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Whats a better choice? Monitor and speakers, or HDTV with built in speakers?

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2 years ago#21
akira1987 posted...
depends on your price range.............

the Logitech G35 are around 130 and are awesome
then there are Sennheiser which anything by them is amazing but a bit pricey
Astro A40 are nice but are like 200 and you have to have a optical to use them


How do these compare to your suggestions?

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00EXPNFUA/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=BM6JPQL562JZ&coliid=I3S2GDZME8SJRG
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2 years ago#22
Honestly those look pretty nice and I've heard the Corsair stuff is pretty good
2 years ago#23
one thing you never want to ever do is use your TVs built in speakers for anything ever.
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2 years ago#24
Run a monitor and a tv like I do. I use a TV for watching video, sometimes use the tv for speakers even with a dual screen setup, and then serious ( or quiet ) gaming it is headphones.
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2 years ago#25
Killah Priest posted...
one thing you never want to ever do is use your TVs built in speakers for anything ever.


This. Im running a TV with a soundbar atm for my pc
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2 years ago#26
Depends on how you want to play. Do you want to sit at a desk then monitor. Also Monitors are more gaming focused so picture will be a bit better. Do you want to sit on a recliner or couch and play on a massive screen that TV is way to go.

I've done both and just prefer the TV. A 60" TV while either posted back in my big comfy recliner or lounging out in my couch is the only way to game for me.
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2 years ago#27
as stated, with monitor or tv you are still going to want speakers
^ this
2 years ago#28
Monitor and speakers of course.

I really doubt the quality of the speakers in the HDTV while you can choose your own speakers. A few monitors comes with speakers as well, BUT, the quality of the speakers is even more dubious. I suggest monitor and speakers either way for PC gaming.

And if you are using a TV table as your monitor stand, go big with the speakers, I mean those big 2.0 powered studio monitors.
2 years ago#29
kingoffps posted...
High quality headphones > Speaker

Every time.

This is basically objectively wrong. Unless you're comparing $300 headphones to $50 speakers or something.
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