A most commendable amplifier, but not quite an all-rounder.
A solid effort from Pioneer, but the excellent competition rob it of a fifth star
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
Superb surround sound on a budget – a contender for a first home cinema system
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