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Level Up Your Gaming Skills: The Role of HP Gaming Accessories

Jamie Finch
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A powerful gaming machine will let you play the latest titles, making the most of the impressive graphics that modern games offer. However, while fast components will enhance your gaming experience, you can improve it further by buying the right HP gaming accessories.
Gaming accessories offer numerous benefits over standard accessories, from making you more comfortable to improving your performance. HP offers a range of quality peripherals that help enhance your overall gaming experience.

Gaming mice

Gaming mice can be quite different from standard mice. For example, gaming mice tend to have more bling than other types. RGB lighting not only makes the mouse look impressive, but it can also be useful when playing in the dark.
Not only will many gaming mice be flashier than other types, but they are also often shaped differently. The different shapes are because of ergonomic designs that fit your hand perfectly, keeping you comfortable during long sessions. You will also likely find more buttons and other input methods.
Quick reactions are an essential gaming skill for many games. As such, fast response times are among the most important things to look for in a gaming mouse. To provide fast response times, gaming mice often use specialised switches like the TTC Golden micro dustproof switches in the HyperX Pulsefire Haste Wireless Gaming Mouse.
HyperX Pulsefire Haste Wireless Gaming Mouse
These high-tech switches ensure your commands are received as quickly as possible by the computer, allowing for fast reactions. This model also lets you assign commands to certain mouse buttons, while you can also adjust its aesthetics.
Another appealing feature of this mouse is that there’s no cable to get in your way, using a wireless connection instead. The battery offers up to 100 hours of battery life meaning you’re unlikely to be caught out, and the lightweight design helps make this mouse a pleasure to use.
Another popular option is the HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro Gaming Mouse, which offers gamers six customizable and programmable buttons. You can also save up to three profiles, helping you adjust your set-up quickly when the in-game action changes.
HyperX Pulsefire FPS Pro Gaming Mouse
This mouse uses a highly accurate Premium Pixart 3389 Sensor, and Omron switches ensure your clicks are registered instantly. The ergonomic design makes this mouse comfortable, while the side grips ensure full control over the mouse.
Don’t forget that you will also need a mouse mat, which is not expensive. A mouse mat will help your mouse glide smoothly over the surface while helping sensors register movement accurately. Mouse mats come in a range of sizes with many designs to choose from.

Gaming keyboards

A gaming keyboard will also be flashier than standard models, giving gamers more visibility. And while a typical gaming keyboard will look fantastic, it also needs to offer excellent response times.
Mechanical keyboards like the HyperX Alloy Origins Core PBT use highly responsive HyperX mechanical switches. Not only are these switches more responsive than other types, but they are also durable.
HyperX Alloy Origins Core PBT
This keyboard also has customisable RGB backlighting and you can adjust the keyboard angle. Made with aircraft-grade aluminium and durable PBT caps, this keyboard can withstand the wear and tear of gaming. Many gamers find this keyboard’s compact design appealing, although it means there is no room for a number pad.
Another popular option for gamers is the HyperX Alloy Core RGB Gaming Keyboard which offers customizability, stunning aesthetics and durability. This model is also spill resistant and offers RGB customization with up to five zones.
HyperX Alloy Core RGB Gaming Keyboard
The keys offer a tactile feel despite being quiet. This model also uses key rollover functionality and gaming-grade anti-ghosting. This keyboard is also lockable, which is more convenient than locking your machine.

Gaming headsets and mics

A good quality gaming headset might contribute to good results more than you think. This is because the right headset will help you feel immersed in the game, with the sensation that it’s all around you.
For example, the HyperX Cloud Core Gaming Headset uses DTS Headphone:X Spatial Audio technology that helps improve in-game directional awareness. This awareness will help you respond to in-game events better, improving your overall performance.
HyperX Cloud Core Gaming Headset
The HyperX Cloud has a durable aluminium frame and HyperX security foam for added comfort. This headset also comes with a detachable, noise-cancelling microphone and is compatible with consoles and computers.
While many gamers prefer playing alone, others prefer to work in teams with or against other players. It's essential that teammates can hear you loud and clear during sessions, making the HyperX DuoCast USB Microphone a good choice for serious players.
HyperX DuoCast USB Microphone
In addition to offering good-quality audio, this mic also has a low-profile shock mount and customizable RGB lighting. It’s also a great choice for streamers and a tap-to-mute sensor helps ensure your privacy.

