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good speaker for 100-200 $

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Posted · Original PosterOP

As it in the title says, i am currently searching for good speakers or a soundbar for 100-200 $. The brand is not relevant, i just want it to have good performance and not something "gaming looking stuff" . 

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Logitech makes decent sounding speakers for a good price. My fam also has a LG soundbar with subwoofer that sounds great. I think it was around $120 at Walmart. 

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I have a couple of options for you, depending on your preferred configuration.


If you'd prefer a 2.1 speaker configuration (L, R + Subwoofer), the Creative A250 set's AMAZING for the price you pay for, which is around $60 CAD. This is the set I use in my studio and I honestly can't say anything negative about them, other than the fact that there's no independent volume control for the subwoofer, which I prefer anyway.


If you would be interested in a surround sound configuration (5.1), I can vouch for the Logitech Z506. They're much pricier when comparing to the Creative A250 set, coming in at about $180 CAD, but they're definitely worth it. A buddy of mine has these set up in his home theatre and they sound great.

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Prob the best or among the best in this budget, though the bass response is lacking. You can add a sub later on.



These are also quite good


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