I had some Bose 201's to start(I was young and naive), went to M22's, then tried the M60's for about 2 weeks before moving to M80s, no regrets with any of the Axiom's, no better bang for the buck, IMO.

M80 v2
VP160 v3
QS8 v2
PB13 Ultra
Denon 3808
Samsung 85" Q70