Well I went ahead and placed my order for 2 x LSR305 + 1 x LSR310S for my new PC audio setup. They will be replacing my current Corsair SP2500 speakers. Hopefully it will be positive improvement in sound quality and maximum SPL.
However...When used with the LSR310S subwoofer, will the LSR308 offer anything better in terms of sound quality over the LSR305? I've read that some actually prefer the LSR305's sound over the LSR308's? Is this true? Lastly, when positioned near-field (like at the computer desk), I assume the LSR305 can get very loud?
I'm far from an expert, but it would seem that as your going to be using a sub-woofer to cover the really low end, having the LR308 8" woofer would not really make a difference, over the 5" woofer in the LSR305.
And yes, the LSR305 being right at the desk and being with in a few feet of your ears, they will get loud.