Originally Posted by Mr. Checks
Those go down to 3.5 ohms, and I think an $11,000 speaker deserves better than Marantz or Denon. In any case you need something better and stronger than a receiver.
Why? It's not going to sound any different. You may recall the tale of a certain loudmouthed Florida audio dealer who was unable to tell the difference between multiple kilobucks of Pass Labs gear and a $500 Yamaha integrated amp in his own demo room using his own speakers.