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What 2.1 set for 40 euros?

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so far i've come up with the logitech z323 and the creative inspire t3130

according to reviews the creative seems a bit better. they both cost 38 euros.

what would you recommend? would you recommend something else in the same price range?

im primarily going to use it for playing games and watching youtube videos. second most usage is music and last priority is movies
post #2 of 14
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i should also note that i'll be using the onboard sound chip of my motherboard, the realtek alc892, so i think 100 euro speakers wont do any good
post #3 of 14
I had the z323 set and it got the job done.

If the creative reviews better get it.
Neither kit is very good either way, so it cant hurt to get the most out of your money.
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Why not Logitech X-230 ?

Logitech%2Bx230.jpg
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The Creative T3130's are a solid budget 2.1 PC speaker. You'll very rarely see me recommend PC speakers...but on THAT tight of a budget, the Creative's would get my vote. smile.gif The T3130's are actually a speaker I would personally own if I needed more speakers.
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post #6 of 14
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MeQuerSat;15233078 
Why not Logitech X-230 ?

Logitech%2Bx230.jpg

'cuz its from 2004 and not sold here anymore:P
post #7 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud;15233090 
The Creative T3130's are a solid budget 2.1 PC speaker. You'll very rarely see me recommend PC speakers...but on THAT tight of a budget, the Creative's would get my vote. smile.gif The T3130's are actually a speaker I would personally own if I needed more speakers.

Im keeping this in mind from now on.
I have a feeling my z623 set is about to die on me...
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post #8 of 14
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud;15233090 
The Creative T3130's are a solid budget 2.1 PC speaker. You'll very rarely see me recommend PC speakers...but on THAT tight of a budget, the Creative's would get my vote. smile.gif The T3130's are actually a speaker I would personally own if I needed more speakers.

well, you seem pretty confident about it, and so do most reviewers for these speakers.

i've actually used my laptops speakers for over a year now so i'll be blown away by 5$ speakers, so i think these will do
post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Arthedes;15233111 
well, you seem pretty confident about it, and so do most reviewers for these speakers.

i've actually used my laptops speakers for over a year now so i'll be blown away by 5$ speakers, so i think these will do

lachen.gif

I recommended the T3130's to another moderator here. He said they sounded cleaner than his z5500 setup at home. Only difference was that they weren't as loud (obviously). I've heard them in store, never in my home yet though.

Debating on buying a set just to review the next time they go on sale. thinking.gif
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post #10 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by Arthedes;15233030 
i should also note that i'll be using the onboard sound chip of my motherboard, the realtek alc892, so i think 100 euro speakers wont do any good

imo there is quite a bit more headroom from 100€ to buy better speakers before you would get better improvement from a sound card. Anyway at this amount of money you would do better if you invest in headphones in terms of sound quality.
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