if i were in ur place, i would have gone for 2.1 (if using LOT), else get any, no body manufacture rubbish.
I have 3 sound systems in my home attached to 4 pcs
creative 5700 digital 5.1 = nice obviously as its with my personel PC
yamaha 2.1 - that's mostly used
packard bell - 5.1 (good)