Look to the new Dali Opticon 6 with a sub if you need a lot more bass, they are remarkable and run rings around the Golden Ears, which tend to sound boomy with either a bright top end or a recessed one, I have listened to the Golden Ears on three occasions and never found them to sound right.
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You'll hear 10,000 different opinions on this......
Here is mine:
That amplifier should drive most anything within reason......
For well under 2K you could do the Ryan Audio R610
For well under 3.5K you could do the Ryan Audio R620
I have owned Vandersteen as well as Revel and ended up with Magnepan 3.7s. If I ever made a return to non planar loudspeakers, I would buy a pair of Ryans based on the two models I have heard....
Even through youtube, you can hear how musical they are:
I have a dealer friend who is bringing a pair of 610s for me to try in my study.......and I'll probably buy them and pair them with the Rogue Integrated that you own.....
I've heard both Harbeth P3ESR and Focal 1008BE sound stunning on the Cronus Magnum. I've heard the Ryan many times with other amps and it's always super smooth. However, if you like resolution and transparency with amazing timbre without sacrificing the toneality my vote would be the Focal. Cabling was Analysis Plus Oval 9.
Here's an Absolute Sound review of the then-new Magnepan 1.7s.
And here's an Absolute Sound review of the 1st gen. Rogue Cronus Magnum powering a pair of Magnepan 1.7s.
I'd think the higher-powered KT120s would sound that much better. You do have to changed theRogue Cronus Magnum's jumpers inside to get the 4-ohm output. I've been loving and enjoying my 1.7s for 3 years now. If I were to change the electronics, it would be to the Rogue Cronus Magnum with the KT120 output tubes.
There is so much those Maggies do right for a reasonable amount of money. Unless you're in a huge room, 120 wpc should be plenty.