Presentation is subjective, the sound quality isn't. The sound quality is quantifiable: the amount of noise and distortion added by the system.
Presentation is what we argue about 'I don't like electrostatics', 'I like valves better', I like to listen near field' 'I don't like metal domes' and so forth.
Current Lash Up:
Technics SL1200 with Sumiko h/s & Nagaoka MP50 * Firebottle valve MM phono stage * Parasound CDPi1000 * NVA P90SA passive pre / Krell KSA50S Power amp * JM Lab Electra 926 loudspeakers *