Lets see .
Bistreaming DTS-HD / Master Audio -htpc check
airplay - xbmc, airtunes, airspeaker, itunes, - check, "Check out Airfoil"
1080p high bit rate - check
1080p 3d bitstreaming check
even checkerboard 3d output for early DLP adopters check
amazing flexibility in software / hardware - check
atv 2- closed ecosystem unless jailbroken. even then xbmc - just ok,
atv classic - with xbmc crystal hd. mediocre
atv 3 - not an option at this time.
If anything take a look at the upcoming android options with Pivos. - XBMC is alive and well, and moving along quickly to a usable product. I have been pondering it and watching devopment.
My corsair HX520 power supply just busted, Corsair is such a customer centric company i will have one in a few days on Advanced RMA, and HTPC will be b0 ack in service for probably at least 2 more years. Running C2D 8400 /4GB / Fermi Video card. Cant remember which one. 650 maybe. Have BD / and HD-DVD Combo drive still works great. For master control.
The dell / gyration motion remote. amazing wii-like technology. and very user friendly. WAF.
HT1: UN78JS9500, AVR: AVRX-7200WA, AMP: UPA-7, SPKRS: L/R: Veritas 2.3I C: 2.0CI SUR: V2.0R,, SUB: SVS SB13Ultra x2 ATMOS: 4X RC-6C, NV SHIELD(2D)Haswell NUC i5(3D)
HT2: OLED65G6P, AVR: AVRX3300, SPKRS: L/C/R: Veritas 2.2C, SUR: RC-RCRx2, SUB: 10.3x2, NV SHIELD(2D) Zidoo X9S(3D)
HT3: OLED55C6P, AVR NR6700 L/R/S, NV SHIELD(2D)
18 Hybrid Raid, (It Just Works!!) R/C: Harmony Elite HarmonyOneX2