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I'm looking at getting a 2.1 or 5.1 speaker system for my computer
I will use for my games and dubstep smile.gif

what would you guys suggest for a budget of only ~$40 frown.gif
     
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i use the Logitech Z313 speakers, and they seem pretty good considering they are only $40-$50 speakers.
post #3 of 9
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o i think my local best buy has those and I have a coupon the there smile.gif
     
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post #4 of 9
Get this:
http://www.amazon.com/Altec-Lansing-VS2621-Channel-Speaker/dp/B0025VKUQQ

I'm using them right now and I've had them for about 4 years, you absolutely cannot go wrong with them, I listen to nearly everything and they all sound great on my speakers! thumb.gif
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by StayFrosty View Post

Get this:
http://www.amazon.com/Altec-Lansing-VS2621-Channel-Speaker/dp/B0025VKUQQ

I'm using them right now and I've had them for about 4 years, you absolutely cannot go wrong with them, I listen to nearly everything and they all sound great on my speakers! thumb.gif


These by far for the price.
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post #9 of 9
The trouble is everybody is different in what they band.gif

I would go for a second hand set that was costly to begin with, but you get them cheaper biggrin.gif

But review before buying thumb.gif
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