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Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 vs Corsair SP2500

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Hey all ...

I am currently looking for a decent 2.1 setup to replace my aging 5.2 setup (originally a 5.1 AOpen set but I added a home theater sub onto the system)

I am running off the onboard chip at the moment and was looking at upgrading to the Xonar DG ... Would this be enough to power the mentioned speakers ?


Ok now the main question ...


Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 or Corsair ... ... I know the corsairs aren't the be all and end all of 2.1 sound but they are available in my country for R2500 ... whee as the Klipsch are only avail if I import and then the price increases substantially ...

Is the price increase worth it ?


All information would be greatly appreciated.
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post #2 of 6
Hey dude ek het SP2500 en hulle is beasts!

Im not sure the performance of ProMedia but the corsairs are mega powerful. And great quality,

i don't think the import will be worth it.

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post #4 of 6
I just plugged in the Klipsh Pro Media system and WOW.. .I am blown away! I am also running off of the onboard sound card. I bet these would really punch with a dedicated sound card, hmmm. I would get the pro medias and not look back+
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the corsair system is supposed to be neutral and sound very very good. The Klipsch is supposed to be very good too, but in a different way (tuned more to the popular definition of sound rather than a flat sound curve.)
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Has anyone actually got the SP2500 though ? ... Is it a definite step up from the standard sound of budget speakers ? ... Do I need a dedicated sound card for these speakers ?
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