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    Best 2.1 speakers

    I'm looking for a good 2.1 speaker detup for my desktop computer, that I would mainly use for gaming and listening to music with. So far I've seen these...

    Razer Mako 2.1 OmniDirectional THX
    Bose Companion 5

    Does anyone own either of these an could recommend them? Are there any better performers or that offer better value?

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    Re: Best 2.1 speakers

    the acoustic energy m 2.1 speakers are the ones i'm looking at buying right now... 120 quid on ebuyer and apparently they are some of the best 2.1's you can buy at this price...

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    Re: Best 2.1 speakers

    Quote Originally Posted by crazyfool View Post
    the acoustic energy m 2.1 speakers are the ones i'm looking at buying right now... 120 quid on ebuyer and apparently they are some of the best 2.1's you can buy at this price...
    They are the ones I have heard good reviews for (and some that I have on my shopping list - at some point! )
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    Re: Best 2.1 speakers

    Ditto what 'crazyfool' said, the Aego M's get glowing reviews.

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    Re: Best 2.1 speakers

    bose companion 5
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    Re: Best 2.1 speakers

    thanks for your suggestions. I'm currently using these speakers...

    http://www.tdl-loudspeakers.co.uk/kv1.htm

    with this amp...

    http://www.tnt-audio.com/ampli/t-amp_e.html

    with ~£5/m speaker cable and the onboard sound from my gigabyte UD5 mobo. I'm looking to spent up to around £200 to upgrade. Would I be best buying a soundcard and sub to add to my current setup or starting from scratch with one of your suggestions or something else? I'm tempted by a more compact setup that can fit on my desk (rather than on speaker stands), hence my suggestions in my first post.

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    Re: Best 2.1 speakers

    And there was me happy with my £25 Logitech X-230s. Can never really see myself spending that much for 2.1 speakers for my pc. Would always break and get a 24" screen or a 4890 instead.

    But I guess that's just me

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    Re: Best 2.1 speakers

    I recently got a gtx260 and a 22" screen so now I need to move on to the next upgrade!

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    Re: Best 2.1 speakers

    Acoustic Energy Aego, or Logitech Z-2300.

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    Still using my Altec Lansing 621's. Not had them upto full volume in 6 years, not sure there is a full volume.
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