When planning a gaming PC setup, it’s easy to think your audio options are limited to a pair of powered bookshelf speakers. Sound bars are associated with TVs and home theaters, but you can get one that’s designed to sit under your monitor while you play games.
Computer sound bars are more compact than ones we’d recommend for home theater use, but they work the same way. A bunch of drivers (the part of a speaker responsible for producing sound) are placed next to one another in a single horizontal speaker. You lose some stereo separation, but don’t have to string wires around your computer desk. A computer sound bar also has a leg up over gaming headsets, which can get sweaty or start to feel heavy during a long gaming session.
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