Forum discussion tagged with 7.1.
  1. mr007ammudi

    Solved! how to connect PC to home theatre to have 5.1 audio

    how can i connect PC to my LG home theater while i have OPTICAL IN and HDMI OUT and AUX IN in home theater as you can see in IMAGE down below... so i need 5.1 audio not stereo so please help me how can i solve this case .... it's been a while since i try to solve it but no chance i got only...
  2. V

    How do I get 5.1 surround from my BRripped 5.1/7.1 movies that I have in my laptop to home theater with and TV?

    My devices : LG 4K smart TV UJ6320 Old Samsung DVD 5.1 home theater HT-Z220, No Hdmi in/ARC Current setup: TV - >optical out->old Samsung home theater system - >HDMI out - > TV Being a smart TV, I enjoy 5.1 true multichannel surround sound when I watch Netflix or google play on my TV...
  3. X

    Steelseries Siberia 650 bad sound no 7.1

    Steelseries siberia 650 bad sound. Hey, i just got Steelseries Siberia 650 today (had 350 before) and they really sound awful compared to my old 350-s. My 350 had amazing 7.1 sound, but to get 7.1 on my 650 i have to enable the ''dolby headphone'' on steelseries engine. If i do so, then the...
  4. X

    ASUS XONAR STX II 7.1 - No Sound

    So, I've just put together a bunch of components I bought. Started up the computer, activated Windows 10 Pro and now I'm trying to get all my components to work and get the software running properly. Mainboard: Asus ROG Crosshair VI Hero CPU: AMD Ryzen7 1700 (8x 3.00GHz, plan to overclock to...
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    7.1 STX II Sound Card, Home Theater

    Hey guys, hope you're all doing well. So, I have a little question. I am using an Asus Xonar STX II 7.1 in my PC and I want to set up a home theater in my room. Now I could just go ahead and buy a set of a 5.1 speaker system, but considering the fact that my PC's sound card will be better than...
  6. S

    Moving from true 7.1 headphone to virtual surround (1 Question from virtual surround guys)

    Hi ! I had a strix 7.1. The sound quality and the surround was great but the material was EXTREMELY CHEAP. It broke ! After holding both earcups with glue for 6 months (joke you not) it broke again and i cut the right earcup wire in the process of re applying the glue. so now im going for Razer...
  7. S

    7.1 Surround laptop?

    Hello all, I have a Clevo P170EM and want to buy a pair of Razer Tiamat 7.1 headphones. These use 5 audio jacks and a USB port. On the side of the Clevo there are 4 3.5mm sockets: 1 Headphone jack 1 Microphone jack 1 S/PDIF Out jack 1 Line in jack Can I use these for the Tiamat's 4 audio...
  8. N

    Sound card for HD 598

    Hi! I have the HD 598SE and recently I thought about buying a sound card for them. I wanted to know, will it improve the sound quality? and should I buy in general? Are 7.1 sound cards good and do you really feel a diffrence? and if you do feel a diffrence do you feel both the sound stage of my...
  9. malrats

    Looking for a gaming headset solution with mic monitoring/sidetone for under $100-150 or so.

    I am always on a constant quest for a headset that's good for gaming but also provides me with a way to hear myself. If I can't, the headset is useless. All Turtle Beach and Astro offerings have this, as well as Logitech, but none of them have really worked well for me for a PC setup because of...
  10. D

    Which usb port should i use???

    i have a 7.1 headset and i am not sure about which usb port is better for them. i have both 3.1 and 2.1 usb ports in my pc. so i would like to know if there is any difference between them. thanks in advance
  11. broshm

    ASUS Strix 7.1 Gaming Headset - Works on Notebooks but not on Desktops

    Hello everyone, As you understand I have the ASUS Strix 7.1 Gaming Headset, link to product: https://www.asus.com/Headphones-Headsets/STRIX_71/ The headset turns on and works fine on notebooks, but not on desktops. I have a very strange thing happening once its connected to a desktop: 1. The...
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    Long enough external audio cord for a vive

    So I'm getting my vive soon, and I'm concerned that Ill have issues getting my headset to reach form my sound board to my head. I have a razer tiamat 7.1. And even if the cord can reach, I feel like its a bad idea to have the control unit just hanging in the air. So my question is, is there any...
  13. M

    How to install sound cards without PCIe slots

    Hello. I have built a cheap gaming rig, and it's done. All I need to know now is whether or not my motherboard supports 7.1 or 5.1 surround sound, and if it doesnt, how can I install a new sound card if I dont have another PCIe slot due to my GPU. The motherboard I have is an Asus H81M-K...
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    Senheiser PC 363d vs Senheiser g4me zero or Hyper X Kingston Cloud II

    I was wondering if I were to get a headset, which of these should I get? Also, if I were to remove the Dolby USB, would it make the 363d no longer 7.1? if so, if I were to use a 7.1 surround sound card like the Dolby USB soundcard, would it make the g4me zero 7.1 like the 363d? I was wondering...
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    Best headset for FPS games

