It makes sense comparing Sony STR-DH790 vs Onkyo TX-RZ710 because they both are able to give some premium features.
Considered AV receivers have the same number of channels 7.2. Regarding power, then STR-DH790 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 90/6 20Hz-20KHz when TX-RZ710 has a power of 175/6 1KHz. The THD is 0.09% for the STR-DH790 but 0.08% for the TX-RZ710.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, 192 KHz/24-bit for STR-DH790 and AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit for the TX-RZ710. Both the STR-DH790 and the TX-RZ710 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. Only the TX-RZ710 supports Spotify. Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K 60p signal when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is implemented in each of the devices. The TX-RZ710 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the STR-DH790. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the STR-DH790.
The Sony STR-DH790 has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 8/2 HDMI connectors of the Onkyo TX-RZ710. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. The HDMI eARC is available only on the STR-DH790. 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 TX-RZ710 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. A voice control is not available. An ECO mode is only available for the TX-RZ710. The setup assistant will help you configure Sony STR-DH790.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review.
The Onkyo TX-RZ710 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Onkyo TX-RZ710 price