Best Computer Gaming Glasses 2017: The Most Expensive to The Cheapest

Best Computer Gaming Glasses 2017

 

Gaming Glasses has been a rising need for all those avid video gamers. This is because of the symptoms caused by too much staring at digital screens such as dry eyes, head aches and even neck pains. So I decided to make a list of the best computer gaming glasses for 2017.

This list is based on the affordability of these glasses ranking from the most expensive to the cheapest ones. I also tackled about their major specifications such as the frames, lenses, magnification and even performance.

I hope that you will find this list useful and informative.

 

 

1. Gunnar Optiks PHA-05601 MLG Phantom Gaming Glasses

Best Computer Gaming Glasses 2017

Unique Feature: Full Rim; Headset Compatible

My Rating: 9.0 out of 10

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  • The frame of these Gunnar glasses is designed to fit all head sizes. Actually, what I like about this eyewear is the heat/carbon color of the frames. Aside from it is comfortable to wear, it is also fashionable.
  • It is also headgear compatible, so wearing big and bulky headphone should not cause any trouble while surfing the internet
  • On the lenses, you would find a light tinting effect which makes things easier on the eyes.
  • The glasses do not have any significant magnification power on them.

 

2. Gunnar Optiks SCO-00701 Steel Series Scope Full Rim Video Gaming Glasses

Best Computer Gaming Glasses 2017

Unique Feature: Full Rim Gaming Glasses

My Rating: 8.8 out of 10

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  • The frame of the glasses is specially made to be attractive and cool.
  • I admire that the glasses have bridge that has exchangeable nose pads and internal springs which makes the glasses sit perfectly on your nose.
  • Actually, the glasses are perfectly capable of aiding serious video gamers.
  • The lenses have a slight magnifying power but it is not that noticeable.

 

3. Gunnar Optiks VAY-00101 Vayper Gaming Glasses

Best Computer Gaming Glasses 2017

Unique Feature: Headset Compatibility and Amber Lens Tint

My Rating: 9.2 out of 10

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  • The silicon made nose pads on the frame are really comforting. They do not leave any markings after extended usage and support the frame nicely.
  • Gunnar has designed the frames in such a way that they fit quite well in all head sizes.
  • The Amber tint, present on the lenses makes them ideal for longer uses.
  • The default package glasses that are available have near to none magnifying abilities.

 

4. Gunnar Optiks PPK Unisex Gaming Glasses

Best Computer Gaming Glasses 2017

Unique Feature: Adjustable; Amber Lens

My Rating: 9.1 out of 10

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  • The frames of these Gunnar are adjustable so you don’t have to worry if your head is big or small.
  • The lenses have tinting done on them and it is specifically called Amber tinting which is a great help to gamers.
  • These lenses have a slight magnification but it does not affect distant objects.

 

5. Gunnar Optiks DES-05101 Desmo Video Gaming Glasses

Best Computer Gaming Glasses 2017

Unique Feature: Semi Rimless; Amber Lens

My Rating: 8.6 out of 10

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  • One thing that I like about these glasses is its rimless and strong frames.
  • The temples are in a rounded shape that wraps around your head, giving the glasses the perfect grip on your head.
  • It has a wide range that helps the lenses to protect your eyes perfectly by filtering all light falling at any angle.
  • The lenses in the glasses have slight magnification that is majorly used for making images or texts clearer. The magnification also helps in relaxing the eye muscles.

 

6. Gunnar Optiks INT-00101 Intercept Full Rim Advanced Video Gaming Glasses

Best Computer Gaming Glasses 2017

Unique Feature: Eye Strain Reliever

My Rating: 9.1 out of 10

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  • The frame is tested for long duration usage and found it really comforting.
  • Known for its light weight and strength properties. 
  • The lens is designed with the amber tint and other coatings that prevent high-energy and Ultra Violet glares from reaching the eyes.
  • The lens has magnification feature that helps in creating an image of the object at this distance. Ultimately reducing the stress on the eye.

 

7. Gunnar Optiks MIC-07001 Advanced Video/Computer Eyewear

Best Computer Gaming Glasses 2017

Unique Feature: Amber Tint; Stylish Frame

My Rating: 9.5 out of 10

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  • What I like about these glasses is the different color variations that they offer for the frames.
  • On the ends of the frame bridges, there are adjustable nose pads that help in evenly distributing the pressure applied by the frame.
  • The lenses in this eyewear are made from high-quality optical fiber.
  • Although the lenses do not have any specified magnifying power, there is a slight magnification present on it.

