Hold off on new AVR or processor purchases.
Dolby Atmos is coming this fall.
If you are interested in Dolby Atmos, just wait a few months and you'll have to pick of many products starting around $1000(estimated street price). If you are not interested in Dolby Atmos you should still wait a bit. Just the announcement of this new technology will undoubtedly drive down the pricing on "non Atmos" products.
Dolby Atmos seems to be causing quite a "stir" among home theater enthusiasts. Many cannot wait to incorporate it into their homes while others are already dismissing it as a non factor.
How many of those following along here plan on being early adopters----and why or why not?
Power Sound Audio