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10 Best Gaming Accessories for HP Computers

10 Best Gaming Accessories for HP Computers

Daniel Horowitz
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Reading time: 7 minutes
PC gaming requires more than just the fastest processor, beefiest graphics card, and most RAM your computer can handle. You need good gaming accessories, too! Sure, you can probably get by with your existing setup, but the best gamer accessories don’t just complement your experience. They make the games better and more fun.
You’ll also get the most out of your powerful PC as you enjoy better audio, improved control, and so much more. When looking at which must-have gaming accessories to add to your kit, you should know exactly what you’re looking for and how it can bolster your gaming experience.

What to look for in gaming accessories

When considering which gaming accessories you want, keep the following considerations in mind as you shop.

Comfort and durability

You want to make sure any gaming accessories you buy are both comfortable and durable. No one wants to be uncomfortable or deal with a faulty product when they’re trying to frag their enemies or save the world.
Look for features like an adjustable headband on a gaming headset, for example, and the level of ergonomic design incorporated into a mouse or keyboard. Check for any warranties and guarantees for the product build, too.
It's important to get a sense of the size and weight of the accessory before you buy it, too. You don't want something that will be a burden to carry around or too small and cramped for your hands.

Style

You'll also want to look for style in your gaming items. It should feel good in your hands, but it should look great, too. Pay attention to the design and color options, especially if you want the item to reflect your personality.

Budget

Of course, your budget plays a big role when you shop for new gaming accessories. While you don’t want to break the bank on things you don't need, you may want to invest in products that you know are built to last.
Also, premium gaming items often come with extra features or enhancements to improve your gaming experience. There are some budget-friendly options out there, too, but your decision comes down to what you're looking for and how much you’re able to spend.

10 best gaming accessories from HP

With its HP OMEN and HyperX gamer accessories lines, HP® has a number of cool gaming accessories to choose from, including keyboards, mice, headsets, and casting microphones for streaming. Here is a look at the best gamer accessories from HP.

1. HyperX Alloy Origins 60 keyboard

HyperX Alloy Origins 60 keyboard
If you're looking for a gaming keyboard with an incredibly portable 60% form factor, the HyperX Alloy Origins 60 is it. This mechanical gaming keyboard is built with a thick aluminum casing and is extremely durable. It will hold up to an estimated 80 million keypresses to its mechanical switches.
The HyperX Alloy Origins 60 also has 3 different adjustable tilt angles and RGB backlight keys. With those tilt features, you can angle the keyboard to fit perfectly into the rest of your gaming setup.

2. HP OMEN Encoder keyboard

HP OMEN Encoder keyboard
The HP OMEN Encoder keyboard is a step forward for gaming accuracy and comfort. Its deep red LED-enhanced CHERRY MX mechanical switches provide snappy reactivity and minimal force spring, allowing your fingers to glide across the keyboard. This is ideal for quick-paced action games and first-person shooters where reaction time and accuracy are paramount.
This mechanical gaming keyboard also comes with braided cable sheathing. This protects the USB cord from fraying and helps minimize knotting or kinking, making cable management a thing of the past.

3. HyperX Cloud MIX gaming headset

HyperX Cloud MIX gaming headset
The HyperX Cloud MIX serves as a hybrid between a wired and wireless gaming headset. It includes a detachable braided cable with in-line audio control, so you can use this gaming headset either with the Hi-Res Audio Certified quality wire or wirelessly with Bluetooth functionality. And if you do go wireless, you’ll love the 20 hours of battery life.
The HyperX Cloud MIX features intuitive onboard controls to adjust volume settings seamlessly. Plus, it boasts multi-device compatibility with PCs, all major consoles, and VR devices through the 3.55 mm audio port and Bluetooth. Even better, this headset prioritizes comfort with memory foam earcups and a sturdy aluminum headband.

