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He probably owns Rokkits.

Anyway, integrated solutions are more portable, but you are locked as it is a single device. If you split up the components and there is a defect anywhere, the cost of replacement is lower, and there is the convenience of upgradability.

EDIT: The Energy RCs are passive speakers, not sure if you noticed. You need an amp or receiver to get them running.
i didnt notice
LOL
ive got a reciever, its an old one (~35 y/o) but a receiver nonetheless.

the model is the "Kenwood KR-V9010"
would i be able to run them?
which do you think i should get? (im leaning towards the energy's)
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Man I'm not trying to be a d!ck but you are going to drive yourself and everyone else crazy.

You have at least 3 threads going for the same subject. Whats worse is you keep talking yourself out of stuff. At the end of the day all three monitor sets you have posted will work and compared to what you are used to they will blow you away.

If you like the Rokits go get them. The only thing that was said to you in one of these threads that I don't agree with is the suggestion to get Rokit 8's for your desk.

Those things are massive for a desktop. If you get the 6's or 5's you will be fine and the differences that you will notice will be very slim.

Now bite the bullet and go buy a pair!
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Man I'm not trying to be a d!ck but you are going to drive yourself and everyone else crazy.

You have at least 3 threads going for the same subject. Whats worse is you keep talking yourself out of stuff. At the end of the day all three monitor sets you have posted will work and compared to what you are used to they will blow you away.

If you like the Rokits go get them. The only thing that was said to you in one of these threads that I don't agree with is the suggestion to get Rokit 8's for your desk.

Those things are massive for a desktop. If you get the 6's or 5's you will be fine and the differences that you will notice will be very slim.

Now bite the bullet and go buy a pair!
im going for the 6's, the 8's are out of my budget

i dont think my receiver would even give enough power to the rc-10's or enough quality to blow my mind


arghhhhhhhh
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im going for the 6's, the 8's are out of my budget

i dont think my receiver would even give enough power to the rc-10's or enough quality to blow my mind


arghhhhhhhh
Good! Now go buy them hook them up and take a pic and post it so we can see how pretty they look.
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Good! Now go buy them hook them up and take a pic and post it so we can see how pretty they look.
will the 6's still blow my mind? D:
i dont like buyers remorse

ill probably add a sub ~1 year from now
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hello?
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If you are planning to put the speakers ON your desk, the best thing you can do is to elevate it and then invert it so it's woofer on top of tweeter. Tweeter beams while woofers have much larger dispersion cones so on your desk it's going to cause a lot of reflections. A lot of studio monitors work on this principle.
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post #18 of 18
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will the 6's still blow my mind? D:
i dont like buyers remorse

ill probably add a sub ~1 year from now
Just plug them in and if you think you need a sub add it later. Rokit has a matching sub (thinks to self "Oh God did I just open up a can of worms by telling him that?")

There is some paper work in the box and it will tell you how to set them up on your desk. You can also Google it.
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