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I'm looking for a new set of PC speakers for music. My budget is under $100 so a pair of AV30's seemed a good fit. Are there better systems for the same price? I might have seen Swan M10's for a little over $100 shipped but I'm having a hard time finding them again.

Open to suggestions but I'm trying to avoid Creative and Logitech if I can help it
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This isn't what you want to hear but, save a few more bucks up and get yourself something better. The other option is to buy used. Look at the trader forum here or your local CL or something like that.

As for the AV30's I would still tell you to hold off and get at least the AV40's.

Sorry I'm not much help.
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I don't mind buying used but I wouldn't even know where to begin. Any specific models I should look out for?
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Logitech Z-2300 are good ones, I've seen a few go for 80-90 used. I personally don't have them myself, but i heard them at my friends place and they are killer, very nice bass that came with it.
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I don't mind buying used but I wouldn't even know where to begin. Any specific models I should look out for?
There is set of AV40's in the trader section for 110. from ThumperSD. You can also get them from BB at times for about 120. To be honest I wouldn't know what else to suggest because of your budget. Some may tell you to get the Klipsch 2.1.

Best thing to do is find something in your range and then ask if they are good or not before you buy.

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I've heard the Klipsch have durability problems. So there really is nothing you'd recommend for under $100?
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post #7 of 17
I couldn't honestly because I don't have any. The last pair I bought under 100. was Altec Lansing's that I rocked out on for about 12 years. They still work pretty good too.

I'm sure someone on here with more knowledge in that area will speak up soon. Until then just keep checking the trader forums. Oh, yeah I just thought of something. There is a brand called Eagle (I believe) that are supposed to be decent for the money. I remember it was a member that I usually look up to I just can't remember who it was.

Go to NewEgg and do a search for 100 speakers and see what you like and then ask about them here before you buy.

Sorry I'm not much help here.
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post #8 of 17
get this. http://www.parts-express.com/pe/show...number=300-650 great cheap setup.

ps: you need to also buy some speaker wire.
    
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post #9 of 17
I have the M-Audio AV40 and it smoke out my friend's Z2300, bass and trebe is clear. MAudio AV40 is also smaller than Z2300 (the sub), means easier for moving.
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Seriously, when it comes to audio, quality and budget do not belong in the same sentence.
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