Price: $1598 per pair


Diego said: If you’re looking for a pair of small stand-mounted speakers for $1500/pair or even up to $3000/pair, and you covet speed, neutrality, and transparency, give GoldenEar Technology’s Bookshelf Reference X a listen.

Read the SoundStage! Access review.

The gist: Compares exceptionally well with more expensive Revels.