any décor and comes in a variety of color options to suit anyone’s taste.

This chair does not focus on integrated technology like wireless audio capabilities or connection to game systems, but is intended for the mature player who requires range of motion and the best back support in a gaming chair.

Pros:

  • Superior ergonomic design
  • Adjustable height and tilt for ultimate comfort
  • 360˚ swivel capabilities for good range of movement
  • Easy to assemble

Cons:

  • Height may not be suitable for younger players
  • Cannot connect to gaming or home theater systems

 

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Arozzi Monza Series Gaming Racing Style
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Arozzi Monza Series Gaming Racing Style
  • 360 Degree Swivel Rotation. Adjustable height gas-spring. Tiltable seat with lock function.
  • Lightweight construction for easy movement. Five twin wheel nylon casters. lock function works only in upright position.

 

DXRacer Formula Series DOH/FD01/NR Gaming Chair

dxracer formula series DOH FD01

Borrowing from office-style designs and race car sets, the DXRacer is built for hours and hours of use. Whether it is used for gaming, office work, or both, this model provides the support and cushioning required for the long haul.

The high back is ideal for desktop activities that require more back support, and the high density foam padding offers firm cushioning that doesn’t deteriorate. The arms are fully adjustable for the user’s height and preferences, as is the back for powernaps during long sessions.

The steel frame and star base of the DXRacer offers stability and durability for extended use. For those who need a multitasking chair, this is a great option. This chair can take you through office work to gaming and back again with support and comfort.

Pros:

  • Superior ergonomic design
  • Adjustable height and tilt for ultimate comfort
  • 360˚ swivel capabilities for good range of movement
  • Easy to assemble

Cons:

  • Height may not be suitable for younger players
  • Cannot connect to gaming or home theater systems

 

DXRacer Formula Series DOH/FD01
249 Reviews
DXRacer Formula Series DOH/FD01
  • Ergonomic design-- more efficiently and comfortably,Free bonus: headrest cushion & lumbar cushion
  • Patent race car seat breathable material: Strong Mesh
  • Extra higher backrest to save neck and spinal, Flexible seat back with adjustment

 

Merax High-Back Office Style Racing Chair

 

Merax High-Back Office Style Racing Chair

Functionality is at the forefront of this design, as you can switch from gaming to office work in the blink of an eye. The racing style chair is becoming more popular because of the proven ergonomic design and for the undeniable aesthetic appeal. The Merax chair was designed with the sophisticated gamer in mind.

The back support offered by this chair is ideal for mature gamers, or those who will be using it in a home office for hours on end. The backrest can lean back far enough for a comfortable nap, with the headrest providing excellent neck support. The armrests are thickly padded for comfort, and can be flipped out of the way when not in use.

Pros:

  • Adjustable backrest
  • Great back support
  • Good for tall players
  • Multi-use

Cons:

  • Larger design not good for tight spaces
  • Not ideal for smaller players
  • Can be difficult to assemble

 

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Merax Gaming Chair
237 Reviews
Merax Gaming Chair
  • Recently, we have found some sellers selling counterfeit goods under Merax. It will badly hurt the experience of using our merax chair. We have added a Logo on the headrest from May 2016. The new and old versions are mixed and may be sent out together.The chairs with headrest marked Merax or package marked Merax, both are authentic.Please kindly understand that you may get the chair without the Merax marked on the headrest.
  • Ergonomically design for comfort for those who work at desks for long periods
  • PU leather and mesh fabric upholstered face for easy cleaning

 

Sanford ABC Life Style Video Rocker

 

Sanford ABC Lifestyle video rocker

 

The ABC Life Style Video Rocker is designed by Ace Bayou, a big player on the scene for the past 25 years. This is one of their older, tried-and-true models that continues to be a best-seller in the gaming chair category.This is one of their older, tried-and-true models that continues to be a best-seller in the gaming chair category. The sturdy, supportive frame and firm cushioning make for a great ergonomic design without a lot of the expensive frills.

Pros:

  • Easy to move and store
  • Easy to clean
  • Economic option-good for tight budgets
  • No assembly required

Cons:

  • Not suitable for taller players
  • Not much back support, might need a lumbar pillow for extended use
  • Vinyl covering can get hot and uncomfortable for some players

 

Sanford Life Style Rocker
642 Reviews
Sanford Life Style Rocker
  • Video rocker for adults, teens, and tweens; casual low seating for gaming and movies
  • Hardwood frame padded by fire retardant foam; upholstery-grade vinyl cover
  • Compact and light for easy portability and storage; wipes clean with a damp cloth
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