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Hey everyone,
I'm planning to upgrade my speakers soon, since my old ones are dying. I was wondering what's a good set of speakers for about $100? I'm planning to get the something before the end of this year when build my new PC. I'll most likely will be using the speakers for playing games and watching videos. Thanks
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Just speakers? Energy CB-5s
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Just speakers? Energy CB-5s
I'm thinking about something with a sub-woofer. A friend of mine recommended me the Klipsch ProMedia 2.1, but I was wondering if there are any others for the same price that could be better.
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Speaker wise the Swan M10s are better speakers, but the sub is really weak.

The Klipsch have a good sub and the speakers are pretty good. Craiglist them and get a sweet deal.
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My mom has the promedias, they sound great. Don't like the volume control on the speaker though
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I had this dilemma two months ago, then my budget changed and got some Bx5a's. Never looked back!
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Speaker wise the Swan M10s are better speakers, but the sub is really weak.

The Klipsch have a good sub and the speakers are pretty good. Craiglist them and get a sweet deal.
Sounds like the Klipsch is good for me overall

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My mom has the promedias, they sound great. Don't like the volume control on the speaker though
What do you mean that you don't like the volume control on the speaker, like the feel of it or something else?

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I had this dilemma two months ago, then my budget changed and got some Bx5a's. Never looked back!
Unfortunately for me, I don't think that my budget would change.
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I don't like volume controls located on the actual speaker, I like them to be on it's own little unit. That's just a personal preference. The pro media are good speakers
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I don't like volume controls located on the actual speaker, I like them to be on it's own little unit. That's just a personal preference. The pro media are good speakers
Ah, that's what you meant.
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promedia i have them for 10 months now, they are sweeeeeeeet.
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