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post #12 of 19
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Is price a consideration?

You do realize the A5's have subs?
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Don't say anything and let the buyer decide if they are going to deliver enough bass for him.

Obviously it isn't a subwoofer
How about give the OP some reliable info or troll somewhere else
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post #13 of 19
lol marketing speak

from the audioengine website -
Frequency response:50Hz-22kHz +/-1.5dB

if you want deep bass, you'll need a sub, simple as that.
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post #14 of 19
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if you want deep bass, you'll need a sub, simple as that.
gorb likes subs
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post #15 of 19
of course
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post #16 of 19
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the advice guys. Went to the store today and listened to both the A5 and the A2.

Came out of the store with the A2
Much better than my old Logitech X-230
For me the A5 was not worth the almost 2x price of the A2

How about the sound card? Would the Asus Xonar STX be noticeably better for music than the DX? Or would the Xonar DX be more than enough for my A2
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post #17 of 19
I have Audioengine's hooked up to a DX and it sounds purty good to me. DX gets a lot of recommendations here for those who are using their card for speaker audio (as opposed to headphones or recording, etc.).
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post #18 of 19
If you have no plans of using nice headphones then just get the DX. It's a great bang for the buck card.
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post #19 of 19
Thread Starter 
Bought the DX since I don't think I would be able to tell the difference between it and the STX
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