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how are computer speakers different than car speakers?

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the problem is, what you're asking for sounds too much. what you speak of there, sounds more like what the speakers i have can do, not something for $20. you wont get bass, or quality audio without first spending some cash.

Since you're on a budget, grab the best brandname speakers you can get, and if you dont like it, save up for better.

IMO decent sound would not be that buzzy tin can sounding, the bass should not sound like thumping on a balloon. it should not sound like cheap headphones playing when your not wearing them.

something with good voices and game sounds like explosions, talking, gunfire, at normal volumes (no loader than an average tv is played)

for me i dont listen to music from my computer so i wont be "crankin it up" so to speak, i just dont want it sounding like a cheap AM radio

IMO for all speaker systems under $100, none of them sound that good above half volume anyway so sounding clear at low to mid range is what matters

IMO what i want would be in the $40-$50 range, theres few choices in "basic" $20 speakers that sound ok and if you spend less they will all sound like those pathetic built in monitor speakers.
 
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