If you've ever spent much time browsing the Audioholics forums, the odds are good that you will find someone asking which is better: AV receivers or separates. Oftentimes, such a question brings about a fierce debate with solid arguments on both sides of the table. Ultimately, what's best for the end user depends on what he or she is looking for. Keep reading (and watching) as Audioholics analyzes the topic and gives you the skinny on what AV receivers and separate preamplifer\/processors and amplifiers bring to the table. \n\n \nRead AV Receiver vs Separates: Which One is Better? \n\nWhat are you using and why? Share some pics of your setup.