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I'm about to jump on Logitech Z-623's unless I have evidence there's a better set. Lots of music, lots of gaming, small room, upgrading from old slowly dying X-230's (love(d) them by the way, haven't owned any speakers bigger/more expensive). I'm using on-board sound, and I'm not really into equalizers or changing any fancy settings.

I love bass, I've never been disappointed by Logitech despite all the distaste for them here, but I'm definitely open to any other 2.1 sets you guys might suggest...
Edited by Apk - 6/18/11 at 12:28pm
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I say go with the one you chose or this one. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836121044
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M-audio av40s plus a sub
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M-audio av40s plus a sub
Way out of his budget, but it'd sound better than anything Logitech makes.
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The sub on the z506's seems smaller than the one I already have, and my desk doesn't really work for 5.1.

I've never heard anything by M-audio, and I see av40's for $99 refurbished (buy.com), but I don't know what a good sub costs, and I'm not really in-the-know with that stuff to start with. I like easy
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The sub on the z506's seems smaller than the one I already have, and my desk doesn't really work for 5.1.

I've never heard anything by M-audio, and I see av40's for $99 refurbished (buy.com), but I don't know what a good sub costs, and I'm not really in-the-know with that stuff to start with. I like easy
Good 2.0 w/ tweeters > bad 2.1 in any situation. Go for the av40s.
post #7 of 14
The av40's won't have the bass you're used to, but the mids and highs will sound a ton better. A powered 10" sub would run you $100-$150.
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The bass really sells it for me, though. I'm seeing a lot of people talk about Z-2300's ProMedia 2.1's, etc, I really don't know which 2.1 is the best for me
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The bass really sells it for me, though. I'm seeing a lot of people talk about Z-2300's ProMedia 2.1's, etc, I really don't know which 2.1 is the best for me
The ProMedia 2.1 would be my second choice after the AV40's. Z-2300's sound like crap, I used to have them.
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Even with onboard sound from an older Asus P5N-D mobo?
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