Your handle is "Naim" and you're asking what to buy?
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+1 on the recommendation of the Creek 5350 SE. I would suggest finding a gently used Arcam A28 integrated amp too. Very nice amp and specs for the money. If unable to find either of these at your stated budget, I would also suggest you take a look at the Marantz PM8004 integrated too. This is not a run of mill Marantz. It is built in Japan at their reference factory from all high quality, discrete parts and not afraid to post its true numbers - 70 wpc at 8 ohm, 100 wpc at 4, 25 amps peak current capacility and >100 damping factor. This amps performance is a bargain at 1000K, and some smart shopping can find it for even less.
WRT to Naim, I am aware of the mystique and do not want to knock them. I am happy that many Naim owners are happy. But I just don't get it. I really want too and have listened to them, but sorry to say, I just don't get it.