If you can accommodate a 5.1 speaker system, you'll be well rewarded with a true home cinema experience. These are the best speaker packages out there...

A soundbar or soundbase might improve the sound of your TV but to get a proper surround sound experience, only a 5.1 speaker package will do. From under £500 right up to £10,000, all of these packages get the What Hi-Fi? seal of approval.

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Dali Zensor 1 5.1

Reviewed on 24th June 2015 at
£980

This multi-Award winning package from Dali still manages to be the best at this price point. The five speakers - four standmounts and one centre - work harmoniously with the E-9F subwoofer to deliver an astonishing sound.

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Under £2000

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Under £3500

ATC C1 5.1

Reviewed on 26th September 2016 at
£3,250

An impressive system that delivers a spacious, detailed and musical sound, and will give far more expensive speaker packages a run for their money.

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Under £10,000

PMC Twenty 23 5.1

Reviewed on 13th June 2016 at
£8,240

This PMC package managed to unearth so much extra detail in our favourite test discs that for a while we decided to keep it as our reference speaker package. It's expensive but the performance is astonishingly good.

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