Gaming monitors

Gaming monitors typically offer excellent graphics quality so you can make the most of the latest gaming titles. For example, the OMEN 27 FHD IPS Gaming Monitor uses a Full High Definition (FHD) screen which is all that most gamers would need. Many gamers will find the fairly large 27-inch screen appealing so they won’t miss any action. Although made for gaming, this monitor also has a sleek look that makes it suitable for the office.
OMEN 27 FHD IPS Gaming Monitor
This gaming monitor also uses HP Eye Ease with Eyesafe Certification to reduce blue light and prevent eye strain. The stand is fully adjustable, letting you adjust the height, tilt, and pivot to your liking. This monitor is also straightforward to use thanks to the Keypad OSD Button.
Another popular option is the OMEN 24 FHD IPS Gaming Monitor. This model offers impressive refresh rates and a 24-inch FHD screen along with typically sleek OMEN aesthetics. The screen uses IPS technology that provides a 178-degree viewing angle.
OMEN 24 FHD IPS Gaming Monitor
This monitor has plenty of ports, making it compatible with more devices and integrated cable management helps you keep your workspace tidy.

Controllers

Most PC gamers will use a keyboard and mouse but some prefer to use a console-style controller instead. Such controllers offer various benefits such as comfort and easier access to keys. You will also find wireless models, helping you stay as comfortable as possible.
Another type of controller is a steering wheel, which is ideal for racing games. These wheels also come with foot pedals, helping to simulate real racing conditions as much as possible. You will also be able to assign commands to buttons while some models will also have adjustable RGB lighting.

Gaming chairs

Gamers will often be on their rigs for prolonged periods, so it's important to have comfortable seating. With this in mind, you will find that a gaming chair offers all the comfort you need.
Gaming chairs are typically well-padded and have adjustable cushions and armrests to give your body the support it needs. These chairs are also typically highly adjustable, helping you find the optimal gaming position.
When looking for a gaming chair, it's often best to find something durable. This is because gamers can be quite active during sessions, so the chair needs to be strong enough to withstand wear and tear. You can also look out for other features like cupholders that ensure you stay hydrated.
Don’t forget that you will also need a sturdy PC table that provides a solid platform and helps you stay tidy. A good gaming desk will also come with features like a mount for desktops.

Webcam and speakers

If you play team games often, or if you stream, then you will likely need a webcam. Many gaming machines come with a webcam built-in, but not all models include one. The most important thing to look for in a webcam is the video quality, while you might also want other features like facial recognition. Webcams also present a potential privacy risk so it’s best to look for options with the appropriate security features.
Many gamers prefer to use a headset, but others prefer speakers which can offer a more immersive experience. It’s a good idea to ensure your speakers are customizable so you can get the sound just right, while RGB lighting can also be useful.

Summary

The right HP gaming accessories can make a considerable difference to the overall gaming experience, from reducing discomfort to improving your performance. Many gaming accessories are visually appealing and RGB lighting is often used to add visibility and functionality.
Most important for many gamers is responsive peripherals that let you make the most of your gaming skills. Fast response times are provided thanks to technology that ensures your commands are registered with minimal delay. Customizable buttons will also help you have more in-game control, improving your results.
Regardless of your needs and preferences, you will find a wide range of HP OMEN accessories that will help you level up your gaming skills, in addition to making your rig look fantastic.

About the Author

Jamie Finch is a contributing writer for HP Tech Takes. He's an experienced writer with almost 20 years of writing under his belt. He has a focus on marketing topics but enjoys writing on pretty much any subject under the sun. In his spare time, Jamie enjoys gaming, virtual reality workouts, and relaxing with friends and family.

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