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Old December 23, 2011, 02:08 AM
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I am looking for a new Audio setup for my Computer I had the Z-5500 for a few years (got a great deal on them) but it's dead now. So I'm looking for a better setup I want 5.1 I was thinking of going the home theatre route with a receiver and speakers but am not sure what to get. This is my sound card I am using Auzentech X-Fi Forte PCI-Express Soundcard and my budget is $500 unless there is something way better for under $800 since this is for a computer only looking for bookshelf speakers please.

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Old December 23, 2011, 09:00 AM
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You won't get good home theatre sound for $500. This is what you need:

Klipsch Pro Media Ultra 5.1 & Apple iPhone 3GS 16gb

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Old December 24, 2011, 08:02 AM
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i second that if you only have $500 bucks to spend go for the klipsch. you will much or satisfied then with a reciever/HT setup due to the limited budget.
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Old December 24, 2011, 08:06 AM
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thanks what if my budget was $1000?
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Old December 24, 2011, 10:07 AM
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well it could be doable but it won't be top of line though. asan example my current ht speakers and reciever were around 2k
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The klipsch sound stupid amounts better than the Z5500... Take it from me, I own both.

Buy Squee's set. You don't need to spend $1000 to get great sound. Forget the Z-5500 they just don't sound good, they do get loud though....
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