Computer speakers are usually used for one of two things: music or gaming. Often times, both. The point is you generally do not need a massive 7.1 channel system if you watch movies on your desktop and you also don’t really need audiophile quality sound systems to play compressed MP3s. So we took all that in mind and developed a list of diverse high quality gaming and music speakers for you to pick from.
10. ARCTIC S111 USB Portable Stereo Speakers, Compact Design, Balanced Treble/Superior Bass – Silver
These power socket-less featured speakers connect virtually anywhere via USB, and weigh at the portable weight of one pound. Measuring in at 3x3x3, expect exceptional, crisp quality sound that’s designed to replace notebook speakers, or to combine with an MP3-player for on the go audio. Released October 8, 2011 and ranked #13 in the Computer Speakers category on Amazon, these Arctic speakers deliver a wide range of sound for a great price.
Backed by a one-year warranty, this Harman Kardon speaker and subwoofer system is compatible with all devices that have a stereo minijack output. With its cool translucent design, its “stick” speakers have a total of eight full-range transducers for room filling audio. Its subwoofer measures at six inches and is powered by a 20-watt amplifier for consistent performance. Touch volume controls on the subwoofer and sticks make for easy volume adjustments with the gentle touch of your fingertip.
Compatible with Windows and Mac operating systems, these Logitech speakers connect to your laptop or desktop via a standard 3.5 millimeter plug. They also feature convenient on-speaker volume and power controls, headphone jack, and a 3.5 millimeter jack input for iPods, MP3 players, DVD and CD player. With 5 watts of power you can expect rich sounding audio that you’ll hear loud and clear. And its low compact design is ideal for desks.
Looking for a good basic set of speakers? Look no more with these Logitech designed USB powered speakers with digital sound. With acoustic quality stereo sound, it features built-in volume controls and a LED powered indicator light. Released November 14, 2007 with a listed price of $15, you can expect great sounding audio for a great value.
Easily pair your iPhone, iPad, notebook and other Bluetooth-enabled devices with this Creative speaker that has a range up to 33 feet away. It also connects to other music sources directly through its AUX-in port. This modern day boom box is ideal for portable use that can play sound up to 25 hours on four AA batteries. Weighing in at two pounds, the Creative is backed by a one-year limited hardware warranty and is available in four colors – black, blue, pink and green.
Ranked #4 in the Computer Speakers category on Amazon, these Logitech speakers feature real-time bass equalization for minimal distortion. It has a 3.5 millimeter input to connect to portable MP3 players or CD players. Users can customize the audio balance with its easy-to-reach tone and volume controls conveniently displayed on the front of the speaker. Perfect for casual listening and gaming, these speakers are constructed durably for extended life.
These Bose Companion speakers are designed for gaming, music, and movies with its clear realistic sounding audio. It has dual inputs for easy connection whether it be to a computer or additional audio source. Don’t worry about software hassle because these speakers are plug-and-play functioned for fast use, and volume controls and headphone jack are positioned on the front of the right speaker for easy access. And with its automatic tonal balance, you can expect convincing audio performance at nearly any listening level.
Though rather weighty at twenty pounds, this Logitech speaker system is THX-certified to bring your audio listening experience to life with its studio quality audio. With RCA and 3.5 millimeter inputs it easily plugs in up to three audio devices like your computer, iPod, game console, DVD player, and more. The two satellite speakers paired with a powerful subwoofer means big, distortion-free, room-filling sound; but it also features on-speaker volume controls to easily dial sound and bass up or down.
The perfect companion to your PC or notebook, these speakers deliver rich, full sound with convenient volume controls on the side of the right speaker. Its compact design requires little storage space while still delivering big quality sound. Though released over ten years ago on October 2, 2001, these speakers still hold their ground as the #2 ranked Computer Speakers on Amazon. Great sounding audio that won’t break your bank? Yes, please.
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The features of the Cyber Acoustics system seem out of this world. Its two satellite speakers are magnetically shielded for protection against positioning next to the television, and its 5.25-inch, wood cabinet subwoofer delivers enhanced, acoustic sounding audio. Users can conveniently control the volume of the speakers using the desktop pod that also has a headphone jack, auxiliary port, and an MP3 cradle. Reasonably priced at $50, it is also backed by a one-year warranty.
Posted by: Elizabeth Maartens