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Old 05-25-2006, 01:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm looking to purchase some Logitech X-530s on Saturday, and was wondering if I would get better sound quality from them instead of my Creative SBS 2.1 370s that I have at the moment.

Here's a link to their specifications page at Creative:

I don't have a sound card, so I'm wondering if I can use these speakers, and if they will still be reasonably good. I have a DFI Lanparty Ultra-D, and I have the most up-to-date sound drivers.

Would I get good sound out of some X-530s? Or should I just stick with my current speakers? If the X-530s aren't good speakers, can someone recommend some that are as good / better for that price?

Thanks in advance.

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All sound card's sound the same. I have a new C-Media sound chipset, and a sound card from 1999. They both sound and act identical. If you need 5.1 CH, then you would need a new card.

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Old 05-25-2006, 01:29 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I got that system around Christmas time. never looked back. there relly good the sound quality is exclent. but.. whenever i play games every 10-15 min they will make a like pop noise but its alright. abd this is kinda odd... but they pick up the radio... from christian stuff.. to the chricket.. LOL its kinda funny
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I have those speakers and love them. I havent had any problems with them yet.

Im also using onboard sound, they sound very good.
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Old 05-25-2006, 02:24 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Those speakers are very good for the money. I'd recommend getting a 5.1 capable sound card, like SB Live! 5.1, Audigy SE, something cheap like that they cost about $30.
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Ok, I don't have any cash, even for a cheap sound card if I buy some speakers. I'll be getting them on Saturday. Thanks guys.

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