When you have an extra room in your house calling out to be transformed, it’s hard to resist the temptation to turn it into a man cave. Newegg’s recent survey found that 54 percent of men had some sort of man cave in their home, with the must-have item being a flat screen television. When you’re setting up your man cave, take it high tech with a selection of must-have, geeky additions to the space.

Smart 4K Television

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The latest innovation in the television world is 4K, which continues to make you wonder whether you’re looking out a window or at your television. Quality comes at an early adopter price, however, with a 65-inch Sony model coming in at $4,449. For the price, you’re getting a 4K smart television with 3D capabilities; built in Wi-Fi with apps for Netflix, Pandora, and other streaming services; and connection with your Android smartphone. It’s hard to get much geekier than this. Set up blackout shades so you aren’t contending with sun glare while you’re trying to watch the game.

Gaming Computer

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The video game console war is starting to hit its stride, but if you’re looking for flexibility and a budget-friendly option, you can build your own gaming computer. A mid-range rig runs approximately $600 to $700, putting it only a few hundred dollars above the most expensive of the eighth generation gaming consoles, the Xbox One. In addition to having access to a huge gaming library and typical computer functions, the gaming computer also acts as another media box for your man cave.

Arcade Machine

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If you don’t care about the latest and greatest graphics in the gaming world, going old school may be a better option. You have a wide range of options with arcade machines, from basic cabinets you make yourself and load with a MAME emulator, to rare and collectible machines that fetch tens of thousands of dollars.

Nerdiest Coffee Table in the World

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Geeky furniture selections are hard to find, but it’s hard to get improve upon a fully functional Nintendo controller coffee table. It’s going to make Super Mario Brothers more challenging than normal, but it’s well worth the $3,500 price tag to see everyone’s face when you reveal you can play games with it.

Gaming Chair

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When it’s time to hop online to show the gaming Internet who’s boss, having the appropriate chair helps. The Ultimate Game Chair might not have the catchiest name, but it does have 3D stereo headrest speakers, Surround Sound capabilities, vibration motors for the games, and a fully reclining range of movement.

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  1. Michae Jnesbitt
    December 26, 2013 at 11:06 am

    With the combination of GPU, CPU, eSRAM and SmartGlass in Xbox One, the user gets a super living room gaming computer that operates Windows RT, Windows Phone smartphones and Windows 8 tablets. The inclusion of the more innovative Kinect 2 allows multitasking of music, Skype, video and internet explorer, linkage to HDMI-CEC and IR blaster for live TV programs, and generation of voice commands makes gaming full of fun and pleasure. The new Xbox one has not only included thrilling games but also a thrilling way and platform to play them for a fuller, rapturous experience.

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    Cool! These are perfect for a teenage boy's room. I also want my room to be this "techy". Thanks a lot for sharing this!

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  8. Minix
    August 13, 2014 at 12:50 am

    If you can make the TV a curved LED TV as well, that will really make it "Man-cave" worthy. Plus you'll want some sort of streaming box to hook up to it.

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