thanks for the replies.
I have to say that my room is big but when I'm watching tv I'm in an area about 18 x 12.
it is not enclosed. yet I'm rarely that far away. i just want to help my speakers out.
IM not looking for an awesome theatre sound.Nor am i looking for I don't spend my nights watching movies , tv or listening to music . I just want something to make my hockey games, odd movies and background music more enjoyable then the speakers from my 55 inch samsung tv.