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Old 07-11-2018, 12:56 PM   #1
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Help with small desktop speakers

Hi everyone!

I am looking towards getting small desktop speakers (ones without sub woofers) because of limited space on my desk. Currently considering either Logitech Z121/Z120 or Creative Pebble.
Leaning towards pebble more because it looks nicer imo but it does cost more than twice the price of the logitech one, especially since Z121 will be on sale during 11.11 but pebble isn't.
So my question is, does anyone own both/used both before? Are there large differences in sound and build quality? And are there any other notable options that you think are good as well?
Thank you in advance for your help!
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Old 07-11-2018, 01:15 PM   #2
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Hi everyone!

I am looking towards getting small desktop speakers (ones without sub woofers) because of limited space on my desk. Currently considering either Logitech Z121/Z120 or Creative Pebble.
Leaning towards pebble more because it looks nicer imo but it does cost more than twice the price of the logitech one, especially since Z121 will be on sale during 11.11 but pebble isn't.
So my question is, does anyone own both/used both before? Are there large differences in sound and build quality? And are there any other notable options that you think are good as well?
Thank you in advance for your help!
Honestly with speakers so small your limitation is physics and not really cost.

Just pick whichever one you like.
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Old 07-11-2018, 01:30 PM   #3
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Old 07-11-2018, 02:12 PM   #4
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how about monitors with built-in speakers? if you aren't too concerned w the quality and if ur monitor is old can consider changing
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Old 07-11-2018, 02:23 PM   #5
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How about edifier luna e25 hd ? Cost $219 - buy from cybermind.

It's 2.0 bookshelf speakers... You can Google for reviews on YouTube.


Or if u on tight budget..can go for creative speakers.

Think there's a new speaker - creative stage air..

https://sg.creative.com/p/speakers/creative-stage-air

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Old 07-11-2018, 07:37 PM   #6
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Hi everyone!

I am looking towards getting small desktop speakers (ones without sub woofers) because of limited space on my desk. Currently considering either Logitech Z121/Z120 or Creative Pebble.
Leaning towards pebble more because it looks nicer imo but it does cost more than twice the price of the logitech one, especially since Z121 will be on sale during 11.11 but pebble isn't.
So my question is, does anyone own both/used both before? Are there large differences in sound and build quality? And are there any other notable options that you think are good as well?
Thank you in advance for your help!
Budget?
Either Logitech z150
or grab a sound bar.
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Old 07-11-2018, 08:18 PM   #7
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u can consider this

https://sg.creative.com/p/speakers/g...-t40-series-ii
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Old 07-11-2018, 10:50 PM   #8
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Thanks everyone for your opinions!

@invincibletofu yea i guess i couldn't go too wrong with that. both speakers seem to have good reviews for it at least.

@HolyInnocents Just bought the monitor last month (W270 Prism+)as i am currently gathering my parts to built a desktop, so i don't think I will change it anytime soon. Sadly it doesn't have inbuilt speakers.

@Entry Level PC hmm my budget would be below 100 i guess, i don't need those ultra bass kind, but I would like a bit of bass for balance. I read reviews saying logitech z120 seems to be lacking in bass and the pebble quite balanced, but was trying to gather first hand opinions from people who own both.

@eric3743@Illusionist_85@algerr thanks! ill look into it
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Old 08-11-2018, 04:24 AM   #9
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Such speaker, you can't have high expectations like studio monitor speaker.
I have the Logitech Z120, so far OK.
Bass and vocal are decent and it is USB powered so don't need for AC.

As for Creative speaker, I would say get other brand.
I used to have the SBS series 2.0, it died less than a year old.
Bass wise Logitech still is the better choice.
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Old 08-11-2018, 09:49 AM   #10
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I have these:
https://www.edifier.com/int/en/speak...0-usb-speakers

Small 2.0 USB-powered. Decent sound surprisingly.
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Old 08-11-2018, 10:03 AM   #11
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waoh. al this nice recommendation. i have m.2 swanspeaker and im ready to get rid of it (using it for 3 years). trying to go clean desk + minimalist style.

probably gonna go for logitech z150..any thoughts on the speaker?
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I have these:
https://www.edifier.com/int/en/speak...0-usb-speakers

Small 2.0 USB-powered. Decent sound surprisingly.
woah. this speaker is cheap! how does it fare? not really audiophile person...but as long no interference and does it job and last lasting, then its good
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Old 08-11-2018, 10:06 AM   #13
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using razer leviathan soundbar, awesome sound for game and movies

and its compact!
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Old 08-11-2018, 10:07 AM   #14
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using razer leviathan soundbar, awesome sound for game and movies

and its compact!
And sold it for $100!
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using razer leviathan soundbar, awesome sound for game and movies

and its compact!
how is it a compact anyway...got 1 bulky square thing. and expensive.
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