PC audio systems have come a long way, and though almost all the options you see on the market today are high-end, it is still important to be careful about your priorities. Whether you’re just a high octave music listener, or music mixer, gamer, or anything else, it is never advisable to just buy whatever you see first. This year, computer speakers have really upped their game.
Top 10 PC speakers
Here are the best PC speakers of the year:
Unanimously reviewed as the most reliable speaker of this year, it has an audio wattage of 50 Watts and has an amazing boombox quality. The bass effect especially is noticeable, and it has a pre-installed digital-to-audio converter and is currently the market-favorite. While expensive, the Audioengine A5+ is worth it.
Cyber Acoustics CA-3602
Possibly the most economical speaker of 2018, it has a 30-watt caliber, which is incredible considering its price. It is a three-piece system with 2 x 2-inch satellite speaker driver and a sub-woofer and is a great option for users who are looking for a media system. It also has a 3.5mm headphone jack, and the bass in this model is almost as good as Audioengine’s model. It is easy to set-up, and the sleek retro designing has an edge to it.
Another all-rounder, Logitech is a 2.1 speaker with 200 watts (RMS) 3.5mm inputs. It’s not just convenient for loud listening, but is also a favorite with electro music mixers, owing to its clear treble and user-friendly provisions. It can be plugged into a phone, game console, iPod and of course PC. For an entertainment unit, this model will go beyond your expectations. Though the look is a bit too out there, it is budget-friendly and high-end.
This model is already a hit with the millennials, owing to its old-timey hipster design. But this is also one of the most dependent speakers in the market, especially if you’re looking for streaming music, which is often a problem with speakers. The bookshelf speakers have a tremendous wattage advantage and High-fidelity Bluetooth with aptX and a pre-installed DAC. It also has premium quality amplifiers and kevlar woofers. It is pricier than some of the other options out there, but if you’re looking for a statement piece, this is the model you should go for.
Another high-end model Aperion is a total package. You can use it for gaming or for music mixing or streaming, this model almost never disappoints. It is famous for its high-powered bass and rich sound texture, which obviously means it has good wattage. Besides provisions for Bluetooth inputs and USB ports, it also has multi-purpose connectivity with Optical input.
Harman Kardon Soundsticks III
An absolute gem of a statement piece, if you want to buy design your media systems like the rich and the famous, go for this Harman Kardon model. The futuristic and sharp design is an aesthetic pleasure, and it also has impressive caliber. It has 10-watt amplifiers and a 3.5 mm stereo connection. It also has excellent bass and is a perfect party speaker. More than the substance, the looks matter for these speakers.
Vanatoo Transparent Zero
If you stream a lot of music, this is the speaker to go. It might feel light, but it has a heavy watt caliber. It is a bit on the pricier side, but Vanatoo is always worth it, and it also has a very rich sound quality, that doesn’t try your ears even after hours of listening. This model can also be fitted to a number of devices and is actually one of the longest-lasting models, which makes it quite an investment, considering its price tag.
Elegiant USB Powered Sound Bar Speakers
Everybody is talking about the Sound Bar and with good reason. The quirky speakers have a fun design, and though it has a few experimental provisions, it is totally reliable. Its understated look makes it a winner, and it also has 360-degree stereo sound. It has got incredible reviews, and is surprisingly cheap, considering its high-end finish. Experts unanimously agree this is the next best thing.
Edifier E25 Luna Eclipse
Another millennial favorite, these Bluetooth speakers are stunning and competent. Be it for gaming or streaming or even mixing, Luna Eclipse can do it all. Its multitasking skills were a little surprising, considering how good looking and economic speakers are generally not trusted by users. But this model has perfect bass settings and even has touch-sensitive controls for adjusting volume and a wireless remote.
Creative T3250W Wireless 2.1 Bluetooth Speaker
This model too has updated to a newer, more advanced version and has very thoughtful provisions for volume. It has been praised for its terrific Bluetooth connectivity, which is a huge factor in every speaker. It is economical, has an excellent subwoofer and has been designed for good bass.
If you’re looking for an entertainment unit, as in speakers which complement your media devices, go for Logitech or Audioengine models, Aperion and Edifier E25 and even Vanatoo make for good statement pieces, and are also good performers. You can buy them all at great prices on Amazon.