Category: Office Chairs

Gaming Chairs vs Office Chairs – See Differences & Best Examples!

In these times on the market you can find a lot of chairs. Main two kids are office chairs and gaming chairs.

A lot of people are trying to find some answers and ask “what is the difference between office and gaming chairs?”.

In this article I will explain you what you can expect from these two types of chairs and which one – office chair vs gaming chair will be the better for you.

In the second part of the article I will also show you 3 very good office chairs and 3 gaming chairs. You could choose the best for you depends on your budget and needs.

Office Chair vs Gaming Chair – The Main Differences

I can bet that you saw office chairs a lot of times. This kind of chairs are very common and in every office and almost in every house you can find one like that.

Office Chairs

Office chairs have regular design, very often with mesh or leather material.

Price range of office chairs is very wide. You can find it as cheap as $40 and on the other end even $1000 for chairs like Herman Miller Aeron. Of course chairs for $40 or $50 won’t be the best choice but I had to mention this to be clear.

Better office chairs have neck and lumbar support which you can adjust to your needs.

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Gaming chairs are quite new type of chairs. They become more popular in last few years mainly because of pro gamers and e-sport.

Design of gaming chairs is inspired by racing car seats and thanks to that you can easily recognize gaming chair through the other chairs.

Gaming chairs almost always have pillows for neck and lumbar support – usually you can’t find it in office chairs.

Price of gaming chairs is in most cases from $200 to $500. But you can still find cheaper gaming chair (even under $200 – I will show you good example later in the article).

A lot of people think that gaming chairs are for people who play a lot of hours – 7 or more. It’s true but on good office chair you can also play or work 7 or more hours without pain. You need to remember about breaks and some exercises from time to time, that’s it.

So What Chair Should I Choose? Office Chair Or Gaming Chair?

Before the choice which chair you are going to buy you need to ask you some questions.

1. What is your budget?
If you don’t want to spend more than $100 on your chair you should focus more on office chair than gaming chairs. Most popular and the best gaming chairs companies are DXRacer, AKRacing or Vertagear and their chairs are worth more than $200. Under $100 you can’t find nothing good if you want gaming chair. But there are some options under $200 (scroll down and check Ficmax chair).

2. Do you like fancy, racing car style?
I read that a lot of people like that kind of design. But also it’s not perfect for everyone. This is only up to you which design of chair you prefer in your room / office: regular and simple design like office chairs have or fancy and sharp gaming chair racing style design.

3. How many hours you spend on your chair?
As I said before you can use both office and gaming chair for long hours work / play. But I’d recommend you more expensive chairs (about $200 or more) if you want to sit on it more than let’s say 4 hours a day.

3 Best Office Chairs – Which One I Recommend?

On the beginning I have to say that I won’t review below chairs with details because I did it on my website before. I will quickly say what you can expect from these chairs and if you would like to read extended review you can find it on my blog in other places.

1. Budget Option – AmazonBasics High-Back Executive Chair

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This is really simple chair for basic office work but it’s also #1 bestseller on the Amazon! It has hundreds positive reviews and if you want something simple and cheap it will be your choice (as it’s under $100). Nice, classy design with leather and solid base is all what you can expect from that cheap office chair. If you want to check other similar executive style office chair check here.

Good for: People with low budget

Read full review here.

2. Office Chair Under $200 & With Great Ergonomic – TOPSKY Chair

TOPSKY did great job with this chair. It’s compromise between very expensive office chairs and cheap without proper support. TOPSKY chair have great head and lumbar support but also you can adjust almost everything else in this chair. Best option for people who need good office chair for long hours.

Good for: People who need office chair under $200 with good ergonomic and support

Read full review here (scroll down to find).

3. The best of the bests – Herman Miller Aeron

Herman Miller Aeron is a godfather of all office chairs. This is absolutely top chair with the best ergonomic and awesome support for all your body. But to being honest it’s also very expensive and probably not many people could afford it.

Good for: Everyone who has big budget and need top office chair

Read full review here (last chair on the list).

3 Best Gaming Chairs – My Picks

Similar to office chairs – full reviews of below gaming chairs you can find on the other pages of my blog.

1. Budget Option – Ficmax Gaming Chair

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Ficmax is the best option for people who want gaming chair which is also quite cheap. As I mentioned on the beginning of my article it’s hard to find good gaming chair under $100 but if you want to check some click here. Back to the Fimax – it’s great gaming chair with head and lumbar support. It has everything which need good gaming chair. It has even massage function!

