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Originally Posted by Higgins View Post
Logitech makes great speakers, i have X-530s and with a good sound card (audigy 2 zs) they are awesome!


X-Fi sound card by Creative (the best PC sound card out)
thats the XtremeGamer version, step up from XtremeMusic, and it has its own Memory and requires a lil Heatsink. -$125
Logitec Z-5500 THX 5.1 surround speakers -$135

Together thats $265... a little more then your original price of the Bose speakers, a worthy investment.

~Higgs
Actually I think, the xtremegamer version doesn't even use the chip and DAC that creative made. You're better off getting one of the higher end versions.
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The XtremeGamer Fatality Version does.
I think he's reffering to that.
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My dad has been an audiophile for a considerable amount of time so he's been around the block. Bose, without a doubt, makes amazingly great home theater as well as mobile audio products. I'm not too sure about the computer setup but personally I don't think it's reasonable for some of the reviews given to Bose because of their low end products are fair. My point is, you can't say a company sucks because of products they aren't known for. It's like saying Burger King sucks because they make crappy tacos.
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Pffft... my logitech x540s smokes those at least i thought so at bestbuy....
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Get either Logitech z5450 or Klipsch Promedia 5.1

They're both great sets, and WAY more worth the price.

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Originally Posted by FaLLeNAn9eL View Post
My dad has been an audiophile for a considerable amount of time so he's been around the block. Bose, without a doubt, makes amazingly great home theater as well as mobile audio products. I'm not too sure about the computer setup but personally I don't think it's reasonable for some of the reviews given to Bose because of their low end products are fair. My point is, you can't say a company sucks because of products they aren't known for. It's like saying Burger King sucks because they make crappy tacos.
I see your point and it is valid, but as the company moves on the steadily loose their passion for a good product and trade it for a passion for money. They only "real" Bose speakers they still sell are the 901's, and even those are begining to look/sound like a gimmick with a ton of drivers, more so than the audiophile product it originaly was.

Where Bose still makes a decent speaker is in specialty applications, such as cars and other places were they can custom design something from the ground up.
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