Amp advice and how to wire speakers up to an amp and then amp to laptop.

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This type of system would require 4 channels of amplification and an electronic crossover to adjust what frequency the subs play up to and what frequency the mains play down to. You may be able to drive this setup directly from the laptop audio output with the correct cables. If not then you will need a preamp as well.

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Those speakers aren't suitable for home theatre use, they're meant to be used outdoors or in a location with acoustic dampeners such as a club. Most home theatre amplifiers deliver between 80 and 120 watts maximum per channel, not 600 watts. Home theatre subwoofers usually include their own amplifier to bring this up to whatever the sub is designed for. Other channels aren't amplified beyond that included with the amplifier itself.

You would need to get some professional audio equipment to use those.
 

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if the laptop has hdmi or any sort of audio out, an AV receiver will handle it. Yamaha, Onkyo, Marantz are some of the good mid-level brands in AV receivers.

Thats one piece of the puzzle. The AV receiver will have the connections there for those speakers but that's as far as you'll get. You'll need an additional powered amp between the speakers and the AV receiver and those can be costly depending on quality.
 
This type of system would require 4 channels of amplification and an electronic crossover to adjust what frequency the subs play up to and what frequency the mains play down to. You may be able to drive this setup directly from the laptop audio output with the correct cables. If not then you will need a preamp as well.
 
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