Audiovector’s range-topping R3 Arreté floorstanders set sky-high standards for the price.
Totem’s compact Tribe Towers are easy to accommodate, while also delivering a musical and informative sound.
KEF’s elegant R5 floorstanders are classy and refined performers, but they’re up against some tough competition.
A poor sense of rhythm and harsh upper midrange makes it impossible for us to recommend these Ophidians.
You won’t get another Sonos multi-room speaker at this price – nor one you can use as a floating bookshelf.
The bass from these standmounters will shake you, but the F500s don’t quite live up to their floorstanding siblings.
Subtle treble and full-bodied bass all tied up in a budget-friendly package – but lacking a little dynamic detail.
Wilson Benesch’s entry-level speakers set enviable standards for build, sound quality and engineering content.
The Pure DiscovR has plenty of features and an attractive design, but the sound isn’t nearly good enough at this price.