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Found a bose cinemate for sale on craigslist. They any good for $150?
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It pains me to say this but....

if they work and that is in your budget then you are probably going to have a hard time beating them....make sure that it come with the subwoofer as that is also the main control unit I believe.

What are you planning to use them for?
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It pains me to say this but....

if they work and that is in your budget then you are probably going to have a hard time beating them....make sure that it come with the subwoofer as that is also the main control unit I believe.

What are you planning to use them for?

My plan was just to use a receiver for my PC sound system instead of going with a sound card. The bose is just an option to see if it's any good.
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My plan was just to use a receiver for my PC sound system instead of going with a sound card. The bose is just an option to see if it's any good.

And how did you plan on getting a sound signal out of your computer?
On board sound??????
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And how did you plan on getting a sound signal out of your computer?
On board sound??????

yup from the onboard sound. What I'm thinking is that a receiver will do a better job dicephering the sound better than a sound card.
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yup from the onboard sound. What I'm thinking is that a receiver will do a better job dicephering the sound better than a sound card.

There's confusion here....................

On board sound IS a sound card, they are just (usually crappy) sound cards that are built into a motherboard.

When you say " deciphering the sound", do you mean deciphering Dolby 5/1, 7/1 etc. sound, or converting a digital output to analogue?
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There's confusion here....................

On board sound IS a sound card, they are just (usually crappy) sound cards that are built into a motherboard.

When you say " deciphering the sound", do you mean deciphering Dolby 5/1, 7/1 etc. sound, or converting a digital output to analogue?

Yes, that's what I ment. Makes it a lot clearer. Thank you mate..
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Yes, that's what I ment. Makes it a lot clearer. Thank you mate..

When you say " deciphering the sound", do you mean deciphering Dolby 5/1, 7/1 etc. sound, or converting a digital output to analogue?
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When you say " deciphering the sound", do you mean deciphering Dolby 5/1, 7/1 etc. sound, or converting a digital output to analogue?

converting the junk audio to better audio I guess. Isn't that what a reciver or sound card is suppose to do.
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converting the junk audio to better audio I guess. Isn't that what a reciver or sound card is suppose to do.

Kind of.
But it cant make a low bitrate song sound better.

A more apt term would be "cleaning" or "polishing"
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