Responses from koven

Primare I30 vs Krell KAV 400xi
ive had both, the krell 400xi is superior imo, both in sound and build quality 
Which amp is best to drive Magneplanar 1.6's?
any high current amp is going to sound good with maggies 
Best U.S.A. speakers?
GMA imo 
Sonus Faber: Concerto vs Home?
thanks mike, that helps 
B&W 685 or Paradigm Titan/mini Monitor V6
the 685's are great monitors.. excellent for the price imo, i prefer b&w over paradigm, but best to go demo both 
Canton or Sonus Faber
SF not ideal for rock imo 
Favorite ProAc Tablette and speaker stand?
tablette 2000 signature on skylans with tube amp = heavenly 
Recommend me a DAC for 300
mhdt paradisea 
best totem speaker
the hawks and forest are the "best" imo, hawks sound a bit warmer/musical.. bass on forest is tighter/deeper 
How far do you sit from your speakers
I'm about 7-8ft 
best pre-amp new or used for under $500?
used mini max for $500 if you're lucky 
Best Rock Album in 2010
Broken Bells album is great 
Morrow SP1 or SP2 cable vs Speltz Anti-Cable?
I'd had both Anti Cable and Morrow SP1, the Morrows won, seemed more transparent and a bit more clear in my system. 
budget speakers
Usher S520 is a good budget choice.. about 300-400 used 
Wyred for Sound DAC 2 or Peachtree Nova
Face, I am very very interested in that comparison.