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Well as the title states I want to move away from the terrible Built-in speakers on my monitor. I have gone as long as I can without spending any money but I just have to now. also I know very little about anything audio so please work with me smile.gif

things i am looking for:
- 2.1
- Decent audio for games [BF3,CS:S, Skyrim, etc.]
- ~$150 USD a little more a little less maybe
- Music.

as I listen to a wide range of genres and want to game with these something that is good for everything.

now I have been shown these two and have been told it is good for what I want. but I would like your feedback if there is anything better in my price range.

Dayton Audio T-Amp and B652 Speaker Bundle
Dayton Audio SUB-80 8" HT Series 80 Watt Powered Subwoofer
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anybody?
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post #3 of 6
You have to wait 24 hours between bumps please. Though for $150 you won't anything better.
Unless you get an outrageous deal on used speakers.

Another cheap alternative would be the ever so popular Klipsch Promedia 2.1, but I would still go with the Dayton setup.
    
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post #4 of 6
I ordered those same speakers yesterday. Along with this Sub which is only $10 more than the one you have. Might want to check it out.
http://www.parts-express.com/pe/pshowdetl.cfm?&Partnumber=300-633
and this amp:
http://www.parts-express.com/pe/pshowdetl.cfm?&Partnumber=300-383
This is my first non-all in one setup, Pioneerisloud and Minurthreat helped me select these. They are being delivered tomorrow cant wait!
Edited by Munchkinpuncher - 1/18/12 at 3:20pm
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post #5 of 6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by aksthem1 View Post

You have to wait 24 hours between bumps please. Though for $150 you won't anything better.
Unless you get an outrageous deal on used speakers.
Another cheap alternative would be the ever so popular Klipsch Promedia 2.1, but I would still go with the Dayton setup.

woops. sorry, I got a little impatient. >.>
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Originally Posted by Munchkinpuncher View Post

I ordered those same speakers yesterday. Along with this Sub which is only $10 more than the one you have. Might want to check it out.
http://www.parts-express.com/pe/pshowdetl.cfm?&Partnumber=300-633
and this amp:
http://www.parts-express.com/pe/pshowdetl.cfm?&Partnumber=300-383
This is my first non-all in one setup, Pioneerisloud and Minurthreat helped me select these. They are being delivered tomorrow cant wait!

sweet thanks for the heads up. ill look into the for sure.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Munchkinpuncher View Post

I ordered those same speakers yesterday. Along with this Sub which is only $10 more than the one you have. Might want to check it out.
http://www.parts-express.com/pe/pshowdetl.cfm?&Partnumber=300-633
and this amp:
http://www.parts-express.com/pe/pshowdetl.cfm?&Partnumber=300-383
This is my first non-all in one setup, Pioneerisloud and Minurthreat helped me select these. They are being delivered tomorrow cant wait!

I couldn't see not going with that sub for only a $10 difference.
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