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Best 5.1 speaker setup for gaming rig/consoles

eidairaman1

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#51
what are you comparing them to?
at the time nothing because where i was at the time i didnt have any speakers till i bought that set.

btw I still have a set of Labtec Spin 70s here heh
 
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#52
one more thing.

when you move up a receiver line you do get more features and connections but you also get better amplifier stages, power supply, higher quality parts, room correction, digital-analog-converters, analog-digital-converters, video processors, etc which makes a better experience.

I have a Marantz SR6004 receiver, DVDO Edge video processor and Emotiva XPA-5 power amp. it's better to buy separates than to put all your eggs in one basket and buy a flagship receiver.

also Monoprice $5 HDMI cables are just fine :p
 

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#53
one more thing.

when you move up a receiver line you do get more features and connections but you also get better amplifier stages, power supply, higher quality parts, room correction, digital-analog-converters, analog-digital-converters, video processors, etc which makes a better experience.

I have a Marantz SR6004 receiver, DVDO Edge video processor and Emotiva XPA-5 power amp. it's better to buy separates than to put all your eggs in one basket and buy a flagship receiver.

also Monoprice $5 HDMI cables are just fine :p
I just went flagship back in the day H/K AVR 347 so onboard DCDi by Faroudja, 55wx7 in H/K speak which is 95w a channel in yamaha speak. Looking at the AVR3600/3650 here soon...I wont buy a mid/low end receiver again just not worth it to me had this one for 5-6 years now moved 3 times and it has always been perfect for me.
 
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#54
here is a good example why it's a good idea to go with separates.

this is the power amp I mentioned. it weighs 70lbs! three times as much as my receiver

 
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