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So the next phase at some point is upgrade my audio.

To give you an idea of what things will be used for.

65% is movies and videos.
20% is games
15% is music (by no means lossless quality)

I by no means the best of the best for audio stuff, I just would like something better than I have now (logitech x-530, lol) and something that will last me quite a while.


This is what I was thinking:
1x http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16882120194
1x http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16882290273
2x http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16882290200
1x http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16882290130

I'm certainly not in an rush, honestly probably won't be doing anything for a year or so once I am finally settled in some where but thought I would just put a feeler out there and see if I am just way off base for what I think I need/want.

Thanks guys thumb.gif
Edited by deafboy - 12/3/12 at 6:27pm
 
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this isn't for a small office or bedroom, right? this is going in a living room or basement?
    
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this isn't for a small office or bedroom, right? this is going in a living room or basement?

Hard to say until I move again. Likely more for a studio I suppose.
 
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as long as you understand these are not supposed to go on your desk.

I recommend Arx or HTD. these are the most inexpensive speakers I know that sound good. these use ribbons which I find work really well in a home theater.

http://www.theaudioinsider.com/index.php?loudspeakers=arx&cPath=21_32&osCsid=905e6efaf969a3c2c0817bba8435a87b
http://www.htd.com/Products/level-three-speakers
    
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Don't go with Polk. They're not very good speakers on the cheapside.
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Originally Posted by bumblebee1980 View Post

as long as you understand these are not supposed to go on your desk.
I recommend Arx or HTD. these are the most inexpensive speakers I know that sound good. these use ribbons which I find work really well in a home theater.
http://www.theaudioinsider.com/index.php?loudspeakers=arx&cPath=21_32&osCsid=905e6efaf969a3c2c0817bba8435a87b
http://www.htd.com/Products/level-three-speakers

Yeah, not a problem. Thanks. thumb.gif
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Don't go with Polk. They're not very good speakers on the cheapside.

Relative to? I'm sure they would be much better than what I have now.
 
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as for a receiver if you really can't spend a lot of money on one I recommend a Pioneer unit with MCACC like the VSX-522-K or VSX-822-K.
    
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I don't mind spending money as long as it's worth it. I just don't want to go all out for something I am not needing. Thanks for the suggestions thumb.gif
 
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you're welcome. if you can spend money the Denon AVR-1713 is a good pick. put the money in the speakers first.
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as long as you understand these are not supposed to go on your desk.
I recommend Arx or HTD. these are the most inexpensive speakers I know that sound good. these use ribbons which I find work really well in a home theater.
http://www.theaudioinsider.com/index.php?loudspeakers=arx&cPath=21_32&osCsid=905e6efaf969a3c2c0817bba8435a87b
http://www.htd.com/Products/level-three-speakers

Yeah, not a problem. Thanks. thumb.gif
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Don't go with Polk. They're not very good speakers on the cheapside.

Relative to? I'm sure they would be much better than what I have now.

Relative to other speakers in their price range. Continue to research. I recommend Infinity Primus speakers.
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