Chime in: Do you prefer subtle PC gaming gear or blinding LED lights?

Not everyone loves cars that have been modified to sport LED lights and massive spoilers. The same goes for gaming gear, which can have aggressive styling applied — reds and blacks with sharp angles — or even LED lighting. Today, you can pick up a headset with LED lights on the cups. It's all about style and standing out from the crowd. But it's not quite to everyone's taste.

Windows Central Managing Editor Al Sacco took to our community to ask what everyone prefers.

If you're perusing this forum, you're likely a fairly active PC gamer. And if you're an active PC gamer, you likely know that there are a lot of, shall we say ... "wacky-looking" gaming peripherals out there today. I'm thinking mice and keyboards that have nearly as many blinking lights as the Vegas Strip. That's all fine and good, and clearly lots of folks love this stuff. But it's not for...

Al Sacco

I previously wrote a piece on gaming gear design going a little too far, which went into detail about how accessories and peripherals have seen some serious changes over the years. So, are you in the camp of subtly, or aggressive lighting and style? Hit the link below and let us know.

From the forum: Do you prefer in-your-face or understated gaming gear?

Rich Edmonds
Senior Editor, PC Build

Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.