Nearly 200 of you sounded off within the nomination round to assist us discover your 5 favourite pc speaker techniques. But there can solely be one, so try the nominees, vote on the backside of the submit, and switch up the amount within the feedback to stump to your choose.
Note: Loads of you favored Logitech’s G506, however we excluded it as a result of it was a full 5.1 system, and never one thing you could possibly match on a pc desk. We additionally didn’t embody any unpowered bookshelf audio system that required a separate amp.
I’ve had these since 2010 and have been actually pleased with them…though they’ve an excessive amount of bass. The sub will shake your own home and also you’ll hear them upstairs, downstairs, and outdoors. That’s good, but it surely additionally kinda sucks, since you possibly can’t actually use a lot of the complete potential of those audio system with out disturbing your housemates and/or neighbors. But they nonetheless sound fairly good when at a low quantity regardless that they’re most enjoyable if you flip them up loud and take heed to them. – nighttimeistherighttime
My solely qualms are the brighter than the solar LED (which I coated with electrical tape) and the truth that the facility button is on the sub, which is a slight inconvenience. Oh, and yeah, they’re just a little too bassy for a second ground condominium, however that’s extra my neighbor’s downside than mine 😉 – Garrett Davis
Worth noting that this design was so properly regarded that they sit within the MOMA too. I’ve had a set of Soundsticks since 1.zero, and I really like them. I’ve a 2.zero model too, however the 1.zero’s are nonetheless going robust! I’ve had numerous coworkers comment how wonderful they sound, and I couldn’t agree extra.
I’ve been cold and hot on the design of them, however after they remind me of the Day of the Tentacle tentacles! – lonememe
Where do you set the weed? – Labcat
As a naked minimal, a number of players go together with a 2.1 system. But whereas the subwoofer is nice for selecting up these booming lows and making the ground rumble, these of us who’re restricted on house however nonetheless need good sound constancy are coated by monitor audio system. They carry sufficient low finish on their very own to make up for the dearth of a subwoofer, have sturdy building, and can be utilized for audio manufacturing as properly, so players who double as musicians will discover them very helpful. Besides a three.5mm Aux In port, additionally they function rear 1/four” and RCA inputs in addition to a headphone jack. They’re able to placing out a number of sound with out distorting or crackling, too. – Scuba Steeeve
They are very musical and work properly with all kinds of music sorts. I’ve three 27″ displays so I ended up elevating them above that, in order that they now profit from a subwoofer… So they share an enormous sub with one other system now. – bvocal
This is actually the one reply that issues right here. THX certification appeared gimicky earlier than shopping for it, nonetheless they’re INCREDIBLE. – Legun
Have neighbours that play annoying persian music loud at instances, purchased these audio system and received spotify on my laptop computer.
Dear neighbours, how does eight hours of Ok-pop sound ? no ? okay, the whole set of bee gees then ? no ? Deadmouse it’s then. 😉 – Roberth
Bought some three years in the past or so after I first constructed my desktop, nonetheless utilizing at this time. Though I’m pondering of an improve to five.1 now that I’m moved out of my dad and mom.
They are moderately sized, slick/trendy and include a surprisingly highly effective sub that doesn’t compromise house (so it at the moment sits on the desk behind my displays.
Nothing particularly distinctive about them as they’re fitted with what you’ll discover in most 2.1’s for the value vary however they’re but to fail me and I discover they actually pack a punch. – VerticalSynapse
Yeah these are good, I received the z313 for like $29 bucks they’re practically the identical minus the additional driver on the left and proper channel. Solid efficiency throughout. – Livineasy629