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Old 12-16-2004, 04:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have some crappy old Dell hand-me-down speakers on my comp right now, but the sound quality is painful to hear. I was thinking possibly 2 speakers and a subwoofer, however I have no idea what's good and what is not. Here is what the ASUS website says about the onboard sound for my motherboard:

"The A7N8X uses an onboard RealtekĀ® ALC650 audio CODEC that lets you enjoy high-quality 6-channel audio without having to buy advanced sound cards."

What speakers do y'all think would be best for my setup? Thank you in advance.
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Old 12-16-2004, 04:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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These are awsome little desktop speakers with incredible sound quality and performance, for under $50. There's an OEM version too that's only $35.

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...121-119&depa=0
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ShoobieRat, you're than man Those look pretty sweet, and the reviews are really good too. What does the retail version come with that the OEM doesn't? Some software or something?
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I have some 2.1 Cyber Acoustics 3080 speakers that are awesome. Bought at staples.
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2.1 Logitech Z-3's are niiiiiiice, I have a set and couldn't be happier. here's the link and ouch! they went up in price to 59 bucks. I still reccomend them though.

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...121-114&depa=0
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Dude, those Z-3's look nice, and I was really considering buying them, and then I saw newegg's $13.99 shipping price. And they call it "Saver Shipping"...hahaha.
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yeah, newegg's shipping gets ya. everyone says that neweggs shipping is so cheap, i had those speakers 2nd dayed to my house and whoo boy that was a lot of money!
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Thank you all for your replies. Does anyone else have an opinion on either of these speakers?
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Well no but I think these look pretty cool: http://www.xoxide.com/sicuro-computer-speakers.html .
Those are what I will be getting here pretty soon.
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^^i've heard bad things about the quality of sound that comes outta those speakers.
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