April 2024

Gaming Chairs: MetaRanking

This page highlights the aggregate summary of gaming chairs rankings posted by key online experts, as of April 2024.

Summary

On 9 Apr 2024, ReviewFinder team examined a total of 80 gaming chair endorsements from 10 reputable publishers.

52 gaming chairs were endorsed in total, only 12 made it into this month's ranking. (ReviewFinder requires a minimum of 2 endorsements to be included)

As of 9 Apr 2024, Secretlab Titan Evo 2022 takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed gaming chair with 6 expert endorsements. 4 experts out of 6 recommended it as the '#1 gaming chair' this month.

Brand breakdown
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Price breakdown
As can be seen in the chart below, lowest high-ranking gaming chairs start at $94.99 (Playseat Puma Active) and go up to $1749 (Herman Miller X Logitech Embody). Median gaming chair costs $579.99 (Vertagear PL4800).
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At a glance - April Ranking

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Rank Change Price Gaming Chair
T3
PC Gamer
techadvisor
Tom's Guide
The Strategist
Tom's Hardware
PCMag
TechRadar
IGN
CNET
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Secretlab Titan Evo 2022
The Secretlab Titan Evo 2022 gaming chair is highly praised for its comfort, durability, style, and adjustable features, making it an excellent choice for gamers and individuals who prioritize support and comfort during long periods of sitting.
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Herman Miller X Logitech Embody
The Herman Miller X Logitech Embody chair is a high-quality and innovative gaming chair that offers exceptional comfort and support, making it a great investment for those who prioritize their health and well-being during long periods of sitting.
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Secretlab Titan Evo
The Secretlab Titan Evo gaming chair is a highly adjustable and durable chair designed for gamers and anyone who spends long hours sitting at a desk, offering great support and comfort with its 4-way adjustable lumbar support, magnetic memory foam head pillow, and interchangeable armrests.
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Mavix M7
The Mavix M7 Gaming Chair is a highly adjustable and customizable chair that provides exceptional comfort and support for extended periods of sitting, making it suitable for gamers, office workers, and anyone who spends long hours sitting.
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AndaSeat Kaiser 3
The AndaSeat Kaiser 3 gaming chair is a highly recommended product for its comfort, durability, style, and features, making it an excellent choice for gamers or anyone who spends long hours sitting.
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Razer Iskur
The Razer Iskur gaming chair is a durable and comfortable option for gamers and professionals who spend long hours sitting, with adjustable lumbar support and ergonomic features.
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Corsair TC100
The Corsair TC100 gaming chair is highly praised for its comfort, durability, style, and adjustable features, making it a top choice for gamers and individuals who spend extended hours at their desk.
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Herman Miller Vantum
The Herman Miller Vantum gaming chair is a high-end, ergonomic chair designed to provide lasting comfort and support during long periods of sitting, making it a worthwhile investment for serious gamers and office workers.
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SecretLab Omega
The SecretLab Omega gaming chair is a highly customizable and comfortable chair suitable for long gaming or work sessions, with ergonomic features, durable materials, and a stylish design.
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Razer Fujin Pro
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Noblechairs Icon
The Noblechairs Icon is a durable and comfortable gaming chair suitable for office use, featuring a steel frame, open-cell foam, vegan PU leather, ergonomic design, adjustable armrests, backrest, and rocking mechanism, improved lumbar support, and headrest cushions.
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Boulies Master
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#7 $171.80 Corsair TC100
#5 $499.99 AndaSeat Kaiser 3
#12 $539 Noblechairs Icon
#4 $777 Mavix M7
#2 $1749 Herman Miller X Logitech Embody

We ranked Secretlab Titan Evo 2022 #1 in April 2024 because:

  • 6 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming chairs” rankings.
  • Out of those, 4 experts ranked Secretlab Titan Evo 2022 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
techadvisor

