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Old 09-13-2006, 12:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey wassup everyone! I am thinking about buying a sound card and the klipsch 5.1 speakers, but how would I set them up for surround sound in my room?

I know I dont want wire stretching from one side of my room to the other?

So is it worth trying to do that or just leave all the speakers on my desk?

Would be nice if you guys gave me some advice or link some pictures of your setup! =]

Also whats the difference between these two?

Creative X-Fi Platinum
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102190

Creative X-fi Xtreme Music
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102188
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Old 09-13-2006, 12:36 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Both of those links are broken, and I don't know much about X-Fi's. But I would say that you should definitely try to hide the wires instead of having all of your speakers on your desk. It sounds much better.
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Old 09-13-2006, 12:52 AM   #3 (permalink)
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your links are messed up, here's they are tho:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102188

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102190

... you don't wanna leave them on you desk... paint the wires or have them go along corners of the room.
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Oh sorry about that. The links should be fixed now
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Old 09-13-2006, 01:51 AM   #5 (permalink)
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klipsch r really nice brand speakers and if u want the full quality of there speakers, ull need to run wires. i used to have 5.1 speakers myself and i just stuck the wires under the carpet but if u have hardwood floor.... too bad... lol
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Old 09-13-2006, 02:27 AM   #6 (permalink)
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whats the difference between those sound cards? qaulity and difference or just more options in one?
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i dont really c the difference , so just go for the cheaper one... lol
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Hmm theres got to be a difference...
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The difference between the platinum and xtrememusic is that the xtrememusic does not have that front drive bay thing. BTW look at my sig
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