The Best Computer Speakers


About this Review

 

 After spending hours in exploring various computer-speaker systems and listening to people and understanding there experiences, we’ve found that the Mackie CR3 was the best computer speakers for most people. It has all the latest inputs that you’ll need, along with easy-to-use controls, and offer good sound quality for their price. Moreover, this article includes competing products and categories with cost- effective computer speakers without compromising quality but with less features  

 

Our Pick's

Bench Mark Product Name Model Name Key Features Price
Winner Mackie CR3amazon  CR3 50 Watts, 40 x 27.6 x 21.6 cm, 4.7 Kg ₹13,500
2nd Place Mackie CR4BTamazon  CR4BT 50 Watts, 43.2 x 24 x 29.4 cm, 6 Kg ₹14,449
Competitors Logitech Z313 Speaker Systemamazon  980-000382 25 Watts, SDRAM, 33 x 16.5 x 23.5 cm, 3.2 Kg ₹7,360
Competitors Logitech Z313 2.1amazon  980-000413 25 Watts, 33 x 24 x 16 cm, 2.8 Kg ₹2,946
Value For MoneyHP S3100amazon S31001.2 Watts, 9.2 x 9.5 x 10.3 cm, 399 g, HP S3100 Speakers with Cables₹4,532
Competitors Samson’s MediaOne BT3amazon  MBT3 15 Watts, 14 x 16.8 x 19.8 cm, 4.2 Kg ₹11,492
Competitors AV 42amazon  103295 20 Watts, SDRAM, 18 x 14.6 x 21.3 cm, 3.4 Kg, Wired ₹13,449
Competitors PreSonus Eris 4.5amazon  PRESONUSERIS45 45.7 x 50.8 x 35.6 cm, 7 Kg, E4.5 Pair ₹17,900
Value For Money Logitech Z506amazon  980-000467 500 Watts, 38.4 x 43.1 x 43.8 cm ₹5,985
Competitors Logitech’s Z625amazon  980-001258 200 Watts, 19.6 x 11.7 x 13.5 cm, 8 Kg ₹10,870
Competitors Creative’s Sound BlasterXamazon  51MF0475AA001 41.5 x 27.5 x 22.5 cm, 4.49 Kg ₹13,259
Competitors Miccaamazon  PB42X 700 Watts, 16.5 x 14.7 x 24.1 cm, 1.81 Kg ₹18,520
Competitors Audioengineamazon  A2+B 10.2 x 13.3 x 15.2 cm, 3 Kg ₹40,419
Bench Mark Product Name Model Name Key Features Price
Value For MoneyTerabyteamazon TB-015450 Watts, 15.7 x 9.4 x 9.1 cm, 308 g, wired₹199
Value For MoneyiBall Soundwave 2amazon Soundwave 220.7 x 10.8 x 10.7 cm, 408 g, Channel Multimedia Speakers₹590
Value For MoneyLenovo M0520amazon M052023.5 x 12.5 x 12.2 cm, 499 g₹748
Bench Mark Product Name Model Name Key Features Price
Value For MoneyPORTRONICSamazon PORTRONICS12 x 8 x 4 cm, 249 g₹1,375
Value For MoneyF & D V620amazon V62020 x 12.2 x 7.8 cm, 862 g₹1,345
Value For MoneyiBall Raaga 2.1amazon Raaga Q937.7 x 27.3 x 18.3 cm, 549 g, Channel Multimedia Speakers₹1,667
Value For MoneyEnvent LiveFreeamazon ET-BTSP370-BK7.40 Volts, 17 x 5 x 9 cm, 209 g, 1 x User Guide,1 x Micro USB cable,1 x 3.5MM AUX cable₹1,599
Value For MoneyIntex IT-15SBTamazon Intex IT-15SBT3.7 Volts, 19.2 x 7 x 8.4 cm, 381 g₹1,990
Value For MoneyX-mini Xoundbar XAM29-Bamazon X-mini Xoundbar XAM29-B6 Watts, 2.2 x 11.8 x 4.6 cm, 141 g, Speaker, Charging cable, User manual₹1,698
Bench Mark Product Name Model Name Key Features Price
Value For MoneyiBall Tarang 2.1amazon iBall Tarang 2.114 Watts, 25.5 x 15 x 24.5 cm, 4.4 Kg₹2,399
