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Hi guys

I'm looking to purchase a speaker system price range from £0-150.
Currently I have a sound card on my motherboard, Rampage Gene iii, has 5 input 3.5mm jacks and one for a mic.

I have a set of razer carcharias cans for gaming, and im using my monitors inbuilt speakers for everything else.
The speakers will be used;
  • Music (death metal, black metal, speed metal, thrash, basically alot of metal and rock!!)
  • Watching TV/Films/Blu-rays
  • Gaming on my xbox
  • Maybe some pc gaming if i cant be bothered to put my headphones on

I currently use a samsung syncmaster 2493hm monitor and its speakers, with my xbox connected via HMDI for the audio input and my pc connected via a 3.5mm jack. so if it has connectivity so i can connect it to my pc and to my xbox via a 3.5mm aux jack i guess.

So primarily I want this for music/tv/blu rays, with a bit of gaming, probably looking for a 2.1 sound system due to space constraints but i may be able to push for a 5.1 system if its worth it for the money...Another space issue is that all of my stuff has to be on my desk (inc my tower) because there is no plugs underneath the desk and no holes for cable routing

I'm from the UK (websites i can order from in the uk if your going to link me please, £'s not $'s aswell guys )

(sorry if that was a bit of an information overload!)
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klipsch pro media's 2.1 are really nice, specially for gaming.
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If your card has a 5.1 output with it probably will as usually all Motherboards do, I recommend my system;

The Logitech Z506

    
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See my PC specs, The sound quality out of these matches the performance on my PC.. let's just say, it's hot.

Excellent system. Recommended.
    
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post #5 of 21
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Originally Posted by Eerazer View Post
If your card has a 5.1 output with it probably will as usually all Motherboards do, I recommend my system;

The Logitech Z506

Looks good, how space consuming is that cause i'm a bit low on space and i doubt i'd have room to space the speakers out enough to get the desired effect...
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Originally Posted by thrgk View Post
klipsch pro media's 2.1 are really nice, specially for gaming.
The Klipsch Promedia's are very hard to find in the UK and expensive at that.

A 2.1 system should fit your needs. Altec Lansing has some great stuff.

The Z506 while won't be the best system out there. It is adequate and inexpensive. At around 70 quid.

Edit: They don't make much space, but the biggest trouble is mounting the properly to get a proper surround sound effect.
    
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klipsch pro media's 2.1 are really nice, specially for gaming.
The manufactures website says this is only available in the USA =/
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Looks good, how space consuming is that cause i'm a bit low on space and i doubt i'd have room to space the speakers out enough to get the desired effect...
Minimal space required, and the sound is enveloping provided you have a good Audio program to control the individual levels of the output.

Cheap, with excellent quality. I really mean that.
    
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Thanks, any other suggestions guys?
looking for something with a lot of oomph, good quality and would like some suggestions in the 2.1 variety =]

Edit - Mainly wanting some 2.1 suggestions because i dont really have the space to lay 5.1 speakers out properly i don't think,
Edited by Fatality292 - 10/18/11 at 2:40pm
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Then, I would take your pick from these. - I assume you are in America.

    
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