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post #11 of 26
From the list, I'd pick the AE A5, I haven't heard them though - that's just based from reviews.

I'd advise against the Wharfedale Diamond 9.0, they are tiny and have very little bass; the 9.1 are quite a lot better. For this budget I think powered speakers would be the way to go though.
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post #12 of 26
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Yea, most of the time will be at my desk.....

Funny - the A5s are also the most expencive :/
if i was to get the A5s it would be a fair while to get funds for them.....
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post #13 of 26
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Originally Posted by scottath View Post
Yea, most of the time will be at my desk.....

Funny - the A5s are also the most expencive :/
if i was to get the A5s it would be a fair while to get funds for them.....
The A2 would probably be fine for just at the desk, I don't know how they compare to Swan's offerings though. I'm sure it's been asked on here before though - it might be worth a quick search to dig up some old threads.
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post #14 of 26
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yea - going to bed now (12:32am :/ ) will have a further search tomorrow after uni
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post #15 of 26
The Corsairs are awesome computer speakers, probably the best there is. But they're just that - computer speakers. They're not audiophile-grade speakers.

Anywho, that said, I really wouldn't know where to point you for something to buy. All I know is my Tripath amp + my D38s make something amazing happen.
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post #16 of 26
I think you need to consider how much you value a sub/low bass. Since you cite use with gaming and movies, I personally would look for a 2.1 setup. In this case I would definitely grab the M50w.

If you want to focus on music listening you really can't beat the A5s.
post #17 of 26
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Ok. WoW sight and sound usually have Z-5500 for around the 350AU mark.

Serioulsy. I can't tell you how good they are. I was on X-540's. It was just incredible how much better they sound and the bass is just wow. I let my neighbours hear it because I care that much.
There's no 'Wow' in Logitech bass.

It's just a bunch of muddy, overpowered crap that comes out of a large hole in the side of a pizza box.
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post #18 of 26
I'd get these and not even think twice.

http://www.audiogon.com/cgi-bin/cls....ad-9-L--Active

Edit: I am a B&W fan boy, so I love the sound of the Kevlar mid/bass anyways.
Edited by Tiger S. - 5/26/11 at 8:50am
post #19 of 26
That's pretty far out of his price range and still would have to purchase a reciever.
post #20 of 26
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That's pretty far out of his price range and still would have to purchase a reciever.
$50 over, but those are already amp'ed. But yes, a lot for one who has never heard them. You can never go wrong w/ Swan.
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