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hi guys, as you know.. tax season is around the corner and I want to purchase a Home Theatre system with outstanding quality for music, movies and ofcourse gaming. The bad part is I have no idea where to start for home theater systems and was wondering if I could get some help on this. It'd be greatly appreciated. I have a 6000-7000$ budget
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Onkyo TX-SR605 (black)

If it is as good as their 5.1 it is very nice.

Marantz

And, Another Onkyo

Ouch! I forgot PIONEER! (how could I?)
Edited by newphase - 1/29/11 at 10:45am
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post #3 of 21
hmm not sure perhaps a Denon or NAD reciever together with a couple of B&W or DALI speakers/sub(s).
Edited by space@pe - 1/29/11 at 10:51am
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Just buy 4 speakers and a subwoofer, Genelec is a good brand for the speakers.
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B&W 800D!!! Sounds freaking amazing!
     
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Originally Posted by newphase View Post
Onkyo TX-SR605 (black)

If it is as good as their 5.1 it is very nice.

Marantz

And, Another Onkyo

Ouch! I forgot PIONEER! (how could I?)
OMG I bought an Onkyo 7.1 and their amazing. Buy the off accessories4less.com though, they sell refurbished units for 50%ish off, and they look brand new!
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I was thinking about a pair of these pol audio lsi25's for front speakers
http://www.polkaudio.com/homeaudio/l...ex.php?s=lsi25

the lsiC for center
http://www.polkaudio.com/homeaudio/l...p?s=lsi25#lsic

LSI FX for rear/sides
http://www.polkaudio.com/homeaudio/l...?s=lsi25#lsifx

and a DSW 4000 sub for subwoofer
http://www.polkaudio.com/homeaudio/d...swmicropro4000

Would i need a amp for these? sorry im completely new to this @_@
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Do you have a HTPC to pair with the set up?
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