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    5.1 speakers

    hi all

    i want to buy some 5.1 speakers. ideally i dont want to spend a fortune but also i dont want waste money buying cheapies only to have to buy some better ones. ive learnt my lesson doing that to many times in the past. £50-£6 is what i had in mind price wise. can a good set be had for that kind of money? if so whats the best make to opt for.

    cheers all.

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    Re: 5.1 speakers

    well 50-60 quid is not much for a 5.1 set..

    have a look at logitechs range, such as the Z-540's

    also have you considered a good strong 2.1? like the Z-2300?

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    Re: 5.1 speakers

    Stretch your budget and go for a set of Logitech G80s:

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?WebProductId=695483

    And here's a review:

    http://www.custompc.co.uk/labs/17306.../products.html

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    Re: 5.1 speakers

    it did look G80`s before but held off because of the amount id spent on the rig, but i think i shall have to scrape up the extra and get a set of those. its pointless buying a cheap set i guess.


    im now on my 3rd set of headphones over this same kind of scenario.

    many thanks for the replies.

    M00SE

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    Re: 5.1 speakers

    Sorry it's supposed to be G51s lol

    edit: Was the G80 a set of speakers as well?

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    I bought my son a set of Logitech X-530 (£36.99 / £43.46) a couple of years back, and I was very pleasantly surprised by the sound quality, for such low-mid end speakers
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    Re: 5.1 speakers

    Dont forget also, logitech are blumin excellent with warranty if your gear ever goes faulty so you will also have peace of mind
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    Re: 5.1 speakers

    Quote Originally Posted by M00SE View Post
    hi all

    i want to buy some 5.1 speakers. ideally i dont want to spend a fortune but also i dont want waste money buying cheapies only to have to buy some better ones. ive learnt my lesson doing that to many times in the past. £50-£6 is what i had in mind price wise. can a good set be had for that kind of money? if so whats the best make to opt for.

    cheers all.
    You can get them less than that easy...
    I use these:
    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/125087 (OEM)
    http://www.ebuyer.com/product/119065 (Boxed)

    I think they're a great set of speakers, the bases are a little rickety but the sound's good.
    Don't be fooled by the price...I got the OEM ones and they're great!
    (and won't burn a whole in your pocket)

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    Re: 5.1 speakers

    btw...when you install them, make sure to up mix...otherwise they'll be stuck in 2.1 mode, lol.

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