Hello, As of now I am running my setup with el cheapo 16 gauge copper-silver (looks like it.. plated?) speaker wire. Got it from my dealer for free and my system still sounds great. I can't imagine it sounding much better but I guess it's worth a try . What I am looking at is Home Depot wire, AudioQuest wire available at my dealer, and Onix. Bettercables' website says "coming soon with new stuff" but still an option. From my dealer, he says $5 a foot for their cheapest AudioQuest wires and it is four strands (insulated) of I believe solid copper in one tube. Is this the going price for this? He says I can bi-wire my speakers using just this cable and this "feature" seems attractive. I do not have an idea of what Home Depot wire costs (probably the 12 gauge) so prices would be helpful. I saw a link to a page showing a picture of a Home Depot wire turned green and it has been burned into my mind. Anything like that happen to anyone? Onix cables... the SP100/200 looks nice and cheap and was wondering if anyone had any complaints with em. I would like to bi-wire my speakers (mains: Paradigm 60s (~7 feet each) and center: Paradigm CC (6 feet)) only and need some help choosing a wire. I don't like a ratnest and was wondering if there were cheaper, quality cables that do the same thing as the AudioQuest. If you guys have alternative suggestions, that is welcomed as well. I do not like paying more than I have to and would like something that brings the most bang for the buck. If there is a difference (no personal attacks please)... Thanks in advance~ Antonio EDIT: Oh forgot to mention that I would like to spend less than one hundred on these cables... don't laugh I am poor.