For me I don't have 1946 installed on my computer.
AP, Perfesser, Spaulding, Gustang, wingflyer, myself and recently added Kira have been playing BOX these last few weeks and have really enjoyed this sim. The graphics are excellent, plane spotting, and damage models look really good. You feel like the 50's in the P-40 are hitting like they should.
I like CLoD but I think BOX is well past CLoD with the future of BOX looking more impressive than CLoD.
For me I really like DCS. The biggest minus for me is the damage model. In order to disable an AI with guns you have to kill the pi