The Elac Debut 2.0 B6.2 is the best speaker in its price class, period.
The Creative Stage sound bar and subwoofer combo sets the standard for a desktop gaming system on a budget and can even work with small TVs.
Although its sonic talents are comparatively modest, the Bose Solo is an exceedingly handsome and easy-to-use sound bar.
The Klipsch Reference R-51M combines throwback looks and thoroughly exciting sound in an affordable package.
The Polk T50 is a remarkably decent-sounding tower speaker for not a lot of money, but it faces stiff competition.
The KEF Q350 bookshelf speaker looks exquisite, and sounds bigger and more expensive than it really is.
The SVS Prime Tower's highly transparent sound will appeal to audiophiles hankering for big-speaker sound at a price they can afford.
Paired with high-quality components, the ELAC Uni-Fi UB5 sounds much better than you have any right to expect from a speaker of this size and price.
Whether you listen to death metal or nature documentaries, the Bowers and Wilkins B&W 685 S2s are an astoundingly good set of speakers and an excellent deal at this price level.
The ELAC Debut B6 bookshelf speakers offer stellar, best-in-class sound quality that no other speakers can match at this low price.
The Bowers & Wilkins 805 D3 are the supercharged sportscars of the high-end speaker world, combining whiplash-inducing looks, cutting edge technology and exquisite performance.
The Elac Debut Reference Bookshelf DBR62 are an accomplished set of bookshelf speakers that sound good and look great.
The PSB Imagine X2T delivers big speaker sound, ideal for full-throttle home-theater thrills, without sacrificing refinement when reproducing music.
The Pioneer Elite SP-EFS73 speaker is the best Atmos floorstander we've seen anywhere for the money, and its capability with music is pleasantly surprising.
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.
For surround seekers who prioritize ease of setup, Klipsch's wireless 5.1 system is an intriguing option, but for the money we expected better sound quality.
The Bose SoundTouch 30 keeps a good pace for both price and feature count with mostly excellent sound quality, particularly at moderate volumes.
While fairly pricey, the second-gen Play:5 is the best-sounding Sonos speaker yet.