Introduction to the Best Computer Speakers
Look, we get it; the best headphones like your Sony WH-1000 M3 and the Bose QC 35 II are super comfy, they rock rich sounds and can run for long durations. But here is the thing, it doesn’t matter how comfortable headphones are the truth of the matter is that you cannot wear them 24/7. At some point, you’ll need to take a break from the headphones and put them down. That doesn’t have to necessarily mark the end of entertainment for you, right? You should be able to watch your movies, listen to music, and even play games without compromising on sound. How do you achieve that? By getting the best computer speakers.
The good thing about today’s technology is that good gadgets have been getting really cheap. For instance, you can get yourself an incredible computer speaker such as the Logitech Z130 for less than $50. Guys looking for a more premium device will also be spoilt of choices thanks to a variety of amazing computer speakers some going for well over $250 like the Audioengine A2 while others like the stylish Edifier USA e25 Luna Eclipse are retailing for just around $200. The bottom line here is that regardless of your budget, you can still get an amazing computer speaker that doesn’t just impress you in terms of sound output but one that is also spot on when it comes to looks and overall designing. In this review, we’ve tried to find the middle ground between amazing computer speakers and reasonable pricing.
What’s the best computer speaker?
The Best Computer Speaker at the moment is the Bose Companion 2 Series III. There are so many reasons that these speakers ended up being a favorite for most guys in our office. First, at just $100, the speakers deliver the best value for money. They come out compact and elegant, and these are more than guaranteed to look stunning on your workstation with your PC or Mac seated in the middle of the two speakers. Oh and that’s the other thing, the speakers are compatible with both Mac and Windows PC. But they rock high-res sounds even when the volume is pumped to the max. As I said, there are so many reasons to like the Bose Companion 2 Series III. Here is a more detailed breakdown of the speaker and two other alternatives.
Bose Companion 2 Series III
Bose has employed powerful digital signal processing allowing their two speakers to deliver full and extremely clear sounds. These allow you to get the fine details within your audio tracks and this has been improved even more by the speaker’s cabinet design. Whether you are listening to the Billboards Top 100, playing Fortnite, or streaming Stranger Things Season 3, the Bose Companion 2 Series III will make sure that you are fully immersed into the content. What more could you ask for?
The speakers are also fitted with a couple of other features that you’ll find very useful. The right speaker, for instance, has a headphone jack port and a volume control knob. There is also an auxiliary input that can be used to connect the speakers to other gadgets like your smartphone, iPad, and tablets.
Setting up and using speakers is very simple. You will find everything you need straight out of the box. Assembling it shouldn’t take more than a couple of minutes. Using the speaker is also super simple courtesy of the volume knob and the Aux port fitted on the right speaker.
- Dimensions: 7.5” by 3.1” by 5.9” each
- Weight: 2.3lbs and 1.8lbs for the right and left speaker respectively
- Headphone jack
- Aux input
- Compatible with both Mac and Windows PC
Logitech Z200 Multimedia Speakers
The Logitech Z200 is highly versatile speakers that you can use with a TV, tablet, smartphone. Laptop, PC, music player and pretty much anything else that has a 3.5mm jack. The speakers deliver rich stereo sounds thanks to the 10W peak/5W RMS which produce powerful and clear sounds. In each speaker, an active driver is pumping dynamic sounds and a passive radiator producing bass extensions. Here is the interesting thing, with the Logitech Z200, you can even adjust the bass through the tone control dial, which means that you can customize the audio output you’re receiving from the speakers. Not many computer speakers offer this option.
Speaking of the tone control dial, the Z200 also comes with a couple of other easy-to-use control that is directly fitted to the speakers. This makes controlling the speaker very convenient. Some of these controls include the volume knob, headphone jack, and auxiliary jack. The power option is also included in the right speaker.
The Logitech Z200 is available in black and white colors. Both of them look stunning, and the laid-back stand adds an extra touch of elegance (it also serves to improve the projection of sounds).
- Dimensions: 4.8″ by 3.5″ by 9.4.”
- Weight: 2.2lbs
- Two 3.5mm inputs
- Headphone jack
Logitech S120 2.0 Stereo Speakers
Logitech S120 speakers are super compact to take up just a tiny piece of your workstation, leaving you enough room for the rest of your accessories. The speakers may look small, and all but they do produce powerful and highly-detailed sounds.
The 2.0 stereo speaker system provides 2.3W output power which although it’s not as big a figure as you’d find in other speakers, it does produce rich sounds that we found really impressive. What really stood out for us here is that all of this performance is on offer for less than $15. Yes, and that’s precisely why it earned its place in this list.
Using the speakers is pretty simple. It’s all a matter of connecting your PC, Laptop, Smartphone, tablet, or any other device through the 3.5mm input.
The speaker also features a built-in knob which makes volume adjustments very easy.
- Dimensions: 11.46” by 20” by 7.24”
- Weight: 2lbs
- Headphone jack
- RCA input