Forum discussion tagged with 5.1.
  1. M

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 using different sound driver from the one i installed.

    Hello guys! I'm having a problem where on my 5.1 speakers the center speaker was not playing audio from youtube etc. but when I tested it in Realtek manager it was working, so I decided to reinstall the drivers but when I did I was unable to open the Realtek manager from anywhere (when I click...
  2. Origamii

    Question 5.1 vs 2.1 movies audio on stereo speakers ?

    I see that movies have 5.1/7.1 audio, and i also found the same movie has 2.1 audio on different website like yts etc. If i use stereo speakers, should i pick the 5.1 version or 2.1? Which audio will sound better on my stereo speakers?
  3. lamoraa

    Question Logitech Z906, GIGABYTE Z370 Aorus Gaming 7 5.1 Audio Issues

    Hi, I am trying to setup a new Logitech Z906 5.1 audio system to a PC with a GIGABYTE Z370 Aorus Gaming 7 motherboard. I am experienced in the world of PC hardware, and dealing with PC software issues, however I am very new to the audio world. The two are connected via the "6 channel direct...
  4. Leonardo_N

    [SOLVED] Using home cinema set speakers as pc speakers

    Hi all, So I have this Samsung home cinema set my dad bought around 2013. The receiver, a Samsung HT-E5500 broke a few years ago and the speakers are useless without the receiver because of the peculiar connectors the speakercables have. I own a set of pc speakers, they are not bad, but also...
  5. Leonardo_N

    [SOLVED] What is the name of this connector?

    I need the name of the connector of this cable. I already know it's a cable Samsung uses for their speakers in home cinema sets, but I need the name of the connector. Do you guys know it? View: https://imgur.com/a/jFTya4g (the connector can be seen in the link)
  6. Z

    [SOLVED] How impactful is digital 5.1 surround sound really vs. analog?? (PC GAMING SPEAKERS)

    I'm just getting into the basics of a 5.1 speaker system for my primary purposes of PC gaming. All I can say is wow! The complexity behind surround sound is far more than I appreciated. After several hours of research, I finally feel as if I know enough to ask a question: 1. Traditional 5.1...
  7. A

    Question Can't get 5.1 audio from 3070 XC3 --> Pioneer AVR (VSX-933)

    EDIT: so going through the troubleshooter has made things.... worse. I have now lost my center channel and the controller information in the AV receiver settings now shows "High Definition Audio Device" instead of nvidia as it did previously. I'm not sure what I did but I've been able to get it...
  8. M

    [SOLVED] What is the pixel shader version for RTX 3080 ?

    Hello, I purchased an RTX 3080 card, and during my tests for the card, I found that the pixel shader is 5.0 after it was 5.1 in my old GTX 1080.. I don't know if it is a problem or should it be like this? The result is from systemrequirementslab website!
  9. beeko

    Question How to play 2.0 in 5.1 mode

    Hello I was asking if its possible to play normal 2.0 files in 5.1 mode and I figured you can do this on VLC: on VLC press CTRL + P, bottom left corner press Show settings -> All, go to Audio tab, Force detection of Dolby sound -> On, Stereo audio output mode: Dolby surround, Save and restart VLC
  10. M

    [SOLVED] Surround speaker

    Hi :) I'm thinking about choosing speakers or headphones for my computer. I'd like it to be a 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound setup. I'm thinking about Astro a50 gen. 4 or Asus Centurion 7.1 headphones, but I don't play cs go multiplayer games, only singles like AC Origins, Shadow of the Tomb Raider...
  11. blazsi

    Question I can't hear the central channel in headphones in 5.1 audio

    One day I noticed that I can't hear the dialogs in Rainbow Six: Siege. So, I googled it, and eventually found out that I need to have the central channel if I'm using 5.1. I didn't know that I was using 5.1, but it turned out that I did, as when I switched to stereo, the game sounded differently...
  12. HarryGRGamer

    [SOLVED] (5.1) USB Sound-Card vs PCIE Sound-Card

    Hello! So I have some old-ish LG speakers a subwoofer and a DAC (amplifier) however I never thought about doing a 5.1 surround sound setup on my room with my PC because mainly I didn't knew how I got the gist of it however I'm in between buying a cheap USB OEM Sound Card (around 20 dollars) or...
  13. S

