We're looking to dump Time Warner Cable (Cincinnati) primarily because our DVR experience has been nothing short of lousy. Thus, we're looking at both DIRECTV HMC (HR34) and DISH (Hopper). If we go DIRECTV, the setup should be pretty simple: 1 HR34 + 2 additional HD receivers. However, before we make the plunge, we'd love to hear some feedback from other HR34 users. Specifically, feedback on: - Reliability (how often is a reboot necessary)? - Speed of the interface - Other general feedback Coming from TWC, we suspect everything will be an improvement. However, now is the time to decide between DIRECTV and DISH. Consequently, 2-year pricing between DIRECTV and DISH are about the same. Thus, that really isn't part of the equation. Thanks in advance for your help!