speakers - any help ?

  Ballie 10:13 05 Sep 06
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Please can anyone advise me, I want to fit a good 2.1 speaker set-up to my pc (I am feed up with all the mess 5.1 and 7.1 set-up makes on the desk) my sound card is a Creative SB Audigy 2 ZS (WDM) and my mother board also has on board sound Real trek AC97 (currently disabled in the bios) can anyone recommend a good 2.1 speaker system I was looking at the - Acoustic Energy Aego M 2.1 Speakers - but before I buy any thing I would like to ask this forums advise.



My PC spec is

MSI – 6570E (v1.x) K7N2 Delta2 Plat
CPU - AMD BARTON 3200+ (400mhz) running @ 2.20GHz
Ram - 1024mb DDR 400mhz (2x512 Corsair XMS3200XL TwinX)
Graphics - BFG Nvida Gforce 6600GT o/c 128mb (66.93 drivers)
Sound – Audigy 2 zs
NEC DVD (DV5800b)
NEC DVD/RW (ND3520a)
HDD 1 - W/D 120GB 8mb cache
HDD 2 - Maxtor 40GB (with 1024 min/max page file)
PSU - Tagan TG480-u01 +12v 28A, +5v 48A, +3.3v 2
Monitor – Samsung SyncMaster 913N

  SANTOS7 10:22 05 Sep 06

click here
I have these, high end sound quality is superb, bass resonance, hang on for the ride!!

  Ballie 21:48 05 Sep 06

Thanks SANTOS7, can anyone else recommend anything?

  LABMAN 23:34 05 Sep 06

Hiya Ballie,

I cant speak from experience but these have allways had some good reviews in the magazines and beat products a lot dearer LOGITECH X-230 cost roughly about £25 - £35.

  Stuartli 23:36 05 Sep 06

Scan and similar outlets sell 2.1 (and above) computer speakers manufactured by hi-fi speaker specialists Altec Lansing and Harmon Kardon at surprisingly reasonable prices.

  wee eddie 09:14 06 Sep 06

This is something that you will have to consider.

The sound card could have cost around £80 Retail.

Why waste that quality with speakers that produce aural slurry.

If you can stretch your budget to £150 or so, go for something better. You know it makes sense!

  Stuartli 09:18 06 Sep 06

Normally I would fully agree, but a good 2.1 set of speakers is not the same, price wise, as a good 5.1 or higher set of speakers...:-)

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