Forum discussion tagged with Surround.
  1. N

    Question Decent alternative to HT-A9? (price and performance)

    Hi people, I'm wondering about this: Does there exist a decent alternative to HT-A9? I mean - yeah, it can't be as good, I get it - but the HT-A9 has these four speakers and a nice look; but the price is just wacky. I recently got an LG C2 and it's breathtaking, but I just can't get my head...
  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. Janman0101

    Question Nvidia surround with multiple GPUs for more monitor outputs ?

    Hello, I am currently trying to set up Nvidia Surround for my setup. For this I put two graphics cards into my PC in order to run all 5 of my monitors. When I try to activate surround with monitors that are not on the same GPU it gives me a very unspecific error, telling me that there is a...
  4. L

    Question absolutely no display or idea what has happened while been away from pc today

    okay, i have an msi b450 tomohawk max mb, so it’s not an old broken down one. last night i was using nvidia surround on two monitors to play a game , perfectly fine like always, i didn’t turn it off before turning off the pc and haven’t been on it all day. upon turning it on today , the pc...
  5. Loki_TSO

    Question Surround speakers question

    Hi, I want to change the surround speakers in my living room and I already have some replacement but I'm not sure about what the result would be... The thing is, I want to change them because they're part of an old Sony 5.1 kit that I got a while ago which I don't use it anymore since I upgraded...
  6. 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...
  7. A

    [SOLVED] Logitech Z-560 potentiometer replacement?

    I've had these speakers for close to 20 years at this point. Now that I'm exercising in my garage I have a rekindled desire to get these working again. The speakers will pop and snap loudly when adjusting the volume. I have to turn the control pod off then adjust the volume and turn the pod...
  8. R

    Question No surround or bass on 5.1 speakers after Windows 10 reinstall ?

    Hello everyone, a few days ago I decided to upgrade my system. After installing the new components, B460 Phantom Gaming 4 motherboard, Intel i5 10400f cpu and 2060 rtx graphics card, I had to reinstall Windows to get it working, and decided it is probably a good idea to format my OS drive as...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. TheDarkEmperor

    [SOLVED] HDMI Connection Home Theatre Problem / Open for suggestions

    Hi all, I have a problem with my home theatre setting and hope you guys can help me out. I bought about 4-5 years back a bose cinemate 520 and a 4K Sony TV to go with it. At the time, I settled for 1080p as 4k content where not a thing yet (and oh, the GB required for a 4k movie). Recently HVEC...
  13. L

    [SOLVED] Best Headset/Headphones to buy right now for pc gaming and music production!!??

    So I have recently been shopping for a new headset and really can not make a decision. I want the best possible headset but not something ridiculously overpriced, What would give me the best quality for gaming but also good clean audio and deep bass for music production? I would like wireless...
  14. K

    [SOLVED] Surround speakers

    I have an Asus strix soar sound card and 2.1 speakers. The card support 7.1 surround audio. If i want to use that attribute of the card can i buy two pairs of 2.0 speakers or do i need a complete 7.1 speakers kinda like the Logitech Z906?
  15. deadlyghost

    Question Need help setting up 5.1 surround system on laptop

    I have a Sony HT-RT40 5.1 surround system but it's been a pain to setup properly. First off, there's a setting called 'Effect' which when disabled down-mixes the input to 2 channels and completely disables surround speakers. But when it is enabled, 5.1 surround works but the bass off the...
  16. S

    Question Running Old Pioneer Receiver and Sonos System at same time?

    Good afternoon/evening, As the title implies, I was wondering if it possible to run an old Pioneer receiver and a Sonos surround system at the same time. I don't have the exact model number, but my receiver is nearly 15 years old, it doesn't have HDMI ports in the back, and I currently have it...
  17. J

    [SOLVED] Will 7.1 surround work without usb adapter?

    i have logitech g430 headphones but dont have usb adapter my question is is it posible to have 7.1 surround with just 3.5mm audio and if not do i need original adapter for surround to work??
  18. 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.
  19. E

    Question 5.1 surround gives me trouble in VLC

    Hi, I use VLC for playing movies on my Macbook, and have a problem when I reproduce 5.1 files. With some files the channels mix up and the center comes out of the right surround and the left surround from the lfe. And I found that changing the numbers of the speakers from the Audio Midi Setup of...
  20. 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...
  21. NOOB2PRO

    Question Use laptop display with Nvidia surround?

