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I use Sennheiser cans for all of my gaming so I only ever use speakers for watching movies and listening to music. I want a cheap 2.1 setup (around $50) and I live right beside a Canada Computers so I would prefer to get them from there. Here are the 3 sets I'm trying to decide between right now and I'm also open to any other suggestions.

http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=035057
http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=025978
http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=031456

Thank you!
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logitech LS21's get my vote.
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I use Sennheiser cans for all of my gaming so I only ever use speakers for watching movies and listening to music. I want a cheap 2.1 setup (around $50) and I live right beside a Canada Computers so I would prefer to get them from there. Here are the 3 sets I'm trying to decide between right now and I'm also open to any other suggestions.

http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=035057
http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=025978
http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=031456

Thank you!
Don't bother with a subwoofer at that price range.

Go with these.
They're not great, but you get tweeters and they aren't boomy at all.
Edited by Randallrocks - 2/12/11 at 1:43pm
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Don't bother with a subwoofer at that price range.

Go with these. Amazon.com: M-Audio Studiophile AV 20 Portable Desktop Speaker System: Musical Instruments

They're not great, but you get tweeters and they aren't boomy at all.
Why do people always suggest amazon? Doesn't ship to canada, and amazon.ca has awful prices.
 
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Why do people always suggest amazon? Doesn't ship to canada, and amazon.ca has awful prices.
I thought Amazon.ca sold at roughly the same prices as regular Amazon?
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I thought Amazon.ca sold at roughly the same prices as regular Amazon?
Nope.


$85 at .ca
 
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Hey guys thanks for the advice. After doing some research I bought the T3103's today. They really aren't that bad at low/medium volumes for watching TV and for what they cost I'm pretty happy with the sound.
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