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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for top rated amplifiers.

The best amplifiers are the ones that sound the best, play the music you want, and deliver the power you need. They're also the ones that get better with age, and the ones that last for years without breaking down. Browse the top-ranked list of top-rated amplifiers below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Technics - Grand Class Network Integrated Audio Amplifier - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I could not be happier with this Amplifier....Digital Amplifier with Unlimited Streaming Options...The Technics SU-GX70 is a fully digital amplifier that is capable of streaming just about anything. "

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    A definitive living room audio center that enables seamless enjoyment of video, audio, and music, the Technics SU-GX70 is a heavily featured streaming amplifier that combines the sonic genes of Technics Grand Class components with a wealth of source functions. Abundant input options let you choose how you want to listen to your favorite movies, music and more, whether you’re connecting directly to the source with multiple connection options, or streaming wirelessly in high resolution playback. The premium design makes the SU-GX70 a welcome addition to any home cinema or audio set-up.
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    "I could not be happier with this Amplifier....Digital Amplifier with Unlimited Streaming Options...The Technics SU-GX70 is a fully digital amplifier that is capable of streaming just about anything. "

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    A definitive living room audio center that enables seamless enjoyment of video, audio, and music, the Technics SU-GX70 is a heavily featured streaming amplifier that combines the sonic genes of Technics Grand Class components with a wealth of source functions. Abundant input options let you choose how you want to listen to your favorite movies, music and more, whether you’re connecting directly to the source with multiple connection options, or streaming wirelessly in high resolution playback. The premium design makes the SU-GX70 a welcome addition to any home cinema or audio set-up.
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  2. AudioControl - 800W Monoblock Class D Amplifier - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Not your average mono amplifier...I’ve tried other AudioControl amplifiers and ended up returning them for various reasons not related to the quality of the products, but this time around I was able to integrate this mono amp seamlessly into my setup! ...Awesome amplifier. Well worth the money. It does have a Built in subsonic filter."

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    Experience powerful sound from your subwoofer or single-channel speaker with this 800W Monoblock Class D Amplifier by AudioControl. The LC-1.800 features a high-current design and comes equipped with intuitive setup controls that allow for a wide variety of installation possibilities. This mono subwoofer amplifier also features AccuBASS technology so you can turn up the volume without losing bass.
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    "Not your average mono amplifier...I’ve tried other AudioControl amplifiers and ended up returning them for various reasons not related to the quality of the products, but this time around I was able to integrate this mono amp seamlessly into my setup! ...Awesome amplifier. Well worth the money. It does have a Built in subsonic filter."

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    Experience powerful sound from your subwoofer or single-channel speaker with this 800W Monoblock Class D Amplifier by AudioControl. The LC-1.800 features a high-current design and comes equipped with intuitive setup controls that allow for a wide variety of installation possibilities. This mono subwoofer amplifier also features AccuBASS technology so you can turn up the volume without losing bass.
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  3. Marantz - 13.2 Channel Pre-Amp, Dolby Atmos, DTS, IMAX Enhanced & Auro-3D, Built-In HEOS, Amazon Alexa - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I’m really disappointed with this Pre-Amp, and to top that off the panel door want stay closed. I hope Marantz, will come up with a fix for this problem. ...After having AV7706 a month, the urge arose to go top of the line. AV7706 was not wanting in performance, but the higher end AV8805a beckoned. "

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    Enjoy unmatchable audio and visual quality on a variety of sources with the powerful AV8805A 13.2 AV Processor by Marantz that delivers balanced and premium sound quality. Compatible with latest sound formats like Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X, DTS:X Pro, IMAX Enhanced, and Auro-3D, this AV preamp takes your home entertainment up a notch with pristine video and immersive audio. Featuring 8 HDMI inputs / 3 HDMI outputs with a dedicated 8K input, analog, optical and coaxial inputs, a phono input, a USB port, an AM/FM tuner, this home theater preamp allows various connection options for DVD & Blu-Ray Players, Subwoofers, Speakers, Turntables etc. Enjoy exquisite video performance with the latest HDMI technologies such as 8K/60Hz pass-through or upscaling, various HDR format support including HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) and Dynamic HDR, as well as the latest gaming technologies such Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM). The AV8805 allows effortless and flexible voice control on all the major voice agents like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Josh.ai, Apple Siri and AirPlay 2. Play music or control your home appliances, light, and speakers optimally from any corner of your house with just a voice command. Featuring wireless streaming through built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and HEOS, this preamp allows you to seamlessly play music from your favorite streaming apps like Spotify, Tidal, TuneIn, Deezer, and Pandora. Adding to the many features, the Marantz preamplifier gives you a whole-home audio experience with its multi-room and multi-source streaming options. The built-in HEOS technology lets you play the same song in every room or a different song in each room without any interruption. Be mesmerized by a superb cinematic experience with Marantz’s 60 years of audiophile heritage.
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    "I’m really disappointed with this Pre-Amp, and to top that off the panel door want stay closed. I hope Marantz, will come up with a fix for this problem. ...After having AV7706 a month, the urge arose to go top of the line. AV7706 was not wanting in performance, but the higher end AV8805a beckoned. "

