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Hi all,

I currently have the X-540 system for Logitech. It's a 70W RMS 5.1 setup. This is hooked up to an Auzentech X-Fi Forte sound card. Mostly used for music, TV, and movies. Some gaming as well.

I'm considering picking up the Z906 instead. What I'm wondering is: will the system actually sound "better", as well as simply being able to "go louder"?

I know this sounds like a... dumb, question, but I can't really think of any other way to ask it. At regular listening volumes, am I going to notice a difference?



The main reason I'm upgrading is so that I can take advantage of the DTS decoders on the Forte, which my X540, lacking an SPDIF, can't. I'm also a huge fan of being able to adjust channel volume levels from the speakers, rather than relying on the Forte, which screws up the bass.
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post #2 of 5
probably not... but I can't say much my wife bought a logitec 5.1 system like 4 years ago that sounds great when blasting out favorite metal bands
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If u are thinking of long term, quality SQ investment it's really time for a proper receiver and hifi speakers +sub set up
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the z906 would still be considered budget surround
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the z906 would still be considered budget surround
I know. I don't have four digits to throw around though, not even sure if I can afford the 906 for certain yet.
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