If the Integrated is superb the owner of it and the $15K speakers is smart.
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"does it make any sonic sense and there truth to it ????"
No. Focus on sound quality and how well the components work together, not price. Sometimes it works out that everything is close in price, and sometimes there is a big difference. Also, the overall price/performance of similar components can change over time. For example, the price of good sounding CD players has been coming down. A $500 CD player today may sound just as good as a 10 year old $1000 player.
I'm with rest of the guys - I have a $600 dac into a $1700 integrated amp into $4000 speakers - all hooked up with quality cables.
On the analogue side I use a $229 cartridge in a $2000 turntable - sounds great!
Component Synergy is key - use your ears not your wallet when deciding what to buy!
And if you put some effort into component selection, you'll save some cash for more "stuff"!
This hobby ain't easy - but it can be rewarding :-)
Back to the tunes!
My $15,000 MSRP Wilson Duette speakers are driven by my Theta Intrepid 5 channel amp that sells new for $1,700 and my system never sounded better."
Theta amps are very underrated. Are you using more than 2 channels? I don't recall any Wilson speakers that have more than 1 set of binging posts.
Zd542... It makes me feel better to think the Theta Intrepid might be underrated. I do use more than 2 channels for movies once or twice a week but the rest of the time it's 2 channel stereo. The only thing I don't like about the Intrepid is you can't turn off the surround channels when you listen to 2 channel stereo like you can with the Theta Dreadnaught.