Spend more on your speakers and less on your AVR. I'd go with a 254 (same color as the 354) and better speakers than the HKTS. Lots of speaker manufacturers offer silver, you just have to look. If you're looking for small, satellite speakers, check out Orb Audio satellites and combine that with a silver STF subwoofer from HSU and you're good. SVS used to offer a $999 system which included 5 bookshelf speakers and a great subwoofer in silver, they may only offer in black now; still worth checking.