I am planning to buy a new receiver or amp + 2 bookshelf speakers for my living room. I plan to use it mainly for music. The thing is that I stream most of my music through Rhapsody on my lpatop (I don't store any files on my laptop and I don't use CDs). So I need to hook up my laptop to the recevier/amp.
I was hoping to get some advice on which amp or receiver is best for for streaming music? Also, what is the ideal set up for hooking up a laptop while keeping the sound quality as much as possible?
For the speakers I was planning on buying the Polk Audio RTi A3 or Paradigm Mini Monitor.
My budget for the receiver/amp and the speakers is up to $1000.