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Well, right now I have a set of 2.1 Boston Acoustic speakers that came with my dad's Gateway over 6 years ago (probably a few more years than that , it was a p4 800mhz I believe...)
I am very pleased with them. The subwoofer is very good for a cheap set of 2.1s, and I think they are very close to my friend's Logitech 5.1 G51 system (I believe it's the G51, it has the same volume controller).
Basically, I am looking for a good set of 5.1 speakers with a powerful subwoofer, that are hopefully not as expensive as the G51s . This would give me an excuse to get a sound card too.

After I get a lot of responses, I will set up a poll.

So, throw some recommendations at me!

Speakers
*X-540
*G51
*Z-5300
Edited by nategr8ns - 5/24/08 at 5:57am
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post #2 of 8
i have a set of logitech x-540s

i reccomend them and their only $80 over @ the egg.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...1006&Tpk=x-540
post #3 of 8
Auzentech sound card if you want to go all out. Check it out on the Egg. Past that I really like Klipsch/THX speaker systems.
post #4 of 8
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Forgot to mention that this will be used for gaming and lots of music. Not sure if that matters or not.

OK, adding x-540 to the list!
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post #5 of 8
On a budget the X530/540 (same) are great. The G51s are a bit expensive and you might even be able to find a pair of z-5300e's at that price.
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Z-2300 Logitech. I just got some and am well pleased.
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post #7 of 8
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adding z-5300 to the list, tell me if you didn't intend for it to be put up there
So far just logitech speakers, hmm...
what about creative speakers? yes I know they sued that driver guy, but their speakers could still be good, right?
edit: and z-2300s, hi cyber!
editedit: nvm they're 2.1s
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post #8 of 8
Another vote for the Z-5300. I just got a set and they are great.
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