The LFD Mistral is a winner and, at 50wpc, should handle most reasonably efficient speakers. No remote, though.
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A budget is very important. Without that, we don't know what to recommend. If it's truly power you are after and can fork over 2 grand, the Krell 400xi may be the way to go. If you're trying to do it for under a grand, the musical fidelity A300 has about 150 watts per channel. In the middle, I would take Classe CAP 151 for about 1200-1400 on the used market.
If you're able to go over 2K, the Musical Fidelity KW500 might be all you need. 4500-4700 is a reasaonable going rate for these 500 wpc monsters.
at a very powerful 18 watts, my Audio Note Soro SE is easily the best $1300 I ever spent and another excellent choice would be a Manley Stingray with 50 watts.
I would rather have the sound quality over power and do not think you will get both at a moderate price - whatever that means to you, to me it means about $2000 or less