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They certainly look decent, but looks can be deceiving.

Logitech is crap.
I agree, but to a certain point. Their old speakers are amazing. I have a set of their first X-240 and X-540s, and they are amazing for the price. However I just purchased a new Z-323s and it doesn't even compare with the 240's. Cost more too.

For the $200 price mark, you might as well go to the second hand shop and purchase a receiver and a set of monitors. They will probably sound a lot better.
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I think Corsair getting into audio might be their "jump the shark" moment. They've been shown to already be lowering the quality of their PSU's. Instead of doing a few things very well they will start doing everything just mediocre.
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Lets just wait and see
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I agree, but to a certain point. Their old speakers are amazing. I have a set of their first X-240 and X-540s, and they are amazing for the price. However I just purchased a new Z-323s and it doesn't even compare with the 240's. Cost more too.

For the $200 price mark, you might as well go to the second hand shop and purchase a receiver and a set of monitors. They will probably sound a lot better.
I bought the x-540's (still using them actually, not by choice) and find they are some of the worst speakers I have ever owned. The satellites rattle like no tomorrow after a few years use (something with the housing or something, on 3 out of 5), no mids at all. Terribly boomy bass. I had x-530's before that were a bit better, but I would never buy another set of Logitech speakers. Even though I only paid $50, they are still awful IMO.
     
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post #45 of 142
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They certainly look decent, but looks can be deceiving.

Logitech is crap.
I read that in Snakes voice.
Felt so much better
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post #46 of 142
Retail price is $260, no thanks. I prefer 2.1 to surround, but I go for cheap power, not precision audio (Loved my Z5300-e and I'm currently using Z-313)
    
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Nice find interested to see if they are any good i like how Corsair have turned to audio
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Looks interesting...nice to have some choices besides Logitech (which I don't think is that bad for the money).

If I had more totally disposable income I would nab these, but with some exotic veneer.

I have some of their bookshelf speakers and I've been pretty satisfied with them.
    
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Looks interesting...nice to have some choices besides Logitech (which I don't think is that bad for the money).

If I had more totally disposable income I would nab these, but with some exotic veneer.

I have some of their bookshelf speakers and I've been pretty satisfied with them.
You can do way better for the money. $369 for a pair of speakers that only can extend down to 100 Hz?
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As much as I like Corsair...uh...yeah I think I'll stick with my Klipsch ProMedia 2.1.
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