Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Garden Grove, CA
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I'm still running Infinity Speakers. I have four Infinity Compositions Prelude PF-Rs running fronts and surrounds with a Prelude PCC center. I actually had the RS-5 or the Reference 2000.6, which i believe are pretty much identical running as my surrounds before i picked up another pair of PFRs. They are pretty decent speakers and for the price you can get them now 100-200, they are pretty good. The CC3s are still admired center channels today and still command a hefty price. I've actually had all three, the CC1, CC2, and CC3, and the CC3 compared to centers i've experienced is still quite comparable.
However, the QPS-1s are trash. They were meant to pair with the Infinity Prelude PFRs but they just sucked. If you want an improvement, and keep your existing Infinity speakers, I definitely suggest looking at the Infinity Overtures, they have great value and they can be had rather cheaply. My friend just picked up a pair of Overture 2's the other day for a buck 75. You could always buy new fronts move your existing fronts to surround duty.
I'd also advise you to move on to a more powerful subwoofer. To be honest Infinity is not known for its home audio subs and the BU-80 doesn't really hit really deep or really hard and better values can be found in the internet markets.
Overall, after foraying into other brands, I've come full circle back to Infinity speakers (I've owned Micros, Primuses, Betas, Sterling) just because they've become an overlooked brand thus offering great value. Newer speakers aren't inherently better than old ones, many others will attest to that, but in fact you can find fantastic values on used speakers.