Time to Upgrade

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  1. Haizum74

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    I've had my Onkyo 606 for a good while now and she has been a great bit of kit but Im now considering upgrading.

    I'm looking around the £300-£500 mark and found a couple I like. As I have been out the loop for a while with regards to HT then some advice would be welcome.

    I am currently running a pair of XTZ 93.23's 93.23 MKII and also an XTZ 70 Centre speaker. Rears are cheap book speakers but will be replaced, potentially with another pair of 93's

    The options I am looking at are the
    Denon AVRX2000
    Sony STRDN1040
    Yamaha RXV675



    I am not bothered about airplay/wifi or those extras one doesn't tend to use a lot. 3D and 4k not essential but as I am possibly updating the TV too then it wouldn't hurt to have them.

    Cheers
     
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  2. TT Coupe

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    I just picked up a yamaha rx-v1073 from superfi for £499 - was £1k

    Absolutely blown away, I came from a 606 too - makes it look like and sound like crap by comparison!
     
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    Agree with TT. Also have a 1073 which replaced a 606. If you are considering the 675 and can stretch to the £500 price then the 1073 is everything and more. Can't comment on the Denon and Sony though.
     
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    Thanks guys, I completely missed that one. Thats certainly a contender too then.
     
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    I recently tested both the Yamaha RX-V675 and the Sony STR-DN1040 at home and for me the Sony won hands down, more punch, more reveling and more musical.
     
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    Well seeing as funds were reduced due to car issues I settled on the Denon.
     

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