1. Acoustic Energy 305

    Acoustic Energy 305

    Despite a number of strengths, the AE 305s are not punchy enough

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  2. B&W 683 S2

    B&W 683 S2

    Best floorstander £600-£1200, Awards 2014. A very strong and versatile performance; another winner for B&W

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    Available from £1149
  3. Q Acoustics Concept 40

    Q Acoustics Concept 40

    The Concept 40s build on the brand’s strengths to deliver a wonderfully inviting sound

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  4. Tannoy Mercury V4i

    Tannoy Mercury V4i

    An exciting, punchy listen – but there are compromises

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    Available from £249
  5. GoldenEar Aon 3

    GoldenEar Aon 3

     A striking design with good ideas, but we’d expect far better for the money

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  7. Monitor Audio Gold GX50

    Monitor Audio Gold GX50

    A talented speaker that does most things right, but plays it a little too safe

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  8. Dali Epicon 8

    Dali Epicon 8

    Give them plenty of space and the Dali Epicon 8s will deliver a muscular sound that’s packed full of enthusiasm

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  9. JBL Studio 180

    JBL Studio 180

    We love the upbeat approach, but their performance is too uneven to wholeheartedly recommend

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  10. ProAc Response D40/R

    ProAc Response D40/R

    If you’re looking for a top-class pair of floorstanders, these ProAcs are as musical as they come

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  11. Epos Epic 5

    Epos Epic 5

    Hugely likeable speakers with a broad sonic appeal

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