We reviewed a lot of PC hardware in 2021, but only these products truly won us over.

The best PC hardware of 2021

Intel Core i5 12600K CPU

The Core i5 12600K is the best CPU for gaming in 2021. It's faster than a Core i9 11900K, and brings with it support for the latest tech in DDR5 and PCIe 5.0. 

$320 | £290

Gigabyte Aorus FI32Q gaming monitor

A fantastic monitor that will do everything you need it to do for work and play with style.

$799 | £739

 Gigabyte Aorus 15G XC gaming laptop

Nvidia's RTX 3070 gets to strut its stuff in this balanced gaming machine that focuses on what matters most, not what simply looks the best.

$2,149 | £1,599

Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 2TB NVMe SSD

The Rocket 4 offers excellent synthetic performance and decent throughput in the real world, and all for a tempting price. Not quite the fastest around, but not far off.

$400 | £400

Secretlab Titan Evo 2022 gaming chair

Secretlab fires on all cylinders with a chair that proves comfortable for long periods of working or gaming. The Titan Evo also boasts clever new features, like its magnetic head rest.

$449 | £379

Wooting Two HE gaming keyboard

While still niche, the HE delivers a good reasons for analogue key switches, beyond mimicking a pad's analogue stick. There's a lot of customisability here, and a great app to boot.

$195 | £169

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