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AKRACING - Core Series EX Gaming Chair - Black/Blue-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Decent Chair, Doesn't Fit Large People

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    PearChaos
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    The weight limit for this chair is 330lbs, and I am definitely below that, however I do not fit in this chair. If you look at the picture you can see how the sides of the chair curl up, supposedly to cradle you in the seat. Well my legs went right where it curled up, and hence it was so painful to sit in this chair I couldn't stand it for longer than an hour or two. Make the seat flat, and this would be an amazing chair! I wish I could've tried this in-store and found this problem before buying it!!! Now I have to go through the trouble of a return. My average sized boyfriend (far less than 300lbs) tried the chair and barely fit himself. He complained that even though he fit he couldn't spread his legs or sit at an angle because of the curling up issue. They really just need to re-design the seat. However, to be fair, if you are a small-medium sized person this chair is well built, has very solid materials and soft but supportive padding, and had I fit in it I would be very happy with this purchase.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Deep enough, but not wide enough

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    MFrisbee
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    I bought this chair as my old one was getting worn (6 years old!) and the measurements on it seemed to be the same, plus it had the added benefit of the recline function. Once I got the chair - shipping was quick - it assembled pretty easily. The instructions for how the headrest goes on is terrible, and I just played around with different ways until I found one that was stable. My biggest disappointment is the chair width. The edges of the seat are sharply inclined up making it impossible to sit with your legs apart. The width of the seat should NOT have included the curved sides as that is not truly representational of the seat's width. Sitting this way for prolonged periods can be very uncomfortable for me. I don't want to deal with the hassle of a return on an item this size, and it's working for now so I'm going to just suck it up. Next time I'll try to find out if the $$$ is worth it or not. The cost of this chair without it having been on sale would certainly NOT have been worth it.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Not bad but spend some extra money

    Posted
    STARBUCKSWIFI
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    This chair is by no means a bad chair, however with the high end brand of DXRACER not to much more money I wish I had bought a dxracer instead. Some things I like about the chair are it was very easy to put together, it's well built, and it's decently comfortable. Some things I don't like about it are its cloth material so if you're sitting for long periods of time it gets really hot in the chair, the cloth material can get uncomfortable at times, it doesn't go low enough to the ground, the slightest push moves the arm rests, and it takes awhile to get to a comfortable spot. Now I'm not saying this chair is just awful in every way possible once you find a comfortable spot it is good. However with DXRACER being $100-$150 more expensive and a lot nicer of a chair its worth spending the extra money in my opinion. 3/5 from me. Nothing to terribly bad with this chair but just some small gripes that shouldn't happen in a $330 chair. Only would recommend this to a friend if they literally couldn't spend any more money.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Comfortable from the start

    Posted
    kenco
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    I have been looking for quite some time at the “racing” style chairs, some with real leather, faux leather and even PVC. But this chair was exactly what I was looking for as it is covered with a durable cloth, heavy duty gas lift, swiveling arm rests and soft pillows. The pillows concerned me because most of the pictures that I have seen look like they are covered with a vinyl material. These pillows however are covered with cloth as well, they are adjustable and very comfortable. The seat cushion is fairly stiff at first, but I prefer it that way so as not to get quickly fatigued on soft foam, which will sag quickly as well. I am 5’11”, less than 220 lbs, and the seat is comfy yet hugs nicely. There is plenty of height adjustment for how tall my legs are, and of course the seat back reclines to a parallel degree. The list price coincides with the chair’s quality, but it is even better to grab it when it goes on sale. I had no problems with the assembly, all bolts and screws lined up perfectly. I have to say it is THE best office chair that I have ever purchased.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very Solid and Comfortable Chair

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    MCIT
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    Let me start by saying that I am not a gamer, and did not purchase this chair for playing games, however I do work at a desk for extended periods of time, and thus far this chair is great. I have had decently priced chairs in the past and this one beats the other office chairs that I have had without a doubt. Lazy Boy desk chair do not offer the comfort or support that this chair offers. I am 6'2 approx 220 pounds and this chair fits me well, and the adjustable lumbar support is great - Now that I have it I do not know how I did without it. The chair took approx 30 minutes to setup without issue. The chair is a very solid chair, there is no wobble in it whatsoever. I will be interested to see how long it will remain this way. I will update this product as I continue to use it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for longer gaming sessions

