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Hi there.
I currently have a set of creative surround sound speakers. However, I need speakers with an optical input socket and a 6 channel direct 3.5mm jack thingy (3 sockets: green, black + orange).

The problem is I don't know anything about speakers, literally nothing.

I guess i would be either getting a pair of speakers (those two small tower things I see people have either side of their monitors, something like that) or a new sub for my speakers. The sub would have to work with the small surround speakers i currently have. I have no idea what the connection to the sub is called though, but a new sub would probably be better for me than new speakers alltogether.

I know that I want speakers which have a built in amplifier, i.e. i can just plug them into a wall socket + the pc and away i go.

Sound quality is hugely important to me.

That's about it really. Any suggestions appreciated. Regards.
Edited by seb_allen - 12/23/10 at 11:28pm
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What's your budget? What will the main use(s) be; music, gaming, movies?
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The main use would be music. I do quite a lot of all three really, but I probably play music the most.

I guess I could stretch to a budget of 100 to 150 GBP. I'm thinking I could probably get a fairly decent new sub for that, especially compared to what i have now.

Merry xmas by the way!
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