Five Amazing - And Cheap - AmazonBasics Accessories For Your Gaming PC

Check out these AmazonBasics products that won't break your bank.
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Check out five of AmazonBasics' best peripherals for the PC. Amazon

While there are a ton of peripherals and accessories for consoles and PC, not all of them are what everyone might consider affordable. In fact, most players go for budget brands, given that they tend to have the basic of functions that one expects to find in a peripheral, but without the sometimes-hefty price tag that goes along with a big name.

For smart buyers who often want to make the most of what they’re paying for, it’s beneficial to look past some of the better-known brands. The past few years have seen the rise of Amazon’s in-house products for anything and everything under the sun – including, of course, your peripherals and various accessories for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC and all things related to gaming.

If you’re looking to get a real budget build going, and want to spend less on things like controllers, headsets, and other gaming accessories for your gaming PC, then it may be worth checking out these amazing AmazonBasics peripherals for the console.

AmazonBasics Programmable Mechanical PC Gaming Keyboard

AmazonBasics Programmable Mechanical PC Gaming Keyboard
AmazonBasics Programmable Mechanical PC Gaming Keyboard Photo: Amazon

Picking peripherals for your gaming PC always begins with a decent pick for a keyboard, and if you’re looking for something that’s good with your budget kept in mind, then AmazonBasics has something for you. This programmable mechanical gaming keyboard may be a bit on the lower end of the spectrum in terms of the mechanical switches used, but it’s an overall decent choice when you consider the reasonable price tag that comes along with it – not to mention the fact that it has programmable keys built in.

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This mechanical gaming keyboard is a true mechanical keyboard, meaning that it uses actual mechanical switches rather than ‘feeling like’ keys. This particular model uses Outemu blue switches, which are known for their rather tactile and clicky feel, perfect for those looking for responsive keystrokes that give off that nice feel when struck. It’s compatible with Windows 10, 8 and 7, so those who haven’t upgraded yet aren’t left out. The keyboard also comes with customizable RGB LED backlighting, with a spectrum of 16.8 million color options.

AmazonBasics PC Programmable Gaming Mouse

AmazonBasics PC Programmable Gaming Mouse
AmazonBasics PC Programmable Gaming Mouse Photo: Amazon

Decent gaming mice are often hard to find, especially at much lower price points. It’s not entirely impossible to find great deals on them though, and the AmazonBasics programmable gaming mouse is one such deal. The fully adjustable gaming mouse offers a decent feature set that’s very much in line and worth what you’re paying for, while still able to keep up with some higher-priced mice thanks to its various optimizations. If you’re on a really tight PC building budget, grab this and the mechanical keyboard to save a ton when it comes to peripherals

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This programmable gaming mouse comes with nine buttons for creating custom configurations, as well as a single independent macro hot key to switch between three game modes. The mouse also comes with a built-in high-accuracy optical sensor, topping off at 12,000 DPI rating for pixel-precise tracking. There’s also a dedicated key for switching across five configurable DPI resolutions. For a really specialized experience, you also get tunable weight and balance for this mouse, including five 5g metal weights.

AmazonBasics USB Pro Gaming Headset with Microphone for PC

AmazonBasics USB Pro Gaming Headset with Microphone for PC
AmazonBasics USB Pro Gaming Headset with Microphone for PC Photo: Amazon

The next step is to get something that will provide you with decent-sounding audio for a price that’s easy on your wallet, and for those instances AmazonBasics has you covered with their very own line-up of headsets. This pro gaming headset with an included microphone is a good choice if you’re unsure of what inexpensive headset to go with, as it comes with a very commendable feature set along with good audio reproduction and a rather discrete aesthetic that will easily match any themed PC build.

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This pro gaming headset is lightweight, perfect for mid-level gaming. It doesn’t lack for comfort features either, coming in with comfortable, breathable, over-ear pads in a sleek, black color scheme. The speakers used are also quite large, as the headset utilizes a 50mm magnetic neodymium driver that’s made for high-precision audio reproduction. The sound itself is perfect for a myriad of gaming genres, with all of them delivering an immersive cinematic sound experience. The headset also comes with convenient in-line volume and mute controls over the 2-meter-long cable.

AmazonBasics AC Powered PC Multimedia External Speakers

AmazonBasics AC Powered PC Multimedia External Speakers
AmazonBasics AC Powered PC Multimedia External Speakers Photo: Amazon

There are instances where you do not want your audio too close to your ears, but rather enveloping your whole room. As rare as it is to see people who prefer external speakers to good old headsets, it’s still important to find reasonably-priced offerings that offer decent sound quality. AmazonBasics carries a lineup for these instances, with their AC-powered multimedia external speakers bringing great sound reproduction for budget PC builds at a very reasonable price.

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This set of multimedia external speakers is powered through 13W AC, with dual 2.5-inch drivers per speaker for supreme stereo sound and a notably deep bass. They are also quite intuitive, allowing for easy volume adjustment using simple, easy-access controls that are located on the front of the speakers. It’s also made for a true plug-and-play experience, requiring only a 3.5mm jack plus an empty power socket to plug into. The speakers can also connect into two devices at once thanks to the inclusion of an auxiliary line, plus a built-in headphone jack for when you want to switch to headphones.

AmazonBasics 7 Port USB 2.0 Hub Tower

AmazonBasics 7 Port USB 2.0 Hub Tower
AmazonBasics 7 Port USB 2.0 Hub Tower Photo: Amazon

Making a gaming PC on a tighter budget usually means that you’re sacrificing a lot of things, sometimes including ports to plug your many peripherals into. What solves this dilemma is the use of a USB hub, and these don’t have to be the most expensive in order to be effective. Case in point, you can grab an AmazonBasics 7-port USB 2.0 hub that lets you plug in your various peripherals at a price that is inexpensive and perfect for your budget needs.

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This 7-port USB hub has room for five ports at the front, with an additional two at the back. It’s very easy to use as well, requiring only that you plug into a free USB port on your system with the included USB 2.0 cable. The USB hub can support data transfer speeds of up to 480Mbps, and can charge certain devices with a max output of 500mAH for five regular USB ports and 1.5A for two USB fast charging ports. The hub also comes with a 1.5V/4A Power Adapter for a better charging experience.

So, what do you think? Which of these AmazonBasics peripherals will you be picking up? Let us know and stay tuned for more recommendations from us for the best deals on the best things in gaming, from peripherals and hardware, to toys and various accessories.

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