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So it looks like I will be upgrading from 2300s to 5500s pretty soon and I am wondering if you guys could suggest the best speaker setup in my tiny room? I might just have to opt to put them all around my TV or around my desk, but I would rather use the set on both.

I have attached a quick rough sketch of my room with furniture. I wouldn't mind moving furniture either.

Rather not hear about how bad the 5500s are. I am basically paying $30 for the upgrade so it is what it is. Thanks
    
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Put the fronts and center by the TV, the rears next to your computer. Install the analog inputs of your PC soundcard in reverse so the rears go to the fronts, etc.
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You're getting a $1000 speaker system for $30...?

Heck, even though I could complain about the $1000 price point of the system based on what *could* be done as an alternative, if you are getting it for $30 then WOOHOO!

astrallite has a great idea there! basically, all you need to do is choose which end (comp or TV) to put in backwards. This decision should be made primarily on where you will get the best use of your center channel. If you watch a lot of movies on the TV, then that's there the center should go and the PC should be wired up backwards.

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yeah that sounds like a great idea, thanks
    
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