It has a terrific DAC. Early impressions are coming out.
You can stream audio or video from an external hard drive through USB or Sata. No need for a USB digital interface.
I can't wait til March.
High Fidelity Audio Performance:
Note - Although the BDP-95 shares the same playback platform as the BDP-93, it is designed from the ground up with a different chassis and many different components optimized for the analog audio performance. For this reason it is not possible to upgrade a BDP-93 to gain the BDP-95's enhanced audio performance by replacing parts.
Diversified Media Support:
Unparalleled Video Quality: