That's hardly the ceiling on prices, but we've found the sweet spot to be in the $300 to $500 range for a sound bar with a wireless subwoofer. More expensive models might sound even better, but you'll reach the point of diminishing returns quickly.
And if you're working with that kind of budget, you probably don't to read this guide anyway.
Editor's note: This story was originally published on 11/27/13. It was updated in its entirety on 12/19/2014 to add new and updated information.
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