Best overall

Refined, comfortable design
Superb built-in lumbar support
Magnetic elements

Expensive

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The Strategist

Best overall gaming chair

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Tom's Hardware

Best Customizable Gaming Chair

Fabric upholstery option seems durable
Luxurious neck pillow, armrests
Highly adjustable lumbar support, armrests
Spacious seat
Generous forward and backward recline

Seat could be softer
Recline lever sometimes jams
Neck pillow sometimes falls when reclining

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PCMag

Best Customizable Gaming Chair / Editors' Choice

Excellent build quality
Comfortable
Several clever design elements
Easy assembly

Magnetic head pillow can be nudged off
Faux leather is vulnerable to cats

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TechRadar

The best gaming chair overall

Very large seat
Easily adjustable with lumbar support
Fantastic construction and design

Other variants get expensive

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IGN

The Best Gaming Chair

High-quality, durable build
Comfortable and ergonomic

Backrest foam can be stiff for some

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We ranked Herman Miller X Logitech Embody #2 in April 2024 because:

  • 6 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming chairs” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
PC Gamer

The best high-end gaming chair

Stimulates blood and oxygen flow
Unrivaled back support
12-year/24hr use warranty

Jaw-droppingly expensive compared to most
No headrest to speak of

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The Strategist

Best luxury gaming chair

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Tom's Hardware

Best Gaming Chair Splurge

Extremely comfortable and adjustable
No assembly required
12-year warranty
Sleek-but-subtle styling

Very expensive
Can't rotate armrests

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PCMag

Best Ultra-Premium Gaming Chair

Arrives fully assembled
Very comfortable
Many adjustable elements to personalize the feel
Lengthy 12-year warranty

Extremely expensive
Fairly low-key look for such a pricey chair

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TechRadar

The best gaming chair for pro gamers

Incredibly comfortable
Brilliant design, premium build
Comes pre-built

Some adjustments are tricky
Incredibly expensive

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CNET

Best high-end gaming chair for the home office

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

Identify Experts

We identify key publishers and experts that consistently review and recommend gaming chairs.

Capture Rankings

For each publisher we find a currently recommended "top 10" list of gaming chairs, it must be updated in the last 9 months.

Aggregate Rankings

We put all those lists together and aggregate them. The more frequently a product is recommended, the higher it is in our ranking

Experts chosen for April 2024 ranking

We ranked Secretlab Titan Evo #3 in April 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming chairs” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Secretlab Titan Evo as #1.
Critic endorsements:
T3

The best gaming chair for most people

Quality selection of upholstery finishes
In-built 4-way lumbar support system
Magnetic memory foam head pillow
Magnetic swappable armrests
Seat base has excellent ergonomics

More expensive than the 2021 Titan
There's only one design, so you better like it
Arm rest struts may need adjustment out of the box

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PC Gamer

The best gaming chair

Magnetic cushion and covers
Very comfortable
Everything we want in a gaming chair feature-wise

Pricier than older Secretlab chairs
3-year warranty isn't a match for some ergo chairs

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IGN

Best Big and Tall Gaming Chair

Wide, well-cushioned seat
Sturdy, reliable build, ready to hold large max load

Pricier than the smaller model

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We ranked Mavix M7 #4 in April 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming chairs” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Mavix M7 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
techadvisor

Best mesh gaming chair

Unique, stylish design
Impressively comfortable and supportive
Dynamic lumbar support

Backrest height adjustment can be finicky
Armrests don't lock into position
Very expensive

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Tom's Guide

The best mesh gaming chair

Ton of adjustments
Comfortable mesh
Great lumbar support

Finicky backrest height adjustment

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CNET

Best gaming chair if you don't like the look of gaming chairs

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We ranked AndaSeat Kaiser 3 #5 in April 2024 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming chairs” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
T3

A brilliant Secretlab Titan alternative for soft seat lovers

Fantastic range of adjustment
Very comfortable seat
Easy to assemble
Great range of finishes

