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These speakers are actually amazing, if you can get them ~100$ cheaper. I wouldn't qualify them as bad.

They sell for $99...

But we can get should get back on track now.

In summary:
I don't like Sediss's purchase decisions.
He feels that they're justified although I do not agree.
Bose Companion 2s aren't amazing, but they're not too much worse than mediocre for it's price.

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Originally Posted by Winrahr View Post

They sell for $99...
But we can get should get back on track now.
In summary:
I don't like Sediss's purchase decisions.
He feels that they're justified although I do not agree.
Bose Companion 2s aren't amazing, but they're not too much worse than mediocre for it's price.
Continue on topic smile.gif

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Meh, just search it up. Or even ask on Head-Fi if you really want to know. The hate towards Bose isn't like the one against Alienware. Their entire product line is overpriced with cheap components, there's an article from ~2002 that shows the poor quality of a Bose system and Bose still haven't done anything to change that image since then.

The counter-argument always seems to be "It's good enough for me and the price isn't bad." But why settle for the one that "isn't bad" instead of the best for your price?

For example (quick googling) $100 can get you a Lepai Tripath TA2020 amp and Polk Audio M10s which really will blow the Companion 2s out of the water. Or even M-Audio AV30 MkII's if you are lazy.

I won't go too much further because I'm not that good with audio.
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Quick question, might be a dumb question. But how long after the Ivy Bridge componenets come out will Alienware integrate them into their laptops. Will they go into all the models? How much might you guess the prices will increase?
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Bumping my post from yesterday page. Anyone run into this issue?
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I have a question for you guys. biggrin.gif
A friend of mine recently got a M18x and is having problems connecting to his Samsung LED TV via the HDMI out. Is there something beyond the Nvidia control panel he should be using? I've read posts in other forums with the same issue. Thanks for the help! thumb.gif

On my M17x, I hit and hold FN then F6. You should get 4 options to chose from
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Could you tell me what those options are? The main issue is his Samsung TV is not appearing as a selectable display.
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Is he running through a receiver?
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Is he running through a receiver?

Nope. From HDMI out on the M18x to the TV.
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Has he maybe got it plugged into the HDMI in instead of the HDMI out?
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