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by: nader0903 February 5, 2008 11:39 AM PST

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Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD, do I really need it?

by nader0903 - 2/5/08 11:39 AM

I love watching movies and am in the market for a new AV receiver. Sometime, I'm going to get a blu-ray or HD DVD player, or both, and I'm wondering if I really will need a receiver that can play Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD.

I live in a small apartment, my living room is like, 12' x 12' and unfortunately the man is keeping me down so there's no plans for buying a house with a home theater room in it anytime in the future. Also, I'm not such an audiophile that I need more than a 5.1 system.

What's all the hoopla with HD audio? Is it really worth the investment or is it something I can get down the road? I can't seem to find much to help me make a decision when I research it on the net.

Thanks for the help!!!

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