Originally Posted by Alrojoca View Post
With the right DSP it does not matter much, you only need to pair drivers that play low or high enough to close the gap based on size and their response. I think.

The reasons why some prefer a brand is because

1. they got a package deal, coincidence, preference, choice


3. Discounts

4. Warranties

Originally Posted by zapcoaudio View Post

my brand new passive kit was parted together for less than half msrp.
That would fall in the #3 category.

Honestly I think this topic is not quite related to passive components, it's more about raw drivers or matching the fronts with the rear speakers