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Don't be afraid too look for used parts, as you might find a bargain! :)
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Maybe even go for some vintage stuff and you'll get some good deals too, you won't be getting 5.1 this and dolby thx eax certified 7.1 gigatechnology that but if you play your cards right you can get a wicked system for fairly cheap.

 

or even free if you know where to look, people throw away old gear all the time.

 

I'm running my audio through a Technics SA-103 driving a pair of Sony ssM33s and a pair of KLH C180bs for outdoor use.

All of it was free.

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Mother of god book shelf speakers are ridonkulous in size. i don't think my dual monitors will give them breathing room if i went that route. i'd need a bigger desk.

I have dual monitors on a medium size desk, with bookshelf speakers on cast iron speaker stands, with spikes and spike shoes

 

The powered speakers on the left desk have been wall mounted up behind the decks, and replaced with near-field studio monitors

 

The bookshelf speakers are 12 years old right around now, still my main system :)

 

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I have the Logitech's and they're pretty good. they are THX certified and i have to admit the little 8" sub hits pretty hard. I am actually pretty impressed with the Bose speakers. my friend bought the Companion 5 ones and they sound amazing BUT they are expensive so Its really up to you. I took my Logitech's to work and they're on my toolbox for music while im workin and i use an older KLH receiver and 2 jbl bookshelf's and they're loud as crap. its really up to you and how much space you have to work with.....

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I'd stick with the Bookshelf speakers and Receiver TBH... Though if that doesn't interest you the logitech makes a good second best but nothing beats these:

 

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Almost 20 years old and in perfect condition. Used to be my fathers and he took good care of them.

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Almost 20 years old and in perfect condition. Used to be my fathers and he took good care of them.

:thumbs-up: Nice setup!

 

Reminds me of my old setup from waaay back in 2004 or so:

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The amp was a hand-me-down from my dad. He built it in the late 80s, it's a Hafler DH220, slightly modified. I use it to drive my home theater subwoofer now. :P

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:thumbs-up: Nice setup!

 

Reminds me of my old setup from waaay back in 2004 or so:

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The amp was a hand-me-down from my dad. He built it in the late 80s, it's a Hafler DH220, slightly modified. I use it to drive my home theater subwoofer now. :P

Same with the Technics SA-GX350 was also my dads but I use that to drive the home theater subwoofer also. xD

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+1 for dedicated speakers and an amplifier. If they don't fit at present, try and find a solution that will allow them to fit. Wall brackets, shelving, whatever - it'll be a country mile better than a 'PC Speaker' set. I used to have Yamaha A-YST 2.1 speakers that cost

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Wow you guys have been more than helpful with all this info i appreciate it. But majority rules and i decided ill go with the bookshelves everyone has been suggesting.

 

I was thinking of these as the bookshelves speakers:

http://www.crutchfield.com/p_714RB51B/Klip...-51.html?tp=186 or http://www.brandnamez.com/p-2344-yamaha-ns-333.aspx

 

For the reciever:

http://www.amazon.com/Onkyo-HT-RC160-7-2-C...654&sr=8-15

 

Subwoofer

http://www.amazon.com/Polk-Audio-12-Inch-P...8829&sr=1-2

 

Speaker stand are universal?

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Wow you guys have been more than helpful with all this info i appreciate it. But majority rules and i decided ill go with the bookshelves everyone has been suggesting.

 

I was thinking of these as the bookshelves speakers:

http://www.crutchfield.com/p_714RB51B/Klip...-51.html?tp=186 or http://www.brandnamez.com/p-2344-yamaha-ns-333.aspx

 

For the reciever:

http://www.amazon.com/Onkyo-HT-RC160-7-2-C...654&sr=8-15

 

Subwoofer

http://www.amazon.com/Polk-Audio-12-Inch-P...8829&sr=1-2

 

Speaker stand are universal?

Reciever looks great. The Klipsch will be a better choice then the yamaha but if you weren't willing to spend $389 i would say go with the yamaha. The Klipsh has a better frequency response so you'll get better low freq sounds.

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