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Originally Posted by seven9st surfer;13055548 
hate to say it, but i agree with you. i definitely wasted my money on the x-540. they always sound muddled if that makes any sense. i was looking for a cheap 5.1 setup, but when i get the money, i'll be switching back to 2.1 with the promedias
This.

I have Altec Lansing's VS4121s (just like the VS4121BLKs, but in a different color), and they sounded better than every set of speakers I tried at about 4 different stores within my budget. This included all Logitech speakers.

My favorite thing is the ability to adjust both the bass and the treble. It sounded to me like the Logitech speakers are all about having boomy bass while the Altec Lansings I have are all about having solid, clean, accurate bass. The ProMedia 2.1s are like that too, but way better.
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I have a z2300...it just sits in my closet.

lol?
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I got the Z-2300s recently and was pretty disappointed. Yeah the bass is great but the sound just seems kind of hollow and lifeless, if that makes any sense, I don't know anything about audio lol.

Another +1 for the Klipsch Promedias, that's what I should have gotten.
     
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The Logitech 623 and z2200 (don't get the z-4) look the best out of the three. I owned the older version it would seem (z2300) and they had a great low end. The sub on the 2300 I would even have to say was stronger at lower volumes than the z5500's that I own now.
The Klipsch as mentioned would also be good to consider, they have two-way speakers so I would think the SQ on them would be better than the Logis.

EDIT: The Altec Lansing's VS4121 that two cables has stated are also a good set to consider. I had forgotten about them...
Edited by Wheezo - 4/8/11 at 7:21pm
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Okok so now its the klipsch promedia 2.1 vs altec lansing vs4121 (i have altec lansing and i like them but they are only 2.0) I just really want hard bass for my computer. Discuss between the two.
 
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Altec Lansing ATP3, is that better than the other altec lansing speakers listed above?
 
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Okok so now its the klipsch promedia 2.1 vs altec lansing vs4121 (i have altec lansing and i like them but they are only 2.0) I just really want hard bass for my computer. Discuss between the two.
Oh, I was just trying to illustrate how bad I think Logitech's speakers are because these VS4121s are supposed to be kinda low end.

The ProMedia 2.1's crush the VS4121s. Plus, I think the VS4121s are very difficult to find now.
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Oh, I was just trying to illustrate how bad I think Logitech's speakers are because these VS4121s are supposed to be kinda low end.

The ProMedia 2.1's crush the VS4121s. Plus, I think the VS4121s are very difficult to find now.
Oh haha ok, but they are 154.99, ill have to dig deep but i feel they will last a long time.
 
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post #19 of 22
+promedia 2.1 I just got these yesterday and boy the bass is awesome for 150 can't be beat. Plus You can get it now at your local Best Buy!
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swanz or klipsch hands down
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