I am on the hunt for new speakers. My 8 year-old Logitechs half-broke, and now it is painful to listen to. I'm wanting to go the passive speaker+receiver route, and I am quite lost. I have an old RCA receiver that I'll link below. I need you guys to tell me if I need to get a new one to run the speakers or not. I'm running an Asus Xonar STX in my computer if that makes any difference.
Here's a list of the ones I'm considering. Feel free to make other suggestions, just try to stick to <$300 for the pair.
All I care about is music for these. Is there a benefit to getting floor standing over bookshelf for a 2.0 music setup? There are a TON of both bookshelf and floorstanding on Newegg that are discounted, and some of the open-box ones are being sold for really cheap. Any suggestions on Newegg ones would be great.
Here's the receiver I have:
Edited by Valicious - 11/18/12 at 2:20am