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Mackie CR3 vs JBL Series 3 305 1st Gen
While the Mackie CR3 makes for a fairly good Computer Speaker for people with a $90 budget, we weren't able to find enough data on the JBL Series 3 LSR305 to come to any reliable conclusions.
In either case, we suggest that you look at some other options before committing to one of these.
If you'd nonetheless like to learn more about the Mackie CR3 and JBL Series 3 LSR305, however, we wrote a summary of what we know about them:
The Mackie CR3 was loved by reviewers at Wirecutter (NYTimes), a highly trusted source that performs reliable in-depth testing. It did great in its "The Best Computer Speakers" roundup where it was named its "Budget pick", which, in itself, makes it a product worth considering.
Taking a look at the JBL Series 3 LSR305, it got featured in roundups from two reliable sources that conduct their own testing - Head-fi and PCmag - but it fell short of earning a top spot in either.
We also wanted to do a direct Mackie CR3 vs. JBL Series 3 LSR305 review performance comparison, but we, unfortunately, weren't able to find any Mackie CR3 review scores.
Finally, we compared the JBL Series 3 LSR305 to other Computer Speakers on the market and found that it did much better than its competitors - its review average of 8.8 out of 10 points is considerably higher than the 7.7 review average of Computer Speakers in general.