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I think I'd rather have the SM45 or SM55 but either one would exceed the OP's budget. The 350 is from the previous series and not as good IMHO.
If you go the passive route, the Cambridge S30 is a nice smaller speaker ($180 at accessories4less.com) and that would leave enough for a budget AVR. You could add the subwoofer later when finances allow. Also, have you considered powered monitors instead?
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