    Hi! Trying to use Nvidia Surround with my 2 external monitors but I can neither choose the 1x3 topology or choose my laptop display as one of the options. It's always greyed out. Anyone know a workaround or a fix?
  22. Potato825

    [SOLVED] Looking for Nice Gaming Headphone for $150

    I'm looking for a new pair of headphone due to my current hyperx cloud alpha right ear cup going bad, I have my eyes on a couple pairs. I just want someone else opinion and knowledge to help me find a new pair here are some that I have my eye on Audio-technica ATH-m50x...
  23. B

    Question How to get surround in Chrome

    I've already tried the flags and command lines but i still doesn't work. It works perfectly on Netflix, so why won't chrome do the same?
  24. T

    Question Monitors have no signal in multi monitor setup but are detected by GPU

    The gpu is a gtx 1660ti I have tried uninstalling device but the monitors just keep flashing up with no signal, Like they detect some sort of signal but don't display, the monitors are 1440p 144hz and motherboard is Aourus x470 ,help is much appreciated, thanks. :) I have them arranged in a...
  25. W

    ASUS GeForce GTX 1060

    Hi, I am inquiring to buy a new graphics card for a HTC VIVE setup and I just want to make sure I buy the right graphics card for not only the VIVE but also my PC. I do not know if this will fit in my current case and I have been told to check how many "PCI-E" pins I am going to check how many I...
  26. D

    My truck's speaker system is broken, HELP!!!

    Right front, and Rear left are not producing any sounds, Mostly I can't access and replace them because I don't know how to remove the covers of the speakers Isuzu D'max 2011 (LS, 4x2, Diesel, Auto Transmission)
  27. R

    AIO Cooler Low on Liquid?

    I have been having temperature issues with my PC. After booting up, the idle temps will be in the 30's but after any usage the idle temps will hover around 40-50. Load temps are terrible. Temps will jump to 80's right away and after several minutes will eventually hit 100. I am using a Corsair...
  28. W

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

    Beck does not play flash
  29. N3rdR4ge

    Two different GPUs (one AMD one nVidia) for mining. AMD card not recognized and runs at max fan speed.

    Never tried this before. Don't know much about mixing cards. Anyone with experience know how to make it work?
  30. J

    One ram socket stopping my PC posting.

    I am very confused. I recently got a new m.2 SSD and installed it into my system however my now the second ram slot is not reconising the ram and giving me a DRAM not detected or failed LED. I tried booting the PC with one RAM stick and the system always booted. But with two it gave me the same...
  31. P

    GPU upgrade: RX 560 or GTX 1050

    So as you can see in the title i want to upgrade my gpu on a budget(Less money better for me). I am using an FX-8350, 8GB RAM @1866hz, GTX 550 Ti, 650watt 80+ Gold PSU, Gigabyte 970A-UD3P motherboard and an 1680x1050 monitor. I usually play esports titles with my friends like Overwatch and PUBG...
  32. 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...
  33. D

    Windows 10 Boot Error

    New build on an asus hero ix, i7 7700k, 16 gb Gskill Ram, and with a Samsung Nvme 960 Pro M.2. I'm trying to install windows 10 full home from USB and can get to the first part where I can select Windows setup 64-bit on Boot Manager. After initially loading files, I immediately get an error...
  34. 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.
  35. S

    Does anybody know when the Aorus GTX 1080 ti Xtreme is getting released?

    I've looked around a bit and I can't find a release date, does anybody know it? (particularly for Australia, but if you know it for someplace else that should give me a rough idea)
  36. MacLaw

    dual keyboard mapping

    Hello, I recently purchased a DeLux T9 keypad from Amazon. Here's the link: I was hoping to use this keyboard as a number pad for my laptop for gaming. The problem is when I change the "S" on the DeLux, the...
  37. 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?
  38. 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...
  39. F

    CPU not running as fast as it should be

    I have an 860k and I believe temps are fine. While under load in a game like watch dogs 2 the thermal margin is about 38 C. Here are the rest of my specs MSI A68HM-E33 8g ram single slot rx 470 factory clocks Deepcool gammaxx 400 cpu cooler (installed less than a month ago so I don't think its...
  40. D

    1050 ti compatibily

    I have a Gigabyte GA-A75M-D2H motherboard, a thermaltake TR2-430 atx power supply, 8GB of PNY ram, and a 2.9 GhZ processor. is the 1050 ti compatble?