There are plenty of computer speaker systems available in the market. However most require the use of an external power supply which limits its usage for something that can be moved like a laptop.
Laptop speakers are generally very small and the sound quality is less than decent in a majority of cases. So for those who want better SQ have a choice. Either lug around a large 2.1 speaker system and search for a power outlet or get a USB powered speaker system.
Enter the MS-100 which is the first USB speaker system from ASUS. ASUS haven’t had any earlier experience in designing speaker systems but they are in the audio market with sound cards and headphones.
Since these speakers don’t require a dedicated power outlet or any bulky adapter, they make a nice portable speaker system to any laptop user wishing for a better sound quality than what the on-board speakers on the laptop can provide.