    [SOLVED] Surround Speakers on PC

    I have 2.1 speakers connected to my motherboard's LINE OUT port and it is working fine. Recently, I got some free speakers so I wanted to connect them to my PC and get a 5.1 system. I got a connector like the one in the picture and I put two speakers in the REAR port on the motherboard. The...
  14. A

    [SOLVED] Connecting PC to Panasonic Surround System

    I am planning to connect my new PC build (Mb is an Asus ROG Strix b550f) to my old panasonic 5.1-channel home theater system. I checked both manuals, and Asus shows how to connect the PC to different audio system types in the manual. One of these is 5.1 channels, but the Asus diagram assumes...
  15. cliffflip

    [SOLVED] Can't Get 5.1 Audio over S/PDIF and HDMI

    Hi, I've spent hours configuring S/PDIF and HDMI outputs on my PC so I can get 5.1 audio in games, but no luck so far. As for SPDIF, I use my old Creative SB X-Fi 5.1 external soundcard (my mainboard doesn't have the port) and connect it to Samsung J5100K home theater system. I can get 5.1...
  16. R

    Question upgrading speakers question

    im thinking of upgrading my energy take classic with polk t600 for the front L and R with a klipsch R25C center. is it worth it to upgrade? and would it be ok to mix these two?
  17. R

    Question Upgrading the center speaker

    Im thinking of upgrading my energy take 5.1 center speaker. is it worth it to buy the Klipsch R25C?
  18. D

    Question Can t setup my 5.1.Help!

    Hello everyone,recently i purchase an X530 logitech an a sound card Asus xonar SE.Since it s a 5.1 thought the better the sound . I ve installed the soundcard and all the sattelites then pluged the system in the sound card. i did as the instructions from the soundcard said ,green to green,black...
  19. N

    [SOLVED] How can I use 3 sound cards for 5.1 surround sound?

    I've tried doing this using Voicemeeter Banana but failed, it only output one audio stream into every speakers. Subwoofer and center speakers ain't a problem for me 'coz I have a dedicated amplifier for them. What I need is a software like voicemeeter to assign each sound card.
  20. M

    [SOLVED] Movie sound not working correctly

    Hi all, I have a Turando 5.1 sound system connected to my PC, with a Realtek ALC883 on-board sound chip via 3 x 3.5mm jacks into respectively, green for front, black for sub-woofer/centre speaker and pink/brown for rear speakers. My TV is connected to the line-in also via 3.5MM jack. When watch...
  21. Dshiftr

    Question Activating 5.1 channel on Yamaha RX-V1800

    Hi all, Going to format that post as best as possible, hopefully everything is clear. My equipment Pioneer Elite Plasma TV (paired with the Pioneer PRO-R06U). Yamaha Receiver RX-V1800 Xfinity Cable box (latest) 5.1 surround sound setup all wired into the Yamaha Receiver. The Problem I am...
  22. Flamesjowel

    [SOLVED] 5.1 Surround not working

    Hi, This is driving me mad and I can't seem to resolve this on my own despite reading and trying multiple solutions... I have a Logitech Z506 5.1 surround sound speaker system hooked up to my computer (mobo). The cables are correctly plugged in, I know they are because Win10 sound management...
  23. J

    Question Any display card or Laptop that can send 5.1 sound through HDMI to TV?

    I use My Laptop through HDMI to send everything to my home theater. From my research so far discovered it is the display card of the laptop that handles the sound for HDMI, which cannot be changed from stereo. Any display cards or Laptops today allow 5.1 through HDMI currently?
  24. apiltch

    ThinkPad X1 Extreme Packs Core i9 Into Lightweight Package

    Lenovo's new 15-inch mobile workstation combines the sleek aesthetics of the X1 Carbon with discrete graphics, a 4K panel and a 45-watt CPU. ThinkPad X1 Extreme Packs Core i9 Into Lightweight Package : Read more
  25. B

    Formatted USB drive from FAT32 to NTFS, Is it possible to recover the data?

