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Using desktop speakers for a house party, that's funny. I love my Klipsch, the clarity is the best out there in the price range. There really is nothing better than the Klipsch in the given price range.
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Originally Posted by GuilT1 View Post
Using desktop speakers for a house party, that's funny. I love my Klipsch, the clarity is the best out there in the price range. There really is nothing better than the Klipsch in the given price range.
If the speakers can go that loud, I don't see why not.

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Nobody is gonna be able to withstand that volume level for that length of time while sitting at their computer.

But you made a great point just now: these are awesome speakers, but they're not meant to fill a house. They're more or less really-freakin-awesome personal speakers.

Edited by Chilly - 12/23/10 at 10:36pm
     
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Another proud owner of the Promedia 2.1's. My idiot roommates cranked them up with low-quality music while I was gone, they had gotten slightly crackly; thankfully I bought a nice long warranty with them when I got 'em; free replacement!
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So I what I gather is that I should get the Klipsch, but be sure not to let any future roomates use them or use them for house parties. That sound about right?

Edit:

I am getting a pair sold used by an outlet store so my budget is not exactly $150-$180 its more like max $120.
Edited by the last man - 12/24/10 at 7:38am
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get these

promedia 2.1s
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OP I sent you a PM but I just can't take it any more. Look, the Promedia is garbage. That's right, I said it! It's garbage! Logitech is fine if you just want to have low volume music all the time.

Get yourself a nice pair of 2.0's and later when you have more money and you think you need it add a sub.

Here are a few choices for you that are anywhere from $150-300.

Rokit 5's G2 = You can get these for about $300. These are amazing speakers.

M-Audio BX5a's = $300. on sale at GC for 200. You can also get theme used here at the trader forum.

Swan D1080MKII 08 = $140-180. Fantastic speakers excellent build quality.

Swan M10 = $140. not available in the US again till mid Jan. (Note* this is a 2.1 system)

M-Audio AV40 = $140-150. Shop around for these they're good speakers and have plenty of bass if you're a bass head. ThumperSD has a pair in the trader forum for $110.

Any of the speakers listed above will destroy the Promedia garbage in every way. The logitech doesn't stand a snowball's chance in hell either.

The point is for the $150 price tag you can get double the quality and performance. For $50 more you can get almost 3x more quality and performance. and if you double down all the girls will come running just to hang out with you.

Okay maybe that last part is a stretch but you get the picture. So now please take this knowledge and spend your money wisely. Lastly please remember that sound is subjective. But with what I have listed above we are not talking subjective we are talking fact!

GL

Just my $0.02 worth...

Edited by Michael Cox - 12/24/10 at 7:17am
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I have both sets and the Klipsch are definitely better! The bass isn't as muddy as the z-2300 when cranked up and the highs are more defined
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Ive had the Promedias for over five years and havent had any problems at all. they still sound as good as the day I got them.
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So I what I gather is that I should get the Klipsch, but be sure not to let any future roomates use them or use them for house parties. That sound about right?

Edit:

I am getting a pair sold used by an outlet store so my budget is not exactly $150-$180 its more like max $120.
Damn. For $120, you cannot get a better set of 2.1s. You will be absolutely in love with this 2.1 system - I personally guarantee it.

What do you have for speakers now?
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Mainly I use my Sennheiser HD205's but for actual speakers I have a pair of Harman/Kardon that came with a stock HP from the late 90's. But yeah I ended up winning the bid at $91.00 with free shipping, with all the parts tested and confirmed working.
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