Merax Gaming Chair

Last updated date: August 28, 2019

DWYM Score
9.4

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We looked at the top 1 Gaming Chairs and dug through the reviews from 14 of the most popular review sites including BestReviews, Gaming Scan, Best Reviews Guide, ConsumerExpert.org, Gaming Chairs Reviews, Ergonomic Office Chair, Office Chair Expert, Gamer Wares, Techinism, Office Chair Picks, Top Gaming Chair, Progamer Review, Small Need, Super Game Reviews and more. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Gaming Chair you should buy.

Overall Take

With its comfortable padding, back tilt capabilities and 360-degree swiveling, it's no wonder the Merax Gaming Chair is the No. 1 overall recommended gaming chair on the market. For added comfort and customization, this chair also allows for adjusting the height and arm rests. As an added bonus, the company provides a two-year warranty and a friendly customer service team to handle your questions. In our analysis of 138 expert reviews, the Merax Merax Gaming Chair placed 1st when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
8.5
14 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
7.8
258 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
High back offers complete shoulder,neck and cushioned head support. Adjustable lumbar pillow. Well padded bucket seat. Easy to clean.
- BestReviews
This chair has excellent ergonomics, in part because the armrests are adjustable too. They can be raised, lowered, or even removed if you’d prefer.
- Gaming Scan
March 13, 2019 | Full review
The lumbar support and headrest make even the most grueling workdays or gaming marathons comfortable and enjoyable.
- ConsumerExpert.org
The included lumbar cushion and headrest pillow provide extra support just where you need it during long periods of gaming or relaxation and can be adjusted for added support on your head, neck or anywhere on the length of your torso.
- Gaming Chairs Reviews
It is complete with 360 thick padding throughout the length of the chair that supports every inch of your body while seated.
- Ergonomic Office Chair
January 24, 2019 | Full review
The chair has thick padded arm pillow and seat. The ergonomic design offers great comfort and is ideal for people who want to impress others with a great looking furniture with simultaneously is part of best cheap gaming chairs.
- Office Chair Expert
This is a truly impressive chair that’s perfect for any gamer, really. It has an awesome racing-style design, is a high-back chair, has thick, ultra-comfortable padding, great lumbar support, a headrest pillow, 360 degree swivel, can tilt back a full 180 degrees, and is built to last.
- Gamer Wares
July 7, 2017 | Full review
The chair will allow you to kick back and relax with its 180-degree recline feature.
- Techinism
January 4, 2018 | Full review
It comes with high-grade PU leather and it ergonomically comparable to some of the best computer gaming chairs out there. With features like a lumbar support pillow, headrest pillow and adjustable armrests, you’ll be able to game for hours in this bad boy.
- Office Chair Picks
December 11, 2017 | Full review
With a 33.1″ backrest you can fit people that are 6’2″ ( and maybe beyond) with ease. The seat is also quite large: 21.7″ gives you enough room for your legs. You should not have problems with that chair.
- Top Gaming Chair
The chair, like the Topsky, is super easy to assemble. The Armrest is something we really liked in the Merax as it is a bit closer and much more comfortable.
- Progamer Review
March 25, 2019 | Full review
It has 360 - degree swiveling capability with lock function.
- Small Need
June 24, 2018 | Full review
This gaming chair has a lot of applications besides gaming. You can have it in your office or even study room.
- Super Game Reviews
November 21, 2017 | Full review
What experts didn't like
Seat may feel narrow for broad hips. Armrests only adjust vertically.
- BestReviews
Really, our only complaint is the gratuitous branding. Gaming chairs are almost always very visually striking, but the Merax logos actually detract from its appearance. It’s as though the company was trying to make sure you wouldn’t forget them, but simply, if the chair is good enough, you’ll remember Merax without this kind of prompting.
- Gaming Scan
March 13, 2019 | Full review
Not having a footrest.
- ConsumerExpert.org
One issue is that since it is a high backrest chair, it puts your back in very straight up position which can be a bit uncomfortable sometimes.
- Office Chair Expert
It is a bit pricier.
- Gamer Wares
July 7, 2017 | Full review
The one major downside, though, is that the seat is a bit narrow and thus not best-suited for bigger users who have wider hips.
- Techinism
January 4, 2018 | Full review
That being said, I wish that the maximum load capacity was higher. At only 250 lb, it is still decent but a 300 lb would have been better especially when you consider the fact that this chair is quite large.
- Top Gaming Chair
The major downside with the Merax is the fact you cannot lean back and lock it in. While you can recline, there is no lock-in for simply leaning back. Leaning back is a habit most people have when sitting in an office chair, so this can be frustrating.
- Progamer Review
March 25, 2019 | Full review
Too much wobbly at maximum height.
- Small Need
June 24, 2018 | Full review
Low Weight Limit – For an almost $200 PC gaming chair, 300 lbs would be best and not the supported 250 lbs. weight limit.
- Super Game Reviews
November 21, 2017 | Full review

From The Manufacturer

Merax Gaming Chair High Back Computer Chair Ergonomic Design Racing Chair (Blue). Take your gaming setup or home office to the next level with our Merax High Back Gaming Chair, complete with 360 thick padding throughout the length of the chair that supports every inch of your body while seated. Upholstered in premium cut quality PU-leather, the material is designed for breathability throughout making sitting for hours on end behind your computer desk comfortable and enjoyable. Customize your seating experience using the built in specialized reclining system and adjust your chair anywhere between 90 to a flat 180 degrees along with utilizing the complimentary safeguard tilt lock, arm adjustment and seat height adjustment features for the perfect fit. The included lumbar cushion and headrest pillow provide extra support just where you need it during long periods of gaming or relaxation and can be adjusted for added support on your head, neck or anywhere on the length of your torso. Our specialized ergonomic design can ensure hours of comfort during long days behind the computer or lengthy gaming sessions, make an investment that will take your gaming life to the next level today!

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