I'm going to suggest something different. I suggest you secure a HT processor first, use that as your pre for music and see how you like it. A good quality HT processor is no slouch on music. If you like what you hear, you can then decide on your path forward.
I was thinking the same thing. If you can spend 3k on a nice processor you might not ever need anything else and it would be much easier, then you can go down the tube path later on. To each his own and i'm sure you'll be happy with a separate tube pre as well, I think with your setup it's a win win.
Theater Room: Pioneer Elite SC-35, RTi12's, Csi5, Fxi5's, Fxi3's, ED A5-350 sub, Optoma HD20, 92'' Elite Screen, Xbox One, APC H15, MIT Exp 2 SC's, Pepster PC's
Living Room: Martin Logan EM ESL's, Peachtree Audio iNova, MIT AVT2 SC's & IC's, Pepster PC, Sharp Aquos 60'', Sony BDP S-790, Airport Express
Bedroom: Panasonic AX200U projector, 110" screen
Outdoor: Polk Atrium 5's, Yamaha Rxv371
Source: SONOS Music System, DAC: W4S DAC-2, Pre/Pro: Marantz AV8801, Amp: W4S MC5, Front: Polk RTIA9, Center: Polk CSIA6, Surrounds: Polk FXIA6, Sub EQ: DSPeaker Anti-Mode 8033C, Subs: 2 - Polk DSW PRO660WI, IC & Speaker Cables: Signal Cable
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