You get better horizontal dispersion with a bookshelf over the VP150.

No need to worry about overpowering any speaker combination as you balance the speaker output through the receiver. you run calibration setup programs or use an SPL meter and adjust each speaker's output to match each other.

M80 v2
VP160 v3
QS8 v2
PB13 Ultra
Denon 3808
Samsung 85" Q70