• Asus Cine5
75
Based on 6 scores, 10 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    1
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Compact unit that delivers high-end sound.
  • Extremely simple to setup.
  • Up-converts 2-channel audio to 5.1 surround sound.

Cons:

  • No sub-woofer or expansion possibilities for one.
  • No optical out option for use with home theater PC systems.

Expert reviews and ratings

By OverClock Intelligence Agency on

The sound quality on the Asus Cine5 is simply subpar. Available for $130 USD, you can find several much higher quality alternatives online offering true surround sound. Obviously, 5.1 channel kits cannot compete with the convenience of the Cine5....

By Bigbruin on

The ASUS Cine5 5-channel PC speaker has quite a few things going for it. First and foremost, it's footprint is significantly smaller than a traditional 5.1 speaker system so you don't need to plan out where you are going to fit all the pieces....

By Motherboards.org on

Not everyone has need or the room for speakers with 7.1 surrounds sound. The sad truth is that seven speakers and a subwoofer and the associated wires that go with those speakers can make a mess out of any room. One solution is to use digital or...

By ThinkComputers on 70

Let’s summarize what we’ve just learned about the ASUS Cine5. This product is easy to use, easy to place, and has a nice sleek look to it. The Cine5 is definitely a space saver, making it ideal for anyone who likes to make the most of...

By HardwareHeaven on 90

It is very difficult to find fault with the Cine5 when considering aesthetics and build quality. The black and silver colour scheme gives the speaker a sleek appearance and the extensive use of metal trim highlights the premium finish. So the Cine5...

International Review By PcHS.IT on 80

Come abbiamo sottolineato in altre occasioni, la valutazione di questo tipo di prodotti richiede un ascolto diretto e rimane comunque anche soggettivo. Abbiamo collegato l'ASUS Cine5 a una scheda madre ASUS Rampage III Gene dotata di scheda 7.1...

International Review By svethardware.cz on

Asus Cine5 je trochu netradičním počinem v oblasti reproduktorů, neboť se jedná o náhradu klasických reproduktorů 5.1 v kompaktním balení, jehož součástí je pouze jediná...

International Review By PCMweb on 30

De Cine5 was een leuk alternatief geweest voor een gemiddelde speakerset mits hij rond de vijf tientjes had gekost. Maar voor het geld wat Asus er nu voor vraagt, kunnen we de Cine5 niet...

International Review By 01Net on 100

Restituer la richesse sonore d'un ensemble home cinéma à l'aide d'un unique bloc d'enceintes, tel est le pari d'Asus avec sa Cine5. Elégante dans sa livrée noire rehaussée d'un liseré chromé,...

International Review By IDG.no on 67

Asus Cine5 kan være en smart og plassbesparende løsning for pc-brukere eller konsollspillere som vil ha kringlyd uten å måtte bry seg om plassering av høyttalere eller å trekke ledninger. Den lille boksen ser bra ut og tar...