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I'm planning on buying each component one at a time so total budget isn't an issue. I just don't want to spend a ridiculous amount of money on this.

EDIT: I just finished reading Soloz thread and pretty much decided to go with those bookshelf speakers. What I'm confused about is the interface between the computer and the receiver. Would I need to buy a different sound card or should I find myself a digital receiver?
you can get either a mini-RCA and use the analog out of your sound card, or you can get a digital coax to a receiver with digital inputs.
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you can get either a mini-RCA and use the analog out of your sound card, or you can get a digital coax to a receiver with digital inputs.
Thank you for the quick response.

Would running mini to RCA affect sound quality or would it be like running the 1/4 to 1/8 converters for headphone use?

EDIT: I can't rep you anymore.
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Thank you for the quick response.

Would running mini to RCA affect sound quality or would it be like running the 1/4 to 1/8 converters for headphone use?

EDIT: I can't rep you anymore.
no, mini-RCA is fine. he audio out from the sound card has a shared ground, so you won't be loosing anything that wasn't there at the output anyway as long as you use a good quality cable.

if you get a good receiver then digital out may sound a bit better, but a low to mid range will probably be about the same as analog, analog may be better. you'll have to listen to both to determine.
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MEMEMEME!

Current Setups

PC:
Sherwood RX-4103 Reciever
Sharp CP-R300 Bookshelf Speakers
HD580's for when I need things quiet in the house.

HT:
RCA RV-9900a Reciever
Pioneer CS-C1000 Speakers
RCA Sub

Crap I know but I'm upgrading pretty soon.
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Count me in. I've had my JBL CF-100s for years. Excuse the mess, and the overly mediocre amplifier. I haven't gotten around to replacing my beloved single-chip amp. Hopefully I can do that soon, when funds allow. This setup currently serves double duty between my computer and the HDTV setup.







Edit: Whoops, forgot to rotate the last two pictures. Hope you guys don't mind .
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Those speakers must sound kerazyyyy.
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They sounded amazing when I had them connected to my single chip amp.
    
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Anyone see the Moth Audio Cicada Loudspeakers for sale for 500$ over @ HC? Daaaanngggg
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Anyone see the Moth Audio Cicada Loudspeakers for sale for 500$ over @ HC? Daaaanngggg
Yup. Someone should probably buy them.

And by "someone", I of course mean that you should buy them Jon.
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yeah, saw them... was going to send Aura a PM, then saw that he posted already.
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