 

8. Gunnar Optiks ANI-00101 Anime Full Rim Color Enhanced Computer Glasses

Best Computer Gaming Glasses 2017

Unique Feature: Full Rim; Amber Lens

My Rating: 9.1 out of 10

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  • One thing that I like about this eyewear is its frame. The alloy used, makes these frames one of the strongest in the market.
  • These lenses help in protecting you from the blue glare that can damage your eyes as well as interrupt many things inside your body.
  • If you notice the lenses, it has a yellow tint that maybe unusual at first. Just give your eyes some time and you will just get used to it.
  • If you have a vision of 20/20, then you may notice a slight magnification in the lenses.

 

9. Gunnar Optiks ST002-C001Z Phenom Computer Glasses

Best Computer Gaming Glasses 2017

Unique Feature: Full Rim; Amber Lens

My Rating: 9.1 out of 10

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  • The glasses is just light weight and that’s what I like the most about it.
  • The frames also have flexible nose pads at the ends of the bridge.
  • The Amber tinting present on the lenses helps in avoiding the dry eye effect that you may get from staring at the screens for a long duration.
  • If you are a person with a vision of 20/20, then I suggest you’ll need to give some time for your eyes to adjust to the new environment.

 

10. DUCO Optiks GX090 Matte Black Computer Glasses

Best Computer Gaming Glasses 2017

 

Unique Feature: Matte Black Frames; Amber Lens

My Rating: 9.2 out of 10

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  • The polymer in the frame provides strength and durability to the glasses.
  • The lenses have light yellow tinting on them which is greatly responsible for protecting the eye.
  • There is no magnification in the lenses.
  • On opening your Duco package, be ready to feast your eyes upon the black Duco protective hard shell with cushioned insides from the proper protection of the glasses.

 

11. J+S Vision Blue Light Shield Computer Gaming Glasses

Best Computer Gaming Glasses 2017

Unique Feature: Low Color Distortion; Anti Blue Light

My Rating: 9.5 out of 10

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  • What I like about these glasses is the beautiful black polished frame that increases their luster and shine.
  • The frame material is a high-quality hybrid plastic that provides tensile strength as well as great looks to the lenses.
  • J+S has one of the nicest lenses out there for protecting the eyes against radiations.
  • The lenses have zero magnification in them.
  • There is a hard J+S shell, and cleaning fabric specially designed for cleaning the lenses and the glasses themselves.

 

12. Gamma Ray 007 Gaming Glasses

Best Computer Gaming Glasses 2017

Unique Feature: Minimal Color Distortion

My Rating: 9.4 out of 10

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  • What I like about this eyewear is that the frame is a perfect fit for all head sizes.
  • The biggest plus point for the frame is its RX- Compatibility. A frame is called R-X Compatible when it can support your personal prescribed lenses.
  • The lenses of the GAMMA RAY 007 have a light yellow tinting effect that helps in increasing the duration for working non-stop.
  • Magnification for this eyewear is considered null. However, there is a slight magnification that helps in bouncing off the extra glare from the digital screen.
  • What you’ll find in the package is a hard cover protector, a microfiber cleaning cloth and 2 years worth of warranty. 

 

Bottom Line


These glasses are all designed to aid gamers. Its primary goal is to prevent further damages to the eyes while playing in front of the screens of the computers.

Actually, of all the glasses I prefer the Gunnar Intercept. It is lightweight and has a simple appearance. Plus it is not that expensive too.

I have given you all the choices that you can have based on their affordability. I recommend that you look for something that you prefer and suits your needs but make sure that it goes into your budget. 

Nevertheless, I hope that I have helped you in making a reliable decision.

If ever you have personal experience about these glasses, please feel free to comment it below so we can share thoughts about it.

 

Best Regards,

John Rico

 

By John Rico

Hi Everyone! I created this website to share my thoughts about the solutions to various eye problems that are caused by too much staring at digital screens. I also tackle about preventive measures to minimize the harmful effects of UV rays.

22 comments

  1. Thanks for all your help! I was really looking forward to getting gaming glasses and now I know which ones I want to purchase. I also like how you weren’t bias and you gave reviews about other glasses other than gunnar. Overall great article that i found extremely helpful. I enjoyed the way you ordered the glasses and how accurate the rating system was. Thanks again!

    1. Sure man no problem. I actually tend to offer options other than gunnar. Although it is the most known brand, there are still other effective glasses that you can look into.

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