1. Sony STR-DN1050

    Sony STR-DN1050

    Product of the Year, Awards 2014. A seriously good amp that balances muscle and subtlety with stacks of features at a great price. Sony raises the bar once again

    95%
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    Available from £319
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  2. Sony STR-DN850

    Sony STR-DN850

    Sony’s first amp of 2014 is an impressive and well-featured all-rounder at a great price

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    Available from £329.99
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  3. Yamaha RX-V377

    Yamaha RX-V377

    Best home cinema amplifier up to £350, Awards 2014. Superb surround sound on a budget – a contender for a first home cinema system

    93%
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  4. Arcam FMJ AVR450

    Arcam FMJ AVR450

    A great amp with some notable musical skills, but it loses a star compared with its better-performing, better-specified rivals

    95%
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    Available from £1649
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  5. Arcam AVR750

    Arcam AVR750

    One of the few multichannel amplifiers we’ve heard that does a great job with both movies and music, particularly the surround variety

    60%
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    Available from £2999
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  7. Yamaha RX-V375

    Yamaha RX-V375

    Best home cinema amplifier up to £350, Awards 2013. Energetic and punchy surround sound performance that will thrill and engage

    100%
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  8. Denon AVR-4520

    Denon AVR-4520

    An enjoyable, easy-going sound, pipped only in terms of absolute excitement

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    Available from £1499
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  9. Anthem MRX 700

    Anthem MRX 700

    A fantastic-sounding product and well worthy of a serious audition

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  10. Harman-Kardon AVR 365

    Harman-Kardon AVR 365

    A capable AV receiver, but not a match for the best

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  11. Arcam AV888

    Arcam AV888

    Delivers excellent sound quality with the P777 power amp, but not without its flaws

    100%
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