Value For MoneyIntexamazon Intex40.8 x 33.2 x 20.8 cm, 3.1 Kg, Speakers₹2,399
Bench Mark Product Name Model Name Key Features Price
Value for Money JBL GOamazon  JBLGOBLK 3 Watts,3.7 Volts,132 g,8.3 x 3.1 x 6.8 cm ₹1,699
Value for Money JBL Clip 2amazon  JBLCLIP2BKEU 3 Watts,3.7 Volts,349 g,4.2 x 9.4 x 14.1 cm ₹2,699
Value for Money JBL Flip 4amazon flipkart FLIP 4 Black 8 Watts,3.7 Volts,517 g,7 x 17.5 x 6.8 cm ₹7,949
Value for Money JBL Charge3amazon  JBLCHARGE3BLKEU 798 g,23.1 x 8.7 x 8.8 cm ₹10,490
Value for Money JBL Pulse 3flipkart Pulse 3 Black 1.7 Kg,17.8 x 12.7 x 25.4 cm ₹14,999
Value for Money JBL Xtremeamazon  FBA_K950742 20 Watts,14.8 Volts,2.1 Kg,28.3 x 12.2 x 12.6 cm ₹13,999
Value for Money Tribit X-Boomamazon  BTS30 24 Watts, 18 x 6.8 x 6.8 cm, 544 g ₹11,063
Value For Money Ultimate Earsflipkart Ue Roll 2 9 Watts, 13.5 x 4 x 1.49 cm ₹8,495
Value for Money Tribit XSound Goamazon  BTS20 12 Watts, 17 x 5.6 x 5.8 cm, 295 g ₹4,193
Value for Money Sonyamazon flipkart SRSXB41/B 32.3 x 13.5 x 18.8 cm, 2.08 Kg ₹13,277
Value for Money 808 XS Sportamazon  SPR100BK 21.3 x 12.2 x 7.1 cm, 476 g ₹11,617
Value for Money Altec Lansingamazon  IMW888-SBLUE 21.6 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm, 3.4 Kg ₹32,208
Value for Money Anker SoundCoreamazon  AK-A3105014 12 Watts, 16.5 x 5.6 x 4.6 cm, 358 g ₹4,359
Value for Money Anker SoundCoreamazon  AK-848061067439 16 Watts, 17.5 x 4.3 x 7.9 cm, 599 g ₹10,250
Value for Money Aomais Go amazon  AS-F5-Black 30 Watts, 34.3 x 19 x 9.7 cm, 1.9 Kg ₹10,833
Value for Money Boseamazon flipkart 752195-0100 5.6 x 12.7 x 13.2 cm, 544 g ₹11,500
Value for Money Boseamazon flipkart 783342-0100 3.6 x 9.9 x 9.9 cm, 290 g ₹8,990
Value for Money Boseamazon flipkart 739523-5130 8.2 x 21.5 x 15.2 cm, 662 g ₹19,900
Value for Money Boseamazon  739617-5130 10.5 x 24 x 18.4 cm, 1.52 Kg ₹24,500
Value for Money Bravenamazon  B105BBB 9.7 x 9.7 x 3.3 cm, 200 g ₹4,297
Value for Money Braven Balanceamazon  BALRGG 20.8 x 5.6 x 13 cm, 812 g ₹12,077
Value for Money Bravenamazon  BRVXBBB 23.1 x 7.6 x 9.4 cm, 1.61 Kg ₹12,865
Value for Money Cambridge SoundWorksamazon  OONTZ ANGLE 3 BLACK GRILLE 10 Watts 13.5 x 7.1 x 6.6 cm, 254 g ₹3,599
Value for Money Creative SoundBlasteramazon  70SB166000000 7.1 x 20.1 x 6.9 cm, 454 g ₹3,895
Value for Money Creative SoundBlasteramazon  51MF8190AA001 10.9 x 18.8 x 5.1 cm, 998 g ₹11,723.58
Value for Money Doss SoundBox Touchamazon  DS1681 12 Watts, 16.8 x 7.4 x 6.9 cm, 748 g ₹2,999
Value for Money Doss SoundBox Proamazon  SoundBox Pro 20 Watts, 19.6 x 7.4 x 7.6 cm, 630 g ₹6,937
Value for Money Edifieramazon flipkart MP200-LBLE 5.1 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm, 463 g ₹2,275
Value for Money Edifieramazon flipkart MP700 6.7 x 29.5 x 17 cm, 1.91 Kg ₹8,920
Value for Money Fender Newportamazon  6960100000 30 Watt, 30.5 x 12.7 x 7.6 cm, 2.09 Kg ₹14,999
