Must-Have PC Accessories

When it comes to game consoles, some people suggest you can’t do better than a good old-fashioned computer. A gaming PC is a valuable commodity and is worth a pretty penny these days. Many gamers spend time decorating it with accessories to make it more useful, improve the aesthetics, keep it organized, or just have more fun!

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If you are looking ways to improve your own desktop setup, You have come to the right place. This article lists some ideas you may have had before but weren’t sure what to buy yet, some things that might surprise you, and some things you never realized you still needed.

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HyperX Cloud Stinger Core (Wireless +7.1)

When talking about PC accessories, starting with a reliable and comfortable headset is a no-brainer. The HyperX Cloud Stinger Core (Wireless +7.1) is one of the best options on the market today.

For starters, the price is under $80, which means you can impulse buy it on a Tuesday night and wake up with no regrets on Wednesday. When you receive your purchase, you won’t be disappointed with the sound quality and noise canceling capabilities of the headphones. Few people have enough money to splurge on high-end equipment; it brings you a lot closer for a much more reasonable price.

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Jaaytct mobile phone holder

Just because you’re in front of your computer doesn’t mean you don’t want to keep an eye on your phone for SMS, notifications, YouTube, etc. Enter: Jaaytct Cell Phone Holder! You no longer have to struggle to lean your phone against your screen or the pile of books in the corner of your desk.

This puppy takes up very little space on your desktop while still allowing you to scroll all in. As a bonus, it is extremely compact and can easily be taken with you to school, work or a friend’s house. If you have one, it can easily hold small tablets as well.

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Kirigen Suitcase Support Trolley

It’s the kind of thing you may never think of for yourself, but seems so obvious in retrospect. Why do you just leave your PC lying on the floor, when that makes it so heavy to move around and difficult to clean, modify or adjust cables?

Older computer desks from the late 90s and early 2000s had a built-in cupboard where your big PC could sit, but they’ve become obsolete since most people switched to laptops. To keep your PC moving, all you need is the Kirigen Case Stand Cart. It has a simple yet sturdy design that doesn’t bother your space and fits most PC cases. The stand is also easy to assemble; you just need to install a few wheels!


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3-Port 4K GANA HDMI Switch

If you’re the kind of gamer whose consoles are all huddled together at your desk, an HDMI switch is an absolute must.

Basically, you plug in the HDMIs for three things in this Switch – let’s say it’s your PC, your Nintendo Switch and your PlayStation 5. Then, when you want to see the stream from your Nintendo instead of your PC, just press the HDMI switch button to change the stream to your monitor, rather than fumbling to change the HDMI cable you have plugged in.

The GANA 3-Port HDMI Switch is a great option for both novice and more experienced players. It’s very reliable despite its very low price, and while you can get ones with more than 3 ports, not many people need to plug more than 3 things into a monitor anyway.


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Smart Mug with Ember Temperature Control

Now, a mug might not seem like the most obvious item on a list of PC accessories, but hear us out. If you’re like us, you probably bring a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate with you to your office, but you get so wrapped up in your game that you forget to drink it. By the time you’re halfway through it’s cold again!

It’s the Ember Smart Mug, which can keep your drink warm at the exact temperature you prefer. The coaster is its battery, and the mug connects to your smartphone so you can easily adjust its temperature. It comes in four colors and two sizes so everyone can find something to suit their needs. If you just have a little spare change to indulge yourself, the Ember Smart Mug is the way to go.


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Logitech StreamCam

If you are working with a PC instead of a laptop for the first time in a long time, you may have forgotten that the monitors don’t have built-in cameras like most laptops. You will need to purchase something online to replace.

Although it is a bit pricey compared to other items on this list, we recommend the Logitech StreamCam as it is a great investment. This webcam can stream at 60 FPS in Full HD 1080P, which means anyone you’re on a Zoom call with will be able to see you crystal clear. The stand that secures it to your monitor is also very versatile, so you can rotate and adjust it to suit your setup.

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Controller bracket

Just because you’re on a PC doesn’t mean you have to give up playing games with a controller. Some people prefer a controller to a keyboard in every game, while others come and go. Some titles, such as Aperture Science Desk Job, may even require a controller.

To keep yours handy, get a controller holder! After all, things on your desk don’t count as clutter if they’re nicely displayed, right? This stand from NemoHome will fit pretty much any controller you could want, and they even have matching ones to put your headset on!


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Frigidaire EFMIS129-WHITE 6-Can Beverage Cooler

Now, a proper mini fridge will set you back a few hundred dollars and take up a lot of space around your desk that you might not want to waste. However, we can all agree that it’s nice to have cool drinks to grab easily when you’re in the middle of a gaming session. That’s why we recommend the Frigidaire cooler instead!

This small, compact cooler costs less than US$50 and fits 6 standard-sized (12-ounce) pop cans. If pop isn’t your thing, however, there’s a small shelf and more than enough room to store small cups of yogurt, fruit, or anything else that might tickle your fancy. The cooler is quite small and would easily fit on a generous shelf or in a corner – but no need to keep it out of sight, as it has a clean white design on the outside.

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Atolla 7 Port USB Data Hub Splitter

If we had to guess, we’d say you are running out of left, right and center USB ports. We know we are. There are a lot of things to plug into a desktop computer, like your mouse, keyboard, webcam… We haven’t even seen how many things you need to charge, like a portable battery, a smartwatch, a phone , a camera, and the list goes on! Is it any wonder we want more?

Let the Atolla 7 Port USB Splitter solve all these problems for you. Not only does this increase the number of USB ports coming out of your PC, but it also puts them all in one convenient location. No more rooting behind your PC, looking for that extra USB socket you know is there somewhere! You can even turn any of the hub outlets on and off individually.

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YUNZII KC84 Pro hot-swappable mechanical keyboard

If you’re looking to perfect the aesthetics of your office setup, your keyboard should match it. After all, it’s one of the biggest and most eye-catching objects on the desk!

To ensure that you will always be able to follow the evolution of your aesthetic eye, we recommend something with interchangeable keys, like the YUNZII KC84 keyboard. This keyboard has everything you could possibly need! It’s mechanical. It lights up. It comes in different colors and sizes. Although it requires you to deposit just under $100, we know it’s worth it.

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Dora W. Clawson