Hi, I had both speakers and the Thiel's are much less forgiving regarding the source material. I loved the detail and the lack of speaker sound (more like live music) of them, but I had trouble sometimes with too much upper bass (boomy) from the passive unit they have. They do sound best at low volumes that most any speaker. I would get a smaller monitor on stands to do the job you want in that small room. Look at (don't laugh) Boston Acoustics VRM-60"s Milo
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I own the Studio 60s v2 and originally powered them with a 110W Yamaha receiver for HT. I am really not much of a movie watcher and have since ditched the receiver for a 150W Odyssey amp. What a difference in two channel listening! The 60s are on the down side of inefficient at 87-89dB. They like power! I noticed the biggest difference in the midrange between the Odyssey and the Yamaha. Since you'll be using a sub, I'd suggest saving the cash and going with the 40s or the 20s. If you can't get a home demo of the speakers, I would take the Sherwood to the speakers for a listen. I don't think you can go wrong with the Paradigms. They're a great value. Best of luck.
From a previous thread:
If you are looking at the Paradigm 60s you really - really need to give the Quad 21Ls a listen. I personally was considering another model in the Paradigm Reference Studio line before I ended up going with the Quad 21Ls and I have not looked regretted it at all.