Creating a sleek, minimalist gaming setup is as much about what you don’t see as what you do. A tangle of wires can quickly clutter the space, distract you from your gaming experience, and disrupt the clean lines and ordered appearance that are the hallmarks of minimalism. Fortunately, the market offers a range of cable management solutions that are not only functional but can also complement the aesthetic of your gaming station.
In this article, we’ll delve into the five best cable management products that promise to banish the chaos of cords and usher in an era of pristine, focused gameplay. Whether you’re a casual gamer or a streaming pro, these products will help you achieve that coveted minimalist look without compromising on functionality. Get ready to elevate your gaming setup to a realm of uncluttered serenity.
1. Cable Management Box
Cable Management boxes are available between $18 to $25. This is a basic plastic box with slits on each side and a lid on top.
You just slide your power strip in, plug in your gear like your PC, RGB lights, monitor, Xbox, you name it, and let those cords flow out through the slits.
Got a super long monitor cable? No worries, just roll it up and pop it in.
These boxes are awesome for hiding all those unruly cables without any fuss. If you’re after a quick and effective solution, just plug in, adjust the cables, slap the lid on, and voilà – a neat and tidy space!
2. Velcro Cable Ties
Next at number two, I have 6-inch Velcro ties, priced at just $5 for a pack of 120. While they seem very basic but they’re honestly a game-changer.
You can wrap up your long cable lines every six inches which make them look neat without any fancy or expensive tools. Plus, they are also perfect for organizing cables inside cable management boxes.
Seriously, if you have a gaming setup with a bunch of cables, you’ll love these. And the best part? For just $5, it’s a no-brainer. They come in various colors, perfect for black, white, or pink themed setups.
3. USB Hub & USB Cable Extender
Now you’ll need two things, a USB Hub which you can get for $15 and a USB Cable Extender which is available for $10 with a length of 10-feet. Depending on your setup, you can opt for a shorter or longer length.
Simply connect the USB extender to your PC and tuck it under your desk. or wherever you want. Then, attach the hub to the extender. Now, all the cables from your mouse, keyboard, headset, you name it, can plug in right at your desk.
So, if your desk is a hotspot for gadgets like keyboards, mice, headsets – this is an awesome way to keep things neat and boost your setup’s user-friendliness!
4. Cable Raceway
Alright, here’s the fourth pick for your gaming table management: the Cable Raceway! At just $15 for a four-pack, these are total game-changers.
If there’s one thing you should get for your setup, it’s these. Trust me, every desk will look 10 times neater! Plus, swapping out gadgets becomes a breeze.
And guess what? Installing them is a piece of cake. Just stick the super-strong adhesive on its back, pop it under your desk, and you’re all set!
5. Cable Management Sleeve
The Cable Management Sleeve, priced at around $10 for a pack of four. Trust me, these might just be the simplest way to make a massive difference in tidying up your cables! They’re basically stretchy neoprene sleeves with zippers.
The cool thing? You can customize them – cut holes wherever you need to route cables out. And since the material’s stretchy, it’s a breeze to push cables through and have them snug back. A quick and super effective way to say goodbye to messy cables!
I’m Jaskaran Singh, a passionate tech enthusiast from Delhi, now based in Ahmedabad. My five-year journey as a tech writer has culminated in my role as the Editor in Chief at TheWorldsBestAndWorst, where I continue to explore and share the myriad facets of technology with my audience. Beyond writing, I also run a YouTube channel, with a community of 50,000 subscribers.