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post #1 of 27
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I really wanna get new 2.1 audio system, my current one is a bit ghetto...

I was looking into these three:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Klipsch-Pro-Media-Certified-Speakers/dp/B009L1NY0M/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1360439812&sr=8-1
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CA-SP211UK-SP2500-Gaming-Speaker/dp/B004LWZ8ZA/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1360439812&sr=8-3
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Logitech-2-1-Speaker-System-Z623/dp/B00413BI7Q/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1360439812&sr=8-2

I've heard that the logitechs aren't as good as the others, so i might ditch that idea unless you prove me wrong.
What other sets you would consider from the same price range?
I listen to many types of music and game a little on the speakers. (I do all serious gaming on headset wink.gif )
I'm also considering to later on upgrade to a dedicaded soundcard, which one should i go with? Im a total n00b when it comes to audio and soundcards redface.gif
post #2 of 27
You didn't specify budget so I'm just going to leave this here tongue.gif

http://www.genelec-ht.com/active-2-way/6010a/
http://www.genelec-ht.com/products/subwoofers/5040a/

Seriously, I got Genelecs and I've been very happy with them.

http://www.thomann.de/fi/genelec_6010a_anthrazit.htm
http://www.thomann.de/fi/genelec_5040_apm.htm
post #3 of 27
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I did mention from the same price range as the products i linked... rolleyes.gif
those are waaay out of my budget...
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If you wanted something small and could live with a 2.0 set up you should check out Audioengine a2.
I've got the A5, and I'm really happy with them.
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post #7 of 27
The Klipsch set doesn't list the size of the sub so most likely it's stupid small like 6 or 6-1/2". Stay away. No matter what she tells you - size matters. You're not gonna fill that space with a tiny unit. No experience with any but my vote is Corsair - primarily for the subwoofer. Satellites are cheap and you can replace them with whatever you want. Focus on the sub.
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post #8 of 27
If your looking for a no frills 2.1 system, stick with the Klipsch - ProMedia 2.1.

Otherwise you should really be looking into a 2.1 speaker system with amp!
Its just going to sound better period...
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post #9 of 27
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Originally Posted by EPiiKK View Post

I did mention from the same price range as the products i linked... rolleyes.gif
those are waaay out of my budget...

The thing is once you go Genelec you're good for more than ten years. Sorry for missing the budget redface.gif
post #10 of 27
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Originally Posted by Tuxi View Post

The thing is once you go Genelec you're good for more than ten years. Sorry for missing the budget redface.gif
No problem smile.gif I just don't have the money for the gelenecs... Otherwise it would be no brainer rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by Elite GunnerX View Post

If your looking for a no frills 2.1 system, stick with the Klipsch - ProMedia 2.1.

Otherwise you should really be looking into a 2.1 speaker system with amp!
Its just going to sound better period...

Which ones would you recommend?
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Originally Posted by Cavi Mike View Post

The Klipsch set doesn't list the size of the sub so most likely it's stupid small like 6 or 6-1/2". Stay away. No matter what she tells you - size matters. You're not gonna fill that space with a tiny unit. No experience with any but my vote is Corsair - primarily for the subwoofer. Satellites are cheap and you can replace them with whatever you want. Focus on the sub.

Yeah, i really like to blast music loud when im home alone, so i need a good sub. Also corsair has really put time into designing the speakers, and their customer service is great.

Also, I still need good recommendations for the soundcard! tongue.gif
Edited by EPiiKK - 2/10/13 at 1:51am
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