First off, I didn't see any specific threads that asked for people's opinion on these two exact models. In any case, I've narrowed my receiver choice to either the Denon AVR-3310CI or the Onkyo TX-NR906. I know it's not really comparing "apples to apples" since there are some dissimilarities...but they are both around the same price (Amazon has the TX-NR906 for $1639...while the MSRP of the Denon is around $1500). On the flip side, both do have a few similar features. They both have a USB input (which I would like to have) as well the ability to stream internet radio (which would also be nice). I also know the Denon has 5 HDMI inputs, while the 906 only has 4...but has 2 HDMI outs (something that I don't need right now...but you never know down the road). I really can't decide, so I am sort of opening things up here to gather some opinions. What would you choose and why? Also, anyone have any info on the reliability of either model? I'm kind of concerned about the reliability of the Onkyo. I've read on this forum about some member's units smoking, etc. I would really like something that will last for quite a while...so choosing the right model (especially for that kind of bread) is important. I think this might be the last big purchase the wife will let me make for a while (another kid-o on the way). Thanks in advance for everyone's input.