Good for: Everyone who want both good and quite cheap gaming chair

Read full review here.

2. Top Gaming Chair #1 – DXRacer Racing Series

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DXRacer is most popular and definitely one of the best company which produce gaming chairs. Racing Series is for average people but I can also recomment other models like King Series or F-Series. Top quality and probably best choice if you want the best gaming chair for you.

Good for: People who want best gaming chair

Read full review here.

3. Top Gaming Chair #2 – AKRacing AK-7002

AKRacing is second after DXRacer most popular company when you look for gaming chairs. Their chairs also use top pro gamers so you can be sure about their quality. AKRacing AK-7002 is one of them.

Good for: People who want best gaming chair. Just like DXRacer.

Read full review here.

Summary

I hope that after this article you know which one: gaming chair or office chair is better for you. Differences are quite clear and I hope you also like my examples of best chairs. If you want to check more best both gaming and office chairs feel free to read about them on my blog. Good luck with your choice!

Most Comfortable Computer Chair in 2017? Check my ranking!

Today we have sooo many options. Hundreds of brands, even more products and one question: how to choose the best?

It is true that shopping for a product such as a comfortable office chair can be pretty hard. This is so because you have to be very keen when it comes to features and tiny details so that you make a decent purchase.

Finding the most comfortable computer chair in a market that is filled with thousands of models to choose from can be nerve cracking.

Its hard to find good and comfy computer chair

Comfy computer chair, where are you?!

But don’t worry – I’m Dave and on my blog I reviewed really many both computer chairs for office and for gaming. Thanks to this article you will find the best and most comfy computer chair for you!

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Best Office Chair Under $200 – New Ranking!

So your old chair just broke down?

And let me guess, you don’t want to spend too much money on the new one and you are looking for some budget office chair under $200?

You’re in the right place! I’m Dave and on my blog I review best chairs, both for work and gaming chairs. Maybe you wrote my article about best office chairs under $100? If not feel free to take a look.

With my ranking you will find best office chair under $200 that fast as this guy did the trick 😀

But most probably you just want to quickly get know which office chair under $200 is the best, right?

If so just scroll down to review of best budget chairs which I wrote.

Just before that quick note. You may wondering what I did take into account when I wrote this comparison? At first of course price. I checked all the best office chairs under $200 on the Amazon and read carefully specifications of them. Then I read reviews of people and picked just 5 the best one’s.

This way below you have only 5 top cheap office chairs. You don’t need to do your own research on Amazon, eBay on any different website. I did it for you.

Best Office Chair Under $200

I hope my comparison of chairs under $200 will help you make a choice and with that you will buy the best one for you.

Below you will find different type of office chairs. Tall people need something different than small. Also if you’re quite young you may like gaming chair design – it’s in my comparison too. But no worries – if you just want classic, good and cheap ergonomic chair under $200 you will find it here too. Good luck!

There’s a ranking of best office chair under $200 in 2017:

1. Modway Articulate Office Chair Review

Modway Articulate Office Chair is great choice for people who like typical design of office chairs. It will look great in every office or room. Why? It doesn’t look like gaming chair, it doesn’t look like big, executive chair. Just simple, good and cheap office chair with mesh (which is also great when is hot in the office).

Technical Details:
Overall Product Dimensions: 27.5″L x 26″W x 37 – 41.5″H
Seat Dimensions: 19″L x 20″W x 20 – 25″H
Backrest Dimensions: 16.5″H
Armrest Height: 27 – 34″H
Cushion Thickness: 6”H
Item weight: 36 pounds

You can choose from 5 different colors! Modway gives us: black, white, blue, green and red. Black version has option with mesh and vinyl seat.

Thanks to the mesh backrest of this chair you don’t need to be worried about sweating. I think it’s important when you live in city where is sunny all the time.

Good and simple office chair with mesh and nice design. If you need something quite cheap with proper ergonomic this chair will be great for you (unless you’re small – read more below)

Modway chair has of course proper, ergonomic shape which provide enough comfort during long work in the office. People on Amazon recommended this chair especially when you have back problems (click here to read reviews).

Quality of the chair is highlighted by five hooded dual-caster wheels which both look and work great.

