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As far as I know, the only AVRs with Audyssey at this time are Denon and Marantz.
The only Denon model that approaches the sheer mass of the TX-NR3008 is the AVR-X8500H. That's a 13 channel AVR, though. The AVR-X6500H (11 channels) has a similar power rating, but only for 2 channels. Most current AVRs only publish power specs for 1 or 2 channels. soundandvision.com often tests multichannel power, but they haven't reviewed every AVR on the market.
I'm not familiar with the less mass-market AVRs. An NAD T777 V3 might come close, and it comes with Dirac Live, which is supposed to be superior to Audyssey. (The NAD AVRs tend to be not leading edge in terms of features, though. I don't know whether it supports Dolby Vision passthrough or eARC.)
One option would be a relatively lightweight AVR that has a full set of pre-outs, plus a separate power amp. The ultimate would be discretes: a preamp/processor plus a power amp.
What's your budget?