Harry again failed to mention that he only uses the EAD for HT. It sounds to me like you want a processor for double duty (HT and 2 channel). Though, ultimately listening to both is the best advice. Here
is link to the thread in which I posted opinion after A/B'ing the Bryston and EAD.
I dont know the Sim very well, so I wont comment, though it is well respected.
It wasnt that nasty, sometimes you just have to stick up for a product, especially one that you like. Bad advice is bad advice and I call 'em like I see 'em.