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I could stretch it too 150 maybe, or should I invest in a sound card first?
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post #12 of 16
Generally with larger speakers meant mainly for music playback, you want to get them farther apart than the width of a desk will allow. When you do that, you lose some of the intimacy of a narrow, focused sound stage that's common with a gaming setup. And you have to use abnormally high volume levels to hear the same range of sounds from that wider spread - soft sounds become authoritative. The *best* way to do it is of course two sets of speakers, but that takes up a lot of space.
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Nah hit better speakers 1st rather than any sort of sound card/DAC for the biggest/immediate gain hehe
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There is a deal for the Corsair SP2500 for $180+ tax are they better than the Promedia 2.1?
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post #15 of 16
Z5500 5.1 surround sound home speaker set, worth the money.. most reliable and one the the best speaker set ups out there.
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There off of my price range. I would really want a 5.1 but I dont have the space for the rear speakers.
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