You’ve come a long way since the days when you strung speaker wires in your college dorm room or first apartment. Those wires didn’t have to look great, and you probably didn’t pay much attention to their specifications. As long as the sound came out of the speakers – and it was loud – the wires were good enough.
Now that you have a home theater or more sophisticated audio setup, “good enough” isn’t good enough anymore. You need loudspeaker cable which will provide high fidelity, low signal loss and be able to faithfully deliver sound over a wide frequency range.
You need new york cables 14AWG two-conductor loudspeaker cable.