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Not parts, but Windows Server 2012 R2 (core) really made a very noticeable difference in SQ.
Just got it all loaded and configured today.............
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Got my dual JL F110s set up on opposite ends of the room...
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Got my dual JL F110s set up on opposite ends of the room...

Very nice. thumb.gif Those are supposed to be amazing but the one store in town here that was a dealer is no longer. How do they sound? I think I'll be doing 2 subs as soon as I move. Hopefully soon.
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Got my dual JL F110s set up on opposite ends of the room...

Nice subs, whats the rest of the setup?
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20 bucks later and my temporary Sony SU 4030s are no more (had the worst tweeters out of any speakers i have ever owned)! Some older speakers to pair with my Pioneer SX-1000Ta

Very clean Sansui S-730 80w 3-way speakers. In my personal opinion, Sansui is so underrated, I LOVE these speakers, especially for the price! thumb.gif Bass is very vibrant and tight, they seem to hold up rather well below 80hz as well.



Edited by raidmaxGuy - 3/13/14 at 4:34pm
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Picked up a pair of Polk Audio Monitor 30's for the computer today. Still need to find an appropriate amp/DAC or receiver to power them...

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Picked up a pair of Polk Audio Monitor 30's for the computer today. Still need to find an appropriate amp/DAC or receiver to power them... Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


nice.. polk makes some nice bang for buck speakers I used some monitor 30II speakers with my pc for awhile ..can't complain at all for what they cost ($70~ish new on sale)

if you want to one andd done it on dac / amp there is this little topping vx1 that might well be perfect


http://www.amazon.com/TOPPING-Tripath-Subwoofer-Amplifier-Digital/dp/B00H6XDE4S/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1395186252&sr=8-1&keywords=topping+vx

I drove my polks with a T-amp (smsl SA-S3) just fine
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I drove my polks with a T-amp (smsl SA-S3) just fine
Been looking into that specific amplifier too. Another option would be the YuanJing TPA3116 based YJHIFI 50W x 2 + 100W, nice if you have a passive 2.1 set. But I'll be likely to get a 300-500W DSP plate amp for the sub and just go with the SMSL SA-3, looks a lot nicer too!

Really bothered by how my current stack of Yamaha receivers suck out like 300W when I'm not listening with more than a couple of watts per channel and maybe like 50W for the sub. Changing to Class D ASAP.
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Just picked up a Yamaha HTR-3063 for the computer last night. Thinking of running a 5.1 setup for gaming and the odd movie. May pick up some Polk RTI4's to replace my Monitor 30's and send the latter to the rear.

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scavenged some Logitech Z4 stands, drilled a bigger hole into them and bolted a HiWave 3" BMR speaker on. I should try and get my hand on some thick cardboard tube or small wooden cups to finish them nicely and help mute the backwave/comb filtering. Gonna post measurements later!

scavenged some Logitech Z4 stands, drilled a bigger hole into them and bolted a HiWave 3" BMR speaker on. I should try and get my hand on some thick cardboard tube or small wooden cups to finish them nicely and help mute the backwave/comb filtering. Gonna post measurements later!

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