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Old 03-20-2008, 04:41 PM
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Default good SQ desktop speakers

i'm looking for some smallish type of speaker setup for my desk at work. i'd like something with only two speaker (no sub) that has good bass response. my only issue is that i need to keep a minimum of volume since my desk is in a communal area and i like my music HEAVY. any suggestions?
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Old 03-20-2008, 10:35 PM
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your paragraph is full of contradictions. good bass response and small speaker don't go in the same sentence. Consider getting some quality headphones to meet your needs.
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Old 03-20-2008, 10:40 PM
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your paragraph is full of contradictions. good bass response and small speaker don't go in the same sentence. Consider getting some quality headphones to meet your needs.
yeah, i realize my wants may be out of line for what will actually work. basically, i just want something that sounds better than the little $5 set i have now. that's all. seems some JBLs i've been pointed to might do the trick. but thanks for your help.
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Old 03-21-2008, 03:18 PM
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http://www.klipsch.com/products/deta...oove-pm20.aspx

those work pretty well.
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Old 03-21-2008, 03:30 PM
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Dynaudio MC15... if you're serious about good sound.

Or KRK Rokit, if your wallet isn't that deep.

BTW, JBL is garbage.
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Old 03-21-2008, 04:14 PM
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those links are some great ones, but they're a bit more than i'm looking for i think. i'm looking for something between them and these:



just a bit better sound quality.
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any budget?

size or wattage matters
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Old 03-24-2008, 06:20 PM
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any budget?

size or wattage matters
+/- $50 i suppose. need something small for my desktop as i don't have a lot of space for them anyway. i read a lot of good reviews on some little JBLs for $40.
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Old 03-27-2008, 10:53 AM
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Default I prefer my Dell A525 speakers..... (about $40 USD)

Good speakers doesn't= good SQ, its all in the Sound Card in your PC. Upgrade to Soundblaster Advanced Autigy (by Creative labs), its about $15 and worth it. With my Dell A525 speakers, the combination is amazing. This is the best sound audio you will get for $55 USD. Any other better speaker will cost you $120 or more for slightly better quality. It your choice!
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Good speakers doesn't= good SQ, its all in the Sound Card in your PC. Upgrade to Soundblaster Advanced Autigy (by Creative labs), its about $15 and worth it. With my Dell A525 speakers, the combination is amazing. This is the best sound audio you will get for $55 USD. Any other better speaker will cost you $120 or more for slightly better quality. It your choice!
i'm not using my PC, they're for my mp3 player.
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If you want something small and compact, maybe the Altec Lansing Soundbar:

http://www.alteclansing.com/index.ph...product_id=102

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Old 03-29-2008, 01:13 PM
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Good speakers doesn't= good SQ, its all in the Sound Card in your PC. Upgrade to Soundblaster Advanced Autigy (by Creative labs), its about $15 and worth it. With my Dell A525 speakers, the combination is amazing. This is the best sound audio you will get for $55 USD. Any other better speaker will cost you $120 or more for slightly better quality. It your choice!
almost any HD audio card will give you enough quality for a computer speaker system

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Altec Lansing: VS2420, VS2421
Klipsch: Pro Media 2.1 , Groove PM20
Logitech: X-230
JBL duet or Creature II
Creative Inspire T10
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Altec Lansing: VS2420, VS2421
Klipsch: Pro Media 2.1 , Groove PM20
Logitech: X-230
JBL duet or Creature II
Creative Inspire T10
I would have suggested the Klipsch and the Altec Lansing VS series (I personally use a pair of VS4221 with my M-Audio Revolution 7.1). However, the OP is constrained by space so I think the Soundbar might be a better choice.

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Aside: Wow, the M-Audio site is really slow today. It must be all the Creative refugees looking for alternative soundcards because of this:

http://hardware.slashdot.org/hardwar...9/046201.shtml.
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