Pros & Cons

ProsCons
  • Many colors to choose (black mesh, black vinyl, blue, red, green, white)
  • Mesh backrest which helps your skin breath
  • Ergonomic shape with lumbar support (will help with back pain)
  • Easy assembly
  • Adjustable armrests
  • Very good reviews on Amazon and many sales!
  • Chair is rather for taller people. Some lower people complained about comfort because of their height

2. Executive Ergonomic Office Chair by Office Factor

Executive Ergonomic Office Chair from Office Factor is second cheap chair in our ranking of chairs under $200. What is cool in this chair? At first design!

Yeah, I know that design is not really important when you buy new chair. Comfort is on the top of list. But this chair has both!

Technical Details:
Item Weight: 34 pounds
Product Dimensions: 26 x 28 x 44 inches

I must admit that I just love design of this chair. Looks a little bit futuristic thanks to the shape and chromed accents which makes this chair even better. Chair has also mesh back, so it’s also advantage.

Chair with good price/quality balance. If you like good design and you need proper ergonomic this chair should be good for you. And you have 5 years warranty, madness!

But along with great design this cheap chair gives us also back angle adjustment! This feature makes this chair great for both tall and small people. If you properly configure this chair long working or playing on your PC shouldn’t be problem anymore.

5 years warranty. Yes, you heard well, chair has 5 years warranty. Awesome, it’s not common thing. I suppose that producers of chair are pretty confident of the quality. If someone’s giving you 5 years warranty you know that you can sleep (and work) peacefully.

Pros & Cons

ProsCons
  • Awesome design
  • Adjustable back
  • Mesh back
  • It’s good both for short and tall people
  • 5 years warranty
  • Over 100 positive reviews!
  • Arm rests of chair can raise up
  • A few people said that arms are not comfortable after a few months

3. TOPSKY Chair Review

Our no. #3 is Mesh Computer Office Chair from TOPSKY. Ergonomic chair in the true sense of the word. Looks like perfect example of cheap chair for someone who need support for his neck and back.

Design is not that fancy as chair from Office Factor but it’s not the case. In this product you can see how should look great ergonomic chair. It has headrest, soft pad armrest, lumbar support and strong base.

Technical Details:
Material Type: PP + Electroplate Feet + Nylon Wheel
Dimensions (W x D x H): 26 x 24 x 44.5-48.5inches (66 x 61 x 113-123 cm)
Seat: (W x D x H) 21 x 20.3 x17.5-21 inches (53.3 x 51.6cm x 44.5 -53cm)
Base Diameter: 26.4 inches (67cm)
Armrest height: 10-13 inches (25.4-33 cm)
Item weight: 39.8 Lbs. (18 kg)

Let’s talk about customization of this chair. You can customize almost everything!

Headrest is both height-adjustable and forward/backward adjustable. You think it’s over? No way! You can also change angle of the headrest. Nice!

My personal favorite because it has ergonomic shape, good design, a lot of customizations and nice price (click here to check the price)

Similar to headrest you can also change armrest. 3inch should be enough to customize armrest to anybody. Nice thing is also soft pad of armrests. During long work you don’t need to be worried about your elbow.

Lumbar support. How do you think, it’s also adjustable? Of course it is! You have special knob control to change lumbar support position.

TOPSKY gives us 3 colors of this cheap but pretty cool chair. Black, grey and green. If you have some plants in your office green color could looks really nice.

When I check this chair on Amazon it was 10% discounted. Take a look here if they still offer discount for this chair.

Pros & Cons

ProsCons
  • Headrest is adjustable in sooo many ways
  • Lumbar support is adjustable too
  • Armrest is also adjustable
  • Soft pad armrest
  • 3 colors to choose
  • Awesome choice for someone who work a lot and need neck and back support
  • Price is bargain for that kind of chair
  • Actually I couldn’t find anything important. I read that one person missed some screws but producer quickly helped with that (so maybe it’s even more advantage than disadvantage?)

4. Ficmax Chair Review

Now it’s time for something slightly different than typical office chair. Another cheap chair in our ranking chairs under $200, but this time it’s kind of gaming chair!

I wrote before many times that gaming chairs are also very good for office work if they have proper ergonomic etc. Maybe you saw my big article with best gaming chairs in 2017. Anyway Ficmax Ergonomic High-back is one of very good gaming chairs which you can also use in your office as good chair for work.

Technical Details:
Overall Height: 50.0″-53.1″
Seat Height: 18.8″-22.0″
Seat Area: 16.5″(w)x22.8″(d)

If you compare this chair with other gaming chairs you will see that the price of this chair is like bargain. How about quality?

