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I've backed down from complex systems and run a NAD M10 "streaming amplifier" to single driver speakers. About as simple and cable free as one can get. WiFi (most all sourcing is via Tidal), flash drive for alternate source, and power in, flash drive speaker cables out, done. Sound quality is excellent, flexibility top notch (even includes Dirac), a thoroughly modern and compact design. My whole "rack" is a 9" x 12" amp stand (which helps enlarge soundstage while keeping speaker cables short).
After nearly 50 years at this, I've learned that matching components can easily be a total crap shoot...
After nearly 50 years at this, I've learned that matching components can easily be a total crap shoot and buying separate power supplies and cases for individual components a waste of money. A decent manufacturer (with long experience and deep resources - like NAD) knows how to blend/balance the parts into an elegant package better than any hobbyist and save money/space doing it. Frankly for most audiophiles it boils down to satisfying the psychological need for the hunt and to show off trophies. Ultimately separates can certainly sound better, but the cost will undoubtedly be higher, the complexity greater, and chance of getting perfect synergy between pieces a real long shot. But that's pretty well describes big game hunting doesn't it? And your new big rack full of fancy boxes is bound to impress somebody.
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