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Currently, I have no clue as to what I should get. I don't care about the price, just list your favorite 2.1 speaker system here.
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post #2 of 11
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Originally Posted by Shigshwa View Post
I don't care about the price
Bear in mind that I could put together a 2.1 system for you that costs $10,000+, do you genuinely have no upper limit?

What will you be using the system for most, music, games, movies? How big is the room they are going in? How far away will you be sat?
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post #3 of 11
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Originally Posted by tUDJ View Post
Bear in mind that I could put together a 2.1 system for you that costs $10,000+, do you genuinely have no upper limit?

What will you be using the system for most, music, games, movies? How big is the room they are going in? How far away will you be sat?
pshh.

show me this 10000+ setup
without sound cards and all that bs

speaker
speaker
woofer
10000+ GO
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So many people are on the same boat. Anyways, build! Build! Build! Build! Lets see you reach the 10,000+ limit. . I'm gonna look here for stuff. I hope they release some new speakers this year.
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post #5 of 11
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Originally Posted by Kye7 View Post
pshh.

show me this 10000+ setup
without sound cards and all that bs

speaker
speaker
woofer
10000+ GO
Troll? Or just on period? The reason why you get sound cards and "all that bs" is to make your $5000 setup sound good. Hence it costs $10,000. But you already knew this?
Fail troll fails again.

OT: I have the Klipsch Promedia 2.1 and they're great.
Edited by Furious Porkchop - 2/3/11 at 1:38pm
    
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post #6 of 11
Creative a200 is a pretty good sounding speaker with subwoofer for 30 bucks
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post #7 of 11
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Originally Posted by Kye7 View Post
pshh.

show me this 10000+ setup
without sound cards and all that bs

speaker
speaker
woofer
10000+ GO
There are subs out there that cost easily over 10,000 dollars, let alone speakers that can easily surpass that price.

http://www.tyleracoustics.com/pro_dynamics.html

This is just one example. My old man has a pair of Pro Dynamics at home.
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This kid is 15 so how serious could he be about having no price limit?
    
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post #9 of 11
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This kid is 15 so how serious could he be about having no price limit?
~$200 IMO. Least that's how much I spent on mine, and I'm 15. Unless his parents are paying.
    
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klipsch promedia 2.1

Absolutely love them. I've had a few different brands and setups. These blow everything out of the water for the price range.
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