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I saw this deal that Circuit City was having on these speakers: Logitech X-540 5.1 Speaker System. Is this a good deal? I've never bought speakers before, so I don't know what to look for.
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$50 isn't too bad I don't think.
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yeah, for $50 thats a pretty good deal. I have a set of them and very happy with them. As long as your not looking for insane speakers you should be happy with them
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Pretty good deal, and decent speakers. They usually go for closer to $70.
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post #5 of 12
They're not the greatest. $50 is about where they sit. About a year ago they were around $75-80. You could always try them out and bring them back if they don't meet your standards. They wouldn't meet mine...but I'm picky.

Comparing the X-540's to a comparable 4.1 Creative Inspire 4400 system:

Inspire's fidelity is better. Bass is deeper and stronger. Bass is actually significantly better. Sound is more crisp too. I have both systems setup in the same room so the environments are good for 'testing'.

They don't compete to the Bose 2.1 1,2,3 though.

Hope that gives some insight.

HOWEVER, my girlfriend is satisfied with them (X-540's).
Edited by reptilematt - 6/30/08 at 3:16pm
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post #6 of 12
50$ after a rebate, you will need 100$ in your pocket when you pick them up.
    
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Don't get them.
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post #8 of 12
Yeah, if you have to pay 100 up front, I'd say it's a no go.
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Thanks for the input everyone.

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They don't compete to the Bose 2.1 1,2,3 though.
Is that the set that costs like $1000? Or are you talking about something else?
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post #10 of 12
You could get these for $60 and forgot about the rebate. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...1126&Tpk=X-530
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