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Im looking to get a 5.1 system for my PC and i have never had problems with Logitech so i go to them first.... how is the Z506 system? if its not good, (or not that great), what is a good system in the $100-$150 range.

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hmm alright then i have another idea. I get a quality 2.1 setup then use my existing 2.1 setup for the rear speakers.

So then, what would be a quality 2.1 in that range?
Edited by iCrap - 8/15/11 at 7:38am
    
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I don't think there are any good ones in that price range, but the ones available should be similar in performance...
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Maybe try grabbing a quality 2.1 at that price range. Check out the SWAN M10 i think there so elegant looking one would be crazy not to buy them, and all i hear is good things about the sound quality. Not to mention pretty exclusive.
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A Lot of People Down talk them but i think that my speakers(Logitech X-540) sound pretty good with a decent soundcard (PS, i have a 5 Speaker Surroundsound (2 Large Speakers and 3 Small for the Center and Rear Channels) Hi-Fi Setup hooked to my TV)
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I agree that money will not get you a good 5.1 system. Look for 2.1 or stereo. Try googleing "studio monitors" and see if anything strikes your fancy.
    
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hmm alright then i have another idea. I get a quality 2.1 setup then use my existing 2.1 setup for the rear speakers.

So then, what would be a quality 2.1 in that range?
    
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Originally Posted by iCrap View Post
hmm alright then i have another idea. I get a quality 2.1 setup then use my existing 2.1 setup for the rear speakers.

So then, what would be a quality 2.1 in that range?
i used to have something like that, it should work okay, you just wont have a center channel, obviously. but it will work out.
post #8 of 8
Frankly, with that budget you'd be hard pressed to find a decent sounding 5.1 system. With that in mind, I would instead recommend you getting a nicer 2.1 system. That is, unless you absolutely need the surround features..then I guess you could go with some of the cheaper Logitech 5.1s, but don't expect them to be high fidelity speakers. They are ok for movies and games...but with music they are sadly lacking. If you can spend another $50, you might be able to find a used set of Logitech Z-5500. I used to have them and they work wonders for games and movies (a lot of bass and good positional audio), but they still sucked for music.
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