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I think the z-5500's are good, I've heard a lot about them.... they put out a lot of power, but will also set you back 300 bucks.
    
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ok, out of the Z-5300 and the Z-5500, I have to say go for the Z-5500 as i own them...
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post #23 of 32
There's some Altec Lansing ADA995's for 100.00 on ebay: LINK

200watts continuous, dual sub, seperate mids/tweets on the satellites.

These were released a while back but man do they seriously thump.

The sub is almost the same size as my Armor full tower; best kept secret in 5.1's if you ask me ... I don't really care for Altecs mainstream stuff ... but this kit is an exception:

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post #24 of 32
the x530s or x540s are very good speakers for a cheap cheap price. I have the sub turned down all the way and it still bumps. The satellites are extremely good also.
post #25 of 32
I picked up a pair of X-540's for $60 and was underwelmed. My wife thought they sounded pretty good though... but her ear isn't quite as tuned as mine is. For a non-audiophile they're decent and great bang for buck.

But one thing to keep in mind is this:

When you buy a 5.1 system for $60, that's $10 per speaker... not including cables, amp etc. Which means they probably have $2-3 into each speaker, $7-8 into the amp and so on. Granted I believe the X540's are regularly $80-100, but still

The Z5300e's would be much better, better amp, better satellites, better sub. When you look at it that way, they are well worth the $200 price tag... or the $150ish you'll pay for them in the store.

Or, the z5500's are well worth the $230 I paid for mine shipped... they'll be here later this week
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Threads merged. Dont make multiple threads on the same topic please.
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the z-5300e go for around $70US on ebay, and the z-5500 go for around $200US on ebay, which is too expensive, but it seems like logitech are the best speakers for the PC, are there any other recommendations for PC speakers besides logitech
post #28 of 32
The quality that logitech delivers in the lower price range, say up to $100 - $150, is better then the other options you have in these ranges. The brands that are much more focussed on audio, or brands that only sell audio equipment, aren't usually seen in these price categories. With a few exceptions they start at $200 and going up.

If you can find it, try looking for a good offer on a 5.1 set of JBL, Pioneer, Harman Kardon or a similar brand. They offer good quality and are seen in many price ranges.

But sound is very personal. What I find to be good, you might find bad, or just not cutting it. I think you should always listen before you buy something blind. We can all say that for example the Z5500 sound great, and you buy it, but when you use it, you might say your advice was bad cause I don't like the sound.

Perhaps I'm not realy suited for advicing you cause I always have high demands when it comes to audio equipment, and even now it's very plausible that I'm putting higher demands to the system then you do, but can't really help myself there
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Have you looked at the Creative Inspire 5.1 or even 7.1 Systems?
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Originally Posted by turmionkatilot88 View Post
Have you looked at the Creative Inspire 5.1 or even 7.1 Systems?
no i havent, which model would u recommend
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