DXRacer, LeetDesk, Ikea – who builds the best gaming table? PC-WELT compares recommended tables for gamers.
Gaming table: the best models for gamers
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Whether you are a hobby gamer or a pro gamer – the right gaming table can add enormous value to your home video game setup. But which table is the right one? Numerous manufacturers lure with various functions, extras and sleek optics. In our comparison, we looked at some of the most popular models and compared them in terms of price, features and ergonomics. Read here what is important when buying and where the strengths and weaknesses of the individual models lie.
When buying, always pay attention to your spatial situation. Models in this product category tend to be bulkier than ordinary desks.
DXRacer Ultra Plus: The table for professionals
If you are looking for high-end quality at pro gaming level, DXRacer is one of the first addresses. The ultra-plus model from the manufacturer, which is primarily known for gaming chairs, offers everything a gamer’s heart desires. In addition to the drink and headphone holder, there is also a full-surface mouse pad. Versatile cable management options are also on board.
In addition, unlike most of its competitors, the model can also convince ergonomically. The 140 x 65 cm table can be steplessly raised and lowered electronically via a control element and via USB. With a height of 73 cm to 123 cm, gaming is possible both sitting and standing. All of this has its proud price. At around 470 euros, this gaming table is clearly in the high-end price segment.
DXRacer Ultra Plus in price comparison
Buy DXRacer Ultra Plus
Ergonomics and gaming features go hand in hand.
Ultradesk Rocket: The table for the eye
If you value a futuristic appearance, then Ultradesk is the right place for you. The manufacturer’s ‘rocket model’ in particular attracts attention and also offers a number of clever features. The table has cable management options, headphone hooks and cup holders. There is a large mouse pad above it. The highlight of the gaming table is the built-in LED RGB lighting. This shines in seven different colors.
There are deductions in terms of ergonomics. Since the table is not height-adjustable, interested parties should carefully consider whether the height of 78.5 cm is suitable before buying. At around 200 euros, the gaming table ranks in the lower price segment.
Buy Ultradesk Rocket
A chic look with potential in terms of ergonomics.
Ikea Fredde: Inexpensive all-rounder
If the design of the gaming table can be a bit simpler, you should browse the Swedish furniture giant. Ikea’s tables combine common functions with a solid price-performance ratio. For example the Fredde model.
The gaming table is not continuously height adjustable, but offers useful functions. In addition to cable management, there is also a headphone holder and two large storage areas for music boxes. Nothing stands in the way of the right sound. In addition, the table scores with additional storage areas to place gaming props. The model is available in the dimensions 185 x 74 cm – nothing for small rooms. If you are looking for a more compact model, you should look elsewhere. At 229 euros, Ikea’s gaming table ranks in the lower mid-range in terms of price.
Buy Ikea Fredde
Plenty of storage space in the usual, simple IKEA manner.
Fans of the Swedish furniture manufacturer who care about ergonomics can take a look at Ikea’s office tables – for example the Bekant model. This table is infinitely adjustable in height and has a cable management system.
Those interested, however, have to do without exquisite gaming features. However, if you are creative, you can add headphone holders and the like afterwards thanks to other Ikea products. The furniture manufacturer is asking for a proud 469 euros for its table, Bekant.
Buy Ikea Bekant
IKEA BEKANT – height adjustable, but no special features for gamers.
Forte: eye-catcher with space
Gamers who value storage space should take a closer look at the Forte models. The model
shines with a high-quality wood look, which can optionally be supplemented with RGB lighting. In addition to plenty of space for the tower, the table offers plenty of storage space and space thanks to its drawers and a lockable door. In addition, a concealed cable feed-through is possible. As with most of its competitors, this gaming table is also not height-adjustable. In addition, gamers will look in vain for features such as headphone or drink holders. At around 269 euros, the table is still in the middle price segment.
Buy Forte Tezaur
Solid gaming table with LED lighting and plenty of storage space.
LeetDesk gaming table: space meets ergonomics
If you like the DXRacer Ultra Plus, but need more space or height, you might like the LeetDesk gaming table. The 160 × 80 cm table top with a recess in the seating area (only in the Pro version) can be adjusted to the sitting or standing height in an even larger area (64 to 129 cm). Above that, the table with smart cable management declares war on the tangled cables. The chic suspension for the tower also stands out. However, gamers have to do without futuristic LED lighting or a cup holder like those of the competitors. At around 650 euros, the table is also priced in the premium segment.
Buy the LeetDesk gaming table
In terms of ergonomics, the LeetDesk gaming table leaves nothing to be desired.