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7 Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Geeks & Nerds in 2020

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Written by John Marmolejo

Christmas is coming and preparing gifts for our loved ones is a priority at the moment. But, it’s not easy to choose a gift for a person with a very specific taste. Thankfully, we’re here to help you. Many people say that choosing gifts is true art, and we tend to believe in that. If you ever had to come up with ideas for more than a few people at the same time, you probably know how much of a headache it can really be.

Some say that presents need to be themed based on the most popular interests of the person receiving it. So, if you are gifting something to a “Geek” or a “Nerd”, you are probably going to make a bad decision by purchasing them sports equipment. But, we assume this is something that you are probably aware of.

In today’s article, we’ll provide cool gift ideas so that you don’t have to spend time thinking of them on your own. If you are in a rush and you have to start purchasing right away, this will help you out a ton. Let’s not waste any more time and jump straight into the content.

  1. The New AMD Ryzen CPU’s

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The Ryzen Series have proven to be the best CPU’s in the world. And, nowadays almost everyone uses a computer, so if you are looking for a gift that’s both amazing and functional, this is what you should go for. People in 2020 are using their computers for working, studying, doing research and having fun playing games. So, what we’re trying to say is that you cannot go wrong with a brand-new CPU that’s going to boost the performance of someone’s PC by a lot. Especially not if that certain someone is a computer enthusiast.

  1. PlayStation 5 – Any Edition

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Whether the digital edition of the PS5 or just the regular one with the ability to add CD’s, it doesn’t really matter. We assume that anyone who is even slightly a “nerd” or a “geek” is going to shed tears of joy when they receive a brand new PlayStation 5 as a gift for Christmas. It’s not the most affordable thing to purchase, but if you can buy it, it’s definitely a great choice. Get one for yourself if you’re able to, you won’t regret it. Besides, a PS5 is something that you purchase once in every five or so years.

  1. An Original Moon Lamp

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If the person you’re purchasing a gift for is a fan of stars, planets and the moon, there’s nothing better that you can purchase for them than this amazing lamp. It looks so good in many different room styles so you cannot go wrong with it. It’s affordable and can be found in many stores. But, if you don’t know where to start, levitatingmoon.com is a website where you can learn more. Although this gift will be greatly liked by even those who are not considered to be “Geeks & Nerds”, it’s definitely a “hit” for a person who is into these things.

  1. NVidia 3000 Series GPU

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The new 3000 Series from NVidia is what every geek needs in 2020 and 2021. If you manage to get your hands on one of these gaming graphics cards, wrap one up as a gift for your nerdy friend. They’ll absolutely love it. Once again, it’s not the most affordable gift you can purchase, but you cannot go wrong with it. 2021 is going to be filled with many great things in the world of video games, and by gifting someone a new GPU you’re basically allowing them to step into that world and enjoy the awesomeness. And, while we are at video games, it’s time to mention the most anticipated title in the history of gaming.

  1. Digital Copy of Cyberpunk 2077

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If your boyfriend or girlfriend is a fan of video games, gifting them Cyberpunk 2077 will be an unforgettable thing, and they’ll love you so much for it. Not to mention that you can both enjoy the most anticipated game in the world together. Oh how amazing this can be if you’re both a bit geeky. But, that’s not all. Our list doesn’t end here. We have two more items that are absolutely great as gifts. Let’s take a look.

  1. Letter-Opening Sword

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If you want to open letters in style, this is the right way to do it. A letter-opening sword is a cool little gift that doesn’t cost a lot of money but it is very fun to use and to look at. It’s also a decoration as well as a functional tool. A great choice for a gift for any type of a person, but if the one you’re giving it to is into blades and swords, it’s going to be even better.

  1. Halo Energy Sword Lamp

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Every single person who considers themselves a geek has played Halo at least once before. And, if they did, the energy sword is something that they’re very familiar with. You can purchase them this Halo energy sword lamp for an affordable price and then enjoy the looks on their face as they unpack it. It’s a décor that’s both practical and it looks absolutely amazing. It’s slightly larger though so be careful when choosing a method to wrap it up.

Conclusion

There’s nothing that feels better than receiving a gift, except realizing that what you gifted to someone else made them very happy and satisfied. In order to get that feeling this upcoming Christmas, we decided to write a quick article that will serve you as a guide for all your gift-choosing decisions. You can always take the items we listed above and modify them for the perfect gift.

No matter who you’re handing over a present this Christmas, make sure to let them know that the gift comes from your heart, it’s what matters the most at such moments. We hope you make the right choices, and we wish you the best of luck with your purchases.

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John Marmolejo