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Recently I bought an Creative Sound Blaster Audigy SE sound card but I haven't seen too much improvement over the onboard sound, mostly because of my old speakers (Creative SBS250). My old 2.0 speakers produces static whenever I raise/lower the volume and at some volumes only one side will work, so I thought it may be time to upgrade.

I saw these speakers in the Fry's ad online and wondered how well they'll perform. It seems fairly inexpensive to me for 5.1 speakers, but then again I don't know much about speakers. Keep in mind I only have $40 to spend on speakers, so it fits right into my budget.

Any opinions?

    
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Ok, i got a cyber acoustics 4.1 speaker set and it sounded worse then the case speaker...

Try Logitec, they're proven in that arena...

2.1 $34
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836121119
5.1 $60 - i have these and they're GREAT
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836121118

edit: It sounds like these might be a better set... so you might want to try these out.
    
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5.1 $60 - i have these and they're GREAT
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836121118
I would definitely go for the Logitech X-530 5.1 speakers, but unfortunately it's outside of my budget.
    
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Is saving a Option? Until you can afford the MX-530.

Or maybe get
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16836121119R

Its not 5.1 sound but Still fairly nice.

I tryed unplugging all the speakers but 2 on my MX-530 it still sounded really good with only 2 speakers and a sub which is what the MX-230 looks like it basicly is.
    
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For your small budget, i would invest in a nice 2.1 system. $40 just isnt enough to even get an OK 5.1 system.
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I would definitely go for the Logitech X-530 5.1 speakers, but unfortunately it's outside of my budget.
Get the 2.1 channel MX-230 speakers.
    
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I ended up not getting them because of Higgins' input that Cyber Acoustics 4.1 speakers are horrid and hearing my friend's Cyber Acoustics 2.1 speakers which was pretty poor. Instead I bought the Sennheiser HD201 headphones from my local guitar store for cheap to hold me over till I save enough for that Logitech X-530.

Thanks to everyone for their inputs
    
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