Price: $499


Al said: The TX-8270’s build and sound quality are about average for an under-$500 receiver -- neither grabbed my attention. But if you’re looking for a stereo receiver that offers network connectivity and HDMI switching and DSD, right now, Onkyo is the only game in town.

Read the SoundStage! Simplifi review.

The gist: As many features as you could want in a stereo receiver.