    I'm looking for a headset setup (i can buy sound card and stuff if needed) that would give me the best ability to tell where my enemies are while playing fps games. Currently having Hyperx Cloud 2, but i'm not too happy with the sound (i dont like the virtual 7.1, it feels like 7.1 but I can't...
  16. M

    HyperX Cloud I or II?

    hi, I play mostly on Xbox One and PS4 for Chat and Game Volume. Sometimes ill play on PC but only mostly for Game volume. The Cloud I is $80 and the Cloud II is $100. I understand the main difference is that it is 7.1 surround sound but since i play more on Xb1/PS4, does this matter? and I also...
  17. A

    Looking for a good gaming Head Set

    i'm looking to buy a gaming headset, I did some research and thought that razer kraken 7.1 would be good because it has a mic noise cancellation. do you guys have any suggestion for me on any other gaming headset brand that have the same or maybe lower price range then the kraken 7.1? btw, do i...
  18. R

    New Sound Card for Tiamat 7.1 or New Headphones??

    I currently own the Asus Xonar DS sound card and the 7.1 on my Razer Tiamat sounds weird and echos a lot. I am not sure if that is just my sound card or just the true 7.1 surround sound, the stereo mode works fine and the quality is very good. Instead i was thinking about buying new closed...
  19. L

    Help me get my H2100 headset working please !!!!!

    As above yesterday I purchased H2100 to replace my ageing Plantronics 780's. No stupidly I presumed it would just be a case of unboxing, attaching the dongle, charging the headset and off I go. Wrong. Firstly my system specs are as follows: Windows 10 Home 64-bit RAMPAGE V EXTREME i7 5820K...
  20. R

    5.1 speakers outputting 2.1 (tried some other options)

    Hello, I have purchase creative inspire t6300 speakers, which are 5.1, I got them all hooked up with my external usb sound card and it all works perfectly when I am configuring or when I 'test' on sound section, however as soon as I try to play any music on it, it only outputs it through the...
  21. LuxyBoo

    Razer Tiamat 7.1 surround sound.

    I know there are quite a few threads on this but I'm starting this one because all of the solutions on the others don't work. I have the Razer Tiamat 7.1 and the surround sound mode sounds extremely flat, tinny and empty. Thing is, the sub does work in the mode because when I move the knob I can...
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    Recommendation for true 7.1 headset + sound card [if needed]

    hello I need the help of the community since my knowledge in headset is pretty low. I want to purchase a new headset but I have several demands, hope you can help me choose. - I want a true 7.1 surround, for example Razer Tiamat 7.1 - drivers should be compatible with both windows and linux...
  23. B

    Gaming Headset up to 150 Euros

    Hi, I currently own the tritton kunai headset, but they hurt me a bit on the ears and since they are the playstation version, do not play stereo on my computer. I have up to 150 euros, or 161USD. What headset would you reccomend? It would need a nice mic, specially for voice chat and possible...
  24. DxNeXtGen

    True 7.1 Gaming headset

    Hi! I'm currently looking for a true 7.1 surround sound gaming headset, I have already looked into the Razer Tiamat 7.1, and I have decided that I will not be purchasing that, as the quality appears to be somewhat low for me, I've seen examples where after an extended period of time (heavy or...
  25. S

    What gaming headset should I get?

    I've heard many different things about different gaming headsets,and when it comes time to choose...I don't know which one to get.I'm looking for a good PC gaming headset wired preferably,but I'd also like a good or better mic. I've heard the Cloud HyperX is pretty good sound wise and durability...
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    Razer Kraken USB vs Razer Kraken 7.1

    What is the diifrence between razer kraken 7.1 and USB. One is Euro100 the other is Euro60
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    Logitech G930 or Razer Tiamat 7.1 ?

    Razer has 10 drivers per headphone . Logitech has only one 40mm driver for each ear. Uses a software based virtual surround sound . Does this 10drivers thing really work or is it just a gimmick? Which one would you choose?
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    a good headset for xone up to 200 usd

    Can you suggest me a good headset for xbox one up to 150 dollars with a 'good'' microphone and if is in the budget to be a 7.1 headset
  29. F

    Astro a40 no 7.1

    Hey guys, I just bought a pair of Astro A40s and I have been trying to get 7.1 to work. I have them plugged in to my Asus xonar DGX through optical connection and through the mixamp pro. However, I cannot change the sound output to more than 2 channels in the sound setting and therefore cannot...
  30. C

    Razer Tiamat 7.1 - Subwoofer not working right.

    Hi guys, I guess I've tried everything. Really, I'M SURE that, I've plugged everything correctly, it's all right related to cables. When my sound is in 7.1 mode, it sounds bad, really bad, no bass boost, subwoofer etc. When I put it on 2.2 mode, pressing the button on the little control, it...
  31. Myntekt

    New Headsets €50-150

    Hello. I have the gamecom 780 headsets and I like them, but something just happened: I can't fix them, and what you see on the photo is the damage on an "early stage", they're almost completely broken in half now. What kind of headsets for gaming do you think would be good for me? I want them...
  32. J

    My Razer kraken pro 7.1 will not be detected by realtek hd audio manager

    Today i decided to make a counter strike go video using shadow play today until i found something odd. Playing back what i had recorded i noticed that the game sounds like it is echoing. Like recording the game from some speakers. After doing some research i noticed how my razer kraken pro is...
  33. C

