Comparing SVS Prime Pinnacle and SVS Ultra Tower

Lowest price found: $1798 Show listings
Lowest price found: $1299 Show listings
Consumer Score
In comparison:
SVS Prime Pinnacle ranks #16 out of 82. It is in the top 10%.
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9.7
Amazing
Consumer Score
In comparison:
SVS Ultra Tower ranks #32 out of 82. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
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Experts recommend SVS Prime Pinnacle more than SVS Ultra Tower

As of 4 Jan 2023, experts prefer SVS Prime Pinnacle over SVS Ultra Tower, but both Speakers have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, SVS Prime Pinnacle received 3 recommendations: from KBonet (15 Nov 2022), Old Time Music (19 Dec 2022) and The Master Switch (19 Jan 2022). By contrast, SVS Ultra Tower received only 1 recommendation from The Sound Junky (27 Jan 2022).

Rank Change Price Speakers
The Sound Junky
What Hi-Fi
Gadget Review
Music Critic
Lifewire
KBonet
Popular Mechanics
Bob Vila
Old Time Music
The Master Switch
3
- $1798
SVS Prime Pinnacle
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-
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3
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2
1
14
N/A $1299
SVS Ultra Tower
1
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-
-
-
-
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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 15 Nov 2022 KBonet ranked SVS Prime Pinnacle as #3
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    #3 out of 10 SVS Prime Pinnacle
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    Source: kbonet.com
  • On 19 Dec 2022 Old Time Music ranked SVS Prime Pinnacle as #2
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    #2 out of 10 SVS Prime Pinnacle
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  • On 19 Jan 2022 The Master Switch ranked SVS Prime Pinnacle as #1
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    #1 out of 19 SVS Prime Pinnacle
    Best Overall Floorstanding Speakers
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  • On 27 Jan 2022 The Sound Junky ranked SVS Ultra Tower as #1
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    #1 out of 9 SVS Ultra Tower
    Best Overall
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Verdict

After counting and adding up the 93 expert endorsements of the January rankings, SVS Prime Pinnacle outranks SVS Ultra Tower. This is not to say that SVS Ultra Tower is a bad option. Like SVS Prime Pinnacle, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Customers like SVS Prime Pinnacle somewhat more

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

SVS Prime Pinnacle
SVS Ultra Tower
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

SVS Prime Pinnacle, the pricier option, tends to get more favorable reviews than SVS Ultra Tower.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling speakers receives a consumer score of 9.1 (great). Both SVS Prime Pinnacle and SVS Ultra Tower receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

SVS Prime Pinnacle
In comparison:
SVS Prime Pinnacle ranks #16 out of 82. It is in the top 10%.
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9.7
Amazing
SVS Ultra Tower
In comparison:
SVS Ultra Tower ranks #32 out of 82. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
Median best-selling Speakers
In comparison:
Yamaha NS-F150 ranks #42 out of 82. It is in the top 10%.
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9.1
Great





SVS Ultra Tower is more popular than SVS Prime Pinnacle

It's fairly safe to say that SVS Ultra Tower are more popular speakers than SVS Prime Pinnacle, based on their 30+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view SVS Prime Pinnacle and Ultra Tower often consider Dali Oberon 5, a more popular, pricier option with better reviews.
Table: Top compared alternatives for SVS Prime Pinnacle and Ultra Tower
Dali Oberon 5 $1499
In comparison:
Dali Oberon 5 ranks #11 out of 82. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
3 expert recommendations More Popular Better Reviews
SVS Prime Pinnacle $1798
In comparison:
SVS Prime Pinnacle ranks #16 out of 82. It is in the top 10%.
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9.7
Amazing
3 expert recommendations
Polk Audio LSiM 705 $1500
In comparison:
Polk Audio LSiM 705 ranks #26 out of 82. It is in the top 10%.
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9.6
Amazing
No expert recommendations More Popular
Klipsch RP-6000F $449
In comparison:
Klipsch RP-6000F ranks #5 out of 82. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
No expert recommendations Cheaper More Popular Better Reviews
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, SVS Prime Pinnacle is mentioned by key experts in Jan 2023, while SVS Ultra Tower is not.
Rank Change Price Speakers
The Sound Junky
What Hi-Fi
Gadget Review
Music Critic
Lifewire
KBonet
Popular Mechanics
Bob Vila
Old Time Music
The Master Switch
1
- $199
Polk Audio T50
8
-
2
-
1
-
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2
-
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2
- Check price
Q Acoustics 3050i
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7
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9
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6
7
4
3
- $1798
SVS Prime Pinnacle
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3
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2
1
4
- $699
Klipsch RP-8000F
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1
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1
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [12]

No critic scores
Total expert reviews: 12
  • with a score: 0
  • without a score: 12

Expert reviews [15]

80
Total expert reviews: 15
  • with a score: 2
  • without a score: 13
Highest score by Digital Trends
100
Average score based on 15 reviews
80
Lowest score by What Hi-Fi
60