    Yo, so my USB got infected with a virus that kept hiding my files. In order to get rid of it I formatted the drive (I unchecked the quick format box), but the drive was in FAT32, and I decided to switch over to NTFS, currently I'm trying to recover the data that got formatted because there was...
  26. S

    XMP profile not POSTing

    For some reason I can not get the XMP profile to run on my pc. I have 3000mhz corsair ram that will only run at 2133mhz. Specs are: Asus 270k mobo 2 x 4gb 3000mhz corsair ram ssd 430w PSU 1050ti GPU i5-7600k CPU My computer runs fine on the normal settings but if I change the UEFI setting...
  27. W

    My car does not play 16GB flask the deck is a Boss BV9986BI

    Beck does not play flash
  28. B

    Solved! Auto opening browser with ad and random CMD open

    I don't know exacly what i did but I have tried AdwCleaner, CCleaner, HitManPro, Zemana and Malwarebytes and Uninstalled programs that i don't know but nothing fixed the problems. So here they are: 1) When the PC is working and i'm not doing anything i mean even AFK the Browser (Chrome) just...
  29. M

    Long range wifi possibilities.

    I have to reach out about 200ft or so to my AP. I currently use an older version TP-Link 150, mostly for linux use. I hover around -60 on the network, and its "ok" but I'm hoping to get closer to -50, or even in the 40s. I don't believe a directional or 7 or 9 dbi antennae will help with what I...
  30. G

    Walmart's Black Friday Deals Include $199 iPhone and $398 4K TV

    A host of deals are coming for the holidays from Walmart. Here are the best Black Friday deals so far. Walmart's Black Friday Deals Include $199 iPhone and $398 4K TV : Read more
  31. P

    My PSU (RK-P650) cables don't fit my GPU (GeForce GTX 970

    I recently got my hands on a new graphics since my friend does not need it anymore since he has upgraded but once we put the graphics card in one of my 6 pin PSU cable fit in but I have other cables but the rest are 4 pin and they don't fit into the 8 pin port on the graphics card. Do I need to...
  32. E

    Nvidia 384.76 problem 780 Ti

    Hi guys, ı have problems with my nvidia driver. I can't load the driver it's failing every time ı try. My gpu is 780 Ti and ı'm using 384.76 driver, whenever ı try ı get this issue PhysX 9.17.0524 not be established 3D vision checker 369.04 not be established Hd sound driver not...
  33. J

    Why Is A Command Prompt Box Flashing After Windows 10 Startup/Login?

    Hello there everyone! I recently built a PC, and I have been noticing a command prompt box flashing (for probably just a few tenths of a second) after I log into my account (running on Windows 10). I was just wondering if this is normal, or if this is something I should be concerned about. I've...
  34. T

    Can my pc run rust?

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600X 3.6GHz 6-Core Processor CPU COOLER:Cooler Master - Hyper T4 70.0 CFM Rifle Bearing CPU Cooler MOTHERBOARD:Gigabyte - GA-AB350M-Gaming 3 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard MEMORY:G.Skill - Trident Z 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory STORAGE: ADATA - Premier Pro SP600 128GB 2.5"...
  35. R

    Old power button on new pc?

    Is there any chance that this might damage the board? The cable has all the right connections, it's about 10 years old, the pc was working at the time. Thank you for your time.
  36. B

    Which gaming PC?

    I am looking to get into PC gaming but on a low budget of around $400. I found a prebuilt PC http://www.ebay.com/itm/Gaming-PC-Intel-i7-2600-3-8GHz-Sapphire-R9-290-X-16GB-DDR3-240GB-SSD-Z77-/162449662234?rmvSB=true and I just recently found a budget build youtube video...
  37. W

    Help: new install = slow computer (memory)

    Hi, I've recently installed windows 7 again (yesterday), but something seems off. When no programs are running it still uses 20+% of memory (8GB) and no matter what I do, the fans keep spinning like I tried to run twenty programs at once (right now, doing nothing but writing this post, it's up...
  38. V

    Good Future Proof PC?

    I plan to play csgo, r6siege, and overwatch and 60-144 fps (if I can) at 1080p at the highest setting possible where I can achieve a stable framerate (144 or 60hz). I also plan to upgrade In the future. Is this a good pc for those games and future proof? https://pcpartpicker.com/list/2bqzXH...
  39. T

    Fixing/saving a decently working hdd (help!)

    1.The incident 2. Home fixing attempt 3. friend place and using the secondary hdd 4. the issue that persist. 1. Ok, so I had a sad incident... Tower fell on the side and had 2 hdd in it... Next thing I know.. The OS doesn't boot and I have very limited options in how I could try to fix it...
  40. MaxTehLegend

    should i upgrade my i5 4690K?

    so i play alot of games. and alot of them are demanding. but i dont see the point in upgrading since im not getting any bottlenecks with my current PC. ive been able to max out any game that i play and never have i hit below 60 fps. so i was thinking that if i were to get a new GPU would i then...