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Hey guys, I have two sets of logitech x-230's. Nice speakers, loud and pack some oomph.

I'm looking for something that can really produce crisp sound, deep bass, loud and can rock a room.

I've got roughly $300 AUD to spend...suggestions please? :)
 
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I would like to know this also. Except my range is only about $75 US. LOL
 

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Link to Australian sites? .. Thankyou :)

and I'd rather prebuilt :D
 
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Looking for something thats 2.1 with power as good if not greater than the z-5500. With $300 I'm sure it can be accomplished?
 
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Hows it compare to the z-5500? The sats look better and it can be had for damn cheap used.
 

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looking for something thats 2.1 with power as good if not greater than the z-5500. With $300 i'm sure it can be accomplished?
z-2300?
 
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How about these?

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=567_568&products_id=12141

I know they are creative but they serve me well for entertainment purposes, sound is very clear and detailed and the subwoofer can shake the room pretty well at the same time. It has bass control at the back of the subs so you can adjust the dB and a cool little desktop volume panel that has both aux in and headphone slots which I find very useful when I need to plug in my iphone to play some music if I am in a game or something. Although if you can spend with a clear conscience I suggest these two.

Speakers:
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=567_602&products_id=12299
Sub:
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=567_895&products_id=12300
 
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my roommate has those klipsch ones, they are really good. the subwoofer doesnt play super low pitches well (because its ported) and also distorts a lot. they are really good other than that
 
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my roommate has those klipsch ones, they are really good. the subwoofer doesnt play super low pitches well (because its ported) and also distorts a lot. they are really good other than that
it doesn't reproduce low frequencies well because the driver is only 6.5"
 
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not sure if this helps,i have a jamo 2.1 system,its a few yrs old but when it came out[2009?] it won several awards,its still selling in aus too,its the jamo- i300 series comes in white or black,with sub and 2 satellites,it looks sexy too,has built in digital amp inside sub,and has great sound and quite loud too,

its a very good sounding unit ,and it has class styling too.

can pick it up for 350$ i think now,couple of pics why not?
 

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The reviews I've seen of the Z623 seem to rate the speaker set as a little disappointing for the money (which isn't like Logitech, normally they're pretty good).

Another good option for budget speakers is the Edifier M3300SF 2.1 speakers which get a good write up in the linked review. The sound is consistent and meaty at higher volumes according to the reviewer, and they don't cost much.

They look pretty nice for a budget 2.1 set too!

If you can still get them, the Razer Mako is another - but more expensive - option. eBay might be worth a look :)
 

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I would also recommend the Audioengine's. I have a set of the A5 and they are brilliant speakers and be worth the extra 69 dollars over your limit.
 

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Can you link to sites in AU you would be willing to buy from? I searched all over online for a Australian distributor for Klipsch products and one doesn't exist. Not to mention, they are only available in 110/120VAC for US plugs. We'll have to work with what is available to you.
 
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if you need some ideas what people are using check out this thread
 
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hey 1nf3rn0x,
I was wondering which speakers did you get and how they perform.

I'm also in sydney and looking for a new set
 
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Skip looking at overpriced "pc speakers"

Get a receiver, and a decent set of bookshelves. Will cost you about $300 US total ($150 for good speakers and 150 for receiver)

I have the polk monitor 40 series, and give WAY better umph than any .1 Pc setup I have had. As well as having clearer mids and not the crispest highs, but way better than expensive logitech setups.

Plus you have the added benefit of expanding on your own. My goal is to move the bookshelves to rears, and add some towers for front :) w00t!

4.0 is where it is at!! Everything sounds good from music to movies to games. (unlike 5.1 where you need a really good center... which is where most sound comes from :p )