Summary: These speakers are definitely a step up from the gamut of desktop speakers out there, but come with a bit of compromise. As 2.0 speakers, these really shine. Some people might complain that they sound distant or even tinny, but that is mostly because their source isn't driving them properly - get an amp, then revise your review. They lack a bit of bass, but that's completely expected given that their BassXPort is not a true substitute for a subwoofer.
Pros: - no subwoofer, - treble and bass adjustment knobs, - good sound
Cons: - power brick is really large, - supplied M/M 3.5mm audio cable is horrible, - if space is a concern, speakers are a bit large
Summary: I made the right choice in buying these speakers. They are high gloss black with nice grill covers and the volume control lights up in a neon blue circle. As for the sound, I can't imagine how it could be better for their size. It is a real treat to listen to music or a video on-line.
Summary: These speakers are good (not great) but they get the job done. In my opinion these still need a mini subwoofer or something to pick the bass up. They are beautiful cosmetically and look awesome when their bumping heavy bass. Only thing is that they are incredibly unstable! They fall over so easily. Believe me! So be careful. One good thing I like about them is their size.
Summary: I purchased these speakers as a supplemental sound source for a small bedroom flat screen and they work very well. They don't pound the floor with bass, but they don't sound like a tin can either. They're not the loudest suckers in the bunch, (of well priced low-midline speakers), but they fill a small room adequately and the audio quality outweighs the loudness factor.
Summary: Fantastic speaker set, very easy to set up with my iMac. Got just about as much bass as I wanted, then adjusted the computer's bass and midrange 'preferences' up a bit ... however, BE AWARE. This led to some trouble, as I overloaded on some frequencies and overdriven speakers resulted. However, when I let the system set the EQ, I was rewarded with beautiful crisp sound throughout the range, including a nice punchy bass at moderate to pretty high volume.
Summary: Nice balanced sound with surprising bass for 2.0 (desktop) speakers. A bit pricey, but wanted decent sound without a subwoofer (2.1 system)--didn't want add'l weight & bulk for apt. Actually looks better, in my mind, with black speaker cloth covering yellow midrange & tweeter (only slightly transparent).
Summary: I own the Creative T12's so I knew the sound quality was going to be great. The T20's sound amazing no matter what type of music you're listening to. I listened to the comparable Bose speakers in the store and they don't come close to these. My only complaint about them is you have turn the volume button past the half way point in order for them to rock! Overall very happy with Creative Speakers.
Summary: My main motivation for new computer speakers was primarily for listening to streaming radio and music. I was initially shopping for a 2.1 system but space was a factor and I wasn't thrilled with the idea of kicking a sub woofer under the desk all the time. I also don't listen to music the requires excessive bass, nor did I want it. I gave these a shot after reading the reviews and am happy with my choice.
Summary: This set of speakers is pretty neat. I think they do their job pretty well. I've had them since March of this year and they go loud! The bass is really thumping even when at lower registers. Treble I don't mess with too much so it either doesn't do much or I just don't notice. I use these with headphones a lot and although the sound is nice with them sometimes I wish it could be cranked just a little louder. Great but falls a little short of exceptional.