surround sound

Forum discussion tagged with surround sound.
  1. T

    Question How good is the Hyper X Cloud Mix?

    I bought one for myself while it was on sale and there's lots of good reviews but is it mainly for gaming? And how good is the surround sound? Is it good enough to clearly hear where the enemy is and was it a good choice for a new pair of gaming headphones?
  2. T

    Question Is this a good headset?

    I've been trying to look for a good headset which has good surround sound and I can hear the direction of where the enemy is whether they are above, below or to the left of me. The headset I found is called Hyper X Cloud Mix. Can someone please tell me if it does have good surround sound and how...
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    Question how to turn non surround speakers into stereo surround

    I have bought a pa system that has a big sub and two big speakers. They aren't surround (i mean left and right separated) but I now want to use the system for my computer and would like to have left and right side sound designated to each speaker. is there any hardware that would allow me to do...
  4. archsergentdornan

    Question Hyper X Cloud II random static poping

    I've had my Cloud II for several weeks now. And I've noticed an occasional static pop happening at random. At first I just thought it was an error in audio of the game I was playing but I've noticed it happening at random no mater what the audio source is. Youtube and several games all have the...
  5. archsergentdornan

    Question 7.1 Surround Sound durability for non-native surround sound applications

    I'm thinking about buying a HyperX Cloud 2 headset as they're one of the highest rated gaming headsets on the market. But I heard a rumor that using a 7.1 Surround Sound setup (Headset or speakers) for something that doesn't properly support surround sound (like some older games/console ports or...
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    Question How to properly set up Dolby Atmos and DTS:X on media PC

    I bought a 5.1 atmos/dts:X capable sound system recently, and have it hooked up to my PC through HDMI. I want to get the PC running both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X so I can watch movies encoded with both, however I seem to be running into trouble. While I believe I did manage to get Dolby Atmos set...
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    Question Small bluetooth speakers that are wall mountable?

    Hello, so I wanted to know if anyone here has seen/purchased any small bluetooth speakers. I'm looking to have two of them, one on each side of my bed so I can play rain sound effects at night, as I find them soothing. I want to be able to just connect them to my phone, and have it play almost...
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    [SOLVED] My sound for any Steam game becomes significantly quieter

    My PC audio, whether it be watching Netflix, YouTube, or anything unrelated to Steam games, is perfectly normal. At 100% max volume, it's loud, clear, and all the above. However, when I open a Steam game and play it, such as CSGO or Rust, the volume sounds so quiet (when compared to it before)...
  9. 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...
  10. Question Will an HDMI switcher solve my issue?

    Red hdmi is my current setup. Blue is my theoretical setup. Right now my PC has surround and so does my PS4, I just have to switch the input on the av receiver. Now that I use headphones for gaming, I don't need the surround sound. Currently when playing PS4, I can still use my other...
  11. J

    [SOLVED] Audio questions/confusion

    I am building a new gaming PC. I have already ordered a Ryzen 5 2600, RX 590, ASUS Tuf B450M motherboard, 16GB DDR4 3200 RAM, and other parts, case, etc. But the audio situation is a bit confusing to me at this point. Currently, I use an optical SPDIF out to a Turtle Beach DSS box which...
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    Question Using PC with 5.1 surround Sound av receiver and 144hz monitor

    Ok so my current setup is a 60 hz refresh monitor with my 5.1 AV receiver. I want to get a 144hz with display port but my only problem is that I run hdmi passthrough on my receiver. The receiver only has hdmi and optical cable on the back. Can I run an hdmi from my gpu to my receiver and then...
  13. Mustcoppington

    Question Used Gaming PC Price Check/Thoughts

    I have what I think my PC is worth in mind, but I'm curious as to what others would throw out there. This is an older PC I'm just looking to part with. Sorry if this isn't allowed (didn't see anything against it). Specs (from summer 2015): View:
  14. M

    [SOLVED] Forgot the name of an old sci-fi strategy PC game

    Hi there! I remember playing a game on a PC that we had when i was a kid (this could've been 12-15 years ago). All i can remember is there were tanks, that you either started the level with or created (I'm not sure about this). You could build these towers as machine guns on the map to battle...
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    [SOLVED] *NEEDS ADVICE* : New 10Gbe NAS Setup for small Motion Design Studio

    Hello Folks, I'm from Malaysia, and just a heads up that I am a total newb. Please be nice and patient with me :D Seeking for advice from experts as I recently bought and set up a 10gbe NAS for the studio. There are 4 workstation that works on it. But after the setup of this NAS, we noticed...
  16. K

    Dell 5010 new Hdd (windows installtion)

    Hi I had problem with my dell 5010 Hard drive . today i bought used HDD but when i want to install windows this Error will show up.:
  17. 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
  18. C

    where to get parts

    seems like pricewatch disappeared. is there an alternative in the US?
  19. P

    Zotac GTX 1080 ti mini Underperforming

    Hello guys, I'm new to the forums though I visit the site pretty often, in any case I need to ask you about a problem I think I'm having with my GPU. I finished building my new rig about 3 weeks ago, specs are the following: Ryzen 5 1600X OC @ 3.9Ghz Cooler Master Masterliquid lite 120 Asrock...
  20. TheSonikku

    Computer RANDOMLY black screens and resets

    I heavily emphasize randomly because sometimes it's twice a day, sometimes it does it after 3 days; sometimes it resets 10 minutes after bootup, sometimes it takes 8 hours after bootup. It's seriously extremely random. I have no idea what is causing this, but it started happening after I...