It’s very good choice for people who like this kind of chairs but don’t have budget for DXRacer or AKRacing chair.

Great gaming chair (also could be use as office chair) with neck and lumbar pillow (lumbar pillow have massage function). A lot of colors to choose, definitely you should look closer on this chair.

Ficmac Ergonomic High-Back has two pillows (for neck and lumbar support). What is interesting? Lumbar pillow has electric massage function! It works with USB so you don’t need extra charger. People in reviews of this chair say that massage is actually really powerful. Nice!

Chair has high-quality PU leather which looks good in every color. Ficmax offers 9 colors! Black, black/red, red/black, black/white, white/black, blue/black, blue/white/red, red/white/black, white/red/black. What a choice!

Ficmax Ergonomic chair has also adjustable footrest. What else you need? They probably didn’t miss anything!

Pros & Cons

ProsCons
  • Cheap in comparison to other similar chairs
  • 9 colors to choose
  • Lumbar and neck pillow to support your back and neck
  • Lumbar pillow has massage function
  • Adjustable footrest included
  • Within 30 days you can get free replacement or money back if you don’t like the chair
  • If you prefer classic design of chairs you may don’t like Ficmac chair

5. Office Star Chair Review

Literally thousands positive reviews, great price and quality – it’s office chair from Office Star.

Pretty simple but also very good ergonomic chair. If you’re looking something really classic and nothing fancy you will like this chair.

Technical Details:
Minimum Seat Height: 17.75”
Maximum Seat Height: 21.75”
Weight Capacity: 250 lbs

Office Star chair have everything what you can expect from cheap chair under $200: breathable mesh seat and back, lumbar support, height adjustment. All necessary things.

Most classic office chair from the ranking. It will be good for someone who like simplicity. But for this price I’d choose something different.

Manufacturer gives us three colors of chair: black, grey and white (white is a little bit over the budget). The best look has white version and probably that’s the reason it’s most expensive.

Base of the chair is heavy and stabile plus it has silver accents which gives the chair nice look.
Chair also has padded flip arms which also have accents with silver color.

Office Star also offers this chair in slightly different version – with neck support but price is over the budget so I don’t want to talk too much about this feature.

Pros & Cons

ProsCons
  • Ergonomic shape
  • Nice silver accents
  • Breathable mesh seat and back
  • In this price you probably can get something better (like chairs above)

Conclusion

I hope that my ranking of best office chairs under $200 will help you make proper choice. I picked a few types of chairs (like typical office chair, gaming chair, ergonomic chair) and in my opinion every one of them is the best in their category. Which category you prefer?

You need to decide by yourself. If your like nice design Office Factor chair could be your choice. Do you like gaming chairs? You’ll probably like Ficmac chair. Whatever your choice will be you can be sure that every of above chairs will be great for your office work / play. Good luck!

Best Budget Office Chairs Under $100 in 2017! Which One Is The Best For You?

I remember when I was working in my first job. People were great, bosses.. like bosses, but chair..

This is kind of chair from my first job

Yeah.. It was something like that. After 8 hours in the office I was dreaming only about cold beer and comfy sofa in my living room.

Hopefully I didn’t work there long time but since then I knew that I never want to sit on something like that. I’d not even call this chair, it’s devil’s work!

These times people spend many hours during the day in the office or using laptop. That’s why it’s so important to have good chair, not that crappy one (even if it’s budget office chair).

Having good office chair is crucial to avoid back and neck pains.  And that is the reason I made this comparison of best office chairs under $100.

I really hope that with my ranking you will find the best one for you, even if your budget is not big.

So you want THAT comfort? Let’s see what we can do!

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Best Chair for Back Pain in 2017 – Check New Ranking!

Do you have a tiresome 8 to 5 job? Are you finding it hard to concentrate in your workstation because of the poorly built and uncomfortable chair in your office or home? If you have saved a few bucks wanting to reduce the back pain and the fatigue that you grapple with every single day, buying an ergonomic for neck and back pain is one of the wisest decisions that you can ever make.

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Best Executive Chairs in 2017 – New Ranking

By now, you all know that we cannot manage to sit all day in our chairs – it will definitely kill us. It is like drinking alcohol or smoking or doing any other unpleasant thing before it – you really comprehend but we just refuse to acknowledge it.

Good chair could help you with sitting whole day at your desk. That’s why we prepared this best executive chairs ranking! Hope you will find here your favourite!

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