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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.
Did you think the z2300 or x540 were better since you've heard both?
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Did you think the z2300 or x540 were better since you've heard both?
Even though you weren't really asking me, I think the x540 is great for its price and it certainly doesn't suck. It sounds quite good actually, but it is, by no stretch of the imagination, close to a z5500.

It ultimately comes down to whether you need surround sound or not. However, the z2300's sound better fidelity wise.
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Did you think the z2300 or x540 were better since you've heard both?
What I meant to say (sorry it was kinda jumbled), was that the z2300's have better overall sound quality, but the X-540 aren't bad by any means.

I think it just kinda boils down to taking a small hit in sound quality if you want 5.1 Surround for less than $100. Don't get me wrong, the X-540 has really good sound quality (IMO), but just not quite as good as the z2300's.

I needed speakers for ~$100 and I chose the X-540's because I wanted surround. If you don't care about 5.1 surround, go for the z2300's.
    
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