Opinion on these speakers - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 11-06-2006, 08:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 28
Default Opinion on these speakers

http://www.alteclansing.com/product_...pID=5100&sID=0

I will be useing these for mainly gaming, so ugh, worth a buy? Opinions please. Many thanks.
__________________

__________________
Crashex is offline  
Old 11-06-2006, 09:09 AM   #2 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
GuitarFreak1857's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Virginia
Posts: 1,847
Default Re: Opinion on these speakers

Quote:
Originally posted by Crashex
http://www.alteclansing.com/product_...pID=5100&sID=0

I will be useing these for mainly gaming, so ugh, worth a buy? Opinions please. Many thanks.
how much are they? what sound card do you have?

I think that the computer speakers out there are klipsch. Man, my 2.1 Promedia speakers are freeking amazing, of course i do have an x-fi to go with them, but they still rock. If your looking for a 5.1 set:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836119106
__________________

__________________
My Gaming Desktop
Abit IP35-E

Intel Core2 Duo E8400 (Thermalright Ultra-120)
Mushkin 2x2GB DDR800 RAM

eVGA GeForce 8800GTS
Creative X-Fi Gamer Edition
Western Digital Caviar 250GB 7,200RPM
Western Digital Caviar 640GB 7,200RPM
OCZ 720W ModStream
Lian Li PC-7A
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
GuitarFreak1857 is offline  
Old 11-06-2006, 09:11 AM   #3 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 28
Default Re: Re: Opinion on these speakers

Quote:
Originally posted by GuitarFreak1857
how much are they? what sound card do you have?

I think that the computer speakers out there are klipsch. Man, my 2.1 Promedia speakers are freeking amazing, of course i do have an x-fi to go with them, but they still rock. If your looking for a 5.1 set:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836119106
I have a Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty sound card.
__________________
Crashex is offline  
Old 11-06-2006, 09:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
GuitarFreak1857's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Virginia
Posts: 1,847
Default Re: Re: Re: Opinion on these speakers

Quote:
Originally posted by Crashex
I have a Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty sound card.
nice. what's your budget for speakers?
__________________
My Gaming Desktop
Abit IP35-E

Intel Core2 Duo E8400 (Thermalright Ultra-120)
Mushkin 2x2GB DDR800 RAM

eVGA GeForce 8800GTS
Creative X-Fi Gamer Edition
Western Digital Caviar 250GB 7,200RPM
Western Digital Caviar 640GB 7,200RPM
OCZ 720W ModStream
Lian Li PC-7A
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
GuitarFreak1857 is offline  
Old 11-06-2006, 09:18 AM   #5 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 28
Default Re: Re: Re: Re: Opinion on these speakers

Quote:
Originally posted by GuitarFreak1857
nice. what's your budget for speakers?
£200/$380
__________________
Crashex is offline  
Old 11-06-2006, 09:20 AM   #6 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
GuitarFreak1857's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Virginia
Posts: 1,847
Default Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Opinion on these speakers

Quote:
Originally posted by Crashex
£200/$380
ok. well, i like altec lancing speakers but i saw a huge difference when i switched to my klipsch speakers. I'd go with the 5.1 speakers i linked ya to.
__________________
My Gaming Desktop
Abit IP35-E

Intel Core2 Duo E8400 (Thermalright Ultra-120)
Mushkin 2x2GB DDR800 RAM

eVGA GeForce 8800GTS
Creative X-Fi Gamer Edition
Western Digital Caviar 250GB 7,200RPM
Western Digital Caviar 640GB 7,200RPM
OCZ 720W ModStream
Lian Li PC-7A
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
GuitarFreak1857 is offline  
Old 11-06-2006, 09:23 AM   #7 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 28
Default Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Opinion on these speakers

Quote:
Originally posted by GuitarFreak1857
ok. well, i like altec lancing speakers but i saw a huge difference when i switched to my klipsch speakers. I'd go with the 5.1 speakers i linked ya to.
I'll seriously take it into consideration. They seem to have gotten a lot of good reviews. Also, another question, is it possible to run two videocards at once for better performance, as I was thinking of buying 2 Nvidia 7900gtx graphics cards.
__________________
Crashex is offline  
Old 11-06-2006, 09:24 AM   #8 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
GuitarFreak1857's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Virginia
Posts: 1,847
Default Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Opinion on these speakers

Quote:
Originally posted by Crashex
I'll seriously take it into consideration. They seem to have gotten a lot of good reviews. Also, another question, is it possible to run two videocards at once for better performance, as I was thinking of buying 2 Nvidia 7900gtx graphics cards.
No, this is why:

http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?threadid=79791
__________________
My Gaming Desktop
Abit IP35-E

Intel Core2 Duo E8400 (Thermalright Ultra-120)
Mushkin 2x2GB DDR800 RAM

eVGA GeForce 8800GTS
Creative X-Fi Gamer Edition
Western Digital Caviar 250GB 7,200RPM
Western Digital Caviar 640GB 7,200RPM
OCZ 720W ModStream
Lian Li PC-7A
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
GuitarFreak1857 is offline  
Old 11-06-2006, 11:50 AM   #9 (permalink)
There and Back again
 
Nukem's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Posts: 4,420
Default

I'm a fan of Logitech myself... (own 3 sets, and one Altec) to me... the Altec is blown away by the logitech... checck these out maybe:

http://justdeals.stores.yahoo.net/9701150403.html
__________________



Dell 4K S2817Q / Logitech Z-680 / Func MS3 Mouse / Corsair K70 LUX rgb
NZXT Source 530 / i7-8700K / Corsair H100i v2 / ASRock Z370 Taichi
SM951 M2 256GB / 850 evo 1TB / Seagate 2TB / WD 2TB
2x16GB Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 / evga Classified GTX 980 ti / Seasonic M12II 850W

Nukem is offline  
Old 11-06-2006, 01:00 PM   #10 (permalink)
I poop on the rug
 
NosBoost300's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Bellflower, CA
Posts: 10,218
Default

OMG, that is a crazy good sale for the z5500's... wow, i regret buying mine now!! hha.... dang...
__________________

__________________
Current Build:
Intel 8700k | 16GB G.skill Trident Z | Z370 Gigabyte Auros Gaming Extreme |
Asus GTX1080 Strix | Corsair H100i V2 | Corsair 750D | Corsair RM850X
NosBoost300 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.