Editors' Choice

We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in pc speakers.

JBL Pebbles review

The JBL Pebbles exemplify the facelift that computer speakers have needed for years. With such high-quality sound, high versatility and smart looks, it’s a small wonder the Pebbles don’t cost more. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Monster Clarity HD Model One Review

  • Big, open sound
  • Powerful amplification
  • Lightweight, easy to transport
  • Multiple inputs are great for musicians
  • Treble may be bright for some
  • Inconsistent bass
Our Score 8

Paradigm A2 Review

  • Stunning, dynamic sound
  • Superior build quality
  • Attractive finishes
  • Uniquely configurable
  • No balanced inputs
  • Individual volume control not marked for easy…
  • Some hum when connected to AC powered sources
Our Score 9

Pioneer S-DJ05 Review

  • Clean, neutral, well-balanced sound
  • Rock-solid cabinet construction
  • XLR, ¼-inch and RCA inputs
  • Convenient control module
  • Mounting holes require specific bracket
Our Score 8.5

Hercules XPS 101 Review

  • Excellent look and feel
  • Above-average subwoofer performance
  • Convenient volume, bass, treble control
  • Good selection of connecting cables
  • Fatiguing treble at close range
  • Subwoofer EQ geared for very thumpy bass
  • Tough to balance sound at differing volumes
Our Score 6.5

Altec Lansing Expressionist Ultra MX6021 Review

  • Power to spare, for PC speakers
  • Chest-thumping bass, crisp treble
  • Sleek, modern design
  • Included desktop remote control
  • Audible hiss even at moderate volume
  • Slight lack of presence
  • Non-standard speaker cables
  • Enormous subwoofer hard to hide
  • Awkward desktop controller
Our Score 7

Joey Roth Ceramic Speakers Review

  • Detailed, quality sound
  • Premium components
  • Uber-hip aesthetic
  • Very little bass
  • Delicate support stands
  • Expensive
Our Score 8

Logitech Z523 Review

  • Excellent sound
  • Great bass output
  • Inputs for three stereo sources
  • Attractive
  • Strong price/performance ratio
  • Hard-wired cables
  • Harsh highs nearing full volume
  • Plastic satellite cabinets
  • Won’t fill a large room
Our Score 8.5

Edifier E3350 Multimedia Speaker Review

  • Fantastic design; great sounding; solid…
  • Bass could be deeper; power cable prone to coming…
Our Score 8.5