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You can do way better for the money. $369 for a pair of speakers that only can extend down to 100 Hz?
Those are actually a 2.1 setup. Still, 3-inch woofers are not going to go reach very low on the frequency spectrum.
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Those are actually a 2.1 setup. Still, 3-inch woofers are not going to go reach very low on the frequency spectrum.
There's a box you have to check to get the sub with the speakers, bringing it to $558.
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There's very little chance the Logitech Z-2300's sound better than these. Just the fact that the Corsairs have dedicated tweeters says something about overall sound quality. And I have faith in Corsair's judgment to not release horribly overpriced/under-performing products, even if it's in a market they're just entering. I expect these to compete with the Klipsch Promedia 2.1 and Razer Mako.
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There's very little chance the Logitech Z-2300's sound better than these. Just the fact that the Corsairs have dedicated tweeters says something about overall sound quality. And I have faith in Corsair's judgment to not release horribly overpriced/under-performing products, even if it's in a market they're just entering. I expect these to compete with the Klipsch Promedia 2.1 and Razer Mako.
I'm sure they do sound better than the Z2300. They ought to considering they're going to be selling for $260. The Klipsch is sold for less than $150, so I'm not sure if that qualifies as competition either. The Mako is in the price range at $299 but is just another set of overpriced trash sold on marketing and brand name.
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post #55 of 142
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I'm sure they do sound better than the Z2300. They ought to considering they're going to be selling for $260. The Klipsch is sold for less than $150, so I'm not sure if that qualifies as competition either. The Mako is in the price range at $299 but is just another set of overpriced trash sold on marketing and brand name.
You may be right about the Klipsch, but I have a hunch that sound quality may be comparable. As for the Mako, I've read quite a few reviews claiming it to be a decent set of speakers. Not the greatest value, but the sound quality is supposedly much better than you'd expect from such a weird design.
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post #56 of 142
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There's a box you have to check to get the sub with the speakers, bringing it to $558.
Thanks- with the optional sub, the room response (i.e. corner positioning) is down to 25 Hz.

At least Axiom is honest with their specs (unlike almost all mainstream "audio" companies that always say their range is 20-2E11 Hz).

To the guy who said you could do better for the money, educate me please...

I've heard very few mid-fi 2.1 powered setups for the computer and it's an idea that intrigues me.
    
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post #57 of 142
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There's a box you have to check to get the sub with the speakers, bringing it to $558.
I did not see that. I just went straight to the specs. You could get some pretty decent pair of monitors for $369 dollars. They would go down to 50 Hz too.
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And for the love of god the Z5500 are not a good system even as far as computer speakers go.
This is why I respect you, you'll never change your opinions.

I hope you don't hate me for using the z-5500s for DJing local parties/home
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Hey if it does the job and everyone is happy with it I'm not gonna hate you because you use them lol that'd be rather silly. As a previous owner of them I just think there's a lot better out there. I'm just one opinion though.
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post #60 of 142
I agree.. I only bought them because I didn't feel like waiting to get a little more funds to get a separate Sub.

Too excited at the time.
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