PC audio Advice please - Creative Gigaworks S750 or proper Home Cinema system?

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by GAmbrose, Jun 5, 2004.

  1. GAmbrose

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    I'll try to keep this as brief as possible.

    I currently have an Audigy soundcard and some 5 year old Cambridge Audio FPS 2000 speakers. This gives me 4.0 (Quadrophonic) sound, but I think it's time to upgrade.

    The way I see it, I have 2 options.

    Option 1 - Buy the Creative Gigaworks S750 set for approx £250. There are drawbacks to this however. My Audigy only supports 5.1 channel surround sound, and the room isn't exactly ideal for a 7.1 surround system, so 2 of the speakers would goto waste. I've also been told a proper Home Cinema amp and speakers would give me far superior sound. Which brings me to...

    Option 2 - Move the Pioneer VSX859 RDS Amp and KEF 2005 speakers/sub from my main system and hook them upto the Audigy via the 5.1 Analogue inputs (Multi Channel) and then spend £1000 buying some KEF 2005.2 and new Amp of some sort for my Home Cinema system.

    Obviously Option 2 is the more expensive option and would give me excellent sound from my PC, my major concern is are the 2005.2's really noticably better then the original Eggs that I have?

    Basically I am trying to justify spending £750 more than I really need to. I know the 2005.2 subwoofer is supposedly much better, but what of the speakers? Will I notice any difference?

    Gary A
     
  2. @if ®afiq

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    You're not the only one with that dilema ;)

    I've been musing over this off late and have decided to go the AV route - even though my room is tiny!
     
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