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Old May 9, 2010, 12:06 PM
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Default Speaker advice best bang for the buck 2.1's

I'm looking for a computer speaker set do not need a surround sound setup, just a good set of 2.1's that can pack a punch.... I use my pc for gaming, watching movies, tv, and listening to music. My old set is about 10 years old now and the subwoofer is now toast.. They were a no-name set "yamada" that actually sounded good. But I need a new set... any suggestions for a good bang for the buck 2.1 speaker set, I believe my original set were only about $40, so I would like to go with something under $100... any idea's?
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Old May 9, 2010, 08:36 PM
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Maybe these: NCIX.com - Buy Edifier S330D 2.1 Speaker Set 72W RMS High Gloss Black Piano Finish Digital & Analog Input - S330D In Canada.

Slightly over your budget, but could be a well spent $30. No personal experience with them, but the review seem pretty solid.
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The Logitech Z2300's can be got for $99 at times and they're about the minimum I typically go... haven't had to buy speakers in a while though, so maybe things have changed.
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There is only one place I can find z-2300's for less then $100 and they are listed as refurbished... Is it worth taking a risk on refurbished speakers even though speakers are usually listed as $200 retail (new)?

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Maybe these: NCIX.com - Buy Edifier S330D 2.1 Speaker Set 72W RMS High Gloss Black Piano Finish Digital & Analog Input - S330D In Canada.

Slightly over your budget, but could be a well spent $30. No personal experience with them, but the review seem pretty solid.

+1, these speaker are rock solid for sound quality, with a nice looking and a pretty good build quality. for 130$ you can't be wrong
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Debating between the edifiers and new klipsch promedia 2.1 and used promedia 4.1...
Anyways, if you still want the edifiers, PM at xpress Canada to save a few bucks: Xpress Canada - Speakers > 2.1 Speakers Systems : Edifier S330D 2.1 Speaker Set 72W RMS High Gloss Black Piano Finish Digital & Analog Input .
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GO to the Flea Market or Pawn shop and buy an home audio amplifier and a pair of tower speakers. I have a Technics setup on my PC that was well under $100 at the pawn shop that makes ALL PC speaker systems sound like toys.
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Debating between the edifiers and new klipsch promedia 2.1 and used promedia 4.1...
Anyways, if you still want the edifiers, PM at xpress Canada to save a few bucks: Xpress Canada - Speakers > 2.1 Speakers Systems : Edifier S330D 2.1 Speaker Set 72W RMS High Gloss Black Piano Finish Digital & Analog Input .

I've never got to hear the ProMedia 2.1's but I do own the V2.400's.

I've been very happy with them and they've worked without issues. Apparently they are easy to repair too, when/if the time comes.
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