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  1. Darkgundam111 New Member

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    Whats a good set of speakers for some gaming? I got some pretty old and crappy ones right now :laugh:

    oh and hopefully something not too pricy.
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    the Logitech X-540 70 watts 5.1 Speakers are good you could get them on the egg for 83bucks ive had a set for over a year now and had no problems :rockout:
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    See if you can find speakers by Divoom.

    GREAT budget speakers.
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    The logitech set looks pretty nice, but the M-Audio StudioPhile AV20s mentioned by DonInKansas looks sweet also. Just wondering, how good is the bass on the M-Audio StudioPhile AV20s ?

    And as for 2.1 or 5.1, I guess either could work, just whichever is good price and good performance. Ones i use is just some random Creative speakers (2 small ones and 1 subwoofer).
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    You cant go wrong with the Z-5500s by logictec.
    there a bit pricy but well worth it IMHO.

    crisp, clear, loud/distortion free right upto max volume.
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  7. Darkgundam111 New Member

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    woah those speakers do look nice, but I don't think I can spend that kind of money :(
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    I liked the X-240's 2.1's or the Z-2300's 2.1's

    240's are cheap and good speakers for the money, best of all you can usually find them on sale for lower then newegg's
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16836121010

    Also the Z-2300 are AWESOME!
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16836121122&cm_re=Z-2300-_-36-121-122-_-Product

    Its Basically the Z-5500s but only 2.1

    Newegg has one openbox for only $100
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...6121122R&cm_re=Z-2300-_-36-121-122R-_-Product
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    Seconded, had these for awhile, good speakers.
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    Rollin with X-540s here also.
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    I was in your situation once.

    Logitech X-240 looked too weak (in hindsight, prolly not) and the Z-2300's were expensive so I settled on the Logitech Z-4. I'm happy with them. I'm no audiophile, but both music and games sound great. Lots of bass. Not window rattling, but no doubt there's lots. If I couldn't afford the Z-4, then I would have picked the X-240.

    No 5.1 for me because it's useless unless you can put the speakers within 2-3 ft behind you.
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    Strictly for gaming, X-540 seems to be a popular choice. I don't own them, but thought I would chime in as they're going for ~60 USD right now.

    Music speakers on the other hand, you could do a whole lot better.
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    wait so the X-540 aren't that good for music hmm, I do want something thats good in music more so than gaming i guess. And after thinking about it i don't think my room will be able to fit 5.1 since its actually quite small. So going to go for 2.1, but anything good and around 50 bucks ish?
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    For the price, the X-540 are supposed to be good overall for both gaming and music. But if audio playback quailty (read: audiophile) is what you're looking for, then for around $100 there are much better speakers available. Like the Swan M10 or M12. M-Audio speakers get a lot of praise as well.

    For ~50 though, the X-540 is probably your best bet.
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    There's nothing wrong with X540s for music. Especially in a small room. Just put the subwoofer in a corner to make sure you have plenty of boom.
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    I have the AV-30s and while they sound good they are no match for the Z 2300s (which I also have)
    The z2300s just shake the walls.(dont get if moms/dads or neighbors are close)

    I would get a better 2.1 set than a cheaper 5.1 (I just dont want wires running all around the place)
    The Logitech ones with subs are without a doubt the best way to go for the money.
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    i have the X-540's good stuff
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    x-540's are a very nice set of speakers. 84 bucks before shipping is not bad IMO. It dpeneds on your budget, but a safe budget to get a decent quality set of speakers that have the name, sound good for both music and gaming in a gernally normall sized room, its right around 1 hundo IMO.
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    Dang I missed out on the 60 buck Z540. Perhaps I will wait and look out for deals on them, I am leaning towards them, as I don't have the money for $100 speakers. Thank you all so much for the info and advice. Very very helpful :).

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