I just picked up a pair of the Energy RC-70 tower speakers at Frys.
They are on sale, today only, for $249 each. In store pickup only. Promo code needed. Sign up for Frys free newsletter and you'll get the code.
I also picked up the matching RC-LCR center channel speaker for $219.
I had already purchased the RC-10 bookshelf speakers and I was very impressed with them.
Frys runs sales on these Energy speakers from time to time. The RC -10 were on sale yesterday for $199, one day only, in store pickup only. I paid a little more for my RC-10 speakers @ $229, but I'm very happy with them and I still think it's a good deal.
Anyway, I really like these speakers from Energy. To think that some people snub them just because they've been discontinued and discounted is, IMHO, a mistake of epic proportions.
Of course, all of this is my humble, and completely subjective, opinion.
At these prices, I don't see how you can go wrong. They're frequency response is very good, their sound is detailed, but not harsh (no listening fatigue), the cabinets and materials are solid, and the drivers are unique to Energy.
Take advantage of the corporate buyout by Klipsch and Audiovox and get your ears on these beauties in your environment.
I'm glad I heeded the good advice from some fellow forum members and I wound up with some nice, brand new, gear at super discounted prices.