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    Product Description

    Enjoy unmatchable audio and visual quality on a variety of sources with the powerful AV8805A 13.2 AV Processor by Marantz that delivers balanced and premium sound quality. Compatible with latest sound formats like Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X, DTS Virtual:X, DTS:X Pro, IMAX Enhanced, and Auro-3D, this AV preamp takes your home entertainment up a notch with pristine video and immersive audio. Featuring 8 HDMI inputs / 3 HDMI outputs with a dedicated 8K input, analog, optical and coaxial inputs, a phono input, a USB port, an AM/FM tuner, this home theater preamp allows various connection options for DVD & Blu-Ray Players, Subwoofers, Speakers, Turntables etc. Enjoy exquisite video performance with the latest HDMI technologies such as 8K/60Hz pass-through or upscaling, various HDR format support including HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) and Dynamic HDR, as well as the latest gaming technologies such Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM). The AV8805 allows effortless and flexible voice control on all the major voice agents like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Josh.ai, Apple Siri and AirPlay 2. Play music or control your home appliances, light, and speakers optimally from any corner of your house with just a voice command. Featuring wireless streaming through built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and HEOS, this preamp allows you to seamlessly play music from your favorite streaming apps like Spotify, Tidal, TuneIn, Deezer, and Pandora. Adding to the many features, the Marantz preamplifier gives you a whole-home audio experience with its multi-room and multi-source streaming options. The built-in HEOS technology lets you play the same song in every room or a different song in each room without any interruption. Be mesmerized by a superb cinematic experience with Marantz’s 60 years of audiophile heritage.
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  4. Metra - 10AWG Complete Amp Kit - Multi - Front_Zoom

    Model: TC5KIT-10
    SKU: 9855506
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    "got the right kit and the installation is top natch...Definitely did what I paid for it to do, power my amplifier"

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    Product Description

    This power and installation kit features RCA patch cables that transfer low-level signals from the source unit to the amplifier, near the rear of your vehicle. The crystal oxygen-free copper material ensures durability.
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    "got the right kit and the installation is top natch...Definitely did what I paid for it to do, power my amplifier"

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    This power and installation kit features RCA patch cables that transfer low-level signals from the source unit to the amplifier, near the rear of your vehicle. The crystal oxygen-free copper material ensures durability.
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  5. Kenwood - 400W Class-D Bridgeable Multichannel Compact Marine Motorsports Amplifier with Variable Crossovers - Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Kenwood amplifier...Kenwood max amplifier is good for extra sound and bass...This Kenwood amplifiers are perfect for pushing my 6.5 kicker speakers."

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    Upgrade your sound system with this compact Kenwood Marine Motorsports 4-channel amplifier. It delivers 400W total power for crisp, clear tones, and the conformal-coated circuit board keeps out moisture and salt for safe use in both land and water vehicles. This compact Kenwood 4-channel amplifier is easy to install in tight spaces for added versatility.
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    "Kenwood amplifier...Kenwood max amplifier is good for extra sound and bass...This Kenwood amplifiers are perfect for pushing my 6.5 kicker speakers."

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    Product Description

    Upgrade your sound system with this compact Kenwood Marine Motorsports 4-channel amplifier. It delivers 400W total power for crisp, clear tones, and the conformal-coated circuit board keeps out moisture and salt for safe use in both land and water vehicles. This compact Kenwood 4-channel amplifier is easy to install in tight spaces for added versatility.
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  6. Bose - Music Amplifier - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: 867236-1100
    SKU: 6517686
    Top comment

    "It is also not reliable in that it is inconsistent performance wise. I would rate the amplifier as a five. I replaced my Soundtouch system with the Music Amplifier. ...Amazing amplifier...Simply amazing amplifier with the power that characterizes Bose products."

