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The Corsair SP2500 2.1 system is on sale at Newegg for $220, with a $20 MIR, and then a 15% off promo code with free shipping for a grand total of $167, $83 off the retail price. Should I jump on this? Or are they really bad enough that I should just buy the Klipsch for $17 less? Are they good enough to make use of a soundcard?

Please do not make suggestions to buy anything more expensive.
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Swan m10's for much less and that's all I have to say about that.
    
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Corsair needs to stick to cases, budget water coolers and rebranding PSU's imo.

^as stated, Swans for less.
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Has anyone actually listened to the SP2500's?

Because I haven't, and I'm interested to know what they sound like.
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At least they are better then anything Logitech has and as a entry level speakers they are good considering they have 220W of power. I am getting them too and yes a dedicated sound card will always help.
Edit: Volvo i have and they sound 100 times better then my cheap X-540.
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er;12760582 
At least they are better then anything Logitech has and as a entry level speakers they are good considering they have 220W of power. I am getting them too and yes a dedicated sound card will always help.
Edit: Volvo i have and they sound 100 times better then my cheap X-540.

thats not saying much though because the X540's are really really terrible.. Have you compared them to any speakers worth mentioning? I am interested to know what they sound like but i know for a fact they dont sound $160+ good.
    
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On sale or not, IMHO the Swans win out any day.
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i used to use a x-530..anything with a sub and has more watts then that POS will sound better..2.1 or 5.1 setups ..x530/x-540's are just terrible budget 5.1's
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Originally Posted by mongoloid;12760541 
Corsair needs to stick to cases, budget water coolers and rebranding PSU's imo.

^as stated, Swans for less.

The Swan M10's are good. The NHT SuperZero 2.0 is only $99. Get a good amp and a sub if you need it (talking about sub) and it will be great. I'm making this suggestion because its for your own good thumb.gif.
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When something that recently launched goes on sale, it can only mean one of a few things...
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