Consumer Score
In comparison:
SVS PB-3000 ranks #38 out of 84. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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9.1
Great
Consumer Score
In comparison:
SVS SB16-Ultra ranks #64 out of 84. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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8.3
Great
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Experts prefer SVS SB16-Ultra over SVS PB-3000

On 2 May 2024 (27 days ago) we went through 81 Subwoofer expert endorsements .

Currently, SVS SB16-Ultra received 1 endorsement from Digital Trends (13 Apr 2024). Meanwhile, SVS PB-3000 did not receive any endorsements this month.

Rank Change Price Subwoofer
Crutchfield
The Master Switch
What Hi-Fi
Lifewire
Rolling Stone
BestCovery
The Sound Junky
Wirecutter
Woofer Guy
Digital Trends
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N/A $2299
SVS SB16-Ultra
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N/A N/A $1599
SVS PB-3000
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Endorsement summary:

  • On 13 Apr 2024 Digital Trends ranked SVS SB16-Ultra as #1
    Rank Subwoofer Comment
    #1 out of 7 SVS SB16-Ultra
    The best overall subwoofer
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Customers like SVS PB-3000 noticeably 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 PB-3000
SVS SB16-Ultra
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 PB-3000, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than SVS SB16-Ultra.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling subwoofer receives a consumer score of 9.1 (great). SVS PB-3000 ranks higher than that and SVS SB16-Ultra ranks lower than that.

SVS PB-3000
In comparison:
SVS PB-3000 ranks #38 out of 84. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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9.1
Great
SVS SB16-Ultra
In comparison:
SVS SB16-Ultra ranks #64 out of 84. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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8.3
Great
Median best-selling Subwoofer
In comparison:
SVS PB-2000 Pro ranks #43 out of 84. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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9.1
Great





SVS PB-3000 is more popular than SVS SB16-Ultra

It's fairly safe to say that SVS PB-3000 is a more popular subwoofer than SVS SB16-Ultra, based on its 70+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view SVS PB-3000 and SB16-Ultra often consider SVS SB-2000, a more popular, pricier option with better reviews.
Table: Top compared alternatives for SVS PB-3000 and SB16-Ultra
SVS SB-2000 $2170
In comparison:
SVS SB-2000 ranks #13 out of 84. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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9.7
Amazing
No expert recommendations More Popular Better Reviews
KEF KC62 $1500
In comparison:
KEF KC62 ranks #15 out of 84. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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9.7
Amazing
2 expert recommendations Cheaper Better Reviews
SVS PB-3000 $1599
In comparison:
SVS PB-3000 ranks #38 out of 84. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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9.1
Great
No expert recommendations
SVS SB-4000 $1899
In comparison:
SVS SB-4000 ranks #34 out of 84. Very high levels of customer satisfaction.
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9.2
Amazing
No expert recommendations Better Reviews
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, in May 2024 neither SVS PB-3000 nor SVS SB16-Ultra were recommended by key experts who publish Subwoofers recommendations.
Rank Change Price Subwoofer
Crutchfield
The Master Switch
What Hi-Fi
Lifewire
Rolling Stone
BestCovery
The Sound Junky
Wirecutter
Woofer Guy
Digital Trends
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- $599
SVS SB-1000 Pro
The SVS SB-1000 Pro is a highly praised subwoofer that offers exceptional sound quality, compact size, solid build quality, and versatile connectivity options, making it suitable for various use cases.
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Bic America F12
The Bic America F12 Subwoofer is highly praised for its exceptional bass reproduction capabilities, powerful performance, solid build quality, and versatile connectivity options, making it an excellent choice for a home theater setup or for users who enjoy heavy bass elements in their audio.
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Polk Audio PSW10
The Polk Audio PSW10 subwoofer is highly praised for its impressive bass reproduction, compact size, and versatile connectivity options, making it suitable for various audio setups.
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Klipsch R120SW
The Klipsch R120SW subwoofer is highly praised for its impressive bass performance, compact size, excellent build quality, and versatile connectivity options, making it a great choice for enhancing the audio experience in various settings.
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.
No expert reviews linked yet for SVS PB-3000.

Expert reviews [15]

No critic scores
Total expert reviews: 15
  • with a score: 0
  • without a score: 15
From Seller:
  • All New First Ever 13-inch High-Excursion SVS Driver
  • Sledge STA-800D2 Amplifier – Massive Power with Precise Contro
  • First Ever SVS Dual Port Cabinet Design
  • 800 watts RMS (2500+ watts peak)
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From Seller:
  • Massive 16-inch Ultra driver with unprecedented 8-inch edge wound voice coil ensures room-shaking SPLs and subterranean low frequency extension with pinpoint accuracy and speed in transients.
  • Stunningly powerful, new Sledge 1500D Amplifier with fully discrete MOSFET Output and 1,500 Watts RMS, 5,000+ Watts Peak Power delivers effortless and intelligent power to maximize on full potential of the driver.
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
No manufacturer information linked for SVS PB-3000.
EAN Numbers: 0645759362742, 0645759362759, 0669799518662, 0850071005592, 0850071005608
Model Numbers: 2724607515696
UPC Numbers: 645759362742, 645759362759, 669799518662, 850071005592, 850071005608
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SVS PB-3000 is a popular and one of the most expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling subwoofers and has many popular alternatives in the same price range, such as KEF KC62 or REL Acoustics T/9x .

SVS PB-3000 is $1150 more expensive than an average subwoofer ($449).

SVS SB16-Ultra is a well-known option at the top of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling subwoofers and has quite a few popular alternatives in the same price range, such as SVS PB-4000 or SVS SB-2000 .

SVS SB16-Ultra is $1850 more expensive than the average subwoofer ($449).

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