Comparing Klipsch RP-8000F and Svs Prime Tower

Lowest price found: C$1698 Show listings
Lowest price found: C$1599 Show listings
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Klipsch RP-8000F ranks #9 out of 46. It is in the top 10%.
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9.7
Amazing
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Svs Prime Tower ranks #16 out of 46. It is in the top 10%.
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9.5
Amazing
Klipsch RP-8000F: Buy | Customer Reviews
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Experts recommend Klipsch RP-8000F more than Svs Prime Tower

As of 6 Aug 2022, experts prefer Klipsch RP-8000F over Svs Prime Tower, but both Speakers have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Klipsch RP-8000F received 3 recommendations: from Old Time Music (21 Jul 2022), Love and Lavender (19 Apr 2022) and KBonet (10 May 2022). By contrast, Svs Prime Tower received only 2 recommendations from Love and Lavender (19 Apr 2022) and Music Oomph (19 Jun 2021).

Rank Change Price Speakers
What Hi-Fi
The Master Switch
Old Time Music
Love and Lavender
Bob Vila
The Sound Junky
Music Oomph
KBonet
Music Critic
Lifewire
1
- C$1698
Klipsch RP-8000F
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1
4
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1
-
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25
- C$1599
Svs Prime Tower
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-
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6
-
-
14
-
-
-

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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 19 Apr 2022 Love and Lavender ranked Klipsch RP-8000F as #4 and Svs Prime Tower as #6
    Rank Speakers Comment
    ... ... ...
    #4 out of 9 Klipsch RP-8000F
    Best Overall
    ... ... ...
    #6 out of 9 Svs Prime Tower
    Best Design
    ... ... ...
  • On 21 Jul 2022 Old Time Music ranked Klipsch RP-8000F as #1
    Rank Speakers
    #1 out of 10 Klipsch RP-8000F
    ... ...
  • On 10 May 2022 KBonet ranked Klipsch RP-8000F as #1
    Rank Speakers Comment
    #1 out of 10 Klipsch RP-8000F
    Best Sound Quality
    ... ... ...
    Source: kbonet.com
  • On 19 Jun 2021 Music Oomph ranked Svs Prime Tower as #14
    Rank Speakers
    ... ...
    #14 out of 16 Svs Prime Tower
    ... ...

Verdict

After counting and adding up the 103 expert endorsements of the May rankings, Klipsch RP-8000F outranks Svs Prime Tower. This is not to say that Svs Prime Tower is a bad option. Like Klipsch RP-8000F, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Customers like Klipsch RP-8000F a bit 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.

Klipsch RP-8000F
Svs Prime 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.

Klipsch RP-8000F, the pricier option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Svs Prime Tower.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling speakers receives a consumer score of 9.0 (great). Both Klipsch RP-8000F and Svs Prime Tower receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Klipsch RP-8000F
In comparison:
Klipsch RP-8000F ranks #9 out of 46. It is in the top 10%.
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9.7
Amazing
Svs Prime Tower
In comparison:
Svs Prime Tower ranks #16 out of 46. It is in the top 10%.
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9.5
Amazing
Median best-selling Speakers
In comparison:
Cerwin Vega SL28 ranks #24 out of 46. It is in the top 10%.
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9.0
Great





