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Hello everyone.
My current setup is:
Harman Kardon AVR 130
Eltax (Hollywood front) front speakers and center.
Warfdale Diamond 8.1 as rear speakers.
KRK10S sub
Sound goes via coaxial cable exclusively from computer. SupremeFX X-Fi 2 (built-in). Will step-up in nearest future, not now.

Sub is brand new and using it for ~month. My problem is to choose what upgrade should come next. My budget is up to 1200$ (europe) so if you advice from US i think it would be ~1500$ (knowledge based on computer parts).
As of now, i am considering that most upgrade would be from front speakers and/or center. Am looking at Kef IQ50 or 70, currently looking for place to hear them both. I will also consider B&W cm7 (may get deal on those) if they will be worth those extra 800$, over Kef. Can't find local price for AE aelite, i've heard some small front speakers from them and i am very, very impressed with them.
Do want to hear what is soundbar and if it is something that i want to have. Can't say that harman isn't doing it's job very good. Heard denon (HD entry level) with AE front/center/sub and warf rear speakers, i could only hear that i want really something that sounds so clearly like those front speakers.
As of usage, i game much, love to watch HD concerts, listen to almost everything. Classics to Drum and bass.
As of style, i don't care much for color or finish, prefer tall speakers. Grills will be removed 99.9%, so cool looking ones.

The Ultimate Question: What to do, with what to go?


EDIT: No, i am not lazy person who can't google. I have read so many reviews that i can't track anymore what i liked and what not. However going to hear something in "Showroom" and hearing same speakers/receiver/sub at home are 2 different sounds.
Models that I wrote is just something that i was looking at for few days. That does mean that this is what i want/need or will choose from. It is more for price range for users in other countries.

I'm living in Israel.
For a reference on prices you could use this website you just divide number by 4 to get price in $

Acoustic Energy NEO 3 - 1100$. How are these VS Kef/B&W (models i mentioned before)?
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