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by prithiv12 / August 22, 2006 6:08 AM PDT

Hello everybody,

My PC has an ATI X700 pro video card which supports DVI/VGA(D-Sub) and TV Out(HDTV/S-Video/Composite Out). I also have a high end soundcard (Audigy2).
I plan on using the TV as the computer monitor for browsing and pc games. The TV will also be used for cable and an external dvd player but these will be connected to the TV directly and not through my PC.

Now to my question, what should I do about the sound? I want to get a 5 channel home theater system for movies/games/mp3s etc. How should I go about setting up the system?

Can I buy say a bose system and connect it directly to the tv? And will this system serve my computer gaming needs? Or should I buy a separate receiver and connect everything to the reciever? And if thats the case, can I connect my PC to the receiver as well?

Hoping to hear from somebody soon.............

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For the cost of the Bo$e system you can get,,,,,
by jcrobso / August 22, 2006 6:46 AM PDT
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a good A/V reciver and realy GOOD sounding speakers!!!!!
Do you have a $$$$$ amount that you want to spemd? John

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heres my suggestion
by masterying01 / August 22, 2006 10:13 AM PDT
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if you are willing to spend more then $500, go with seperate receiver/speakers and connect everything to your receiver. this would let the receiver do most of the sound processing and save most of your ram/cpu bandwidth for your games and other stuff...and depending on the might help a few fps.

if you want to spend less then $500, the ONLY computer speakers i would recommend are the Klipsch Pro-Media 5.1 computer speakers. they can be found at newegg for $299 ( . 214 reviews, even with people giving it 1 star (which always happens with online reviews), and it still gets an average of a perfect 5 out of 5 stars. a lot of magazines ranked these as some of the best computer speakers available...and it was on top of their lists for quite a long time. these speakers are a little old...but they're great.

bose is good if you can find it on ebay for cheap....but for retail prices that bose charges...u can get many other things.

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