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Originally Posted by Volvo;11760830 
And you're right - they're much better.

The satellites are nowhere near 'Hi-Fi', but they're miles ahead of the Z5500.

More like a respectable bedroom system.

The woofer is loud and actually plays bass.

hmmm .. that's says i should buy edifier s550 ?! smile.gif

btw . do you have that system ?
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still waiting for someone tested both systems

and ok .. here's some extra info could make the circle more closer
in my country there is no good brands such as " Yamaha , Tufel , PA Speakers , Logitech , etc "

the the only available options for me is :

1 - Edifier s550
2 - Logitech z-5500 " with some waiting and effort and extra coast "
3 - some expensive home theaters with poor quality
4 - killing myself

what do you think is the best ever and wise choice between those
i don't want to Regret after choosing , so please help me to wisely chose

" option number 4 would be more easy and lower coast one "
post #23 of 37
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hmmm .. that's says i should buy edifier s550 ?!

btw . do you have that system ?
I do not, but I have heard a plethora of systems.

Put simply, name me any computer speaker system from the likes of Altec, Logitech, Creative, Edifier or JBL, and I can describe to you what it sounds like.

EDIT: S550 hands down for me.
Edited by Volvo - 12/25/10 at 3:38am
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In a room that size, good quality 2.1 sound will be better than poor quality 5.1 sound. That's why chinesekiwi linked you to that store. They sell good quality stuff.
This is the key. First of all, your room isn't big enough for a 5.1 system. It's better buying a good 2.1.

I bought a couple months ago this set: (without the receiver)



Onkyo HTP 501. 150€ on ebay, new. I'm no audiophile, but they're so good I can't actually listen to MP3s anymore, they sound like crap now lol.
     
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This is the key. First of all, your room isn't big enough for a 5.1 system. It's better buying a good 2.1.

I bought a couple months ago this set: (without the receiver)



Onkyo HTP 501. 150€ on ebay, new. I'm no audiophile, but they're so good I can't actually listen to MP3s anymore, they sound like crap now lol.
These are miles ahead of the Z5500, and about on par with the Edifier S550, depending on how you look at it.

Vastly different sound signatures, but the build quality and generally, sound quality is there.
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EDIT: S550 hands down for me.
sorry for asking again bro .. but i need final decision before maximum 24 hours
your words saying i must buy S550 and i will never Regret because i left z-5500 ??

sorry for asking again , but you can Imagine how confuse i am now
because i asked an Arabian audiophile and he told me that z-5500 is way to better

you can see his translated post here - Click here -

he is a good audiophile and his post says that z-5500 is better
and lots of ppl saying s550 is better ?

my head is gonna blow
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sorry for asking again bro .. but i need final decision before maximum 24 hours
your words saying i must buy S550 and i will never Regret because i left z-5500 ??

sorry for asking again , but you can Imagine how confuse i am now
because i asked an Arabian audiophile and he told me that z-5500 is way to better

you can see his translated post here - Click here -

he is a good audiophile and his post says that z-5500 is better
and lots of ppl saying s550 is better ?

my head is gonna blow
The S550 seems way better than Logitech.
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post #28 of 37
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Thanx a lot FearSC549

and thanx all friends for reply
waiting your comment about the link i posted above
about the opinion of the Arabian audiophile i asked
post #29 of 37
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Hello all

i just got edifier s550 , i can't say any word about it
simply , a storm in my room

but i have a little problem
i have a built-in sound realtek ALC889 and Creative X-Fi XtremeGamer

i tested both but i found that the onboard card is better !!
i don't know why , it's very clear even with " powerful " equalizer mode
but the X-Fi XtremeGamer i don't know what is wrong with it

maybe it's bad driver or bad settings ??
but i am sure that i am using last official driver for my creative card

any help friends ?
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make sure you get the latest drivers and use the audio controll panel software do chek out the equaliser and x-fi crystaliser might help
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