Inside the test rooms: Audiolab, Quad, Wharfedale

Behind the scenes with some of hi-fi’s biggest brands

Have you always wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the world’s biggest hi-fi brands? Where do they test and tune their products, what kit do they use and what do their listening rooms look like?

You can already get a glimpse of the What Hi-Fi? test rooms – just head on over to our about us page where we talk about how we test and the reference products we use to help deliver the most trusted AV reviews in the industry.

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Pentax K-3 Mark III added to studio test scene
Pentax K-3 Mark III added to studio test scene

icoh's Pentax K-3 Mark III is a high-end flagship DSLR that we've found to be an excellent photographic companion for Read more

2022 Ferrari Portofino M First Drive Review: Key To Happiness
2022 Ferrari Portofino M First Drive Review: Key To Happiness

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Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD: Even more performance with Tiger Lake
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD: Even more performance with Tiger Lake

When a manufacturer already uses one of the most powerful graphics cards in its laptops, a new CPU also needs Read more

Snapdragon 888 Plus shows up on Geekbench with an iPhone 12-rivaling score
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The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (pictured above) running the Snapdragon 888 chipset is the high-water mark for performance, but it Read more

Google Pixel 6 may not match the Galaxy S21, but its true target is the iPhone 13
Google Pixel 6 leak shows a radically different design and a third camera

Since we learned that Google and Samsung were co-developing a new chipset for the Google Pixel 6 meant to run Read more

LG Gram 14Z90P: The endurance runner scores points in the test with much better performance
LG Gram 14Z90P: The endurance runner scores points in the test with much better performance

The LG Gram has always been known for its huge battery life. In the new 14Z90P version, the 14-inch model Read more

Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD laptop review: 4K HDR meets RTX 3080
Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR YD laptop review: 4K HDR meets RTX 3080

Octa-core Tiger Lake CPU. Not only does the Aero 17 HDR YD come with an HDR-capable 4K display, but it is Read more

Rivian test drives: How to try the R1T electric pickup without dealers
Rivian test drives: How to try the R1T electric pickup without dealers

Rivian may be starting deliveries of its first R1T preorders from July 2021, but there’ll be a chance for those Read more

2021 Ducati Monster+ Test: The Streets of San Francisco, and Beyond
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Whether you’re betting the farm on a horse or launching a new motorcycle, picking a winner is a gamble. Market Read more

2021 4×4 Ute Off-road mega test
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You can see it in the traffic. Four-wheel-drive utes are more popular than ever, and account for almost one in Read more

Intel Core i5-11400H vs AMD Ryzen 5 5600H: Tiger Lake roars but Cezanne paints a much better picture for now in CPU-Z benchmark comparison
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The new Intel Core i5-11400H laptop processor has turned up on CPU-Z Validator, and while the Tiger Lake chip certainly Read more

Huawei smartwatch with blood pressure monitoring to launch in 2021
Huawei smartwatch with blood pressure monitoring to launch in 2021

Has Huawei successfully managed to ditch the cuff? A Huawei smartwatch that can monitor blood pressure is set to launch Read more