Every hardcore gamer knows that the ideal gaming setup is one that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. It’s a setup that should follow that but also be built to reflect the builder’s individual tastes and personality.
From customized designs to fully decked-out RGB set-ups, here are some of the greatest gaming setup pc ideas around to help you draw inspiration from. We’ve also included links to these items for your convenience.
Top 10 gaming desk setup
Table of Content
- Top 10 gaming desk setup
- Alan Sk – Gaming In Style
- Dreams Do Come True
- Shine Bright Like a Diamond!
- Funko Gaming Setup
- Wolverine Edition
- Coolest Gaming Setup
- Intergalactic Gaming Setup
- Game Basket
- Setup of the Gods
- How to make the best gaming setup
As mentioned, here is our list of top 10 gaming setups that we have created along with a short description of each. We encourage you to use these as a source of inspiration for your gaming setup.
Alan Sk – Gaming In Style
|PC Case||Phanteks Enthoo 719|
|Motherboard||MSI Z390-A PRO LGA1151|
|CPU||Intel Core i7-8070|
|CPU Cooler||Corsair iCUE H100i RGB Pro XT|
|GPU||EVGA GTX 1080Ti SC|
|RAM||HyperX Fury Black 16GB 3000MHz|
|Monitor||Samsung G9 (Main) / LG 32UN500-W 32 Inch UHD (Top) / LG 34UM68-P (Vertical)|
|Speaker||Bose Companion 3 series|
|Keyboard||Eagletec KG011 Mechanical Keyboard|
|Mousepad||Glorious Extended Gaming Mouse Pad|
|Headset||Audio Technica M50x|
The first of the pc gaming setup ideas focuses on, well, your attention. A gaming room setup can be very distracting at times, and this design keeps it clean and elegant. It’s ideal for the gamer who wants to be gaming for hours.
This setup also works well for two reasons:
- The monitors make gaming and watching sports a comfortable experience.
- It offers more screen real estate, so you won’t be needing to switch tabs.
Dreams Do Come True
|PC Case||Phanteks Enthoo Evolv X mATX|
|CPU Cooler||NZXT Kraken x63 AIO|
|GPU||Asus ROG Strix 1080TI OC|
|Motherboard||Asus ROG Maximus XI|
|RAM||G.Skill 32GB Trident Z Neo|
|Lighting||NZXT Case Lighting w/ HUE+ Bridge|
|Main Monitor||Alienware 34” Ultrawide Monitor AW3418DW|
|Vertical Monitors (x2)||LG 29” Ultrawide Vertical Monitor LG 29UM68-P|
|Computer Speakers||Logitech MX Sound 2.0|
|Mouse||Razer DeathAdder V2 Gaming Mouse|
|Headphones||HyperX Revolver S (7.1 Surround)|
|Mousepad||Razer Goliathus Extended Chroma|
A lot of the gaming setup ideas that are top-rated these days follow a minimalist style. A gaming desk setup clean with minimal wires and even a room that’s not too distracting is nice.
However, there is a case to be made for rooms that have a lot of things to be looking at, a room that you can get lost in the various details. It’ll take a few years, but the wait is worth it.
This best gaming setup is a culmination of that atmosphere. It’s a place where you can spend hours on the computer gaming or working. It drives home the sense that you want this space to be comfortable for those long grinding sessions.
Shine Bright Like a Diamond!
|CPU||AMD Ryzen 5 3600X|
|GPU||ASUS Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050ti|
|RAM||16GB Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 3200MHz DDR4|
|Motherboard||ASUS PRIME B450m-a|
|PC Case||Lian li pc-011|
|Cooling||H100i corsair liquid cooler, 3 X LL20 RGB corsair fans|
|Keyboard||Razer Blackwidow Elite|
|Mouse||Razer Deathadder V2|
|Speakers||Razer Nommo Chroma|
|Portrait Monitor||ASUS 27″ 4k 60hz|
|Landscape Monitor||AOC 24″ 144hz|
This setup is primarily inspired by Fluxgamess, who made the switch from consoles to PC. Amongst the transition, he spent months setting up this amazing gaming setup.
The overall setup is dazzling with a consistent single color scheme prevalent throughout the entire setup. The pc and tv monitor setup makes it very convenient for screen real estate too. Just be sure that your pc gaming desk setup is solid for a project like this too.
