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post #1 of 8
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I can't decide between the
Bx5a
KRK Rokit Powered 6 G2
KRK Rokit Powered 8 G2

Budget is ~$250-270
will but from ebay/newegg/amazon! (most likley used/refurb so its cheaper)
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post #2 of 8
Rokit 8!
post #3 of 8
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alright, im pretty convinced those are the best, but can you explain to me how they beat the other two?
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post #4 of 8
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Originally Posted by Gizmo View Post
Rokit 8!
This!

I have had a pair on my desk for going on 2 years and LOVE them! Best sound I have ever heard, and it plays great quiet or you can turn it up and start a real party, even sub-less.
    
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post #5 of 8
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how are the mids and trebles? how much did you pay for yours?
one more vote on the rokits and ill get em
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post #6 of 8
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also, is this one speaker? or both

http://cgi.ebay.com/KRK-Rokit-RP8-G2...ht_1308wt_1139

rats! apparently its only one
how about the "6" model?
is it that much worse?
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post #7 of 8
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Originally Posted by Kye7 View Post
also, is this one speaker? or both

http://cgi.ebay.com/KRK-Rokit-RP8-G2...ht_1308wt_1139

rats! apparently its only one
how about the "6" model?
is it that much worse?
They are sold individually, get the biggest you can possibly afford, the 8's are huge and really overkill for pc audio but I love my music played off my pc when im not working on it.... 1 8" is about the size of a 22" lcd monitor set vertically, they are big!

If you can only afford the 5's you still are doing yourself a favor, they put out BIG sound for what they are, great bass, good hi's and the best mid range I have ever heard, you will want to listen to all your music all over again...
    
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post #8 of 8
I would go with the biggest woofer possible. The KRK's, while much better years ago, are still a very solid speaker. If your budget is firm I would definitely push you towards the 6" KRK's. I've heard the M-Audio's and wasn't overally impressed.
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