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Best Cheap Gaming Chairs: Affordable Chairs For Around $100

While gaming chairs can be pricey, you don't have to break the bank to get a stylish and comfortable chair. Here are 10 budget-minded gaming chairs.


In the market for a gaming chair but don't want to break the bank? We've put together a list of the best cheap gaming chairs available in 2022. All of our picks are available from Amazon and most are $150 or less. In most cases, you're not getting the premium materials found in some of the best gaming chairs--which can cost upwards of $500 or more--but you're still getting a stylish chair that has ergonomic support aimed at lengthy play sessions. You'll notice one chair on this list that will probably stand out: the Razer Iskur X. While more expensive than other chairs on this list, it's currently available for $250, which is a bargain price compared to other chairs from top manufacturers.

There are a number of reasons to add a gaming chair to your setup at home. Yes, they tend to look cooler than the average desk chair, but they also have tangible benefits. Gaming chairs are typically designed for comfort throughout lengthy sessions--whether you're sitting at your desk working or leaning back to relax while playing your favorite games. They have taller backs to support your head and neck, lumbar support, and some even have footrests. Plus, have we mentioned these racing-style chairs look really cool?

The ergonomic design of gaming chairs puts them above some standard office chairs, mainly due to the added lumbar and head/neck support. If you're finding that your lower back is sore after sitting in a regular desk chair, an ergonomic gaming chair is a great option for you.

If you're interested in rounding out a new gaming setup, make sure to take a look at our picks for the best gaming desk. And if you're planning on using your new chair to stream, make sure to also take a look at our roundups for the best capture cards, budget monitors, webcams for streaming, best PC gaming headsets, and accessories for streaming. Looking for a nice PC to pair your new gaming chair with? Check out our guide on how to build a gaming PC.

Editor's Note: Article updated on June 21, 2022

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