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I just want 2.0 speakers for gaming and music. Don't need 5.1 because I won't be having it very loud. I just want good sound quality.
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post #12 of 30
Your best sound quality would be a receiver and bookshelf speakers but that wont be in $150 so i think as far as comp speakers go the klipsch will be the best
    
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post #13 of 30
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I just want 2.0 speakers for gaming and music. Don't need 5.1 because I won't be having it very loud. I just want good sound quality.
If you want good sound quality, then you really should look at a 2.1 setup. 2.0 really doesn't cut it when it comes to sound quality, in most cases.
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Is a dedicated sound card worth buying with the speakers? How about the sound card that the ASUS ROG motheboards brings?
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for speakers in this range not really :\\
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post #17 of 30
The Audioengine A2's are an amazing 2.0 set but are $200 new, although they can be found used around $140, the sound is just amazing
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post #18 of 30
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829132007

If you want 2.1 check the link for kiplish I gave earlier, these go for 50% when they have them:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836119008
post #19 of 30
don't ever buy bose.

For 2.0 you'll get the most mileage with a pair of quality bookshelf speakers/monitors and a small amp. You don't need a lot of power or volume since you'll be sitting close to them so you can go for sound quality instead.

Double your budget and av123 has a killer deal right now where you can get a pair of ELT525M's a TCA Gizmo and a pair of speaker cables for $300. Normally the speakers are $300 alone. Not sure if there are any left, but something to check on. IMO.

More to your budget I'd go with a pair of audioengine A2's.
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post #20 of 30
FWIW I'm happy with my Bose Companion 2 Series 2. They retail for $100 and sound pretty damn good. Excellent sound quality at moderate levels. They do lose some quality at higher levels because of only having one actual speaker(transducer) per cabinet trying to reproduce all frequencies.
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