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Hi,

I would like to buy a subwoofer for my PC which doesn't require a receiver and can be connected to my soundcard and the rest of my speakers without too much hassle.

Ive read that the Dayton 120 HT are excellent for the price, but i'm not sure if they can be used for a PC. Any other suggestions?

Budget is around 150-200€. I live in Spain so if you know a store which ships worldwide it would be great in case I don't find it here!
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Best Buy has a Self Powered Sub that is made by Sony and has a 10 inch sub and cost $99.00 US dollars.
    
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Link is broken, but I will look around for some Sony subwoofers if they are any good.

BTW i'm using a 7.1 ghetto setup, so it needs to be compatible with, at least 5.1 audio, so I can connect it to the center channel with the center speaker.

I'm not sure if I buy a 2.1 speaker setup, if I can use the two speakers as surround speakers and connect the sub to my center speaker...

EDIT:

Are the Logitech z5500 any good? If I can get a good price I might buy them and change the front speakers with the ones I have currently and use the rest as surround speakers so I can get rid of the ones I have.
So, is the bass deep without too much distortion?

Thanks!
Edited by hugo19941994 - 12/21/10 at 9:29pm
post #4 of 7
If you like sound quality, do not go with Sony or Logitech.

The Dayton can be connect to your sound card but you will need sound output for that.

What speakers do you have?
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Currently I have the Creative T40 as the L/R speakers, my monitor's speakers as the Front/Sub channel, and then I have a couple of old, low-end Philips which I use for the Rear L/R and Side L/R.

What I want to do is get rid of my monitor's speakers and use a proper subwoofer and a center speaker (for now I guess I could still use the monitors speakers for the center channel, but when more 120hz monitors come out I intend buying one).
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I have one of those.... Its got some good boom but no super low end and no tightness for rock. Good for some techno or hiphop and explosions in movies.
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Anyone know is these are any good? I could use them for my pc right?

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