Forgive me for posting this on a forum or 3 but I like varied opinions. I've been looking for a new set of front 3 speakers for my hometheater/music system and I'm down to 3 brands now in the sub $2k pair range. 1. Linn Ninka's. 2. Vandersteen 2's 3. Martin Logan Aeon's(new speaker) My wife likes these speakers(mainly for the anethetics but I've always like their sound. I plan on an audition this week. They are 4ohm speakers at 89db effecient. Given this I'm gonna need a new amp because I don't think my current reciever will do the job(Sony V444es) so I'm considering an external amp to drive the front 3. I don't have the room in the rear for ML rears so I'll have to go with another brand. Which amp would you suggest or brands? How much power should I be looking at? I'm trying to get away with a sub $1k option and I'm not afraid to go used, demo or whatever else. The Marantz mono's I don't believe can handle the low ohm load very well so I'm semi-ruled them out. Any suggestions are recommended.