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The best computer speakers for anyone on a budget


The best computer speakers for anyone on a budget

The best computer speakers for anyone on a budget

Now that so many Americans are working from home full-time, a lot of us are spending a ton of time in front of our home computers. And if there’s one thing that’s true about most computers, it’s that they have pretty terrible built-in speakers. Chances are, you’ll max out the volume button on your laptop and still find the sound too soft to hear your boss on a Zoom or Google Meet conference clearly enough. And if it’s that bad for a conference call, can you imagine streaming a movie or listening to music?

Whether you’re binge watching YouTube videos, working on a student project, or getting some actual work done, good computer audio is a key part of a home desktop arrangement. There’s just one problem: You’ve gotta get some external speakers. Read more…

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Edifier Exclaim e10

These skinny speakers have a unique look that can fit in with just about any office setup without looking out of place, to go along with simple-to-understand features.

  • Supported Connectivity: 3.5mm AUX
  • Size: 7.09 x 4.13 x 12.2 inches
  • Weight: 5.29 lbs
  • Color: Silver

$79 from Amazon

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Logitech S120 2.0 Stereo Speakers

These compact, durable speakers deliver the sound you want at the lowest price.

  • Supported Connectivity: Wired, 3.5 mm jack
  • Size: 11.46 x 20 x 7.4 inches
  • Weight: 2 lbs
  • Color: Black

$12.99 from Amazon

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Creative Pebble Plus

These speakers are small, lightweight, modern and deliver powerful sound with minimal distortion.

  • Supported Connectivity: Wired, USB-C or 3.5 mm AUX
  • Size: 9.57 x 4.96 x 4.96 inches
  • Weight: 7 grams
  • Color: Black or White

$29.99 from Amazon

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TaoTronics Bluetooth 5.0 Computer Speaker

This speaker is highly versatile, portable and is a great choice for gamers or those with small desk areas.

  • Supported Connectivity: Bluetooth and Wired, AUX and RCA cable connection
  • Size: 16.14 x 2.17 x 2.64 inches
  • Weight: 2.2 lbs
  • Color: Black or Red

$49.99 from Amazon

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CyberAcoustics CA-3602FFP

With an included subwoofer for bass and a control pod for easy volume adjustment, these CyberAcoustics speakers rival some more expensive speakers in terms of features.

  • Supported Connectivity: 3.5mm AUX
  • Size: 12 x 11.5 x 9.5 inches
  • Weight: 9 lbs
  • Color: Black

$39.99 from Amazon

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Sanyun SW102 Computer Speakers

These small, light, and USB-powered speakers are a great choice if you use a laptop instead of a desktop computer.

  • Supported Connectivity: Wired, USB
  • Size: 3.94 x 2.76 x 2.76 inches
  • Weight: 1.15 lbs
  • Color: Black or White with blue toned LEDs

$29.99 from Amazon