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  • 37% (12)
    Logitech X-540
  • 28% (9)
    Logitech G51
  • 34% (11)
    Logitech Z-2300
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post #1 of 32
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I'm in need of some new speakers and was wondering which of these three to get.

Logitech X-540 70 watts 5.1 Speaker

Logitech G51 155 watts RMS 5.1 Surround Sound Speakers

Logitech Z-2300 200 watts RMS 2.1 Speaker System
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post #2 of 32
i love my logitech z5500

but out of those...the g51 is 5.1 (better no matter what imo) and is twice the watts for twice the price.

they are the same proportionally priced
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post #3 of 32
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Originally Posted by weezymagic View Post
i love my logitech z5500

but out of those...the g51 is 5.1 (better no matter what imo) and is twice the watts for twice the price.

they are the same proportionally priced
yea i'm trying to think which is the better buy 5.1 or 2.1. a decent 5.1 or a good 2.1.
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post #4 of 32
idk first hand about these specifically but 5.1 have always seemed better to me
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post #5 of 32
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Originally Posted by weezymagic View Post
idk first hand about these specifically but 5.1 have always seemed better to me
oh, will look up some reviews and see what i find.
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post #6 of 32
a pair of bookshelf speakers, and a good amp, would knock them all away, most audio is only made in stereo... 5.1 is useless, same with games, all games only use 2.1, SOME video cards try to extrapolate, and create a 5.1 environment, but its all junk... and the only true 5.1 usage is movies, and not the youtube ones either... So really 5.1 is pretty useless, if you ask me... I'd say get some good bookshelf speakers, and a decent sub and amp, and that 2.1 setup would destroy any of the logitech ones...
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post #7 of 32
take ur time because it makes a difference. also, go to a local tech store and see the speakers up close
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post #8 of 32
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Originally Posted by H3||scr3am View Post
a pair of bookshelf speakers, and a good amp, would knock them all away, most audio is only made in stereo... 5.1 is useless, same with games, all games only use 2.1, SOME video cards try to extrapolate, and create a 5.1 environment, but its all junk... and the only true 5.1 usage is movies, and not the youtube ones either... So really 5.1 is pretty useless, if you ask me... I'd say get some good bookshelf speakers, and a decent sub and amp, and that 2.1 setup would destroy any of the logitech ones...
thanks for that reply. + rep
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post #9 of 32
i got the Logitech X-530 the first version of the X-540 they sound great paired up with a good sound card. I'm liking them allot. very cheap only $100aus dollers
post #10 of 32
I've got the x-540's and they sound amazing. My friend has the g51 and loves them. I also recommend 5.1 over anything. I tried to go back to 2.1, and had to get the surround sound back. with the x-fi, any of these speakers sets will sound awesome.
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