Logitech's Z623 speakers come with George Lucas-approved THX-certification. At £120 the Z623 certainly doesn't come cheap, but does it sound like it's worth all that extra money? The answer is a resounding yes.
There's no ignoring it - power up the Sony SRS-DB500 and a great ring of blue light pulsates around the multi-jog dial. Any thoughts of subtle ambiance for enjoying films and games goes out of the window - as well as a blinding blue glow.
Microlab's X16 2.1 speaker system includes customisable low and high tones, but those adjustments are made either through flimsy buttons on the subwoofer or via an infrared remote control.