Fluance XL7FPrice: $469 per pair

Website: www.fluance.com

Thom said: The Fluance XL7F is an incredible value that’s worth every cent of $469.99/pair -- and far more. In fact, Fluance could easily raise the speaker’s price by quite a bit and still be offering the deal of the year.

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The gist: Just a stupid-good-value Internet-direct speaker.