Klipsch RP-8000F is more popular than Svs Prime Tower

It's fairly safe to say that Klipsch RP-8000F are more popular speakers than Svs Prime Tower, based on their 500+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Klipsch RP-8000F and Svs Prime Tower often consider Svs Prime Tower, a pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Klipsch RP-8000F and Svs Prime Tower
Svs Prime Tower C$1599
In comparison:
Svs Prime Tower ranks #16 out of 46. It is in the top 10%.
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9.5
Amazing
2 expert recommendations
Fluance Signature Hi-Fi C$1040
In comparison:
Fluance Signature Hi-Fi ranks #37 out of 46. It is in the top 20%.
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7.8
Good
3 expert recommendations Cheaper
ELAC Uni-fi UF5 C$599
In comparison:
ELAC Uni-fi UF5 ranks #25 out of 46. It is in the top 10%.
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9.0
Great
2 expert recommendations Cheaper
Klipsch R-28PF C$2509
In comparison:
Klipsch R-28PF ranks #43 out of 46.
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6.9
Good
No expert recommendations
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Klipsch RP-8000F outranks Svs Prime Tower by 24 positions. This indicates that, as of 6 Aug 2022, Klipsch RP-8000F is more critically acclaimed than Svs Prime Tower.
Rank Change Price Speakers
What Hi-Fi
The Master Switch
Old Time Music
Love and Lavender
Bob Vila
The Sound Junky
Music Oomph
KBonet
Music Critic
Lifewire
1
- C$1698
Klipsch RP-8000F
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1
4
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1
-
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2
- C$399
Polk Audio Monitor70 Series II
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1
-
4
5
-
10
-
3
- Check price
Q Acoustics 3050i
7
4
7
-
6
-
-
9
-
-
4
- Check price
SVS Prime Pinnacle
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1
2
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [6]

70
Total expert reviews: 6
  • with a score: 2
  • without a score: 4
Highest score by SoundboxLab
80
Average score based on 6 reviews
70
Lowest score by Tharbamar
60

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20

Expert reviews [11]

85
Total expert reviews: 11
  • with a score: 2
  • without a score: 9
Highest score by Digital Trends
90
Average score based on 11 reviews
85
Lowest score by ReferenceHomeTheater
80

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
Klipsch RP-8000F: Buy | Customer Reviews
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From Seller:
  • 1” Titanium LTS Vented Tweeter with Hybrid Tractrix Horn
  • Dual 8" Spun Copper Cerametallic Woofers
  • Bass–Reflex via Rear–Firing Tractrix port
  • Dual binding posts for bi–wire/bi–amp
  • Strong, Flexible Removable Magnetic Grille
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From Seller:
  • The Prime Tower is a reference-grade loudspeaker with pinpoint accuracy, exceptional tonal balance, effortless bass response and all the qualities of the best high-end floorstanding speakers available. A stunning achievement for two-channel audiophile or surround sound home theater systems alike, especially considering the performance value.
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Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
BEST Speakers for Music and Movies! KLIPSCH 8000F Tower Speaker Review
Review by Andrew Robinson
Very popular! 342K views!
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Klipsch RP8000F review. Better than the Klipsch RP600M?
Review by Thomas & Stereo
Very popular! 129K views!
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Klipsch RP-8000F Speakers Sound Demo No.2
Review by Tharbamar
Very popular! 199K views!
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SVS Prime Tower Speakers Sound Demo, Rock
Review by Tharbamar
Popular! 30K views!
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The best speaker you didn't know about: The SVS Prime Tower.
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SVS Prime Tower | Floorstanding Speaker Full Review
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0638126675286, 0638126675293, 0743878035605, 0743878035612, 0743878035629, 0743878043280
Model Numbers: 1065795, 1065796, RP8000FEPR, RP-8000F-PB, RP8000FWPR
UPC Numbers: 638126675286, 638126675293, 743878035605, 743878035612, 743878035629, 743878043280
EAN Numbers: 0850071005400, 0851888001463, 0851888001470
UPC Numbers: 850071005400, 851888001463
Model Numbers: 851888001470
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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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87 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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30 Hz-25 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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250 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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Premium black ash
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40 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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4.5 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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6.5 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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Tapered woofer array
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
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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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Additional Details
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  • FEA-optimized cabinet
  • Separate sealed midrange enclosure
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Klipsch RP-8000F are a very 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 RP-280FA or Definitive BP9060 .

Klipsch RP-8000F are C$1019.33 more expensive than the average speakers (C$678.67).

Svs Prime Tower are a very popular option on the higher end 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 RP-280FA or Definitive BP9060 .

Svs Prime Tower are C$920.33 more expensive than the average speakers (C$678.67).

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