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    Product Description

    Give your home’s soundtrack a boost. The Bose Music Amplifier powers up to two pairs of passive speakers with 125 watts per channel and connects over Wi-Fi so you can stream all your favorites, from playlists to podcasts, easily from your phone. To elevate your sound experience, pair the amp with Bose in-ceiling or outdoor speakers and custom EQ will deliver clear, well-balanced sound. Enjoy the simplicity of controlling your music with the Bose Music app, or stream content your way via Bluetooth, Apple Airplay 2, Spotify Connect, and Chromecast built-in. For more music throughout your home, group the amp with other Wi-Fi -enabled Bose products. SimpleSync technology lets you pair it with a compatible Bose headphone or Bluetooth speakers for private listening or more sound. When it comes to your record player, connect easily for maximum enjoyment of your vinyl collection or allow guests to take over the vibe by pairing via Bluetooth.
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    "It is also not reliable in that it is inconsistent performance wise. I would rate the amplifier as a five. I replaced my Soundtouch system with the Music Amplifier. ...Amazing amplifier...Simply amazing amplifier with the power that characterizes Bose products."

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    Product Description

    Give your home’s soundtrack a boost. The Bose Music Amplifier powers up to two pairs of passive speakers with 125 watts per channel and connects over Wi-Fi so you can stream all your favorites, from playlists to podcasts, easily from your phone. To elevate your sound experience, pair the amp with Bose in-ceiling or outdoor speakers and custom EQ will deliver clear, well-balanced sound. Enjoy the simplicity of controlling your music with the Bose Music app, or stream content your way via Bluetooth, Apple Airplay 2, Spotify Connect, and Chromecast built-in. For more music throughout your home, group the amp with other Wi-Fi -enabled Bose products. SimpleSync technology lets you pair it with a compatible Bose headphone or Bluetooth speakers for private listening or more sound. When it comes to your record player, connect easily for maximum enjoyment of your vinyl collection or allow guests to take over the vibe by pairing via Bluetooth.
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  7. KICKER - CX 1200W Class D Digital Mono Amplifier with Variable Low-Pass Crossover - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Nothing is better than a top quality amplifier!! LFG!!!...Great amplifier my car kicker is top of the line and worth the money"

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    Product Description

    Boost the bass in your car with this KICKER 1200W mono amplifier. Stability at 1 ohm allows for use of multiple sound system wiring options, while a subsonic filter at 24dB protects speakers from dangerous frequencies. This KICKER 1200W mono amplifier features 12dB crossovers to control sound precisely and comes with vertical mounting hardware for unique configurations.
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    "Nothing is better than a top quality amplifier!! LFG!!!...Great amplifier my car kicker is top of the line and worth the money"

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    Boost the bass in your car with this KICKER 1200W mono amplifier. Stability at 1 ohm allows for use of multiple sound system wiring options, while a subsonic filter at 24dB protects speakers from dangerous frequencies. This KICKER 1200W mono amplifier features 12dB crossovers to control sound precisely and comes with vertical mounting hardware for unique configurations.
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  8. Pioneer - 4-Channel Class D Amplifier - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Amplifier...Great amplifier very pleased with sound quality and price just right would definitely buy again...Paul's Amplifier...Great Amplifier, no problems yet,sounds great and good product for the buck"

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    The Pioneer GM-DX874 four-channel amplifier will deliver up to 150 watts RMS to each of your front and rear speakers for powerful music. Highly efficient Class D technology keeps this powerful amp running as cool as it looks, and allows for a compact chassis that fits in a lot of out of the way spaces. The frequency response of this amplifier stretches up to 50,000 Hz, for Hi-Res Audio Certified playback. Pioneer uses high-grade electronic parts and gold-plated RCA connections to ensure maximum performance. Speaker-level inputs allow you to install this amp in a factory system with no RCA connections. The amplifier switches its input mode automatically when it detects the high-level signal, eliminating the need to run a turn-on lead to your receiver or fuse box. Built-in high- and low-pass filters let you adjust the sound for your vehicle's interior, whether you're driving speakers or subs.
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    "Amplifier...Great amplifier very pleased with sound quality and price just right would definitely buy again...Paul's Amplifier...Great Amplifier, no problems yet,sounds great and good product for the buck"

