CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
While they'll cost you $50 more, Audioengine A2+ multimedia speakers improve on an already great product (the A2) with slightly better sound when hooked up to your computer via a new USB connection.
The Micca MB42's classy, compact design makes it a top budget speaker when style counts, although Monoprice's MBS-650 sound better for even less.
The Audiophiliac auditions the tiny Genelec G One powered monitor speakers and F One subwoofer.
The Monoprice MBS-650 are best-sounding ultrabudget bookshelf speakers, if you can live with the generic styling.
The Lenovo A10's offerings are simple, but its smooth performance and solid speakers make it a compelling budget option.
Logitech's well-designed Z600 wireless Bluetooth speakers deliver true stereo separation and good sound -- so long as you don't crank the volume too much.
The Monoprice 10565 speaker system tops our longtime favorite Energy Take Classic speakers in sound quality, but they lack their stylish look.
The Audiophiliac checks out another high-performance, yet affordable desktop monitor speaker from M-Audio.
The Logitech Z50 is about as no-frills as you get for a multimedia speaker, but at $20 it's not a bad deal for the sound it delivers.
The Core Series speaker form a full 5.1 speaker system and are part of Sony's high-resolution audio line of audio products.