These days computers are used for just about every type of application imaginable. In the current world of streaming media the sound experience a computer delivers can greatly increase the user’s enjoyment of the application. Everything from movies to music can sound better with the right speaker set up. Fortunately, speaker systems for home computers range in price from twenty dollars to several hundred dollars. That being said, you do not have to spend two hundred dollars for a solid sound system, but, as everyone knows in the world of speakers often the more expensive brands just offer better sound. Still, because audio is a personal experience, the beauty is often in the eye, that is ear, of the beholder. Remember to test computer speakers in the store prior to buying them. Once a model is decided on, it is a good idea to comparison shop for price. Here is a look at five solid computer speaker setups:
Creative Labs Inspire S2 Speaker
For $69.82 from Wal-Mart or walmart.com, these Creative Labs Inspire S2 Speakers offer up a solid range of audio. The speakers put out 6 watts of power and the subwoofer pumps thumping bass in at 17w. This is a great system for small rooms. While the Creative Labs Inspire S2 system does get loud, it never really gets out of hand. That being said, if the room is on the large side the sound will just really bounce around and get drowned out by people talking. Still, this is a great set of speakers for the vast majority of PC owners/
Logitech S-220 2.1 Multimedia Speaker System
For $28.99 at BestBuy.com the Logitech S-220 2.1 Multimedia Speaker System puts on an astounding performance. For under thirty dollars, your computer room or home office can sound like a movie theater with the 43 watts of total power this system puts out. With independent volume control keeping tabs on the level of sound has never been easier. This system supports just about any laptop or PC, and really delivers exceptional value.
Logitech Z313 2.1 Channel Speaker System
For $52.99 from Best Buy or bestbuy.com, the Logitech Z313 2.1 Channel Speaker System can quickly fill even the largest room with exceptional sound. With 50 watts of power and a four inch subwoofer this system delivers great lows and astounding highs. Add in the sleek and new wave appearance, and this system is sure to please even the most critical ear. Again, the control pod is a great addition that can be found on the majority of Logitech units and helps control the performance without having to get near the mouse.
Sony SRSDF30 2.1 Channel Speaker System
At Wal-Mart or walmart.com, the Sony SRSDF30 2.1 Channel Speaker System will set you back $154.98. At that price these bad boys can deliver music and movies that will get the neighbors banging on the walls. This Sony Speaker System is designed from wood rather than plastic which really enhances the acoustics and delivers some top notch sound. If you watch a lot of streaming programs on the PC or Laptop, this set up can really deliver some top notch performance.
Bose Companion 2 Multimedia Speakers
For $99.99 from Best Buy or bestbuy.com, you can get what many believe is the pinnacle of sound, the Bose Companion 2 Multimedia Speakers. The coolest part of this powerful magnetically shielded set of speakers is the dual audio input system. That means two separate audio sources can be hooked up at the same time, which saves a lot of time switching between game system or PC mode. Of course, these speakers deliver the type of experience you can only get from a name like Bose, plus they are pretty much a bargain at under $100. Give this set a test before making you selection, and you may really like what you hear.