4. HP OMEN Mindframe headset

HP OMEN Mindframe headset
The HP OMEN Mindframe headset helps gamers get in the right frame of mind with its exclusive Frostcap technology. Frostcap works by using thermoelectric coolers inside the earcups to cool down the plates near your ears, so you can wear this headset comfortably through marathon sessions.
Built-in surround sound powered by a C-Media Xear™ audio chip gives this gaming headset excellent sound immersion. You’ll easily pinpoint in-game sounds and feel like you’re actually in the game while enjoying a level of comfort unseen in many premium gaming accessories.

5. HP OMEN Outpost mousepad

HP OMEN Outpost mousepad
The HP OMEN Outpost mousepad blends the best perks of a mousepad and a wireless charging port into a single device. It uses Qi wireless technology to charge your mouse or another compatible device with 5 watts of charging power. You can even do this while you play, so you'll never miss a minute of the action.
The HP OMEN mousepad also boasts a reversible soft and hard side. The soft side is better for accuracy because of the increased friction, while the hard side provides less friction and increases speed. This allows you to optimize your use of the mousepad for accuracy or speed depending on your play style and which type of game you are playing.

6. HyperX FURY S XL - Speed Edition gaming mousepad

HyperX FURY S XL - Speed Edition gaming mousepad
Do you feel the need for speed with your mouse? Then you’ll love the HyperX FURY S XL - Speed Edition. Built for comfort and stability, this extra-large gaming mousepad gives you plenty of room to glide your mouse across your setup without injuring your wrist.
This gaming mousepad is built to last, too, thanks to the anti-fray stitching. And while you can buy this item in four different sizes, the XL delivers the extra surface area to cover the majority of your gaming space. This prevents damage to your desk or table while providing optimized mouse tracking.

7. HyperX Pulsefire Haste gaming mouse

HyperX Pulsefire Haste gaming mouse
The HyperX Pulsefire Haste uses an ultralight honeycomb composition to glide right across your mousepad. This also makes the mouse feel lighter in your hand. Even at 59 grams, this mouse is not a pushover. You’ll use it comfortably for 60 million clicks with its TTC Golden micro switches.
This gaming mouse also comes with HyperX NGENUITY software, which allows you to tailor the mouse’s feel to your needs.

8. HP OMEN Reactor mouse

HP OMEN Reactor mouse
A millisecond of input lag could be the difference between victory and defeat in high-intensity gaming genres like battle royales. This is where the HP OMEN Reactor mouse comes in. This premium gaming mouse uses optical-mechanical switch technology, giving it a .02 ms response time, more than three times the industry standard for mechanical mouse switches.
Along with its incredible reaction times, the HP OMEN Reactor mouse is highly customizable through the downloadable OMEN Command Center software. You can use Command Center to do everything from changing the lighting on the scroll wheel and logo to setting macros and DPI settings.

9. HyperX QuadCast microphone

HyperX QuadCast microphone
For aspiring streamers who want to get the most out of their Twitch broadcasts, the HyperX QuadCast is a stellar standalone microphone with high-quality sound. It features an anti-vibration shock mount and a built-in pop filter to provide consistent sound without any unwanted noises due to microphone positioning.
It also has cross-compatibility with all major consoles, so you can show off your favorite PS5 or Xbox games the next time you stream. With an easily accessible gain control located at the bottom of the microphone and 4 selectable polar patterns, you can quickly make sure you sound your best.

10. HyperX SoloCast microphone

HyperX SoloCast microphone
Are you looking for a plug-and-play USB-C microphone? Check out the HyperX SoloCast. Certified by both TeamSpeak and Discord, this gaming microphone is compatible with most live streaming software, including OBS Studio, XSplit, and Streamlabs OBS. This gives the microphone excellent functionality. And with 24-bit, 96 kHz audio quality, the mic ensures your squad or audience hears you clearly.

Summary

With so many gaming products on the market, finding the best video game accessories for your needs can be a challenge. But with the right gaming gear, you’ll keep playing to your heart's content, whether you’re teaming up with friends, outlasting the competition, or showing off the latest games to your streaming audience.
About the Author: Daniel Horowitz is a contributing writer for HP Tech Takes. Daniel is a New York-based author and has written for publications such as USA Today, Digital Trends, Unwinnable Magazine, and many other media outlets.

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