Best AV Receivers for 2018

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  • $349 at Amazon
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    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Design
    • 9 Features
    • 9 Sound
    • 8 Value
    Denon AVR-S740H

    The Denon AVR-S740H receiver offers excellent sound, a generous feature set and a great price, making it one of our favorite midpriced models.

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  • $398 at Amazon
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    CNET's Rating

    • 9 Design
    • 9 Features
    • 8 Sound
    • 9 Value
    Sony STR-DN1080

    The Sony STR-DN1080 is fully featured, easy to use, and it sounds great, making it the best AV receiver available for the price.

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  • $400 at Amazon
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    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Design
    • 7 Features
    • 8 Sound
    • 8 Value
    Yamaha RX-V485

    The Yamaha RX-V485 offers high-quality sound at an affordable price, but some users may crave better connectivity options and Dolby Atmos capability.

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    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Design
    • 10 Features
    • 7 Sound
    • 8 Value
    Onkyo TX-NR575

    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.

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  • $549 at Amazon Marketplace
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    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Design
    • 8 Features
    • 8 Sound
    • 8 Value
    Marantz NR1508

    The Marantz NR1508 receiver serves up a winning combination of performance and features in a relatively sleek package

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