Best Keyboard, Mice & Monitor Gaming PC Build Peripherals – May 2017

This article gives you an overview of suggested peripherals one could consider when building a new gaming pc or if you are simply looking to upgrade your mouse, keyboard or monitor right now. By all means the list below is not meant to be comprehensive, but more of n addition to Newb Computer Build Monthly Gaming PC Build article. Since that article is split into three separate builds, so are the recommendations for the peripherals you see below – which have been chosen with the budgets of the monthly builds in mind, as well as are suitable for the hardware in those particular builds (ie. monitors that will outport the performance expectations of those builds). So please enjoy and browse through the suggested best of the month peripherals for this month.

Best High-End Monitor, Keyboard & Mouse Gaming PC Peripherals

These peripherals would be best suited for a build like the May 2017 $1500 gaming pc build included in the monthly builds article.

Below is a monitor that would go best with this build since it is capable of pumping games with high settings at 1440p into frame rates able to match its 144hz refresh rates. Also included is a premium mechanical keyboard and premium gaming pc mouse.

Monitor

Acer Predator XB271HU bmiprz 27-inch WQHD (2560 x 1440) NVIDIA G-Sync Widescreen Display ($769.98)

A high performing G-Sync 1440p monitor at 144Hz (165Hz overclockable).

 

Keyboard


Corsair Gaming K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE Mechanical Keyboard, Backlit RGB LED, Cherry MX Speed RGB ($169.99)

Full RGB illumination with 100% Cherry/Brown/Blue MX Keys and a lot of customization.

Mouse

Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum RGB Tunable Gaming Mouse, FPS Mouse ($59.99)

Textured grip and a ton of features including programmable buttons in a very easy to use layout, this would be my top choice and this is the current mouse I personally use and absolutely love it.

Best Mid-Range Monitor, Keyboard & Mouse Gaming PC Peripherals

These peripherals would be best suited for a build like the May 2017 $1000 gaming pc build included in the monthly builds article.

Here are some peripheral ideas for our under $1000 May 2017 PC build. These are optional to the above build, but are suggestions in case you are starting fresh and need them (as you will need a monitor, mouse and keyboard!).

Below is a monitor that would go best with this build since it is capable of pumping games with high settings at high FPS no problem at 1080p without a hiccup (keep in mind that you can go into 1440p if you wanted). Also included is a mechanical keyboard with cherry mx switches with plenty of features and a mouse catered to high precision FPS players.

Monitor

BenQ ZOWIE 24″ 1080p LED Full HD 144Hz Gaming Monitor, XL-Series for eSports Tournaments and Professional Players (XL2411) ($374.98)

A great 144Hz 1080p Monitor  also comes in a 27 inch 1440p model.

Keyboard

Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2, Clicky RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, Ergonomic Wrist Rest – Razer Green Switches ($163.00)

A mechanical keyboard with a ton of macro keys with a crisp tactile feel.

Mouse

Corsair Gaming M65 FPS Gaming Mouse, Aircraft-Grade Aluminum, 8200 DPI ($49.99)

This is a great mouse built for comfort and precision, making it a great choice for those players needing to be as precise as possible (such as with high FPS gameplay).

Best Budget Monitor, Keyboard & Mouse Gaming PC Peripherals

These peripherals would be best suited for a build like the May 2017 $600 gaming pc build included in the monthly builds article.

Here are some peripheral ideas for the May 2017 $600 2017 PC build. Below is a 24-inch monitor that would go best with this build since it is capable of pumping games with high settings at 1080p standard HD resolutions. The included keyboard is a basic cherry mx mechanical keyboard without any special features, but everything most gamers really need. Also included is a basic gaming pc mouse with plenty of features.

Monitor

ASUS 24-inch Full HD FreeSync Gaming Monitor [VG245H] 1080p, ($179.00)

This is a stylish budget friendly standard Asus Freesync 24″ 75Hz monitor perfect for the $600 gaming pc build.

Keyboard

Logitech G413 Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with USB Pass-through (Carbon)  ($89.99)

This is a full sized mechanical keyboard, and from Logitech! It’s sleek and sturdy and very affordable for a mechanical keyboard built of quality hardware.

Mouse

Logitech G302 Daedalus Prime MOBA Gaming Mouse ($33.00)

An affordable gaming mouse with lots of programmable buttons and on the fly dpi switching.

If you are looking for more ideas or have any questions feel free to leave a comment. The thing about gaming peripherals is that sometimes the choice isn’t necessarily based on what is “the best” of, but more of what you want stylistically or what you feel you like best as a gamer.

Corey

Hello, my name is Corey and I run Newb Computer Build - A site where you can come learn about the Gaming Hardware you need in order to run the latest PC games: Check out the Monthly Gaming PC Builds. If you have any input or questions please feel free to leave them in the comments. Google+

2 thoughts to “Best Keyboard, Mice & Monitor Gaming PC Build Peripherals – May 2017”

  1. Thank you for the share Josh!

    Also awesome for checking back again! And I love hearing back from re-occurring readers, always a treat!

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