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I just got my STX today and now I am thinking what speakers i should get.
AV 40 or Audioengine 2 or Swan D1080MKII?
Any recommendation?
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What's your budget?
    
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If you don't mind spending a bit more and have space on your desk, Audioengine 5's might be a good choice, especially if you don't plan on getting a sub. I'm no expert on speakers but they sound noticeably fuller (especially the low-end) than my AV40's. And the build quality/appearance are top notch.
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My budget is under AUD$300 and I can get audioengine 5 for AUD$359 which is on sale now. How about those Swan D1080MKII, i read a nice review on M10s but not much on D1080MKII.
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