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CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
The hulking Pioneer Sound Base delivers some of the best sound we've heard from an affordable pedestal-style sound stand.
This refurbished three-piece system will vastly improve your desktop audio -- but consider it for a small TV, too.
The Audiophiliac spends quality time with Paradigm's Soundscape, it's clearly the best sound bar he's heard in ages.
The Vizio S2121w-D0 Sound Stand is cheap but not a good value, with quality that pales against the competition -- including Vizio's own sound bars.
If you really love music or movies, stretch your budget to the max and buy the best speakers you can, and they'll last a long, long time.
No doubt about it, adding speakers produces superior sound envelopment, but maybe one speaker is all you need.
The Philips HTB3525B packs Blu-ray, Smart TV, and Bluetooth into an affordable sound bar, making it a great choice if you're looking for an all-in-one system.
The Audiophiliac auditions the Sony SS-CS5 speaker, the least-expensive three-way bookshelf speaker you can buy from a major manufacturer.
Extreme audio is where the everyday compromises of reproducing the sound of music recede, and you start to see and hear why high-end audio is crazy expensive.
The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.