The Denon AVR-X2300W vs Marantz SR5013 comparison proves that these receivers have many common features.
Considered AV receivers have the same number of channels 7.2. Regarding power, then AVR-X2300W has such a W/Ohm ratio - 95/8, 125/6 when SR5013 has a power of 100/8, 140/6. The THD is the same and is 0.08%.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit for AVR-X2300W and AKM 384 KHz/32-bit for the SR5013. Both the AVR-X2300W and the SR5013 support Bi-amping. 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 Denon AVR-X2300W has support for AirPlay, and its competitor in our comparison - AirPlay, AirPlay 2. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The AVR-X2300W can work with the audio stream from Pandora, SiriusXM, and the SR5013 can receive a content from Deezer, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio. 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. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the SR5013.
Each receiver has 8/2 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. 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. The SR5013 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
Each of the AV receivers from our review supports 2 Multi-room zones. It is also worth noting that the ECO mode is presented in each of the receivers. Both AVR-X2300W and SR5013 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.
The Marantz SR5013 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Marantz SR5013 price