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Poll Results: Dolby headphones for gaming/movies!

Poll expired: Jun 12, 2011  
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    DH for games
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    No DH for games
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    DH for movies
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post #41 of 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by renji1337;13746284 
wait how come everyone use wartapes with headphones then o.O

for the 'authentic' experience.
post #42 of 53
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how is it authentic? with my ad700 and xonar DX set to 8 channels it sounds..horrible lol
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post #43 of 53
Quote:
Originally Posted by renji1337 View Post
how is it authentic? with my ad700 and xonar DX set to 8 channels it sounds..horrible lol
Because I TOLD YOU not to use 8 channel.

8 Channel, AGAIN, is for 7.1 speakers.

You're using HEADPHONES.

Change the channel back to 2.

Quote:
Originally Posted by renji1337 View Post
wait how come everyone use wartapes with headphones then o.O
Because it gives a more airy open sound. Some people dislike war tapes because their brains can't handle all the background noise coming in. They would rather everything be silent so they could just focus on big sounds every now and then, but TBH, despite the massive background noise, you actually get better positioning and hear more in games with War Tapes. You just have to pull out what you need from all the sound.
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post #44 of 53
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Because I TOLD YOU not to use 8 channel.

8 Channel, AGAIN, is for 7.1 speakers.

You're using HEADPHONES.

Change the channel back to 2.



Because it gives a more airy open sound. Some people dislike war tapes because their brains can't handle all the background noise coming in. They would rather everything be silent so they could just focus on big sounds every now and then, but TBH, despite the massive background noise, you actually get better positioning and hear more in games with War Tapes. You just have to pull out what you need from all the sound.
8 channel is sound better to me for positional audio =/
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post #45 of 53
Quote:
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Because I TOLD YOU not to use 8 channel.

8 Channel, AGAIN, is for 7.1 speakers.

You're using HEADPHONES.

Change the channel back to 2.
Using 8 channels with headphones is fine. It does help positional sound by getting the DSP to process positional audio. Yes, you also get positional audio from selecting 2 channels. But for my ears, I get better positional audio all around when set to 8 channels versus 2 (for games). For all other intents and purposes I use 2 channels.
    
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post #46 of 53
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Using 8 channels with headphones is fine. It does help positional sound by getting the DSP to process positional audio. Yes, you also get positional audio from selecting 2 channels. But for my ears, I get better positional audio all around when set to 8 channels versus 2 (for games). For all other intents and purposes I use 2 channels.
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post #47 of 53
haha i was in the same debate with myself too,using ad700. i never really get dolby to work in BC2,so most of the time i played with DH off. for CoD and other games its not always on either,if it is i usually have it on DH1.
actually i find it not much of a difference in terms of positional audio. maybe with DH it does make the soundstage more "3D-ish" as opposed to a flatter soundstage,but sometimes i prefer the latter.

as for the settings on xonar CP,i set system input to 8 channels and analog output to headphones.
post #48 of 53
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haha i was in the same debate with myself too,using ad700. i never really get dolby to work in BC2,so most of the time i played with DH off. for CoD and other games its not always on either,if it is i usually have it on DH1.
actually i find it not much of a difference in terms of positional audio. maybe with DH it does make the soundstage more "3D-ish" as opposed to a flatter soundstage,but sometimes i prefer the latter.

as for the settings on xonar CP,i set system input to 8 channels and analog output to headphones.
everyone uses 8channels for headphones and everyone tells me two lol weirdness. and yeah, hmm i dont even think i like dolby for movies eather.
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post #49 of 53
I find the directional audio in FPS for the ad700's soundstage works better just using the soundcard/mobo audio inputs. Much easier to hear the direction of footsteps and shots etc. Hope this helps
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post #50 of 53
When I had my Xonar STX, I would use DH1 as it reference and doesnt add any reverbs.While using 7.1 for the speakers. I mosty game without DH useage. But from time to time I would mess with DH and use DH1 mode for above and below sounds.

Pretty much the only time i mess with dolby headphones. I didnt use it when I watching movies. and of course I didnt use it when i listen to music.
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