A most commendable amplifier, but not quite an all-rounder.
An endlessly entertaining receiver that’s full of character
A seriously good amp that balances muscle and subtlety with stacks of features at a great price. Sony raises the bar once again
A strong contender, but its weaknesses are highlighted by its rivals.
The AVR-X2000 brings Denon back to the AV receiver top table in this ultra-competitive price category
Sony’s first amp of 2014 is an impressive and well-featured all-rounder at a great price
An excellent amp that sheds the pounds while maintaining great sound and good features
A great amp with some notable musical skills, but it loses a star compared with its better-performing, better-specified rivals
One of the few multichannel amplifiers we’ve heard that does a great job with both movies and music, particularly the surround variety
A talented, well-equipped amp – just make sure it’s a sonic match for the rest of your system