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I'm making a cheap 5.1 system and I have everything except for the speakers and subwoofer. I was thinking that you guys would know of a good setup that in total is around or less than $300.00. Thanks.
    
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Polk R150's: $50x3
http://shop1.outpost.com/%7Bl9j+Vx0v...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG

Dayton 10": $130
http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showd...number=300-633

You can also get the Dayton 8" if you want to save $40. Know that the 10" has been known to have better audio quality than the 8", however.
http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showd...number=300-631

In lieu of the Polk R150's, you can get some well regarded Insignias for $75x3 (will barely exceed your budget when matched with the 8" sub):
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1138085354138
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I'd go with Insignia bookshelfs for $75ish


You would get much better sound with a pair of bookshelves and then adding later. A good pair of speakers will last a lifetime if you do not abuse them.

av123 x-ls encore are the best sub $500 speakers I've heard. (I heard the x-ls and the encores are a pretty big upgrade)
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Thanks for the responses, I'm thinking that I may go with the Insignias and the 8" Dayton. This is just a thought though, I'm still open to suggestions.
    
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