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Whatever you do, don't get creatives. I hate creative. Their stuff sucks.

Don't get creatives.
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I'm going to buy speakers off ebay because it's cheaper, and I'm wondering whether to get lower end 5.1s (I want) or mid-range 2.1s?
Hunt down, trap, stalk or use GPS imaging to find a set of Altec Lansing ADA995's ...

Most likely the best kept secret in 5.1 surround setups ... and still occasionally available on Ebay or otherwise ...

I got my set for $80.00 at directron.com before they sold out ... and I'd reckon them against anything currently released today.

200 watts continuous
... THX certified ... seriously nice sounding set of 5.1 speakers ... the bass cabinet is almost the same size as my Armor full tower.

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Just found some ADA995's on ebay for 100.00:

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http://cgi.ebay.com/Dell-Altec-Lansi...QQcmdZViewItem

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Buy them.

    
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Shipping would be ridiculous if I could afford the 100 itself...
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Whatever you do, don't get creatives. I hate creative. Their stuff sucks.

Don't get creatives.
I'm just interested to see if there is any reasoning for your claim? Though it may be well-founded, the way you expressed your dislike for Creative told me nothing, other than three ways to say "I don't like Creative".

I'm not picking on you specifically, it's just a trend I've noticed as of late.
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Don't get 5.1...with a budget like that's it's like...10 dollars per speaker including sub...and then the remote and cables makes that even less...lol.

Get 2.1, or even save up a bit to afford a nicer set.

Logitech makes most of the best computer speakers.
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