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I have 2 choices of speakers I'm able to get, and I am looking for opinions from people who know what there talking about... I'm fairly clueless when it comes to a decent set of speakers. The 2 choices I have are:

Logitech X-540 70 watts 5.1 Speakers: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836121006

or

the Bose® Companion® 2 Multimedia Speaker System: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836166006

as always thank you for your opinions and I'll be getting a decent sound card to go along with the system shortly. I realize there are better options out there but I'm not the one buying.
Edited by rocky11111 - 12/17/10 at 6:20pm
post #2 of 12
What will you be using them for? That's the critical question.
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I will be using them for movies, music ( rock, rap, techno and anything that catches my interest)...and to play games, although I use a headset often when I play games.
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I've heard the X-540s. I think they sound pretty good. I would go for them simply because of the subwoofer.
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If you don't need surround sound, then both are trash.

If you are on a budget, get these:


If you can afford a little more, than either of these are great:
http://www.theaudioinsider.com/produ...roducts_id=144

The Swans are my personal favorite. I was going to buy some AV40s (I didn't need anything that great), and I ended up buying the older D1080s, which aren't quite as good, and they sounded a lot more neutral and detailed to me, but you might like the larger bass quantity of the AV40s. Neither are bad. If you REALLY want quality, then took into these:

http://audioengineusa.com/Store/Audioengine-2

You won't find anything better for under $300-$350.
Edited by AMW1011 - 12/17/10 at 6:53pm
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^This. Also, I use Klipsch Promedia's which are also decent quality for the price
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post #8 of 12
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Originally Posted by PhRe4k View Post
^This. Also, I use Klipsch Promedia's which are also decent quality for the price
Yep Klipsch Promedia's are the only PC speakers worth buying.
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post #9 of 12
Its almost like a troll post, the logitechs and the Bose.

Avoid them both.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AMW1011 View Post
Yep Klipsch Promedia's are the only PC speakers worth buying.
Swan M10? They're cheaper and *almost* as good.
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