I think you miss the point of an AVR and why it absolutely shits on a frankenstein "I know better than everyone else" setup.
1. You can actually play Dolby TrueHD, DTS Master HD etc. which is crucial to modern cinema and blu-ray concerts. This single reason alone makes frankenstein pointless.
2. For basic TV with the missus, you can use ARC with usual dolby standard 5.1 and use the TV apps. FAR nicer for simplicities sake.
3. No one can use or troubleshoot frankenstein and you spend more time ******* around with it than actually just enjoying t