I was using Nordost SPM until I came accross a pair of Nordost Quattro Fil. I was amazed how much of an improvement I heard even at the lofty price level of those two cables.
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During your tour of the worlds finest interconnects I think that it would be very wise to listen to the cables from Argento. They represent fantastic sound at all price levels but the top of the line "VDM" are simply fantiastic. I upgraded to this from the standard silver about half a year ago and it was worth every cent.
If you enjoyed the Pro Silways, try comparing Harmonic Tech's "Magic" cable to Acoustic Zen's Silver Reference". They are both in line with what you already have, but a significant step up. I have had both, and settled on the AZ cable, but of course each system is different. Robert Stein at the Cable Company is a great help, but you might keep you eyes out at Audiogon for these cables around half retail cost.
I also switched my Pro 11 AC's to "less important" components (receiver, subwoofer), and now use the AZ Tsunami with my CD player, it was like giving my Sony 9000ES steroids!
Mix and match, been there done that. Very system dependant. You need lots of experience with various brands of cables to optimize the results. I really prefer a single brand solution and this can be done with the better cables. My speakers are home built (equiv. to a $20k speakers). I use the Pure Note Epsilon speaker cables in a tri-wire setup. Sonics are excellent, very transparent. Previously I tried Kimber, Cardas, Silver Audio, Nordost, and Acoustic Zen with mixed results. With these cables I swapped them between the low/mid/high terminals but just never got what I wanted.