Up For Debate - Who is your go-to brand for PC peripherals?

Written by Chad Norton on Sun, Jul 11, 2021 5:00 PM

Gaming on PC is all about the customization, okay maybe it’s more about the utility and practicality and customization is just a bonus. The point is that PCs are very customizable, but it also means there’s a lot of choice out there to buy things for it. Of course you have graphics cards and processors, but what about PC peripherals?

In an attempt to help out our fellow gamers - and also to have a reference point for who the GD community believes does the best work on peripherals - we want to know who is your go-to brand for PC peripherals?

Ideally it would be one definitive brand to rule them all, but as is the case with most things it’s rarely just one who does it best, and not everyone buys all their peripherals from one brand, especially when they’re just looking for a good deal. So let us know your top 3 at least!

There’s also a lot of brands out there who make PC peripherals, so we apologize if your favorite brand is not mentioned in the poll below since we picked some of the most popular ones. But do please let us know if your favorite isn’t on the list and who they are in the Discussion area below!

What do you think? Who is your go-to brand for PC peripherals? Do you normally stick to one brand? Or do you go for different brands to get the best deals? Who have you had the best customer experience with? Let’s debate!

Who are your go to PC peripheral brands? - 3 votes each

Do you normally stick to one brand?

What makes you choose new PC peripherals the most?

Our favourite comments:

There's 1 thing missing from the "What make you choose new peripherals the most?"

When my old peripherals stop working i.e. they break.

I rarely buy new stuff if my old stuff is still working.

Gankutsuou

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09:00 Jul-14-2021

I feel like there's 2 more reasons for choosing, at least for mouse & keyboard. First is hand type. Having big hands (like me) really limits the use of the more popular mouses (especially if you don't have the claw grip). Second is purpose. Every brand is starting to tailor more to a certain type of game (some even go as far as 1 game).

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09:04 Jul-14-2021

For me though, it changed over the years and I would say that previous experiences with tried brands decide whether to go with them again or not. For example, the garbage quality mouses Steelseries pushes out completely ruined the brand for me, while the BenQ monitor I have for 5 years now really impressed me, even though it got bumped down to 2nd screen (because I went from 1080p to 1440p).

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18:23 Jul-13-2021

user reviews zeHAHAHA
goo d joke

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15:21 Jul-12-2021

My last 3 mouses were A4tech and I liked them best. as for keyboard I have some Zalman mechanical keyboard I bought maybe 4 years ago? Im very satisfied with it.

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14:28 Jul-13-2021

Same. Happy with my a4tech bloody series mouse and keyboard, been using them for 6 years already. They are very noisy though.

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11:40 Jul-12-2021

I guess I am brand agnostic. I buy stuff in my budget, well reviewed by both reviewers and users, or having unique functions that I find useful:



  • Monitor from Asus

  • Mouse and keyboard from Corsair

  • Headset from Sennheiser

  • Thermaltake fans

  • CPU cooler from Cooler Master

  • Graphics card from Gigabyte

  • Mobo and gamepad from MSI
    My sister is the opposite, ASUS and Corsair all the way for her because of RGB synchronisation lol

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10:41 Jul-12-2021

Logitech headset and mouse, corsair keyboard

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03:36 Jul-12-2021

There's 1 thing missing from the "What make you choose new peripherals the most?"


When my old peripherals stop working i.e. they break.


I rarely buy new stuff if my old stuff is still working.

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04:42 Jul-12-2021

^ What @Gankutsuou said.


I used the keyboard from my first PC for almost seven years till it fully died on me. I use them till they break; get my money's worth.

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23:28 Jul-12-2021

Glad I'm not the only one.

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03:14 Jul-12-2021

Only brand I guess I could say I am sticking with is Logitech for mouse and keyboard. Rest, it just depends on what is doing well at the time or what is cheap. So I mostly got no single brand. I just check reviews and go with that. Because all brands have their worse and better products, so unless it is some really unknown brand, it is just down to reviews.

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01:35 Jul-12-2021

for mice i tried steelsireies, razer and logitech and both steelseries and razer were pretty poor experience. Razer mouse felt very cheap and lasted 2 or 3 years ,cant remember, of intense use, not bad. But steelseries was a disaster, the cable was very tightly packaged and some of the braiding was very tight in one area, not long after it teared and it left big mess. after 1 year of use mousewheel broke, meh... Been using my logitech g403 and no issues for 3 years or so

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01:40 Jul-12-2021

as for keyboards, interesting story. Until 2015 i used couple of el cheapo keyboards and in 2015 or so i unboxed karambit tiger tooth knife skin in csgo :D i sold it for real money, for 350€ or so and bought corsair k70 mech keyboard with cherry mx red switches from US. Pocked the change, absolute zero regrets, awesome keyboard, still using, still 0 issues or complaints. Will keep using it for as long as i will be able to.

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21:49 Jul-11-2021

Quality and features are the decisive factors to me

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21:23 Jul-11-2021

HyperX for me, cheap, looks good and performs well.

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20:31 Jul-11-2021

  1. Steelseries

  2. A4tech

  3. Redragon

  4. Logitech

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21:29 Jul-11-2021

For monitors:



  1. LG

  2. Acer

  3. Samsung

  4. Dell

  5. AOC

  6. Turbo-X

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20:18 Jul-11-2021

Logitech and I have a long history now. When it comes to mice I recently got myself the G502 wired and it's one of the few mice that fit my large hands pretty well. As far as everything else I'm not too brand loyal but I haven't been upset with my Redragon keyboard yet.

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20:07 Jul-11-2021

what do you mean by peripherials? :D
speakers - Kali Audio;
external DAC - RME;
mouse - Zowie by BENQ;
keyboard - Roccat;
monitor - DELL Alienware;
NAS - Synology;

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19:05 Jul-11-2021

Most of my stuff (AiO, keyboard, mouse, mousepad, case and RAM) is Corsair, but that's not necessarily for any particular reason. Whatever gets the job done.

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18:34 Jul-11-2021

Logitech for mouse (the G502 is the best thing on this planet) and steelseries for the rest

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18:06 Jul-11-2021

The one that offers the best value at an optimum price at the time I am shopping.

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17:53 Jul-11-2021

I dont buy brands I buy products i dig deep into (reviews). Peripherals can be extremally subjective what someone takes as the best mouse/headset they´ve ever tested could be uncomfortable or even painful to use. Yesterday tried looking into wireless headsets for gaming/movies the amount of choice, opinions and price points are extensive.

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17:45 Jul-11-2021

For me it is Razer for keyboards and mice. Asus or Gigabyte for motherboards and Kingston or Corsair for RAM.

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22:34 Jul-12-2021

I have a Gigabyte mobo, but it needs to be repaired. In the meanwhile I bought a ROG VII Ranger and man, it's HORRIBLE. I thought Gigabyte had a horrible bios and mediocre features, until I tried this ASUS ROG experience (basically ASUS with extra stuff). I heard that they had good motherboards, but it's worse than the Gigabyte one. There's just so much wrong with this ASUS mobo in terms of user experience. I guess I'll stick to Gigabyte. PS: Dual bios > single bios (with recovery capability).

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17:40 Jul-11-2021

For me its always been Asus monitors, Corsair for keyboard/mouse/Psu and Msi or Asus for motherboards

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17:14 Jul-11-2021

not really doing any KB+M competitive gaming nowadays.. So I use Microsoft Wireless 2000 KB+M (it's enough for my daily use). have wired x360 controller and i went for Onikuma headset based on price & user reviews.

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