The majority of gamers likes to use their gaming headsets while playing in order to achieve better performance along an amazing gaming experience. There are some great gaming headsets out there, but there is that small percentage of people that prefers speakers over headphones. Some people though, just like to have both options available.
the good thing is that the criteria of choosing either a set of speakers or headphones are the same. You need to go for something which is able to deliver surround sound with deep bass and crisp highs. It is important to get surround sound as it helps your gaming performance to get improved due to giving you the ability to identify where do all the different sounds come from living a 3D experience.
Loudness is not a very essential feature. I mean it really depends on everyone’s personality. Most people don’t use their speakers only for gaming purposes, but for listening to music as well. So in order to always be in the game it is better to have a loud set of speakers even if you never use it at it’s maximum volume.
Keep in mind though that in favor of achieving true surround sound, your motherboard must be capable of processing and rendering 5,1 or 7,1 sound. If your motherboard cannot deliver surround sound don’t worry about it we have your back. You can easily purchase and install a cheap dedicated sound card which will do the trick for you.
- The higher the wattage, the louder the speakers
- The lower the frequency, the deeper bass
- An audio control box would be extremely useful
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Before saying anything we have to point out that this particular model has been certified by THX. What does this mean? It means that the Logitech Z906 has passed a series of strict performance tests in favor of achieving the certificate. Moving on, it produces an amazing sound thanks to it’s dynamic satellite and center channel speakers combined with the 165-watt subwoofer. It delivers crystal-clear high end, rich mid-range tones and big, deep bass. The total output power reaches 1000watt or 500watt (RMS). That’s pretty loud. Moreover Logitech Z906 is capable of delivering surround sound at 5,1 channels for the ultimate 3D experience. This speaker system offers flexibility to set up your system the way you want. Connect up to six audio sources to this sound system.
You can use this sound system as your computer’s speakers or even connect it up to your home theater system. It’s amazing power and performance are enough to deliver outstanding results even when used for other entertainment purposes. In addition it comes with a console control which allows you to adjust the volume, power or mute the speakers. All from your couch using the handy wireless controller.
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#2. Pyle PT798SBA
Pyle is not a very well-known brand in addition to the Logitech, but it’s a very good one. Pyle PT798SBA supports 7.1 channel for true surround sound. One center speaker, two fronts, two rear, two sides and the subwoofer. All producing a peak sound of 500watt which is satisfying. It comes in a very beautiful and attractive design which will give your computer a different and refreshed look. With Built-in 2.0 Bluetooth Technology, you can stream audio directly from your hand-held Bluetooth enabled device. This makes it extremely practical as the only wiring you will be needing is for powering up the console along with it’s speakers.
This set of speakers will take your gaming experience to a whole new level thanks to it’s deep bass and crisps highs. Turn it up and enjoy your game or put some music on to boost your mood. It’s perfect for any purpose since it’s loud and delivers a 3D sound.
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My all time favorite. Genius specializes one designing speakers especially for gamers. They all are super cheap and affordable and that’s probably the reason everyone goes for it. The SW-G5.1 3500 delivers rich 80 watts of dynamic digital surround sound effects from a 5.1 channel source input. It’s small 6.5inch subwoofer is enough to blow our minds up. The dual input is great for use with a PC 5.1ch sound card, PC, MP3/CD player or TV audio devices. Additionally it’s included wireless remote control makes it super easy to adjust volume, mute or switch off the console.
It’s design is very attractive and will suit with the most modern gaming computers as the subwoofer LED displays random colors when playing music or movies for visual impact.
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If you are on a high budget I would definitely recommend purchasing the Logitech Z906 Surround as it’s performance is absolutely great. If you are on a lower budget but you still want to buy something loud then the Pyle PT798SBA should be fine. Cheaper choices are the Acoustic Audio AA5102 and the Genius GX-Gaming 5.1. Both great for gaming.
Logitech Z906 Surround: Here
Pyle PT798SBA: Here
Acoustic Audio AA5102: Here
Genius GX-Gaming: Here