How To Set Up Your Gaming Room

How To Set Up Your Gaming Room

Finding the space for your gaming room might be easy, but then you have to set it up properly to get the best use out of it. Here is a guide on how to set up a gaming room.

Tech Equipment

The first and most important thing you need to consider is a good gaming PC.  You do get what you pay for when it comes to gaming tech, so it makes sense to buy the best you can afford. A widescreen with high definition and great clarity is what you should look for. Your PC should have at least the minimum requirements for RAM, GPU, Software, and storage.

The keyboard should be stiff and non-breakable. If you love gaming, then your keyboard is going to need to be hard-wearing and it helps if it lasts a long time. You should also buy several speakers and place them all around the room. This will make your gaming experience sound brilliant.


With all those speakers around it could get loud in your room and you will not want to fall out with the neighbors or your roommates by being too loud. One way of getting around this is to use headphones as this means that you keep the noise to yourself. However, if you don’t want to use headphones and you have a gaming room then it can look really cool to use soundproofing instead.

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You can spend as much or as little as you want to on soundproofing. This can be done professionally using hi-tech equipment if you want to go for the top-of-the-range option. If you can’t afford to pay for this option, you could soundproof the room yourself.

The ceiling is a great place to start with soundproofing as this will add to the acoustic experience of gaming, especially if you are using multiple speakers.  However, if you want to keep the neighbors happy you should also soundproof the walls.


If you are going to spend a lot of time in your gaming room, you need a comfortable chair to sit on. This should give you great lumbar support so that you don’t hurt your back or shoulders while gaming. Conditions such as RSI can also be common while gaming so you need to make sure that your chair is set at the right height for your PC and that you take regular breaks. If you get injured while gaming, it can take a long time to recover and affect the quality of your gaming, so it is important to get this right.


The right lighting is essential if you don’t want to strain your eyes or give yourself headaches while gaming. Your lighting set-up should involve several lights, such as spotlights or lamps. This will look elegant and create a brilliant gaming atmosphere. These should be positioned so that they provide a backdrop for gaming rather than positioned so that they shine directly into your eyes.

Once you have got all your equipment in place then you are ready to start gaming. Enjoy!

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