Funko Gaming Setup
|CPU||AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core|
|GPU||EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB ACX 3.0|
|Motherboard||ASUS ROG Strix B450-F Gaming|
|RAM||Patriot Viper RGB 32GB DDR4 3200MHz|
|PSU||EVGA SuperNOVA G3 650W|
|HDD||1TB Western Digital Caviar Blue|
|PC Case||Deepcool MATREXX 55 Mesh ADD-RGB 3F|
|Cooling||Deepcool MF120 56 CFM 120mm Fans|
|Keyboard||GMMK Glorious Modular|
|Mouse||Corsair M65 PRO RGB FPS|
|Headset||SteelSeries ARCTIS 7 2019 Edition|
|Top Monitor||34” LG 34UM69G-B 75hz|
Another gaming setup that we want to showcase is the one from an Instagram user @fknhammahstix. This crazy gaming setup took a couple of years to get right – especially since he had no experience or knowledge of setups at all.
Over those few years, he added a few pieces here and there. Through all that patience, he has built this setup that is the envy of many.
|CPU||Intel Core i7-6700K|
|GPU||2 x Nvidia GTX 1080 (SLI)|
|Storage||Samsung 250GB SSD|
|PSU||EVGA SuperNova 1000G+|
|Motherboard||EVGA X299 Dark|
|CPU Cooler||Custom Alphacool water cooling system|
|Mouse||Steelseries Rival 100|
|Mousepad||Customized by Inked Gaming|
|Keyboard||Custom-painted Royal Kludge Mechanical Keyboard|
|CPU Case||Corsair iCUE 220T RGB Airflow Tempered Glass Mid-Tower Smart Case|
|Monitor||SAMSUNG LC24F396FHNXZA 23.5″ FHD Curved LED-Lit FreeSync Monitor|
|Headset||Corsair Void RGB Elite Wireless|
Over the years, TechSource has built some ideal gaming setups that we’ve ever seen before. They’ve done this enough that arguably every PC enthusiast’s main source of ideas and trust stem from these setups.
Out of the slew of gaming pc desk setup and gaming computer setup ideas that TechSource produces, this is one of our favorites: the Wolverine.
Based on the Wolverine’s original yellow and black color scheme, this sleek-looking setup is ideal for those who are fans of this X-Men mutant. Note that some of these parts are custom-made, but it shouldn’t be difficult to find someone willing to help.
Hardware (Asus A450CC):
|CPU||Intel Core i3-8100|
|GPU||Nvidia GeForce GT 720M|
|Mouse||Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum w/ Razer Mouse Bungee|
|Mousepad||Logitech Extended Custom Gaming Mouse Pad – YSgeneration Edition|
|Keyboard||Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum RGB|
|Monitor||2 x Samsung C24F390FHEX Monitor (SAMSUNG LC24F396FHNXZA 23.5″ FHD Curved LED-Lit FreeSync Monitor)|
|Headphones||Logitech G633 Artemis Spectrum w/ Custom Headset Stand|
|Fans||Thermaltake Riing Plus 12 RGB TT Premium Edition|
When looking at the many ideas related to pc gaming setup floating around, people think you need to spend a lot of money to really make it good. This setup proves that isn’t the case. You just need a healthy amount of creativity.
Indonesia’s Yudho dubbed this style “Styro,” and it features a more simple gaming pc desk setup and concept. The name stems from the clever use of styrofoam that’s used throughout this design.
Yudho himself carved and painted the styrofoam as well as making it glow in the dark with a marker.
The best thing about this entire setup is the overall cost. You don’t need to create a colourful setup through a massive monitor. Instead, a laptop mounted against the wall behind your monitors is all the power you need for this setup.
Coolest Gaming Setup
|CPU||Intel Core i7-6700K|
|GPU||Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 4GB Xtreme Gaming OC Edition|
|RAM||32GB Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000MHz|
|Storage||TC Sunbow SSD 1TB, Crucial MX300 SSD, 525GB 256GB SSD|
|PSU||Thermaltake Toughpower Grand RGB 750W|
|Motherboard||GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS PRO Wi-Fi|
|Mouse||VicTsing Pro RGB|
|CPU Case||Thermaltake P3|
|Headphones||Corsair Void RGB Elite Wireless|
|Microphones||BM-800 Condenser Microphone Kit|
|Monitor||LG 34WK500-P 34-inch 1080p|
Another solid budget setup to get started with is this one. Dubbed the coolest gaming setup, it does live up to its name as it focuses on the pure eye candy rather than over the hardware.
