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What are the pest speakers for around $100 from tigerdirect? I was thinking between these 3:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...72791&CatId=98
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...68243&CatId=98
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...88550&CatId=98

I want the best quality ones for around $100.
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Logitech Z2300's
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The 2nd by far great bass line crisp highs and relitively distortion free. 1st is a great sound but at loud bass levels you will get some distortion great for travel speakers to use with a laptop. The 3rd being absolute junk. Terible bass line and they blow very easy.
    
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post #4 of 15
i would go the logitch X540. there almost as good as my Z5500
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post #5 of 15
I love the Z-2300's. I consider them one of the best things I ever bought for my computer. Unless you NEED surround sound, definitely go for the Z-2300's.
post #6 of 15
I have these Logitech X-540 5.1 Surround speakers and love them. $79.99 = good price, too. Good base and decent mid-range for a budget set.
    
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post #7 of 15
I have the Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 speakers and they are great. Terrific sound even at high volume. The Bass is ridiculous as it will shake the whole house if you turn it up. The highs, mids, and lows are all crystal clear and this is with onboard sound.
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post #8 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by G|F.E.A.D|Killa View Post
i would go the logitch X540. there almost as good as my Z5500
Bwwaaahahahahahaha!!!!!!

They aren't even close. It's like comparing a Ford Taurus to a Porsche 911.

Go for the z2300
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post #9 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by aaronman View Post
Bwwaaahahahahahaha!!!!!!

They aren't even close. It's like comparing a Ford Taurus to a Porsche 911.

Go for the z2300
Yeah I'm thinking a cheap 5.1 system isn't worth it. The satellites are probably $10 ones bundled together.
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post #10 of 15
Yeah, I'd say if you don't care about surround, go with the z2300, because the sound quality is excellent (I've heard them actually). But if you need 5.1 Surround, go with the X-540's, I have them and IMO they're probably one of the best surround system for less than $100. The sound quality probably isn't quite as good as the z2300, but it's still really good and I was impressed.
    
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Logitech Value 100 (beer magnet) Corsair TX 750W Cooler Master ATCS 840 Logitech SBF-90 (cheapest one on Newegg) 
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2x160GB WD RAID 0, 750GB Samsung Spinpoint F1 LITE-ON 20X SATA DVD/CD RW Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Viewsonic VA2702w 27" LCD 1920x1080 
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Logitech Value 100 (beer magnet) Corsair TX 750W Cooler Master ATCS 840 Logitech SBF-90 (cheapest one on Newegg) 
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Some kinda rubber thing (beer magnet) 
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