Excerpt: It's obvious that Yamaha has focused a lot of its energy on designing this home cinema receiver. The design and styling may share similarities with the RX-V565 , but inside the chassis you'll find upgraded capacitors and a new transformer. There are separate power supplies for the digital and analogue output stages, claimed to help reduce the effects of outside interference.
Pros: Surround processing, immersive sound, even tonal balance
Cons: Input assignment issues, lacks the dynamic brilliance of the best at the price