+1 as xphunter said.
"Decide what you want and can afford in the big picture. I think both scopes will do fine for your application, but ultimately you will be the one to make that decision."
Make a list of pros and cons
check the bank balance and the pantry!
No need to give up YLN or your first born!
If you save up and go with the NXS you will never look back.
Check out the " Search " lots of opinions!
Here is one from 05
Leupy vs. NightForce
I really like the R2 reticule of the NXS, but there are lots of options to fit the pocket book. This should be a fun hobbie! Not a dollar challange. If you can't sleep at night because you spent 1500 on a scope you should look for other options.