Some may find the seat too soft

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PC Gamer

The best gaming chair for a larger frame

Adjustable lumbar support
4D armrests
Large seat size

Placement of the lumbar support knobs isn't ideal

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Tom's Hardware

Best for Big and Tall

Extremely adjustable
Recline, rock, or tilt
Choice of linen or faux leather
Large and extra large sizes

Pricey
Heavy

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IGN

Best High-End Gaming Chair

Built-in, adjustable lumbar support
Wide plush seat and a long backrest

Aggressive racing-style design

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We ranked Razer Iskur #6 in April 2024 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming chairs” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
T3

A premium gaming chair with great lumbar support

Excellent build quality
Incredibly stylish lines
Quality upholstery

Expensive

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Tom's Guide

The best gaming chair with adjustable lumbar support

Comfortable, firm back support
Inventive lumbar device
Controls within easy reach

Loud design in black and green
Inconsistent head support

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TechRadar

The best fabric gaming chair

More breathable than PU leather
4D armrests
Enhanced lumbar support

The fabric can be hard to clean
Hair can cling to the chair

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CNET

Best gaming chair for Razer superfans

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We ranked Corsair TC100 #7 in April 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming chairs” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
PC Gamer

The best affordable gaming chair

Subtle aesthetic
Space to sit cross legged
Good price for both fabric and leatherette
Great recline
Genuinely comfy

Rickety 2D armrests
Limited headrest adjustability
Minor assembly issues

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TechRadar

The best budget gaming chair

Understated aesthetics
Plush and comfortable
Competitively priced

The building process can be frustrating
Made from cheap parts

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IGN

Best Budget Gaming Chair

Breathable, long-lasting leatherette or fabric material
Back and neck pillows included

No built-in lumbar support

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We ranked Herman Miller Vantum #8 in April 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming chairs” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Herman Miller Vantum as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Tom's Hardware

Best Gaming Chair

Lightweight
Ships almost completely assembled
Feels amazing

Expensive
"Active, forward-leaning alignment" is not for everyone
Feels cheaper than regular Herman Miller chairs

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PCMag

Most Affordable Herman Miller Chair / Editors' Choice

Fantastic lumbar and upper-back support
Strong build with high weight tolerance
Clever reclining adjustment
12-year warranty

Expensive

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We ranked SecretLab Omega #9 in April 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming chairs” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked SecretLab Omega as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Tom's Guide

The best gaming chair overall

Reasonably priced
Very comfortable
Design that is tailored to your height

Can take a long time to ship
No adjustable lumbar support

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CNET

Snug, secure, subtle

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We ranked Razer Fujin Pro #10 in April 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming chairs” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
PCMag

Best Herman Miller Alternative

Exceptionally comfortable
Sturdy aluminum alloy frame and breathable, dense mesh
Good selection of adjustments

Expensive
Underwhelming warranty for the price

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TechRadar

The best premium gaming chair

Comfortable for gaming and everyday
Fantastic build and ergonomics
Straightforward to build

Hard to get a hold of
Simple aesthetics

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IGN

Best Mesh Gaming Chair

Easy to assemble
Excellent lumbar support system

Can’t fully recline

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We ranked Noblechairs Icon #11 in April 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming chairs” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
techadvisor

Best for home office

A choice of materials
Understated design
Comfortable

Expensive
Hard arm rests

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IGN

Best Leather Gaming Chair

Durable and sophisticated genuine leather
Subdued design

Expensive

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We ranked Boulies Master #12 in April 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gaming chairs” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
T3

A premium gaming chair with comfort at its core

Very comfortable
Brilliant quality PU leather
Great choice of colours

Longer build than other chairs
Only one-way lumbar support

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Tom's Hardware

Best Budget Gaming Chair

Multiple comfort adjustments
Solid construction
Fabric is comfortable
Easy to assemble

Casters feel a little cheap
Included tools aren’t the best

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