Looking at the hardware, you can tell it’s simple due to the fact it needs a single monitor. However, this is ideal for video editors and for playing some games too.
The main highlight of this is the gaming computer desk setup. In many setups, the desk tends to take the simple setup approach. Place the tabletop on top of a few drawers, and you’re good to go. This setup sets that aside, and instead of sandwiches, a smaller tabletop on top of two larger tabletops.
Install some RGB lighting underneath it, and you have a setup that makes the desk look like it’s floating.
Intergalactic Gaming Setup
|CPU||Intel Core i7-7700|
|Monitor||Dell S2716DGR Monitor|
|Headphones||Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Headphone Bundle|
|Keyboard||Corsair K95 Platinum Keyboard|
|Mouse||Corsair M65 RGB Elite|
|Speakers||Logitech MX Sound 2.0 Multi Device Stereo Speakers|
|Alternative Headphones||Steelseries Arctis 7|
|Controller||Xbox One Elite Controller|
It’s not that difficult to make an intergalactic gaming pc setup when you look into it. Consider this particular setup. The number of devices is limited, which does limit the number of wires that you’ll have to work with.
This is good because it allows you to neatly organize wires underneath the desk and keep them hidden away.
Pair it up with a larger lamp from both sides of the room, and you’ve got yourself a cool setup. Alternatively, getting a kitchen bar spotlight can add a decent amount of lighting to this setup to make it appear brighter.
|CPU||Intel Core i7-8070|
|GPU||EVGA GTX 1080Ti FTW3|
|RAM||32GB Adata XPG Spectrix D80|
|PSU||Corsair RM 1000|
|Motherboard||Asus ROG Maximus XI|
|Cooler||Resident Evil-themed custom water cooling system|
|Mousepad||ADX Pro Ultimate Gaming XXL|
|Keyboard||Drevo Blademaster TE|
|CPU Case||HomeMade Plywood PC Case|
|Monitors||Acer Predator x34 / 2 x Samsung LC27FG73FQNXZA CFG73 Series 27”|
|Headphones||Sennheiser Game Zero|
|Speakers||Teufel Ultima 40|
|Desk||Custom Hybrid Gaming Desk|
Similar to the Wolverine setup mentioned above, this design is heavily customizable. To pull off this design, it’s expected of you to have:
- a custom-made desk;
- a custom water-cooled gaming PC;
- and a custom water-cooled PlayStation (4 Pro or 5).
You can even go a step further and make custom keycards that can turn on the entire setup. This can be done through a built-in ID scanner you can implement into the desk.
There is no other pc setup gaming design like this out there, which is why we think it’s one of the best out there.
Setup of the Gods
This godlike setup has been floating around the internet for a while now, and it makes sense. If you’re looking for an overall gaming experience, you’ll be hard-pressed to find anything that can match this.
It comes with three Ultrawide monitors, which provide you with the most screen space most people ever need. And if for some reason, that’s not enough, you can also implement a 135” projector into this setup too.
The only thing we can think of that’s missing is a mini-fridge to make rehydration easier. And even then, it’s a moot point.
How to make the best gaming setup
Whether you want to be doing an alienware gaming setup or one of the setups mentioned above, the key to remember about these setups is functionality. A lot of these setups are inspired by other gamers, and these setups work for them.
For you, it might be different, and that’s alright.
Work on functionality first. Don’t be ashamed to upgrade accessories initially for your setup. Things like additional case fans, liquid CPU cooler, mouse, keyboard, and headset help.
Another thing to be looking into is the chairs and desks too. Those parts are functional and overall assist in your gaming setup atmosphere.
Another area to be improved in is cable management. Even if your accessories can be wireless, you still have to deal with PC wires. You can improve them by:
- Hiding them;
- Getting extension cables;
- Or having them contribute towards your theme by putting them into sleeves.
Building an amazing PC gaming monitor setup isn’t something that is really difficult. But judging from these setups, it’s not as simple as it looks either. It takes a lot of investment, contemplation, and hard work to have a setup that you like.
However, these particular setups can serve as a good source of inspiration. We wanted to share these with you as we enjoyed talking about these setups as well.
In the end, the decision is yours for how you want your setup to look like. Be expressive as the designs themselves are meant to be an expression of yourself. Don’t hesitate to twist some of these setups and make them unique and truly your own.