    Posted
    Stephen
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    I had been using a cheap standard office chair before buying this chair, and I have to say the difference is like night and day. I suffer from sporadic back pain that has grown worse over time. This chair helps my posture and is so comfortable. I've been using this chair daily for well over a month now, and I must say I haven't had any back issues, when in the past with my other cheapo office chair I couldn't sit longer than 10 minutes without the pain starting. This chair is fully adjustable, and I love the lumbar support and the head rest. Very well thought-out design. I would recommend this chair for anyone who is just looking for a comfortable chair, whether for gaming, work or just casual PC use. It does go on sale fairly often so keep an eye out for sales.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Affordable Quality Gaming Chair

    Posted
    AlexisLinkx
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    My boyfriend spends most of the day on his PC gaming. He's been wanting one of these high quality gaming chairs for awhile now. We got it on sale as one of the deals of the day. This is sssooo much better than the craptastic, ancient hand-me-down office chair we had before. Of course its adjustable in just about every place/part that is on the chair. He would have a lot of body aches and pains (especially his back) from gaming all day in the old chair. That's all history now that he has this chair. Its definitely worth the regular on-sale price! These chairs are also built to last! But if we ever had to get another chair, its definitely going to be an AKRACING gaming chair!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Up your gaming w/AKRacing

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    tawisn
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    Best chair hands down! Tried 2 other chairs and returned them before I found this one. Great comfort and able to truly recline 180 degrees, which is tough to find. Would not recommend for wide person, as there are cushions on either side the stick up and would be in one’s way. The arms are adjustable as well, but not padded on the top but you could buy that and add. Highly recommend this chair for long gaming runs, will hold up easily. You could crash right there too if too exhausted to get to a bed, lol.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Could be better

    Posted
    imapc
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    The chair is solid. It is very well built. However, the side bolsters of the seat have no give whatsoever, and are uncomfortable against my legs. I would have bought the wide version if this one was not on sale for such a good price. My only other complaint is that while a metal base sounds good in theory, the wheels make a metal on metal clanging noise when rolling around. The more common plastic base that most chairs have would be less noisy. I would only recommend this chair to a super skinny friend

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice Chair

    Posted
    Samm
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    Bought this for my boyfriend for Christmas. After doing some research this one seemed to be good quality for the price. Fabric is nice for keeping cool in the summer. Neck and back support is a nice feature also. Arm rests move up and down for a comfortable fit at your desk. Chair also tilts almost all the way back if you want to take a nap in between races. Overall has a stylish appearance, not too flashy with lights and speakers but still has a classic gamer chair look.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Comfortable and sturdy chair

    Posted
    Decke
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    My friend instantly started to slang this chair saying DXracer is a overpriced chair that is low quality to other brands I can’t speak for there other chairs but this one is far from that. The chair feels good and the base where the wheels are is solid metal other than plastic it feels sturdy. If I’m not using it my girlfriend is. I might get a second one if I can caught it on sale again.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Gaming Chair

    Posted
    CaliGirl
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    I've been wanting to buy a gaming chair for my son for the longest time but didn't like the fact that they were not made of material. I was so excited when I came across this chair, it is super comfy and it only took me about 30 minutes to put it together. I would definitely recommend this chair!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Chair, Lousy Instructions

    Posted
    Alan
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    The chair is outstanding, I love the adjust-ability of it. It is very comfortable and the lumbar support pillow is fantastic for my back issues. I just wish the instructions would have been more clear, they show you a multitude of images but leave no words to instruct the construction of the chair.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Gaming Chair

    Posted
    MrJack
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    Got this gaming chair on sale and I definitely don’t regret it. I have another one that cost a little more than this one, and this one is way better. It’s very comfortable to sit on for long periods of time. I use it for work and play.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Chair Ever

    Posted
    LezlieR
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    I have my doubts when purchasing this chair but it's the best chair I could buy. My back it's so thankful for it. I didn't know it was for playing videogames, but it works wonderfully for hours of working.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love the features.

    Posted
    CharlesD
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    This was my first gaming chair purchase. And actually got it on a Daily Deal promotion for under &200. The chair is quite comfortable and just the right size and height. Has adjustable backrest and armrests.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    AKRACING Chair

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    Petercplus
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    I would definitely recommend this chair. It is very comfortable with the high back you can even doze off...I like the back support that the chair gives you with the included pillow and headrest!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful Gaming Chair

    Posted
    Johnsmom
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    I purchased this chair for my son for the desk with his computer. This is the best chair for working with your computer, doing homework or gaming. I would definitely recommend this chair.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great chair

    Posted
    james1
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    Great chair for being on the computer or gaming. Pretty simple to put together and very comfortable. Has some extra padding aswell to help with posture if you want.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Comfortable

    Posted
    Wallfam
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    Used for daily computer use, only downfall is that it gets warm/doesn't breathe well. Other than that, it's comfortable, looks nice, many position adjustments can be made.

    I would recommend this to a friend