The Onkyo TX-NR585 offers all of the streaming and decoding capabilities you need for a modern, affordable receiver, and it sounds great doing it.
The Sony STR-DN1080 is fully featured and easy to use, and it sounds great, making it the best AV receiver available for the price.
The Denon AVR-S750H offers generous sound quality, plenty of connectivity options
The Yamaha RX-V485 offers high-quality sound at an affordable price, but for some people it's worth paying more for extra inputs and and Dolby Atmos capability.
The midpriced Onkyo TX-NR575 receiver sounds good and comes fully loaded with Dolby Atmos and Chromecast built in, but it's not our first choice.
As long as you take care during setup, the Sonos Amp offers enthusiasts a powerful blank slate to build a compact, high-performance audio system.
The Marantz NR1508 serves up a winning combination of performance and features in a sleek (for an AV receiver) package.
The Denon AVR-S730H is the most affordable Dolby Atmos/DTS:X receiver we’ve tested, and a superb value overall.
The Onkyo TX-NR616 is a tremendous AV receiver value, with eight HDMI inputs and a very low street price, although Onkyo's step-down models may be an even better buy.
The Samsung HT-X810 is a breeze to set-up and looks great sitting underneath your TV, and while picture quality is great, the sound slightly disappoints.
The Yamaha RX-V3800 boasts all the features expected of a top-of-the-line receiver, and while audio performance is exceptional video could use some work.
This USB tuner means Xbox One owners can watch TV via their console without switching TV input, and use voice controls too.
The Roku LT is a killer streaming-media box, offering tons of streaming content -- including favorites like Netflix, Amazon Instant, Hulu Plus, and Pandora -- for just $50.
The Yamaha RX-V500D is a competent entry-level home-theatre receiver with network functions, and is the first receiver to include DAB+ digital radio.
Samsung debuted its new flagship home theater system at CES 2013, complete with glowing vacuum tubes, 4K upconversion, and a built-in Blu-ray player.
The Onkyo HTX-22HDX is a slick-looking 2.1 home theater system with good features, but its sound quality leaves a lot to be desired.
Mass Fidelity's Bluetooth multiroom speaker The Core generates a wide stereo image from a small box, but expect to pay for the privilege.
The Yamaha RX-S602 is a compact AV receiver with multiroom capabilities, but only four HDMI inputs.