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Heya guys.

So i was considering either upgrading my rig or getting new speakers, and i want your opinions on my two main choices right now, Logitech Z906, and Logitech Z506. Is there that much of a difference between them? Also, any 5.1 setups within that price range would be appreciated.

This upgrade would be from a pair of not that good Rocketfish speakers with an Alesis M1 speaker acting as a center channel speaker. I have another Alesis M1 that has no power cord (I can get one easily though). Sound wise, how should i proceed?

Or would it be better just to spend that money on a new build?
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bump again?
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If you want to listen to music you want a 2.1 system ideally. Is there any place you can go and give a listen to some speakers?

If you go the 2.1 route I would suggest a pair of M-Audio AV-40's because of course is that what I am currently using. I love them. Although since your budget is a bit than that I would start looking at some Audioengines or Polks. You can go powered speakers and then you wouldn't need an amp and receiver.
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Why is 2.1 better?
Do you know if i should just pick up a sub for the Alesis M1s and save some money?
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Audio hardware isnt my forte
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Well... music is stereo , and .1 for low frequencies... 5.1 is for movies-games. Edit: oops forgot to mention, i second AV40, i read some decent reviews although some ppl say they are not that great, hopefully someone can give you more info!


PS: just a tip, dont bump a thread after 5 mins... and you did it twice
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Sorry, im not really experienced with forums :/

Just getting used to it.
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Yeah, please don't bump more than once per 24 hours. It's normal forum ethics
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MUSIC.......2.1,always......picture it like a stage,the band is always in front of you
(unless your in a tree stoned )
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