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BIC is also great. For a brand new subwoofer, you'll be looking at a Dayton SUB80 ($90) or a SUB100 ($130).

You could very easily simplify your setup by getting a receiver honestly. But you'd have to ditch the AV-40's or use them somewhere else, and get passive speakers with the receiver.
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
BIC is also great. For a brand new subwoofer, you'll be looking at a Dayton SUB80 ($90) or a SUB100 ($130).

You could very easily simplify your setup by getting a receiver honestly. But you'd have to ditch the AV-40's or use them somewhere else, and get passive speakers with the receiver.
Would it be that much simpler though? And would I still use my soundcard or would I sell that too? And I am guessing this receiver would essentially be tied to the functionality of my PC.

Would you suggest a better set of PC speakers with either those Dayton's or a BIC sub? BIC seems to be affordable.
post #23 of 27
If I was going to spend $200 on a sub, this is what I would buy:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16882269026

Bass management is much easier with a receiver like others have said though.
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If I was going to spend $200 on a sub, this is what I would buy:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16882269026

Bass management is much easier with a receiver like others have said though.
I need good low bass that you can feel, yet I dont want my windows to rattle. Also saw the BIC V1020.
post #25 of 27
Here's a a couple reviews of an old energy speaker system with that sub:
http://www.soundandvisionmag.com/art...speaker-system
http://www.hometheater.com/content/e...speaker-system

Another review with the same sub but different speakers:
http://www.hometheater.com/content/e...speaker-system

And here's a thread asking about the BIC H-100 vs the Energy S10.3:
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=952711
Edited by gorb - 10/21/11 at 12:34pm
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That Energy 10" is a GREAT deal. Seriously, I'd happily own that subwoofer. Otherwise, the BIC Formula F1 is also a great choice. By specs, the Energy goes lower though, and should do it a little cleaner. They're both solid ~$200 subwoofers though.
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post #27 of 27
Damn my sound card isn't doing what I want. I may need another sub or splitters for my speakers and sub. Damn....

That Energy Sub is great.
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