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I am in need of some new 5.1 speakers but which ones should I go for? I am on a tight budget so I have narrowed it down to two:

Logitech X-530

or

Creative Inspire T6100


Which set is better?
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post #2 of 17
Personally id go for the logitechs..ive heard them in person and they do sound nice, they are also pretty powerful, imo they look better aswell.
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post #3 of 17
logitech is 6 watts down on the creative, but the logitech has more features, like remote volume. etc.

i don't see any technical specifications like frequency response or anything like that, so

according to those specs, i would go logitech, although i may reconsider if there were better specs, or if i heard them in person.
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post #4 of 17
go for the creative's... i have those exact speakers... and they do sound great - loads of bass... and that's with it on half!

i think they look nicer too... so overall i would go for the T6100's
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post #5 of 17
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Originally Posted by this n00b again View Post
logitech is 6 watts down on the creative, but the logitech has more features, like remote volume. etc.

i don't see any technical specifications like frequency response or anything like that, so

according to those specs, i would go logitech, although i may reconsider if there were better specs, or if i heard them in person.
Logitech X-530's:

Total FTC power: 70 watts RMS
Satellites:
Left/right: 7.4 watts RMS x 2 (into 4 ohms, @ 1 kHz, @ 10% THD)
Center: 15.5 watts RMS (into 4 ohms, @ 1 kHz, @ 10% THD)
Rear left/right: 7.4 watts RMS x 2 (into 4 ohms, @ 1 kHz, @ 10% THD)
Subwoofer: 25 watts RMS (into 4 ohms, @ 100 Hz, @ 10% THD)
Frequency response: 40 Hz–20 kHz

Creative T6100:
Speaker Power: 8 Watts RMS per channel (4 channels)
18 Watts centre satellite speaker
26 Watts RMS subwoofer
Frequency Response: 40Hz ~ 20kHz

Which one?
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post #6 of 17
If you are wanting LOOKS then get the X-530's I have them and they look the shiznit

BUT - They often pop and make funny noises. The creatives don't have this problem
    
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post #7 of 17
I have the T6100 And I'm happy with it...
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post #8 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Fury View Post
Logitech X-530's:

Total FTC power: 70 watts RMS
Satellites:
Left/right: 7.4 watts RMS x 2 (into 4 ohms, @ 1 kHz, @ 10% THD)
Center: 15.5 watts RMS (into 4 ohms, @ 1 kHz, @ 10% THD)
Rear left/right: 7.4 watts RMS x 2 (into 4 ohms, @ 1 kHz, @ 10% THD)
Subwoofer: 25 watts RMS (into 4 ohms, @ 100 Hz, @ 10% THD)
Frequency response: 40 Hz–20 kHz

Creative T6100:
Speaker Power: 8 Watts RMS per channel (4 channels)
18 Watts centre satellite speaker
26 Watts RMS subwoofer
Frequency Response: 40Hz ~ 20kHz

Which one?


HOLY CRAP 10% THD ...... that sucks!

THD = Thermal Heat Distortion (basically the higher the # the worse)

since frequency response are claimed to be the same, most specs are the same.

go with the creatives
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post #9 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mad_Handlez89 View Post
If you are wanting LOOKS then get the X-530's I have them and they look the shiznit

BUT - They often pop and make funny noises. The creatives don't have this problem

They often pop and make funny noises.
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post #10 of 17
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Thanks. Creative it is
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