Onkyo A-9150 7.6

Onkyo A-9150 Integrated Amplifier

Onkyo is still one of the very few Japanese audio manufacturers that make nothing but Hi-Fi, so all of their research and development goes into better sounding playback gear, and if the Onkyo A-9150 is any indication, it is paying off.

Marantz PM7005 7.8

Marantz PM7005 Integrated Amplifier

If you are after a very high quality integrated amplifier with an inbuilt DAC that offers high-resolution playback, then the Marantz will do the job quite nicely and for a pretty decent price too.