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ive been using headphones for years and just got a creative sbs a120 and im impressed with its power for such small speakers.
I also have eyefinity so i was thinking Dirt 3?
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Well, if you want to test how they sound, pop in an SACD or a rip. Power doesn't really mean anything, it is the quality of sound that counts.
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Battlefield 3 and BC2 both have excellent sound design. Personally I would test it with some Opeth wink.gif
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The music in most games is highly compressed. In small games, sound quality isn't important, and big titles compress their music so that it'll fit on a 4.7gb DVD for an Xbox 360.

Just rip a CD or find some FLAC files online. There might also be high quality sound mods for a few games.
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Any old school 16-bit side scroller should do. tongue.gif [/joke]


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metro2033 seems like a good idea, this way i can test both gun fire and background music.
i dont have bf3 yet

are there any games that have lifelike sound?
guns or car engines?
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Originally Posted by Chimeracaust View Post

Battlefield 3 and BC2 both have excellent sound design. Personally I would test it with some Opeth wink.gif

Ahhhh, fantastic taste you have, sir!
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opeth? isnt that a deathmetal band?
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opeth? isnt that a deathmetal band?

Progressive metal. Big difference. =p
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If you haven't already, try out Amnesia: The Dark Descent.

The audio design for that game is bone-chilling beautiful.
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