Value for Money Harman Kardon Onyx Mini amazon  HKONYXMINI-BLK 16 Watts, 24.9 x 19.3 x 10.7 cm ₹24,999
Value for Money iHome iBT82BLC amazon  iBT82BLC 10.6 x 4.5 x 10.6 cm, 408 g ₹5,642
Value for Money Jam Classic 2.0 amazon  HX-P190BK-EU 8.7 x 8.7 x 10.6 cm, 259 g ₹3,396
Value for Money Jam Hang Aroundamazon  HX-P505BK 10 Watts, 11.9 x 6.5 x 21.5 cm, 454 g ₹6,942
Value for Money Jam Hang Tight amazon  HX-P303BK 5 Watts, 17.2 x 5.9 x 21.5 cm, 327 g ₹5,129
Value for Money JBL Charge 3amazon  K950987 10 Watts, 8.8 x 21.3 x 8.7 cm, 798 g ₹8,999
Value for Money JBL Clip 3amazon flipkart K951531 3.3 Watts, 11 x 5.5 x 17 cm, 222 g ₹2,899
Value for Money JBL Flip 4amazon flipkart FLIP 4 Black 8 Watts, 7 x 17.5 x 6.8 cm, 517 g ₹7,947
Value for Money JBL Xtreme amazon flipkart FBA_K950742 40 Watts, 28.3 x 12.2 x 12.6 cm, 2.1 Kg ₹14,449
Value for Money JLab Crasher Miniamazon  MINI-BLK-BOX 5 Watts, 3.3 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm, 454 g ₹5,999
Value for Money JLab Crasher XLamazon  CRASHERXL-BLU-BOX 30 Watts, 21.6 x 11.4 x 6.4 cm, 816 g ₹25,199
Value for Money KEF Muoamazon flipkart MUOSO 15 Watts, 7.9 x 21.1 x 5.8 cm, 816 g ₹19,763
Value for Money Libratone One Click amazon  LG0030000EU3002 11.9 x 4.1 x 20.3 cm, 907 g ₹50,392.80
Value for Money Libratone Tooamazon  LG0020000EU3002 20.8 x 6.4 x 5.8 cm, 590 g ₹18,079
Value for Money Marshall Kilburnamazon flipkart Kilburn 70 Watts, 14 x 14 x 24.2 cm, 3 Kg ₹18,499
Value for Money Marshall Stockwellamazon  Stockwell 25 Watts, 26.2 x 4.3 x 14.2 cm, 1.2 Kg ₹17,998
Value for Money Minirig 2amazon  MR-BT115-BLK 15 Watts, 10.2 x 10.2 x 7.4 cm, 481 g ₹19,827
Value for Money Monoprice Harmony XL amazon  133826 30 Watts, 30 x 13 x 13 cm, 1.88 Kg ₹11,909
Value for Money Nyne Rockamazon  ROCK 65 Watts, 53.3 x 24.9 x 16.5 cm, 4.58 Kg ₹24,309
Value for Money Origaudio Boxanne amazon  B07GJKRK57 13.6 x 9 x 3.9 cm, 186 g ₹6,879
Value for Money Sbode M400amazon  Sbode Bluetooth Speaker 15 Watts, 18.8 x 6.9 x 6.9 cm, 454 g ₹6,455
Value for Money Scosche BoomBottle+amazon  BTBPBKSGY 12 Watts, 7.1 x 7.1 x 21.8 cm, 685 g ₹24,839
Value for Money Sonyamazon flipkart SRS-XB21 23.4 x 10.2 x 15.7 cm, 680 g ₹6,299
Value for Money Sonyamazon  SRS-XB31 26.7 x 11.2 x 17.3 cm, 889 g ₹9,198
Value for Money Soundcast amazon  VG1 17.3 x 5.8 x 7.4 cm, 454 g ₹12,049
Value for Money Soundmatters Dash7amazon  foxL DASH 7 Vibrant Red 19 x 5.3 x 1.9 cm, 200 g ₹34,468
Value for Money UE Boom 2 amazon flipkart 984-000554 6.4 x 6.4 x 17.8 cm, 544 g ₹9,998
Value for Money UE Megaboomamazon flipkart 984-000436 8.4 x 8.4 x 22.6 cm, 875 g ₹14,399
Value for Money UE Megaboom 3amazon  984-001348 7.4 x 7.4 x 18.4 cm, 816 g ₹12,995
Value for Money UE Wonderboomamazon flipkart 984-000839 10.7 x 11.7 x 13.5 cm, 594 g ₹4,499
Value for Money Vifa Osloamazon  Oslo 10 x 30 x 12 cm, 1.5 Kg ₹25,994
Value for Money V-Moda Remix amazon  REMIX-BLACK 18 Watts, 20.3 x 6.4 x 6.4 cm, 680 g ₹16,990

