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Are Studio Monitors Right For Me ?


My pc speakers are dieing so i'm looking for $200-$300 replacements. I want 2 self-powered speakers that sound good without a separate sub. I'll use them for listening to punk rock music for like 10 hours a day while i work at my desk, no games. Many of the self powered speakers in this range call themselves "studio monitors". I've been led to believe that studio monitors have a specific purpose and that the average consumer shouldn't consider them, is this correct? Do i really have to get a receiver and bookshelf speakers to get better music quality than pc speakers?

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