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Creative A550

Creative A550
alaScore 89

51 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of Creative A550. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Computer Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Computer Speakers the Creative A550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 51 reviews)

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Consumer review by: review summary for Creative A550


alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Creative A550 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Computer Speakers on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Creative A550 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker System for PC

Consumer review by:

Average Disposable Speakers..


Wouldn't buy this model again; Spend an extra $50 bucks off the start. Out of RMA window when they stopped powering on and not worth sending in. Any of the GigaWorks line 2.0/2.1 will sound better than this 5.1 system; they don't perform hardly at all...

Creative products have always seemed to have above average quality/reliability in the past ; Easy setup ; Nice finish

Lots of interference from outside sources (thought I was hearing things at first) ; Surround" speaker cables are too short to do anything with ; Dead within 2 months. Wouldn't power on

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It is very okay


This system is okay. It is a great, inexpensive way to increase the viewing experience of a small area such as a bedroom. However, it is just annoying enough that I wouldn't feel comfortable recommending it.

It is a very nice looking system right out of the box. It is easy to set up, and has very detailed instructions for anyone who needs them. The sound is decent, but not spectacular

There are a whole lot of small issues I have with this system ; Speaker wires are not very long, requiring a small area to set up in (my bedroom was almost too large) ; The gloss finish is a fingerprint magnet ; Cords are not detachable and, therefore,...


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Good Speakers


I have been buying Creative speakers for over a decade now and decided to get these for my wife. I was disappointed the 7.1 channel set wasn't available.

Creative is a reliable brand; Good Bass; Clear sound

Length of speaker wires

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Very nice speaker system


Loud and clear. It's not enthusiast grade audio, but it is loud in the computer room. Easy to set up

No cons to speak of at the moment