One 12/10 vs 2 or 3 10/12'* is all personal prefrence and comes down to quailty of equipment. Yes one GOOD 10/12 can sound way better than 3 cheapier 12'*.
My experience, I started out with 2 JL 10w3'* and that sounded pretty good, amped off JL 500.1 at time. had this for two years or so, than traded in the 2 10'* for ONE 12w6v2 and was amazed at the difference. The one 12w6v2 was FAR superior in sound qualilty and tone reproduction, =music sounded way more accurate, only trade off was not quite as loud because of less cone area. Both setups were off the same 500 watt JL amp.
Than I traded in that car and turned in my equipment to get my 01 ssei, I started over and evaluted what I wanted and I when for even a higher line of subs 10w7s and have never looked back. Personal I like the tightness of 10s over 12'* and am a sealed box guy. I want accurate sound not low end slop. To each his own.
Just evalute what kind of bass are you looking for, tight and clean or low and loud.
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