 

Final Winner in this Category - Mackie CR3

Budget Pick - Logitech Z313 Speaker System

The Z313 is short on features and sports only one connection, but if you’re looking to add a bassy setup to your computer on the cheap it’s the best option available.

  Brand - Logitech   Model - 980-000382
  Item Weight - 3.2 Kg   Package Dimensions - 33 x 16.5 x 23.5 cm
  RAM Size - 4 GB   Computer Memory Type - SDRAM
  Speaker Connectivity - wired   Speaker Surround Sound Channel Configuration - 2.1 channel

If your budget is under ₹14,000 but you still want sound that beats the speakers built into your laptop, the Logitech Z313 Speaker System is the way to go. It’s a 2.1 system, which means it comes with a subwoofer to give it a thumping sometimes overtly so bass response. It’s limited by a single input: A 3.5 mm connector that plugs into your computer’s audio-out jack. But this is an acceptable trade-off given its bargain price and decent sound.

The Competition - Logitech Z625 Speaker System

 

 

We brought in the Micca PB42X speakers after reading some favorable reviews. Unfortunately, we found that the bottom end produced extreme port noise. There was also a big midrange peak that added a twang to the sound. Our sample also had the left and right channels reversed.

Samson’s MediaOne BT3 is one of the few stereo computer speaker systems under ₹20,000 that has Bluetooth. Their sound, though, is very muffled and the mids sound a bit forward, like cupping your hands around your mouth.

 

Logitech’s Z625 model is a THX-certified 2.1 system and delivered more bass than most of the speakers we tested. The top could be a bit strident at times, but not enough that it turned us away. If you’re looking for a bass-heavy system that has an optical connection for under ₹40,000 this is definitely worth a listen. The PreSonus Eris 4.5 system’s low end was a little muddy and the mids were a bit covered. There are controls on the speaker back to adjust the frequency bands, so there is a possibility to fine-tune the sound more to your liking. But they are double the price of the CR3 pair.

