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Old 10-17-2011, 02:27 PM
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The HK system is better and I can clearly tell the difference. I had it in my 2010 E93 335i. Compared to my 2011 E93 M3. The base system I would say it's average for a car, and below average for a $60K+ car.

However, I have a convertible M3 - so a lot of the quality of a sound system is negated by the low amount of sound deadening material, top related movements, tire roar etc. It's like putting the best sound system in an environment that reverberates. I don't usually sit in the car to listen to the stereo, or drive in a manner to maximize sound quality (of the stereo). I can't really see the point of getting the better stereo for the price paid, in an M3. Yes in a 5er or 7er, which are much more serene - no in an M.

If money or value is not a concern, just get it.
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