Price: $799

Website: www.dvdo.com

He said: For those of you who already have a good system but want to push its performance up that last step, DVDO’s Edge is the ticket. In its little area of the marketplace -- outboard video processors -- the Edge sets a new standard.

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Read the SoundStage! A/V review.

The gist: If you need a standalone video processor, here’s a good choice.