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Do you have a jaw dropping theater? Or are you putting it in your family room? The 5040 is a significant upgrade on the W1070, but it's very first generation Faux-K. There is a lot of room for improvement which will be coming along in the next few years. My opinion is that there is no chance I would touch any of the stuff out right now if I had a perfectly good W1070 I was enjoying that worked well. I would save my pennies up and wait until the W1070 broke down. Instead, I'd be looking at room treatments, ways to make the theater better, better audio, run a HDMI cable instead of hoping the wireless works.
4K will be here at some point, but it's nearly pointless right now unless you have a lot of content you want to see in 4K already.
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