Creative’s Sound BlasterX Kratos S3 was surprisingly lacking in its bass response, especially having a separate subwoofer. The mids were a bit forward and the highs were sibilant and a little fatiguing.

  Brand - Logitech   Model - 980-001258
  Item Weight - 8 Kg   Product Dimensions - 19.6 x 11.7 x 13.5 cm
  Wattage - 200 Watts   Color - Black
  Series- Powerful Thx   Device Connection - Wired

Having the most unique design of our listening panel, JBL’s Jembe are another pair of sub-₹20,000 Bluetooth speakers. We liked the sound for the price, as long as the volume wasn’t up too high, otherwise the bass fluttered and the highs were tizzy. Also, its Bluetooth connection was unreliable.

After having the M-Audio AV 40 as our previous pick, we had high hopes for the company’s AV 42 model. We were disappointed. Lauren called the excessive bass “ridiculous” and Brent said it “obscures everything else.”

The Competitor - PreSonus Eris 4.5

The Competitor - Samson MediaOne BT3

 

  Item Weight - 4.2 Kg   Package Dimensions - 14 x 16.8 x 19.8 cm
  Item Model Number - MBT3   Speaker Count - 2
  Audio Wattage - 15 Watts   Wattage - 15 Watts

Samson's MediaOne BT3 Active Studio Monitors are the ideal speakers for all your multimedia needs and feature the ability to connect to your smart phone, laptop or tablet via Bluetooth. Whether you're listening to music, producing tracks, watching videos or gaming, these monitors provide dynamic and reliable audio. MediaOne BT3 monitors feature the highest quality components, a stylish new look and are packaged as a stereo pair.

  • 2-way active studio monitors with rear-vented, precision-tuned port enclosures (sold as a stereo pair), Sleek all-black satin vinyl finish, Metal grills protect woofer and tweeter components

  • Bluetooth connectivity to connect wireless music sources

  • 3-inch copolymer woofers, 1-inch silk dome tweeters, AV shielded for multimedia applications

  • 15 watts per channel RMS, 30 watts per channel Peak, Passive crossover design for linear response from bottom to top

  • Front panel LED indicator, level control, headphone output and stereo input, Back panel Bluetooth pairing button, RCA inputs, passive monitor terminals and AC power connector, Speaker cable included

The Competitor - M-Audio AV 42 20-Watt Studio Monitor Speakers with Woofer

 

 

The acoustically-inert MDF cabinets eliminate clarity-robbing resonances. Inside, Class A/B amplification provides 20 Watts of power per channel. The two-way design features an optimized bass reflex design and OptImage IV waveguides to deliver extended bass and crystal-clear highs.

The Competitor - Micca MB42 and MB42X

 

  Brand - Micca   Item Weight -4.2 Kg
  Product Dimensions - 19 x 12.5 x 5 cm   Item model number - MBF-2

The Micca MB42X builds on the success of the sensational MB42 by significantly raising the performance bar while still taking up very little space and budget.

  • Micca adjustable acoustic foam wedge isolation pads were designed specifically for optimizing the placement of MB42 and MB42X bookshelf speakers and PB42X powered monitors

  • Each isolation pad comes with a base and an angle adjustment wedge. The base by itself provides 4-degree tilt, which can be increased to 8 degrees with the adjustment wedge to obtain desired amount of on/off-axis angle

  • The pads add approximately 2 inches of lift to the speakers, raising their acoustic center closer to the center-line of most computer monitors

  • Micca isolation pads minimizes the mechanical transmission of vibrations from the speaker enclosure to the desk or shelf

  • In addition to the bookshelf models listed above, the isolation pads are also useful for adjusting the tilt angle of MB42-C and MB42X-C center channel speakers

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