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@simca, I disagree with the comment towards Logitechs lows - at least with my kit they don't do a bad job at all.

Just because I said I wasn't an audionerd and recommended Logitechs doesn't mean I haven't heard my fair share of competing products - I'm a big Klipsch fan as well and have some of their in-ear headphones for great quality.

Anyways Rawr I would still challenge you to go out and test some systems in your price range - you might be surprised by what you find.
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http://www.overclock.net/t/1014902/ocns-most-recommended-audio-products

Great thread to check out if you haven't already. Its what lead me to what I have now, and I couldn't be happier thumb.gif
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post #23 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by RawrNate View Post

Hm. I guess I'll stick with these until they're completely dead.
Now I have no idea of what I want for Christmas....
Thanks for your help, guys!

why not a nice pair of headphones?
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post #24 of 31
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post

why not a nice pair of headphones?

I have a pair of Logitech G930's and I love them, but there's something about listening to music through speakers that make it so much better wink.gif
Also, I like to watch movies and listen to music with friends.
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post #25 of 31
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Originally Posted by intelman View Post

http://www.overclock.net/t/1014902/ocns-most-recommended-audio-products
Great thread to check out if you haven't already. Its what lead me to what I have now, and I couldn't be happier thumb.gif

The only speaker "sets" in my price range would be the Creative and Klipsch ones tongue.gif
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post #26 of 31
Getting a setup that isn't a "set" isn't nearly as expensive as you would think. I have a 2.1 Dayton setup (DTA-1 amp + B62pair + Dayton Sub-80) that was less then $150. Go check out http://www.parts-express.com/
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post #27 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by intelman View Post

Getting a setup that isn't a "set" isn't nearly as expensive as you would think. I have a 2.1 Dayton setup (DTA-1 amp + B62pair + Dayton Sub-80) that was less then $150. Go check out http://www.parts-express.com/
how is the sub-80? I have been considering that smaller sub for a while as I don't want my neighbors to hear it through our apt walls.
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Dayton B652 + Dayton sub 1200 + Dayton dta100.
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post #29 of 31
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Originally Posted by xyexz View Post

@simca, I disagree with the comment towards Logitechs lows - at least with my kit they don't do a bad job at all.

Just because I said I wasn't an audionerd and recommended Logitechs doesn't mean I haven't heard my fair share of competing products - I'm a big Klipsch fan as well and have some of their in-ear headphones for great quality.

Anyways Rawr I would still challenge you to go out and test some systems in your price range - you might be surprised by what you find.

Logitech lows are pretty poor. Z5500s have the hardest hitting subwoofer and those lows are just..bloated and disgusting.

Having a Hsu VTF-3, I can tell you there's zero comparison.
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post #30 of 31
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Originally Posted by intelman View Post

Getting a setup that isn't a "set" isn't nearly as expensive as you would think. I have a 2.1 Dayton setup (DTA-1 amp + B62pair + Dayton Sub-80) that was less then $150. Go check out http://www.parts-express.com/

Well, that set is $150 from Parts Express... still a bit over what I'd like to pay with the current circumstances.

I just checked out the videos for each part on Parts Express. I'm pretty impressed, those are big speakers and subs. That might just be the way for me to go.
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