We may earn a commission when you buy through links in our articles. Learn more.

The best computer desks for gaming

Desks come in all shapes and sizes, but these are the ones that will really help up your game

If you really want to get the best out of your gaming sessions, there are a few things you’ll need and one of them is a good desk. Gaming desks come in all shapes and sizes, some with all manner of gadgets and gizmos attached to them, and while a good gaming desk can seem like a novelty, it’s a great investment to make in the long run.

It’ll make organising your setup ten times easier, give you more room to spread your monitors out, room to hit those sick flicks, and of course, a place to hang up your headphones after a long hard day of gaming. Plus, if you use your gaming space for work – and who doesn’t at the moment – you’ll have plenty of room for the more serious stuff too.

Of course, there are some added health benefits to getting a good one, too. So, if you’re wanting a desk that has more space, some flashy gadgets, and won’t destroy your posture, we’ve got you covered.

Here are the best computer desks for gaming:

Arozzi Arena

This desk might not look like much, but it’s one of the best out there. The Arozzi Arena has an enormous surface area compatible with multi-display setups that allows for a good amount of space between your screen and keyboard. If that isn’t enough, the entire desk is one big waterproof mouse mat, so you can hit your flicks without worrying where your mouse is.

What are the pros and cons?

Tick Cable management system
Tick Big surface area
Tick Height adjustable up to 10cm
Cross Mouse mat surface can be a pain to clean

ApexDesk Elite Series

If you want a desk that can do pretty much everything, the ApexDesk Elite Series is your best bet. The motorised desk, which will transform into a standing desk at the push of a button, is well built to take the full weight of gaming and streaming setups.

What are the pros and cons?

Tick Big surface area
Tick Motorised standing desk
Cross Lack of cable management options
Cross Expensive

Thermaltake Level 20 Battlestation

Love all things RGB? Then this desk is for you. The Thermaltake Level 20 Battlestation is surrounded by RGB lights that can be configured in eight different ways using the iTAKE software.

The desk is also fully motorised, has a mouse mat surface area, and can take the weight of the heaviest of gaming setups.

What are the pros and cons?

Tick Fully motorised standing desk
Tick Lots and lots of pretty lights
Tick Big surface area
Cross Lack of cable management options
Cross Very heavy
Cross Very expensive

Eureka Ergonomic R1-S

Prone to spilling your drink all over your desk? We’ve all been there. The Eureka Ergonomic R1-S tries to solve that horrible problem though, by adding a cupholder to the side of its desk. The R1-S also comes with a headphone holder and a controller stand, so you can remove as much clutter from your desk as possible.

On top of that, the desk comes with custom RGB lighting and a smooth carbon fibre texture finish.

What are the pros and cons?

Tick Lots of handy gadgets to declutter your desk
Tick RGB lighting
Tick Cable management system
Cross Small surface area

Slypnos L-shaped desk

If you work and game hard, chances are you need a bit of extra space in your office. Well, L-shaped desks are perfect for shared spaces and will even allow your to setup multiple rigs.

The Slypnos L-shaped desk is sturdy and durable and even comes with a little stand to keep your PC off the ground and away from dust. It also has interchangeable panels, so you can chose to set up your desk as you like.

What are the pros and cons?

Tick Interchangeable panels
Tick Durable
Tick Cheap
Cross Keyboard tray