The Sony STR-DH790 vs Yamaha RX-V583 comparison will be extremely helpful for people who want to get a great, powerful receiver with many functions.
AV receivers under review have the same number of channels. In terms of power, there are differences, the STR-DH790 has such a ratio W/Ohm - 90/6, while the RX-V583 has a power of 80/8, 145/6. A common feature for devices is the same total harmonic distortion - 0.09%.
The manufacturer installed different DACs, the STR-DH790 received the model 192 KHz/24-bit, but the RX-V583 is equipped with Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit. Each of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. Both Sony STR-DH790 and Yamaha RX-V583 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Wireless Internet connection via WIFI is only possible with RX-V583. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. The RX-V583 has access to the Spotify service.
The HDR10 function is present in each of the rivals. The quality of 4K/60Hz signal remains unchanged when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector via HDMI for both receivers. Signaling over HDMI in standby mode can provide the STR-DH790 and the RX-V583. Video scaling is only possible with the RX-V583. Each of the participants of the comparison has a Dolby Vision.
The number of HDMI inputs/outputs is the same - 4/1. HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is only supported by the STR-DH790. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. The STR-DH790 has support for the standard HDCP 2.2, compared to the RX-V583, which supports the standard HDCP 2.3. Unlike most receivers, our models do not have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. There is an ECO mode in RX-V583. The Sony STR-DH790 and the Yamaha RX-V583 can be properly configured using the setup assistant.
A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available both models. A DTS:X surround technology is supported by devices from our comparison.