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    The Pioneer GM-DX874 four-channel amplifier will deliver up to 150 watts RMS to each of your front and rear speakers for powerful music. Highly efficient Class D technology keeps this powerful amp running as cool as it looks, and allows for a compact chassis that fits in a lot of out of the way spaces. The frequency response of this amplifier stretches up to 50,000 Hz, for Hi-Res Audio Certified playback. Pioneer uses high-grade electronic parts and gold-plated RCA connections to ensure maximum performance. Speaker-level inputs allow you to install this amp in a factory system with no RCA connections. The amplifier switches its input mode automatically when it detects the high-level signal, eliminating the need to run a turn-on lead to your receiver or fuse box. Built-in high- and low-pass filters let you adjust the sound for your vehicle's interior, whether you're driving speakers or subs.
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  9. Polk Audio - Monitor XT12 12" 100W Class A/B Amplifier Subwoofer - Midnight Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Perfect for my Denon amplifier and matches my two side speakers and center speakers...Had all the 5, but not the 1 - tried a friend’s 10” but wasn’t enough, the XT12 hits perfectly and integrated smoothly with amplifier."

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    The Polk Monitor XT12 subwoofer is designed to add punchy, responsive bass to your movies and music. It is outfitted with a 12” Dynamic Balanced Woofer and 100W peak Class A/B amplification that deliver powerful bass with amazing speed and control even at 24Hz. Built-in controls allows variable volume, variable crossover (80-160Hz) and phase control (0/180°) for optimum bass levels. Monitor XT12 is housed in a critically braced MDF cabinet with a removable, precision-fit grille to isolate the sound of the woofer while minimizing unwanted resonances and sonic interference. A perfect complement to any home theater system the MXT12 offers line level, LFE, and nickel plated, five-way binding post inputs, ensuring a direct connection and compatibility with your receiver. Add another, same-model subwoofer to your home audio set up to dramatically improve realism, smooth out peaks and dips, as well as to get an even bass response for all your movies and music. Be at the center of action from any part of the room!
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    "Perfect for my Denon amplifier and matches my two side speakers and center speakers...Had all the 5, but not the 1 - tried a friend’s 10” but wasn’t enough, the XT12 hits perfectly and integrated smoothly with amplifier."

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    Product Description

    The Polk Monitor XT12 subwoofer is designed to add punchy, responsive bass to your movies and music. It is outfitted with a 12” Dynamic Balanced Woofer and 100W peak Class A/B amplification that deliver powerful bass with amazing speed and control even at 24Hz. Built-in controls allows variable volume, variable crossover (80-160Hz) and phase control (0/180°) for optimum bass levels. Monitor XT12 is housed in a critically braced MDF cabinet with a removable, precision-fit grille to isolate the sound of the woofer while minimizing unwanted resonances and sonic interference. A perfect complement to any home theater system the MXT12 offers line level, LFE, and nickel plated, five-way binding post inputs, ensuring a direct connection and compatibility with your receiver. Add another, same-model subwoofer to your home audio set up to dramatically improve realism, smooth out peaks and dips, as well as to get an even bass response for all your movies and music. Be at the center of action from any part of the room!
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  10. Arcam - SA20 300W Class G 2.0-Ch. Integrated Amplifier - Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "It is a tremendous integrated amplifier without breaking the bank. Creates sound better than amplifiers three times the price. ...The frequency feedback is a really cool feature but I wished it would provide the bit rate."

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    Product Description

    Immerse yourself with booming audio using this Arcam SA20 Class G integrated amplifier. The ultra-low distortion lets sound flow cleanly, while the high-quality components provide the durability needed to last years of regular use. This Arcam SA20 Class G integrated amplifier runs 90W of power through each channel for rich audio.
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    "It is a tremendous integrated amplifier without breaking the bank. Creates sound better than amplifiers three times the price. ...The frequency feedback is a really cool feature but I wished it would provide the bit rate."

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    Immerse yourself with booming audio using this Arcam SA20 Class G integrated amplifier. The ultra-low distortion lets sound flow cleanly, while the high-quality components provide the durability needed to last years of regular use. This Arcam SA20 Class G integrated amplifier runs 90W of power through each channel for rich audio.
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