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Any higher end product from Denon, Pioneer, Onkyo or Yamaha should be able to drive your speakers. I do not know your Receiver, but to me, I usually don't cheap out on Amp, and try to get the ones in the top 3rd of each company's range (being Pioneer, Denon, Onkyo, etc...).
Pioneer SC Amps are fantastic and probably better value per wattage than Denon (which is also great). Do NOT be put off by lack of Audyssey in Pioneer, they have their own auto-tune setup call MCACC that to some is even better than Audyssey and usually gets fantastic reviews.
The ONLY thing you can do is to bring one home and audition to see if it gives you what *you* perceive to be HiFi sound! Just make sure you have some return policy to play with.
PS. I just looked at the Denon specs, not too bad, and it should drive most speakers but I don't know how power hungry you speakers are. One crude way to gauge Amp power is to look at the weight, *usually* the heavier the receiver, the Power Supply is larger hence has more power and headroom. The one step-up from yours (3313ci) goes up by 7 pounds and the one above that is 10 pounds heavier! Which is quite significant, so you might have just bought one step down of what you should have. BTW, this is not always true, and Digital amps are lighter, and this is just one way of guessing.
Pioneer Elite SC-67, B&W 805S/XTC/M1/PV1, Pioneer Elite Kuro 111FD, Elite BDP-05FD