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I have a Denon 2808 and a NAD M25 7 channel amp. I'm mainly looking to upgrades from XT to XT32 for the better subwoofer EQ. What would be a good upgrade from what I have now? I don't want to pay a lot for power since I already have a NAD M25. I don't seem to find a decent priced preamp with XT32. Best to wait a year or two and see what comes out?
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Your best bet may be trying to find a 4311CI on clearance or perhaps a refurb at Accessories4Less.

http://www.accessories4less.com/make-a-store/item/DENAVR4311CI/DENON-AVR-4311CI-9.2-Channel-Network-Home-Theater-Receiver/1.html

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Your best bet may be trying to find a 4311CI on clearance or perhaps a refurb at Accessories4Less.

http://www.accessories4less.com/make-a-store/item/DENAVR4311CI/DENON-AVR-4311CI-9.2-Channel-Network-Home-Theater-Receiver/1.html

Forgot, I also want Audyssey DSX too. I was thinking the 4311 too... In pre amp mode, does the AVR run a lot cooler? Does the 4311 use any better DAC's over the 2808?
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The amps are still active in pre-amp mode and the 4311CI uses a newer DAC, although DACs are not likely going to matter, rather the upgrade to XT32 will provide the biggest improvement.

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Hm, actually thinking maybe an oppo is the best route since I have a external amp. Will still need something for subwoofer eq though...
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