upgrade an onkyo 505 to 605 ?

Discussion in 'AV Receivers & Amplifiers' started by tabs, Jan 13, 2008.

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    ive had the onkyo 505 amp for about 3 months now, i am very happy with it indeed :smashin: ... would it be worth it to upgrade to the 605 .

    its mainly used for gaming and watching blu ray filums :confused::confused::confused:
     
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    IF you are using a PS3 for gaming and blueray you might want to wait to see if Sony does a firmware update to output HD sound over HDMI from the PS3. I am waiting for that to happen and will consider upgrading my old Denon amp to the 605 then, as there will be some tangible benefit. Otherwise if you do not have an HD sound source you might be wasting money.....
     
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    You make it sound like the PS3 cannot output HD sound with an Onkyo 605 at the moment. I don't think this is true. At the moment it does this as PCM rather than Bitstream, but you can still get the HD sound, just processed by the player rather than the Amp.
     

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