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It of course depends on your situation. Sony soundbars are on top right now, so in that sense it is among the best you can get in the soundbar world. If you have a Sony TV which seems to be the case since you mentioned two HDMI 2.1 ports, then they are even more appealing with Sony integration and S-center sync, and the extra HDMI 2.1 port.