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What? 600 bucks?? What is Corsair smoking? I could buy an Onkyo TX-SR308 receiver and a set of 5.1 Polks for less than the 500 bucks shipped!!!!@#$

Wait they can't be serious? Corsair's gotten very full of themselves or something...
More like what are you smoking!

$259.99 =/= $600
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More like what are you smoking!

$259.99 =/= $600
Drats, you're right. Ppl were talking about different setups with one being an optional sub etc adding upto 600ish. I incorrectly assumed that option was for the SP2500s lol.
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I can't wait to find out who the manufacture of the speakers is! ^_^
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"6 Class D amplifiers" !? Fail. There should only be 1 Class D, then all others should be Class A damnit! Looks decent on paper, but who knows how it will sound. Many systems have wonderful specifications, but if everything is poorly balanced, its just gonna sound terrible!
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I can't wait to find out who the manufacture of the speakers is! ^_^
Same here, I wonder who the OEM will be.
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I'd like to know how it compares to the Klipsch Promedia 2.1's....especially the originals, which I have.
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Personally i would rather spend my money on a good sound card and hook my pc upto my home audio system via gold phono leads.

Much better quality of sound
Much cheaper (if you already own a half descent Hifi)
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Problem is...my home hi-fi doesn't sit on my desk.

There does seem to be only a few high quality choices for 2.0 or 2.1 speakers that will work well in nearfield, with typical PC desk boundary conditions.



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Personally i would rather spend my money on a good sound card and hook my pc upto my home audio system via gold phono leads.

Much better quality of sound
Much cheaper (if you already own a half descent Hifi)
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Problem is...my home hi-fi doesn't sit on my desk.

There does seem to be only a few high quality choices for 2.0 or 2.1 speakers that will work well in nearfield, with typical PC desk boundary conditions.
Most bookshelf speakers are meant for nearfield listening and there's plenty of choices in a very wide price range.
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Problem is...my home hi-fi doesn't sit on my desk.

There does seem to be only a few high quality choices for 2.0 or 2.1 speakers that will work well in nearfield, with typical PC desk boundary conditions.
Neither does mine.



Buy a quality set of bookshelf speakers, they will not only be much better quality than most pc speakers but also will sound ten times better depending on what sound card you have etc.
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