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Hey guys, I've been researching for an upgrade to my HomeTheater, currently is a

. My budget is $800 for receiver / speakers. So far my short list for receiver is:

Denon AVR-1712 $399
Yamaha RX-V667 $391

Room is 7x4(m) ~ 23x13(ft) just in case

All I really need is:
- 3 HDMI inputs (BDV player, WDTV Live, +1 just in case)
- 3D mmm... not interested now but who knows
- 5.1
- Second zone would be a plus for some future speakers for my PC
- Video Up-conversion can also come in hand for cable, but not needed

The thing is, either of those receivers will leave me with $400 only for speakers, I thought about going 2.1(2 x BIC FH-65B and BIC F12) for now and later add 2 towers(FH-6T) to complete the setup (later = probably a year). Any suggestions about it? The only way I found for 5.1 right away is buying Sony speakers, 2x SS-B1000, 2x SS-F6000, SS-CN5000 and SA-W3000.

One last thing, how bad are Sony receivers? there is a last year models (if I'm correct) STRDH820 for $278 with everything I think I need, and some extra $ for speakers.

PS: I'm not from US so used gear is out of the picture for me, is bad enough gambling about not getting a lemon
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