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
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From Seller:
  • (2) Prime Pinnacle Floorstanding Speaker - Each (Black Ash)
  • Smooth crisp and refined sound without sacrificing effortless bass and jaw-dropping impact
  • 1" aluminum dome tweeter
  • 5.25" midrange driver
  • Triple 6.5" woofer
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From Seller:
  • Vented voice coil former to minimize air compression artifacts at high drive levels
  • Heavy-duty voice coil for enhanced power handling and thermal management
  • Vented voice coil former to minimize air compression artifacts at high drive levels
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Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0645759413444
UPC Numbers: 645759413444
Model Numbers: PRMPINBAPR
EAN Numbers: 0850071005134, 0850071005141, 0851888000367, 0851888000374, 0851888001487, 0851888001494
UPC Numbers: 850071005134, 850071005141, 851888000367, 851888000374, 851888001487, 851888001494
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General Info
Number of Speakers How many speakers come in the package?
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2 Speaker(s)
Sound Quality
Speaker Design Speaker design is a term used to describe the number drivers in the speaker. Drivers are the cones that actually create sound. These cones come in three types: tweeters, midranges (sometimes called mi ... Show more
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3.5 way
Sensitivity Measured in decibels, or dB, sensitivity measures a speaker’s ability to convert power to volume. Lower sensitivity speakers require more power from the amplifier to achieve higher volumes. Higher sen ... Show more
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88 dB
Frequency Response Range Given as a range in Hertz (Hz), frequency response is a measurement of the range of sound a speaker can reproduce. For reference, the human ear can hear a frequency range of 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz (shorte ... Show more
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28 Hz-32 kHz
Impedance Impedance is a key electrical measurement, provided in ohms. This number describes the electrical resistance provided by the speaker to the power signal sent by your amplifier. A common analogy used f ... Show more
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8 Ohms
Maximum Power Handling Power handling, or peak power, is the highest wattage a speaker can accept from an amplifier before it burns out or becomes damaged. This number is given in watts. It’s recorded by measuring how loud ... Show more
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300 Watts
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Physical Features
Enclosure Type The type of enclosure, or cabinet, plays a key role in determining the focus of your sound. Do you prefer accurate bass or loud, “boomy” bass? There are three types of enclosures to consider when purc ... Show more
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Bass Reflex
Enclosure Material The material used to make the speaker enclosure, also called baffle, plays a big part in the sound quality of the speaker. The best materials are stiff and resistant to extra vibrations (which would c ... Show more
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Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
Finish The type of finish describes the material used on the exterior surface of the cabinet. There is no recommended material; it is purely aesthetic and dependent on your tastes and style. The most importa ... Show more
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Piano gloss black
Dimensions
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Weight
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75 lbs
 
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Tweeters
Number of Tweeters
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1 Tweeter(s)
Tweeter Size Tweeters produce the highest frequencies in sound, typically anything above 2,000 Hz. Usually located at the top of the speaker, tweeters come in different shapes and sizes. Generally speaking, the si ... Show more
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1 inches
Tweeter Type For the true audiophile, choosing the right tweeter shape is key to getting the best out of your speaker. Different tweeter styles distribute sound more effectively throughout the room, and because hi ... Show more
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Dome
Tweeter Composition In addition to the shape of the tweeter, the material has a big impact on the type of sound emitted. The two most popular materials are metals (aluminum, titanium, beryllium etc.) and soft textiles (s ... Show more
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Aluminum Dome Tweeter
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Mids
Number of Midranges
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1 Mid(s)
Midrange Size Speakers with midrange drivers (i.e., at least three-way speakers) have a distinct advantage over two-way speakers. Adding a midrange driver to the mix allows tweeters and woofers to focus on the soun ... Show more
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6.5 inches
Woofers
Number of Woofers
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2 Woofer(s)
Woofer Size A critical element of a floor standing speaker is its woofer. This is the driver responsible for low frequency sounds and bass. It is the biggest driver in size and is usually shaped like a cone. When ... Show more
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8 inches
Woofer Composition Woofers are built with a variety of materials, such as paper, plastic, polypropylene, Kevlar, or metal. Some are even made with more unique materials like wood. They key to quality in a woofer materia ... Show more
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Aluminum shorting rings
Powered Subwoofer Some floor standing speakers contain a built-in powered subwoofer as part of the overall speaker design. Typically when you’re building a home theater system, the subwoofer is purchased as a separate ... Show more
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Yes
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Connections and Controls
Banana Plug Compatible Banana plugs are a type of connector for speaker wire. They are often regarded as more beneficial than bare wire, which can fray and degrade over time. Banana plugs allow you to insert the bare wire i ... Show more
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No
Bi Amp/Bi Wire Capable For the more sophisticated listener, you may want to bi-wire or bi-amp your speakers. For bi-wiring: If the speaker has dual binding posts or terminals, you may be able to use two wires to connect to ... Show more
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No
Remote Control Does the speaker come with a remote?
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No
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Wireless Connections
Bluetooth Enabled Speakers with built-in Bluetooth allow you to stream audio content directly from a device (e.g., smartphone, tablet, laptop) on the speakers. This feature behaves just like any other Bluetooth-enabled ... Show more
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No
Wireless Connectivity Some floor standing speakers may come with the option to connect to your TV wirelessly or via your Wi-Fi network. The benefit to this set up is the absence of wires, which makes setup simple and clean ... Show more
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No
Additional Details
Additional Features Any other features included.
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  • Dual gold-plated 5-way binding posts
  • Elastomer screw-in feet - adjustable for level
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SVS Prime Pinnacle are a popular and one of the most expensive options. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Yamaha NS-F901 or Klipsch RF-7 III .

SVS Prime Pinnacle are $1349 more expensive than average speakers ($449).

SVS Ultra Tower are a popular option at the top of the price range. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Klipsch RF-7 II or Polk Audio LSiM 705 .

SVS Ultra Tower are $2149 more expensive than the average speakers ($449).

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