If you’re going to spring for speakers to enhance your music or gaming experience, you’ll want to buy the best speakers that you can afford. This makes buying the right speakers—with regard to measurable sound quality, but also in terms of personal preference—absolutely crucial. Sinking a lot of money into a sound system, only to get home and find out that it isn’t at all what you were looking for, is an experience that no-one would appreciated.
Fortunately, there are ways in which you can narrow down the list of options in advance. At a basic level, it comes down to knowing what you’re looking for, and where you’re going to find it, which we’ve gone on to describe in detail below.