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post #11 of 25
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How massive is massive on the sub? Too big to fit under my desk comfortably?
No, it sits under my desk also. It's just really big, you'll know what we all mean when you first see it. It even has a heat spreader on the back.
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post #12 of 25
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Not bad. I like the idea of a massive sub at my feet. Hopefully the vibrations will get the spiders away from my feet. Spiders seem to hang out near my desk and I really hate it. I hate those little nastinesses with a passion.

But if it doesn't scare them off, maybe it'll make me feel like artillery is hitting my house when artillery is dropping in 2142 or BF2..
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post #13 of 25
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No, it sits under my desk also. It's just really big, you'll know what we all mean when you first see it. It even has a heat spreader on the back.
all amlifiers have heat spreaders... thats what this is, a self powered sub, your probably use to crappy pc speakers that get their power from the sound card
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post #14 of 25
just remember... if u need any help with setting your X-Fi and Z5500... just call me.

and yes, rather than u buy more expensive variant of X-Fi, just get Xtreme Gamer or Music, and hook it up with z5500.

don't worry about the sub, after u hear the quality of z5500, u'll sacrifice every bit of space u got left just for positioning

those setup maybe not the best in music playback, but definitely awesome in games and movies.

with spare bucks, if u need a boost, just ask Soloz to mod your X-Fi
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post #15 of 25
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Hrmm. Well if I go with the 5500's, I need to get some form of a ceiling mount for the front left satelitte. The wall is too short of a distance, and my left is blank space.
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post #16 of 25
my advice.. just make a cheap wooden speaker stand. don't forget to put rubber bearing below the stand to absorb any vibrations produced by the satellites.

i got mine for just $12 each.
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post #17 of 25
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okay. im sold on 5500's. ty ty ty
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post #18 of 25
My friend Steve has the 90-watt 7.1 system. It's relatively weak and almost no applications support it.

My Z-5300e's completely blow it out of the water. I can't image it'd hold a candle to z-5500's.
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Hopefully you will find them cheaper than 300 dollars. Check this link, I just bought them last night. No, I dont have them yet but the price is great.

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/p...9&sku=A0405790
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post #20 of 25
I absolutely love my Z-5500! They sound amazing. The sub is massive but it can double as a small table for books and stuff. Just don't put your monitor or pc near it.
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