    Looking for a good gaming headset 100-140$

    Hello everyone, I've been searching for the last two days for a good pair of gaming headset in the price range of 100-140$. What I want from my headset is of cours the best 7.1 Sorround Sound this price can get me, but also have a really good sound for TV Shows, Movies, Youtube, Music and so...
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    Virtual 7.1 from Sennheiser PC 363D or ASUS Sonic Studio

    I have a ASUS motherboard ordered that has the Sonic Studio capabilities that simulate 7.1 audio through a normal stereo headset. And I have a Sennheiser PC 363D headset ordered. My question is in what virtualization technology should I use? The motherboard comes with Sonic Studio that sounds...
  35. V

    Looking for Gaming Headset <$100

    Hi, I want to buy a gaming headset that is around or below $100. I would like the headset to have a mic (it does not have to be very high quality), very comfortable, and just generally well built and sounding. Also a 3.5mm jack is preferred but a usb would work fine unless the headset is...
  36. C

    Headset Audio Problem

    Hey guys, I have recently just bought the new(ish) Sennheiser PC 363D headset and rigged it all up with the USB sound card and all the stuff it says but when i play a game or test my sound, it goes through the wrong ear. For instance, if I go into my playback devices and configure the surround...
  37. T

    SPDIF (optical) support 5.1?

    Okay, so this should be a reasonably easy question, my motherboard's (ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z) on board audio card/chip has an optical audio option. I recently saw a fairly good amplifier that supports 5.1 and optical, and I would like to use it for my pc setup. My question is, since I never...
  38. T

    The Best 7.1 surround headphones under $250

    I am looking for the best pair of 7.1 surround sound headphones that is under $250 The primary use will be for gaming and I would prefer to have a high quality microphone. (or at least equal to the razer megalodon after tweaking the settings to kill static). I tend to play for long periods of...
  39. Jfrag

    True or Fake surround sound in Headset?

    Hi! Is that a mayor difference between true and fake surround sound in headsets? I am thinking of buying a headset for games like Battlefield 4. And is that a big difference between 5.1 and 7.1? Some headsets i have though about is:¨ Roccat Kave 5.1 (Real) Logitech G35 7.1 (Fake)
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    Razer Kraken Forged Edition or Razer Kraken 7.1

    Honestly, I have no idea what to get out of these two, price is not an issue, and before you ask, the reason I would prefer to get Razer Headphones as it goes with the rest of my Peripherals and I've owned Razer headphones in the past and they've been epic, and I like the colour, now as I was...
  41. Jfrag

    Best 7.1 Headset for around 100$

    Witch is the best surround 7.1 headset of these? Asus Orion Pro Logitech G35 Corsair Vengeance 1500 V2
  42. joshj2398

    Which Headset is Better for Gaming?

    Title says it all. Razer Kraken 7.1 Surround Sound Over Ear Gaming Headset or RAZER BlackShark 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Expert 2.0 Gaming Headset or RAZER Carcharias 3.5mm Connector Circumaural Professional Gaming Headset or Corsair Vengeance 1500 USB Connector Circumaural Dolby 7.1 Gaming...
  43. N

    Logitech or Sennheiser?

    Hello, I wanted to ask you guys if anyone can help me decide which of these two choose for gaming purposes. I play pretty much every genre so I've got no specific wish, they should have just good sound quality, good "virtual" 5.1/7.1 Surround Sound and comfortable material. And these two pretty...
  44. N

    Headset for gaming

    Hello everyone, I've got a little problem. I've been thinking these days about a good headset for gaming uses but I have no idea which to choose and I lack experience with thme too except for Logitech G35 which a good friend of mine has and he praises them for their 7.1 Sound and Quality...
  45. ShindoSensei

    Razer Tiamat 7.1 thoughts?

    I've been doing lots of research on the Razer Tiamat and I'm a bit confused on the verdict. Some say that the multiple drivers set a new standard in surround experience while others say they prefer using commercial airline heaphones. I think the people who get bad quality out of them are the...
  46. ttg_Avenged

    Logitech G930, it's like it changes from 7.1 to ?.1 surround.

    This is going to be a tuffy to explain. I am using a wireless headset made by logitech. G930. http://gaming.logitech.com/en-us/product/g930-7-1-wireless-gaming-headset So, at random times but I haven't noticed it not in game, my headset decides to flip out and change, well I'm not sure, I think...
  47. DeathwolfX03

    Need advice to avoid possible damage

    Hello everyone. I got a new headset a few days ago, the Razer Tiamat 7.1, paired them up with a good sound card and they simply sound amazing imo. I need some advice though. So it comes with a controller that allows you to level specific drivers, I set the subwoofer to the max since the bass...
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    Which sound card for the Logitech Z506 5.1 Speakers?

    I need help! Which is the best sound card for best audio quality with these speakers? I'm mainly using it for gaming, here are some options: http://www.amazon.com/Creative-Blaster-Beamforming-Microphone-SB1500/dp/B009ISU33E/ref=pd_sim_e_4/181-8338981-5505331 http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00654PTT2...