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Default Speaker question - 05-09-2013, 04:02 | posts: 101 | Location: In a small house

Hi what is a good speaker setup for gaming only? I have a Sound Blaster XFI card.
   
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Default 05-09-2013, 04:13 | posts: 4,307 | Location: Australia

Depends on your budget...

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Default 05-10-2013, 05:17 | posts: 101 | Location: In a small house

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Depends on your budget...

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Budget is good....
   
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Default 05-10-2013, 05:41 | posts: 2,598 | Location: Australia

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Budget is good....
Im sure it is but we need to know it. $100ish or $10000? Just tell us roughly what you want to spend .
   
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Default 05-11-2013, 06:37 | posts: 101 | Location: In a small house

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Im sure it is but we need to know it. $100ish or $10000? Just tell us roughly what you want to spend .
$200.... A little more if needed....
   
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Default 05-11-2013, 06:57 | posts: 19,054 | Location: Toronto, Canada

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$200.... A little more if needed....
Just got the Klipsch ProMedia 2.1, I'd recommend it .

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Default 05-11-2013, 09:45 | posts: 235 | Location: at Bill Gates Dog House

If you want good Speakers 200$ its not enough, but for your buget this should be the best:
Teufel Concept C 300 WL
Onkyo SKS-HT648
Heco Victa 301

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I dont know how much it cost in USA but in Europe its in your buget
   
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Default 05-12-2013, 02:35 | posts: 101 | Location: In a small house

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If you want good Speakers 200$ its not enough, but for your buget this should be the best:
Teufel Concept C 300 WL
Onkyo SKS-HT648
Heco Victa 301

Check Reviews
I dont know how much it cost in USA but in Europe its in your buget
Would you happen to have a link? And how much is a good budget?..
   
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Default 05-12-2013, 02:41 | posts: 4,307 | Location: Australia

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Would you happen to have a link? And how much is a good budget?..
It depends, but the klipsch pro media should be very good for it's price range

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Default 05-12-2013, 04:38 | posts: 223 | Location: Oregon

Do you want 2.1 or surround sound?
   
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Default 05-12-2013, 06:44 | posts: 101 | Location: In a small house

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Do you want 2.1 or surround sound?
Idont know,what is best?
   
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Default 05-12-2013, 06:54 | posts: 4,307 | Location: Australia

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Idont know,what is best?
For 5.1, on a low budget, this would be a good option

http://www.amazon.com/Onkyo-HT-S3500...8334245&sr=1-2

It's a complete Entry level package and will be much better than most PC Speaker packages, this is HiFi

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Default 05-12-2013, 07:54 | posts: 101 | Location: In a small house

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For 5.1, on a low budget, this would be a good option

http://www.amazon.com/Onkyo-HT-S3500...8334245&sr=1-2

It's a complete Entry level package and will be much better than most PC Speaker packages, this is HiFi

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Default 05-12-2013, 08:03 | posts: 4,307 | Location: Australia

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Thank you!!!.....:i
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Default 05-13-2013, 10:44 | posts: 101 | Location: In a small house

Where can I get a picture on how to hook up my 4.1 speakers to my Creative Labs X-FI Titanium sound card?
   
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Default 05-13-2013, 10:56 | posts: 4,307 | Location: Australia

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Where can I get a picture on how to hook up my 4.1 speakers to my Creative Labs X-FI Titanium sound card?
Do you mean 5.1? Here is the manual for the x-fi

http://support.creative.com/manuals/...&prodName=X-Fi Titanium

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Default 05-13-2013, 16:33 | posts: 101 | Location: In a small house

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Do you mean 5.1? Here is the manual for the x-fi

http://support.creative.com/manuals/...&prodName=X-Fi Titanium

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I have a set of Cambridge 4.1 I have been using for years.... I want to use them awhile longer...
   
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Default 05-13-2013, 16:44 | posts: 4,307 | Location: Australia

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I have a set of Cambridge 4.1 I have been using for years.... I want to use them awhile longer...
Oh, ok, well the manual should tell you everything, just follow the connections diagram and you should be ok
Just turn off the center channel

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Default 05-13-2013, 16:48 | posts: 101 | Location: In a small house

I give up!!Picture oes not match my SC...
   
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Default 05-13-2013, 16:58 | posts: 24,494 | Location: NZ

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I give up!!Picture oes not match my SC...
Do you have an amp for your Cambridge speakers? What are they connected to atm?

Btw, if it's just for gaming then these might do the trick...I have them in 7.1 and for gaming they're great value....

http://au.store.creative.com/speaker...0/4-21401.aspx

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Default 05-13-2013, 17:00 | posts: 4,307 | Location: Australia

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I give up!!Picture oes not match my SC...
Just plug in as 5.1, meaning plug in fronts, rears, and center/sub, then just turn off center, simple as that
   
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Default 05-13-2013, 17:05 | posts: 24,494 | Location: NZ

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Just plug in as 5.1, meaning plug in fronts, rears, and center/sub, then just turn off center, simple as that
You can only connect headphones or powered speakers to XFI, otherwise you need an amp.
   
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You can only connect headphones or powered speakers to XFI, otherwise you need an amp.
They are powered aren't they... He says he's been using them for years...
   
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Default 05-13-2013, 17:12 | posts: 24,494 | Location: NZ

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They are powered aren't they... He says he's been using them for years...
Yeah I guess so if they're the Creative OEM version.....I thought he meant reg hifi speakers.
   
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Default 05-13-2013, 17:14 | posts: 4,307 | Location: Australia

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Yeah I guess so if they're the Creative OEM version.....I thought he meant reg hifi speakers.
He isn't giving us much info... lol

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