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OK. i have decided to go with an SB audigy 4 sound card. Now i'm looking for a buget to mid range speaker to go with it. Mostly used for music and gaming. Any suggestions for the best bang for buck speaker?
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OK. i have decided to go with an SB audigy 4 sound card. Now i'm looking for a buget to mid range speaker to go with it. Mostly used for music and gaming. Any suggestions for the best bang for buck speaker?
The logitec X-530's, and X-540's are great budget speakers. My friend has the 530's, and they kick pretty hard for a $50 set of speakers. The X-540's are a tad better, for $90.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836121126

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836121006

I have the Logitec 5300e's. They are about a step above the X-540's; about 4x as much theoretical power, and "THX Certified" (which I doubt makes much of a difference.) They run around $110 price mark.
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Thanks for the suggestions! I think i'll go with the X-530's
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i got the Logitech X-230 2.1 which is the same as the X-530 but minus 3 speakers...and i am finding the sound really good so far...plus its cheap Xp...highly recommended...
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I've heard the X-530's. They play pretty loud, but if you're really going into details, the mid and high's are cheap.
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I absolutely love my X-530, you will NOT be disappointed, and i'm a huge music critique. Bass is a little loud for me though
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Im also interested in the X-530s... What I need to know is Im going to have a VGA splitter for my monitor so I can plug my 360 in aswell as the PC but can I plug both my PC and 360 into the X-530s.

The VGA cable for the 360 has the optical sound leads (Red/White) so can I plug that in.

My PC obviousley just has the main connections on the mobo since I dont have a seperate sound card due to the fact I dont have a free PCI slot.
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post #8 of 10
i went for these,
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836116151
iv got a fairly small room so i never go about 60% volume, so i guess for the specs there ok.
they aslo cheep, and the sub can make things shake off my desk (which i like)
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Im also interested in the X-530s... What I need to know is Im going to have a VGA splitter for my monitor so I can plug my 360 in aswell as the PC but can I plug both my PC and 360 into the X-530s.

The VGA cable for the 360 has the optical sound leads (Red/White) so can I plug that in.

My PC obviousley just has the main connections on the mobo since I dont have a seperate sound card due to the fact I dont have a free PCI slot.
You can but you would only have 2.1 from the set, you will need to get a phono to 3.5mm mini jach then a coupler so that you can connect 2 male jacks together
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You can but you would only have 2.1 from the set, you will need to get a phono to 3.5mm mini jach then a coupler so that you can connect 2 male jacks together
English dude... Im computer savy but when it comes to sound stuff that goes straight over my head.

Me sound = Zen and some ****ty headphones or my PC and a Gamecom headset.
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