Paradigm Monitor groupPrice: $3994

Website: www.paradigm.com

Vince said: Paradigm’s Monitor Series 7 home-theater system is a step up in performance from the previous Monitor Series, with improvements that include new and better drivers, a new configuration for the surround speakers, and surprising subwoofer performance from a small package.

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The gist: If you value performance over style in your HT.

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