Back On the Topic of Driving 3.6's

I know that this one has been kicked around a bit too much, but given these choices (and ignoring cost for now) which is the best overall candidate for driving a pair of Magnepan 3.6's in a large room? Current PreAmp is a Hovland HP-100 (all tube line & phono).

Cary 500MB

Pass Labs XA100.5

Pass Labs XA60.5

Pass Labs X350.5

McIntosh 200 wt
I use a McCormack DNA-500, but I can assure you a X350.5 will put a charge in the 3.6's, for sure...The more current, the more you will get out of them.

I've tried McIntosh stuff and to my ears you can do better, no slight to Mac who makes great stuff.

Good luck to you....Enjoy
"Then I tried a set of Pass Labs XA100.5 mono amps with the 1.7 which immediately had me revising my opinions of the speakers" Review here
Having owned them-the most power you can get The bass does not come alive without the power. Maggies are wonderful with power!!!!!!!!!!
Power? Watts or Current? 1000 watts from a Cary 500MB or huge current and a 100 watts pure class A from a Pass XA100.5?
I own new (March 2010) Magnepan 3.6s. I bought a Bryston 4B-SST2 at the same time to drive them.
If I had more money, I would:
Go for the big Pass amps X350.5
Go for the big Bryston 28B-SST2
Once you have a pair of those giants, then find a pre you can love...