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post #21 of 28
I've owned the klipsch for several years now, I paid a lot more than 100$ for them back then and they have been worth every penny. Some of the best speakers made for PC users with a 1/8 jack.
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post #22 of 28
Klipsch also manufacture in china (some not all of their stuff.)
cheap 2.1's most likel;y chinese made lol

not that it matters. It's more about quality control.

OP does your father know what year it is or do you just drop a bowl of food next to the rock he is under.

100 dollar non-chinese speakers- Does it even exist.

Chinese products still have to adhere to the quality contols set by a company so saying that anything out of china is cheap and will break is pretty damn ignorant thousands of things used daily don't break and are made in china.

Funny how someone who is expecting a set of 2.1 speakers for about 100 dollars is mocking the very country/people that made cheap speakers possible.

Now go set your dad straight lol.
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Hmm...Klipsch vs M10
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post #24 of 28
"High quality speakers"
Budget: $100
/Facepalm


I would probably be buying M Audio AV-30s, but If you really want 2.1, get the Swan M10.
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Yeah this is pretty contradictory "high quality and $100" LOL if the Klipsch 2.1s were not outsourced they would cost $250 at least. In fact that's exactly what they cost in 2001.

I remember back in the late 90s $250 to $300 was a very typical price to pay for decent, nothing fancy, 2.1 multimedia speakers.

It just happens to be so much is outsourced to China today that you can get $100 Klipsch speakers. And obviously the Swan M10s are Chinese--designed and built.
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What about the Corsair SP2500? I am also looking at getting some 2.1 speakers and these have been getting some pretty good reviews everywhere, thoughts?
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What about the Corsair SP2500? I am also looking at getting some 2.1 speakers and these have been getting some pretty good reviews everywhere, thoughts?

Overpriced for what they are. For $200 you can darn near build your own custom 2.1 (and the price goes up exponentially from there just about). If you want actual "PC Speakers"...then they're not a horrible choice. Just keep in mind, that nothing "PC Speaker" is EVER really going to be "high quality".

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In the $100 budget, its either the Klipsh ProMedia 2.1's for their bass (its a little muddy and doesn't go very low, but its got a good bit of it). Or there's the Swan M10's.

And like its been said, just about all speakers are made in China, so....unless you're going to make your own....good luck. I think the mis understanding are the cheap Chinese knock off speakers, as I've heard of those before a lot in the car audio game. If that's the case, then the Klipsh or the Swans...neither are a cheap knock off, they're a good quality product for what they cost.
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how about vietnam or maybe india, if you are gonna make broad generalizations, go all out
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