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Need a new set of speakers for my media pc. Will be used for video playback and music (no gaming).

Any suggestions for a halfway decent 2.1 kit in the $100 range (or less)?

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Klipsch ProMedia 2.1

A solid pair of computer speakers with a very powerful subwoofer. Many people buy these and in fact, if you look on craigslist, you'll often find them for sale for significantly cheaper. Just make sure they work.

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You could find a Klipsch Promedia 2.1 system on Ebay for around $100.
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post #4 of 11
I would recommend spending a bit more for a 2.1 setup.

The lowest price 2.1 that is worth buying would have to be the Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 for around $180.

http://www.amazon.com/Klipsch-ProMedia-Certified-Computer-Speaker/dp/B000062VUO

However saying that if you need to stay on budget for around $100 the only 2.1 setups you will find are Logitech speakers.

I would recommend the Z523:

http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Speaker-System-Z523-Subwoofer/dp/B002FU5QMK/ref=sr_1_5?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1358749588&sr=1-5&keywords=logitech+2.1
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I agree with the above, I love my Klipsch ProMedia 2.1, I bought them during Black Friday for $100 and they are the best speakers I've ever owned (I haven't own anything more then $100) Only gripe is the ones I own won't let you shut them off. Not really a huge deal as they don't draw too much power when idle.
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post #7 of 11
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I would recommend spending a bit more for a 2.1 setup.

The lowest price 2.1 that is worth buying would have to be the Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 for around $180.

http://www.amazon.com/Klipsch-ProMedia-Certified-Computer-Speaker/dp/B000062VUO

However saying that if you need to stay on budget for around $100 the only 2.1 setups you will find are Logitech speakers.

I would recommend the Z523:

http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Speaker-System-Z523-Subwoofer/dp/B002FU5QMK/ref=sr_1_5?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1358749588&sr=1-5&keywords=logitech+2.1

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Originally Posted by yesitsmario View Post

You could find a Klipsch Promedia 2.1 system on Ebay for around $100.

Quote:
Originally Posted by ANDMYGUN View Post

I agree with the above, I love my Klipsch ProMedia 2.1, I bought them during Black Friday for $100 and they are the best speakers I've ever owned (I haven't own anything more then $100) Only gripe is the ones I own won't let you shut them off. Not really a huge deal as they don't draw too much power when idle.


I vouch for the Promedia 2.1 as well if you are lazy.
    
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post #8 of 11
I saw another thread for the same thing with the same recommendations for the klipsch speakers, I've heard nothing but good things about them on multiple sites. So I ordered a while ago and love them.

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post #9 of 11
+1 for the klipsch pro media. For $100 on sale, they are some truly impressive speakers.
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post #10 of 11
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Unfortunately the cheapest the Klipsch kit is in Canada is $180... That is way out of my budget.

I ended up going with the Edifier M3300SF 2.1 kit. It was regular $120 on sale for half price. There are a couple of really decent reviews on the kit and I have to say I was very pleased with the quality once I hooked them up.
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