Originally Posted by Robinson_A
The Onkyo 805 receiver is my receiver of choice at the moment. I don't have a lot of insight as to the Pioneer gear but I am waiting for their cost no object receiver to hit after CES. But for $800 or less (if you shop smart) the Onkyo 805 will do everything you need and more. Plus it sounds amazing. Check out the review here:
The 805 sounds like a great reciever but I dug around a bit and one knock on it was that it doesn't actually upconvert signals to 1080p.
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Are these sources correct? Could you help clarify?