Originally Posted by MatrixDweller
As far as whether to upgrade or not. It would all depend on the quality of your speakers and gear over all. If you have a medium to large theater room with some nice speakers it would be well worth it. If you have small room setup with small speakers and a weak sub then it really doesn't make much of a difference. You may still upgrade your player for better picture though.
I would strongly disagree.
In my bedroom system, which is made up of a Marantz 8002 receiver and Kef 5005.2 speakers (total for the 5.1 system and receiver is ~$3,000 street) the difference between the new uncompressed codecs and DD and DTS are huge!