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post #1 of 13
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Hello, hello.

I know most people look for the best hi-fi stuff and so on, but I'm after budget speakers. Here's the kicker: It HAS to be under $40, no questions asked. I'm open to pretty much all suggestions, but that's the key rule.

And don't say "oh, get a headset." I got one. I'm looking for speakers. redface.gif

Thanks!
post #2 of 13
My sister has the Logitech X-240 2.1 Speakers and it works good, recommended by canadacomputer, where i got my promedia 2.1.
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post #3 of 13
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I'd appreciate more opinions...
post #4 of 13
You're better off saving that $40 and using your headphones.
post #5 of 13
I don't think any $40 speakers are going to compare to a headset, even a cheap headset
    
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I seem to remember something about using warm/hot hamburgers as earmuffs....and then I you feel clean enough, you can eat them once your ears are warmed up???
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post #7 of 13
Anything from Logitech will be your best bet. They're not great, but they are most likely better than their competitors.
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Edifier M1550 Multimedia 5.1 Speaker System $38+6 s/h in Canada

http://www.xpresscanada.ca/index.php/main/Product/SPED000116

I'm going to get some cheap 5.1 speakers next winter, going to keep it under $80 all inc
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post #9 of 13
Definitely Cyber Acoustics CA-3602. I would say they compare to $75+ speakers. Extremely good quality for the price, and an amazing subwoofer.

Check out the rating on Amazon compared to Logitech Speakers: [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Cyber-Acoustics-Subwoofer-Satellite-CA-3602/dp/B0027VT6V4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1307423714&sr=8-1"]Amazon.com: Cyber Acoustics 3 pc Subwoofer/Satellite System CA-3602: Electronics[/ame]
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A lot of people rave about the Cyber Acoustics CA-3602 ($38.50 @ Amazon). I actually got mine for $25 on Black Friday biggrin.gif. These speakers are decent (good overall sound and bass control). My only gripe is the volume control is a little funky (it only turns like 180degrees). Also, another good thing is I plug my headphones into the volume control which is better than my case front panel (which gives annoying hisses).

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Cyber-Acoustics-Subwoofer-Satellite-CA-3602/dp/B0027VT6V4/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1307423630&sr=1-1"]Amazon.com: Cyber Acoustics 3 pc Subwoofer/Satellite System CA-3602: Electronics[/ame]
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