Why You Need Speaker Stands
PC audio is a very important part of the experience even though for many it is often an afterthought. If you have speakers larger than your typical Logitech 2.0 systems, you will most likely see benefits from getting your speakers up off of your desk.
Ideally you really want the tweeter of your speaker to sit at ear level. You also want to try and eliminate as much vibration as possible. The video below shows you how to do just that, and do it for cheap.