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Any other speakers around that range that are better? These are a pair.
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I personally wouldn't touch them with a 10 foot pole. But that's just me. I'm no audiophile, so I couldn't really advise ya.

Klipsh, JBL, Pioneer, Infinity...those are the brands I know and trust for sound quality. But the audiophiles here at the website can probably be a little more elaborate for ya .
 
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Their okay...I had the old model of those before I went out and splurged on Klipsch towers but they are pretty good, they can really bump but they really can handle the sound. Not quite the highs or mids that you would get out of a JBL, Klipsch or Polk but as a tower speaker, they can really dig. Good set for the price.
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Klipsche is the best hands down. I have their Promedia 2.1 system and it sounds beautiful.
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so what would be a better alternative?
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so what would be a better alternative?
Do you have an HTPC or will this just be hooking up into a TV out?
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Just need sound output from the tv
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The Infinity will sound much better.
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Well, they'd probably be similar sounding. The Polk can get higher frequencies, whereas the Infinity ones can get a bit lower. However, if you're going to have a subwoofer, I'd take the Polks. I've never really liked Infinity's quality all that much.

Also, don't forget to look on places like Craigslist to find used speakers for a good deal. If you dig around you could find some good stuff from the 80s and 90s, and if you look really hard you might be able to score a pair of last-gen Cambridge Soundworks Newton floor-standings for around $400 or so.

Plus, don't forget that the Infinity and Polk models will end up costing more than those Sonys, as they are only sold individually instead of a pair.
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