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My mom's computer speakers are starting to malfunction, so I'm going to buy her some for Mother's Day.

Can you guys recommend some good speakers from $50-100? Preferably something from Future Shop or Canada Computers so I can pick them up today.

A 2.1 system would probably be fine, she just watches Netflix and such on her computer.
post #2 of 15
Hello,

I picked some of thees up awhile back at bestbuy. I think they are well worth the money.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16836121034
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Ummmmmm you might just want to get her some flowers. You will not be getting anything for that price. I looked at both websites, and their prices just about caused me to cough up blood.

Are you by any chance close to the US border? You might be able to head on over to a best buy and get something there.
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post #4 of 15
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Ummmmmm you might just want to get her some flowers. You will not be getting anything for that price. I looked at both websites, and their prices just about caused me to cough up blood.

Are you by any chance close to the US border? You might be able to head on over to a best buy and get something there.

US border is 150 km. Not driving that far for speakers.

Amazon has the Z323 on sale, are they any good?
post #5 of 15
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US border is 150 km. Not driving that far for speakers.

Amazon has the Z323 on sale, are they any good?

Logitech + sound = madsmiley.png or sad-smiley-002.gif

http://www.amazon.ca/gp/offer-listing/B0030ZLZ5G/ref=dp_olp_refurbished?ie=UTF8&condition=refurbished&qid=1368292991&sr=1-1

These are what I recommend, but the price of new ones are insane. In the US you can find it for ~100 in canada it is nearly double. Cursed international prices mad.gif
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post #6 of 15
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Need something I can buy today.
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Originally Posted by NMunro View Post

Need something I can buy today.

I am well aware of your situation.

Here are your options.

Option 1: Buy logitech speakers. They will sound like crap and will most likely break down in a year.

Option 2: Increase your budget and get these http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=41_535&item_id=029785

Option 3: Order something and simply apologize for the belated gift.

Option 4: Get something completely different.

Option 5: Get these and pray that they don't suck http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=41_535&item_id=035934-

Option 6: Assuming your mother said something to the effect of "I really don't want anything" like so many mothers do....get her nothing. It will be exactly what she asked for biggrin.gif
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post #8 of 15
I would recommand Logitech... but seems like someone does not like them tongue.gif

There fair enough price/performance

I have the Z-5500 (for years, never failed to me, playing VERY loud --> ask my GF biggrin.gif) and they ROCK! (well House, Techno, Goa, Progressive, Drum & Bass excually...) --> don't search, too expansive wink.gif

But they have a THX 2.1 version as well... Don't know the price since I'm a European dude...

The Logitech you mentioned should be fine!
   
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post #9 of 15
I'm like OP i don't know what choose in speacker for mother day tongue.gif

My main use is music listening to music on my hard drive with cd quality/vinyl/sacd/dvd audio quality sound in uncompressed format or lossless so as flac size thumb.gif

My budget max 1000 euros only in amazon for the moment.

I hesitate between :

- Klispch promedia 2.1 (31hz-20khz) ==> my 1st choice he's equal with logitech 762

- Creative T6 (30hz-20khz) + wireless ==> 2nd choix

- Logitech Z906 (35hz-20khz) A.K.A old Z5500 with slightyl little sub 3rd choice they 5.1 i think audiophiles prefer the rendering of 2.1 or 2.0 for music see 4.1

Focal XS (39hz-20khz) ==> last choice in speacker 2.1


After I do not know as I hesitate between active monitor speakers so no external amplifier because it is too expensive and I could not buy them on the French site amazon and there is less choice in contrast to U.S. site.

I would like to buy can be hi-fi speakers with amp on the U.S. site but I do not know if I could receive the order at home in France.

For the same price given the monitor speakers are they more accurately detailed than the stereo speakers? They will have as much bass and low spectrum as broad spectrum?

I'm looking for enclosure restranscrit music as faithfully as possible, to vividly well with good dynamic superb bass and low detailed spectrum. thumb.gif

On the monitor speakers I'm interested in the Adam brand : the artist 3 or 5, the a5x a7x and a8x

The problem of the monitor speaker is that they do not have enough bass and they see a low lying too low in my opinion spectrum, compared with 2.1 speakers sadsmiley.gif

What choose Overcklockers ? Classic pc speackers or monitor speackers or hifi ?
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I'm like OP i don't know what choose in speacker for mother day tongue.gif
My budget max 1000 euros only in amazon for the moment.

If this isn't a typo why would u want pc speakers with that budget @@ At the bare minimum i would look @ the Focal Chorus line cheers.gif Also when buying according to sound quality disregard advertised frequency response, RMS, etc and best listen/audition if u have the chance. I would gladly take a nice 2.0 w/o a sub for music rather than awfully built PC subs with cheap muddy sound that would ruin my music any day axesmiley.png Perhaps peeps here could suggest speakers around your country within your budget/taste

http://www.avsforum.com/f/89/speakers


Edited by trog - 5/26/13 at 10:06am
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