Denon AVR-S940H vs Marantz SR7013 comparison definitely makes sense.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Denon AVR-S940H has 7.2 versus 9.2 for Marantz SR7013. Regarding power, then AVR-S940H has such a W/Ohm ratio - 90/8, 125/6 when SR7013 has a power of 125/8, 165/6. The THD is 0.08% for the AVR-S940H but 0.05% for the SR7013.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, 192 KHz/32-bit for AVR-S940H and 384 KHz/32-bit for the SR7013. Only the SR7013 supports Bi-amping feature. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Apple Music service is implemented on considered devices: AirPlay, AirPlay 2. Spotify can be used on each receiver. Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud - all of these streaming services have found application in each of the models.
Both AV receivers support HDR10 technology (High dynamic range). Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K/60Hz signal when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is implemented in each of the devices. Both rivals can scale the resolution of the incoming HDMI signal. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is supported by these receivers.
The Denon AVR-S940H has 8/2 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 8/3 HDMI connectors of the Marantz SR7013. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. The HDMI eARC is available only on the SR7013. The Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature is present in most modern AV receivers and the models in our comparison are no exception. Both models support the standard HDCP 2.2. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
The AVR-S940H supports 2 Multi-room zones, versus 3 for the SR7013. Supported voice control technologies are identical - Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI. It is also worth noting that the ECO mode is presented in each of the receivers. Both AVR-S940H and SR7013 can be configured using the Setup assistant.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review.