Let me give a little bit of a background here. (Skip this paragraph if you want to read the review part) I've been using Cyber Acoustics CA-3090 speakers for over 5 years now. The plastic speaker bubbles are dented, the knob has to be on full volume or the sound only plays on 1 of the 2 speakers, and one of them doesn't even have a stand anymore; It lays on its side since it broke off. I've long been overdue for a replacement set, and at $25, I decided I'd finally get some use out of my Best Buy gift cards.
When I bought my previous speakers in 2011, they went for about $30, so I figured I would get about the same quality with these that I already had, an assumption which I later regretted. One of the reasons I decided on these was because they didn't have a bulky sub-woofer attachment, but these speakers are enormous. There's barely room on my desk for these things. In addition, the sound quality is terrible. I'm not an audio snob, and I've never used high-end audio systems. Even so, I could tell how bad the audio on these is. Everything coming out of them sounds muffled, like I'd taken a towel and thrown it over the speakers. I tried to use them for a couple weeks, but after a session of using them where the terrible quality of the speakers stood out (they really can't do bass very well) I disconnected them and re-connected my half-broken, 5-year-old speakers. In short, unless you're going to be using these for a party full of loud, drunk people who wouldn't be able to tell the difference anyway, I'd pass on these. There are other cheap speakers with much better quality, and these are terrible even for the price. The only reason they don't get 1 star is because they worked without any technical issues.