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i wonder if i should go with a 5.1 channel receiver.. i actually dont want 7.1 channels...but yamaha doesnt have a "high end" 5.1...most expensive they have is $350.(i dont wanna sound like im trying to spend as much as possible but my experience says u get what u pay for.)
 

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i wonder if i should go with a 5.1 channel receiver.. i actually dont want 7.1 channels...but yamaha doesnt have a "high end" 5.1...most expensive they have is $350.(i dont wanna sound like im trying to spend as much as possible but my experience says u get what u pay for.)
That's the other reason I suggested the Onkyo. You can use the extra 2 channels to power the mains, so nothing goes to waste.
 
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i may take a trip to hhgregg and have a little talk with my friend because if i can get a good price on those f-3 floor standing i may go ahead and buy them. im sure my dinky 40w per channel receiver would love having them hooked to it seeing as there 150w rms, 600w peak
 

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i may take a trip to hhgregg and have a little talk with my friend because if i can get a good price on those f-3 floor standing i may go ahead and buy them. im sure my dinky 40w per channel receiver would love having them hooked to it seeing as there 150w rms, 600w peak
Not to mention, being a receiver from the 80's, it's probably under-rated anyway. Some of those things are monsters.
 
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