Overview: Best and most comfortable chairs for gaming?

Here you will find an overview of the best and most comfortable chairs for gaming that I have tested and sat on. With each model I also give you some basic facts and a link to amazon.com so you can check out the current prices. Choose your favorite brand or just scroll down to see all of the desk chairs for gaming for small, average and big guys!

DXRacer chairs
AKRacing chairs
vertagear chairs

DXRacer chairs for average sized gamers

As I have already pointed out, the DXRacer chair is one of my favorite models on the market right now (check out my DXRacer review!). Here I want to give you an overview of some of the most popular chairs this brand has to offer. It is very important, to choose a chair that has the right size, measurements and stregth to carry your weight and fit your posture. The basic features of these chairs for gaming include: Stepless hydraulic lift made in Germany, 135 degree tiltable, adjustable arm rests, 2 years warranty on the parts, robust nylon frame with lifetime warranty, lumbar- & head-pillow included.

The best all rounder in my opinion is the DXRacer Iron Series: It is very comfortable, premium quality and has great style – its ergonomics fit almost every size and height. I recommend this model for gamers between 5′ 6″ and 6′ 7″ looking for a chair that leaves you perfectly happy!

I you are really big, then check out the Tank Series! It is the biggest chair for gaming on the market right now and its robust parts are able to carry up to 450 lbs. It is extremely comfortable and durable.

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DXRacer Formula-Series

  • DXRacer OH/FD01/N
  • Covered with fabric
  • Seating surface 20.71×20.47″
  • User height: 5′ 11″ to 5′ 7″
  • User weight: <265lbs


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DXRacer Formula-Series

  • DXRacer FE08/NB
  • Covered with PU-leather
  • Seating surface 20.71×20.47″
  • User height: 5′ 11″ to 5′ 7″
  • User weight: <265lbs


DXRacer Racing-Series

  • DXRacer DOH/RH110/NWB
  • Covered with PU-leather
  • Seating surface 19″×15″x12.5″
  • User height: 6′ 3″to 5′ 11″
  • User weight: <265lbs


Roomy DXRacer chairs for more comfort and bigger gamers

Tank Series: most comfortable chairs for gaming for big guys.

DXRacer Tank-Series

  • DXRacer DOH/KB57/NB
  • Covered with PU-leather
  • Seating surface: 18″×16″x22″
  • User height: 5′ 6″ to 6′ 7″
  • User weight: <450lbs


Sentinel Series PU-Leather colored black and blue

DXRacer Sentinel-Series

  • DXRacer DOH/RW106/NW
  • Covered with PU-leather
  • Seating surface: 20″×17″x15.5″
  • User height: 5′ 8″ to 6′ 9″
  • User weight: <350lbs


Iron Series PU colored black and blue

DXRacer Iron-Series

  • DXRacer DOH/IB11/NB
  • Covered with PU-leather
  • Seating surface 19″×15″x12.5″
  • User height: 5′ 6″ to 6′ 7″
  • User weight: <285lbs


AKRacing chair comparison

AKRacing does not come with the same product variety in the US as DXRacer does but nonetheless: these comfortable chairs for gaming are awesome, both quality wise as well as style wise. The robust frame and gaslift allows a comfortable fit even for bigger gamers. But even though the chairs is able to carry a maximum weight of 396 lbs they are not designed to fit people that big – so if your weight is above 220 lbs I would definitely recommend the DXRacer King chair instead. Check it out ▷ here.

Basic AKRacing-Features: Stepless hydraulic lift, 180 degree tiltable, adjustable arm rests, rocking 12 degrees, robust metal frame, fits requirements of EN 1335-1 and EN 1335-2, lumbar- & head-pillow included. Also check out my AKRacing review!

Overview of popular AKRacing chairs

AKRacing Prime

  • AKRacing Prime AK70-18
  • Fabric covered
  • Seating surface 14.57×22.05″
  • User height: 5′ 4″ to 6′ 2″
  • Max. user weight: 396lbs


Nitro Series Pu-Leather colored red and black

AKRacing Nitro

  • AKRacing AK-5015
  • Covered with PU leather
  • Seating surface 14.6″×22″
  • User height: 5′ 4″ to 6′ 2″
  • max user weight: 396lbs


AKRacing Premium V2

  • AKRacing Prime AK-7002
  • Covered with PU leather
  • Seating surface 17.7×22″
  • User height: 5′ 4″ to 6′ 2″
  • max user weight: 396lbs


Vertagear chairs for gaming

Early 2016 Vertagear appeared on the scene and released some pretty bad ass chairs for gaming onto the market with its S-Line models. I had the honor of getting one of these new chairs to review it: the SL-4000. As is pointed out the design is on point and quiality wise there is nothing more you could ask for. What makes this manufacturer special is that they are putting a lot of effort into implementing community feedback. A little later Vertagear brought their P-Line into the game which comes with more freedom and more lifting capacity so that there is a fitting chair for every gamer in their product range.

Basic Vertagear-Features: Heavy and durable steel base, 4 dimensional armrests, neck and lumbar pillows, sport seat feeling due to excellent side support.

Vertagear chairs for averaged sized gamers

SL-2000

SL-2000

  • Covered with PU leather
  • Seating surface: 19.5″ × 21″
  • User height: up to 6′
  • max user weight: 331lbs


SL-4000 office chair

SL-4000

  • PU leather (carbon look)
  • Seating surface: 19.5″ × 21″
  • User height: up to 6′ 2″
  • max user weight: 331 lbs


SL-5000 desk chair

SL-5000

  • Covered with PU leather
  • Seating surface: 20″ × 21″
  • User height: up to 6′ 2″
  • max user weight: 331 lbs


Vertagear P-Line: generous seat for more freedom & comfort

P-Line

Vertagear PL-6000

  • Covered with PU leather
  • Seating surface: 21″×23″
  • User height: 5′ 4″ to 6′ 4″
  • max user weight: 441lbs


Which brand makes the best chairs for gaming?

This is a question I get asked a lot – quite understandable since everyone wants the most bang for the buck. But in the end it all comes down to personal preferences and ergonomics. If you are 350 lbs, you have different requirements than a 150 lbs person. All the premium brands above produce great quality desk chairs for gaming and each an every one of them is a good choice. If you have the money and are willing to invest it, then go with one of the bigger models like the DXRacer Iron, AKRacing Premium or Vertagear P-Line – in my opinion these are the best chairs for gaming from a point of view that prefers comfort and flexibility. They fit most people and you just can not make any mistake in buying these chairs!

Comfortable office chairs for gaming on a budget

If you are on a budget, there are some brands that offer pretty comfortable chairs for gaming, that are not too expensive and still good quality. One of these manufacturers is Merax and it has gained some serious popularity in the US. Still, if you can aford it always choose a premium brand – since you spend so much time on it, it is just worth it in my opinion. Keep in mind: Merax is fine but they are not the best chairs for gaming. If you want to check them out, here is a link: