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Last-minute gifts for PC gamers under $50

Our holiday gift guide is full of great ideas for PC gamers, but we know how holiday shopping can go: sometimes you wait until the last minute and you need a short list of quick ideas that won't break the budget. If you forgot to get someone a gift or are just now starting your frantic shopping, don't worry, we have your back.

We've put together a list of some great keyboards, mice, accessories, and other sub-$50 products that make great gifts. All of these are available from Amazon, so the two-day shipping option gives you a few days to wrap them up.

Razer DeathAdder Elite Mouse | $39.99 ($30.00 off)
The DeathAdder Elite is one of Razer's most popular gaming mice, and our pick for the best gaming mouse. It has customizable RGB lighting, a 16,000 DPI optical sensor, and mechanical switches. Buy at Amazon

CORSAIR K55 RGB Gaming Keyboard | $46.99 ($3.00 off)
This keyboard is a good option for under $50, for those who can do without mechanical keys. It's membrane, but it still has customizable three-zone RGB lighting and six programmable macro keys. Buy at Amazon

Logitech G502 Mouse | $49.89 ($35.10 off)
Logitech's G502 gaming mouse has customizable RGB lighting, adjustable weight/balance, 11 programmable buttons, and an ergonomic design. Great for anyone who likes a bigger, heavier mouse. Buy at Amazon

Destiny Ghost Vinyl | $9.99
This 8-inch vinyl figure is a replica of the helpful Ghost from Destiny 2. Other variations are also available, including Lambda, Last City, and Sundance. Buy at Amazon

Logitech G305 Wireless Mouse | $49.99 ($10 off)
If wireless connectivity is a must-have, the Logitech G305 pairs Logitech's high-end hero sensor with a compact, easily portable body. It can last 250 hours on a single AA battery. Great for travel. Buy at Amazon

HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset | $49.99
The HyperX Cloud Stinger is one of the best sub-$50 headsets around, with 50mm directional drivers, a swivel-to-mute microphone, and compatibility with both PC and consoles. Buy at Amazon

Overwatch Reinhardt Funko | $14.75 ($1.24 off)
This is a 6-inch replica of Reinhardt, one of the main tank heroes in Overwatch. He will be your shield—albeit a tiny one. One of the least offensive Funko Pop designs. Buy at Amazon

Patriot 128GB Supersonic Rage 2 Flash Drive | $31.99
Patriot's super-fast USB 3.0 flash drive is great for when your friend/relative inevitably has to re-install Windows. Buy at Amazon

CORSAIR MM800 RGB Mouse Pad | $39.99 ($20.00 off)
This mousepad has 15-zone customizable RGB lighting and a USB pass-through port for your mouse. Buy at Amazon

ARCTIC Mini USB Fan | $8.75
Artic's tiny fan plugs into any USB port, and can provide a bit of breeze during long gaming sessions. Buy at Amazon

PC Gamer magazine subscription | $24
At the risk of assuming someone in your life doesn't already have a subscription to PC Gamer, we humbly suggest that a magazine subscription is a very fun gift. An entire issue shows up at their house every month! It's really more like 13 gifts, not just one. Amazing!

Steam Gift Card - $50 | $50
If you're not sure what the PC gamer in your life actually wants, a Steam gift card is always a safe bet. Buy at Amazon

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Corbin is a tech writer, browser extension developer, and web developer living in Georgia.